Louis E. Catron


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in Springfield, Illinois, The United States
April 01, 1932

Died
October 30, 2010

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Retired Prof. Louis E. Catron, 78, died Oct. 30, 2010 after a long illness. He was noted for his direction of popular William & Mary Theatre musicals, classical plays, modern dramas and comedies.

A number of Prof. Catron’s students excelled as actors, directors, screenplay writers and authors. Perhaps best known are actress Glenn Close and novelist-screenwriter Karen Hall of "MASH" and "Hill Street Blues." His playwriting graduates went on to write more than 40 books, several dedicated to him.

Louis Catron was born in Springfield, Ill., in 1932 and was educated at Millikin University and Southern Illinois University. During the Korean War, he served in the Navy. Prior to teaching, he held a variety of jobs. He enjoyed success as an actor,
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Average rating: 3.76 · 136 ratings · 11 reviews · 18 distinct works
The Elements of Playwriting

3.69 avg rating — 65 ratings — published 1994 — 5 editions
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Playwriting: Writing, Produ...

3.50 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 1990 — 2 editions
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The Director's Vision: Play...

3.50 avg rating — 14 ratings — published 1989 — 3 editions
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The Power of One: The Solo ...

3.69 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 2000 — 2 editions
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Where Have All The Lightnin...

4.14 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 1971 — 2 editions
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Floaters

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The Director's Vision: Play...

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Writing, Producing, And Sel...

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The Director's Vision: Play...

4.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2010
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Theatre Sources Dot Com

liked it 3.00 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2001
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