No Acting Please / Prunella Deegan and the Disappointing Ending

No Acting Please: Actor Philip Seymour Hoffman guest-stars as director Will Toffman in this episode about theater and the arts. When Fern lands a role in the Elwood City community production of "It Began With a Whistle," she fears she's not talented enough to be a star actress. But Will Toffman teaches Fern how to have fun, be herself and truly shine. Educational Objective: Fern learns about what goes into a community theater production, and the skills it takes to be an actor. In particular,...
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  • program length: 30 minutes
  • episode #1305