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McCraney, Tarell Alvin

Overview
Works: 19 works in 80 publications in 4 languages and 4,975 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Coming-of-age films  Film adaptations  Melodramas (Motion pictures)  Coming-of-age drama  Social problem films  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Author of screenplay, Conceptor
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Tarell Alvin McCraney
The brother/sister plays by Tarell Alvin McCraney( )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"McCraney's dramas of kinship, love, and heartache are set in the bayou of Louisiana and loosely draw on West African myths. In the Red and Brown Water charts the story of Oya, a fast and beautiful track star who must make difficult choices on her journey to womanhood. The Brothers Size dramatizes the struggle between brothers who have taken different paths: Ogun, single-mindedly running his auto shop, and Oshoosi, recently returned from prison and fallen back with trouble. Marcus; or the Secret of Sweet explores a young man's relationship with his history and friends as he discovers his sexuality and true self against the backdrop of an impending storm."--Publisher's description
Choir boy by Tarell Alvin McCraney( )

10 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and held by 770 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

""An exhilarating, multi-layered new play."--The Guardian"Stirring and stylishly told. McCraney's crispest and most confident work."-Daily News"Greatly affecting. It takes a brave writer to set his language against the plaintive beauty of the hymns and spirituals. but McCraney's speech holds its own, locating poetry even in casual vernacular and again demonstrating his gift for simile and metaphor."-The Village Voice. The Charles R. Drew Prep School for Boys is dedicated to the creation of strong, ethical black men. Pharus wants nothing more than to take his rightful place as leader of the school's legendary gospel choir, but can he find his way inside the hallowed halls of this institution if he sings in his own key? Known for his unique brand of urban lyricism, Tarrell Alvin McCraney follows up his acclaimed trilogy The Brother/Sister Plays with this affecting portrait of a gay youth trying to find the courage to let the truth about himself be known. Set against the sorrowful sounds of hymns and spirituals, Choir Boy premiered at the Royal Court in London before receiving its Off-Broadway premiere in summer 2013 to critical and popular acclaim. Tarell Alvin McCraney is author of The Brother/Sister Plays: The Brothers Size, In the Red and Brown Water, and Marcus; Or the Secret of Sweet. Other works include Wig Out!, set in New York's drag clubs, and The Breach, which deals with the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. His awards include the 2009 Steinberg Playwrights Award and the Paula Vogel Playwriting Award."--
Moonlight by Barry Jenkins( Visual )

20 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A timeless story of human connection and self-discovery, Moonlight chronicles three defining chapters in the life of a young black man growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami. Anchored by extraordinary performances from a tremendous ensemble cast, Moonlight is a profoundly moving portrayal of the moments, people and unknowable forces that shape our lives and make us who we are
The brothers size by Tarell Alvin McCraney( Book )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2018 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In the Louisiana bayou, big brother Ogun Size is hardworking and steady. Younger brother Oshoosi is just out of prison and aimless. Elegba, Oshoosi's old prison-mate, is a mysterious complication. A simple circle defines a world that begins in ritual and evolves into a tough and tender drama of what it means to brother and be brothered. Flights of poetry, music, dance and West African mythology combine in a contemporary tale that explores the tenuousness of freedom and the need to belong somewhere, to something, to someone."--Publisher's description
In the red and brown water by Tarell Alvin McCraney( Book )

4 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"How far will fast, beautiful Oya go to make a mark in the world? IN THE RED AND BROWN WATER is the intoxicating story that charts a young girl's thrust into womanhood and her subsequent fall into the murky waters of life."--Publisher's website
Marcus, or, The secret of sweet by Tarell Alvin McCraney( Book )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Marcus is sixteen and "sweet." Days before Hurricane Katrina strikes the projects of Louisiana, the currents of his life converge, overflowing into his close-knit community and launching the search for his sexual and personal identity on a cultural landscape infused with mysterious family creeds. The provocative, poignant, and fiercely humorous coming-of-age of a young gay man in the South, Marcus is the stirring conclusion of The Brother/Sister Plays"--Back cover
Wig out! by Tarell Alvin McCraney( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enter the legendary House of Light, a hyper-glamorous, uber-competitive drag queen refuge where a daughter who was once a son can find a family. While the House are primping and preening for a catwalk showdown with the other houses, drag queen Nina is wooing the delectable Eric as Wilson, a de-camped, make-up free 'straight' gay man. How can Nina/Wilson strut the thorny divide between opposite genders and differing worlds? (from back cover)
American trade : a contemporary Restoration comedy : a part of the Identity plays by Tarell Alvin McCraney( Book )

5 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"When life in New York gets too hot to handle, charismatic hustler Pharus escapes the clutches of rap star Jules and moves to London."--Page 4 of cover
Playwright : from page to stage : a one-of-a-kind feature documentary( Visual )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 2009, a nation wide competition was launched to discover the best young playwrights in America. Two writers were selected from a group of hundreds. Their awards enabled them to bring new plays to life"--Opening screens
Moonlight by Barry Jenkins( Book )

2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The brother/sister plays : by Tarell Alvin McCraney( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Typescript, dated 2009
Marcus, or, The secret of sweet( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Wig out! : a play 4 the kidz by Tarell Alvin McCraney( )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Typescript, dated Sept. 11, 2008
[Tarell Alvin McCraney : Theatre & Performance Biographical File] by Tarell Alvin McCraney( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Choir boy : by Tarell Alvin McCraney( )

1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Typescript, dated MTC Rehearsal Draft 7/3/13
Without by Tarell Alvin McCraney( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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The brother/sister plays
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