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Sherman, Martin

Overview
Works: 64 works in 182 publications in 7 languages and 7,613 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Juvenile works  Children's films  Children's television programs  Animated television programs  Film adaptations  Animated films  History  Comedy films  Melodramas (Motion pictures) 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Librettist, Scenarist, Actor, Bibliographic antecedent, Other
Classifications: PS3569.H433, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Martin Sherman
 
Most widely held works by Martin Sherman
Mrs. Henderson presents by Stephen Frears( Visual )

23 editions published between 2005 and 2013 in 5 languages and held by 1,340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A well-to-do widow purchases the Windmill Theatre in London's West End which becomes known for its nude revues
Thomas & friends. the movie by Michael Angelis( Visual )

6 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 828 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When trouble strikes at the Blue Mountain Quarry, Thomas is sent to help his Narrow Gauge engine friends. While shunting and hauling, he discovers a little green engine hiding in the tunnels. Thomas is determined to get to the bottom of the mystery but discovering the truth is harder than he imagined! Will Thomas be able to help his new friend? or will the little engine be sent away from Sodor forever? Find out in Thomas' most mysterious adventure yet, a movie the whole family will love!
Thomas & friends. the movie( Visual )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 807 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Steamies and the Diesels face off in this action-packed movie adventure
Thomas & friends( Visual )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through mud, garbage and muck, Thomas and his engine friends show that being really useful can be a dirty job! See James turn into the Really Muddy Engine, and Thomas get showered with garbage. Watch Peter Sam make a big mess trying to keep things on track, as Thomas creates chaos with the crows and much, much more. Join Thomas and the Steam Team as they make the best of the mess in these exciting muddy and mucky adventures!
Bent by Martin Sherman( Book )

3 editions published between 1979 and 1998 in English and Italian and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This play dramatizes the plight of homosexuals in Nazi Germany. Singing, 2 acts, 11 scenes, 11 men, 4 interiors, 3 exteriors
Thomas & friends( Visual )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The sky's the limit for fun & adventure! Thomas and Percy have a special Special as they try and try again to bring balloons to Mr. Bubbles' Big Balloon Show. At the Children's Steam Fair, Emily learns there are great rewards -- and laughs -- in helping others, Kevin tries his hook at Hide and Peep, and Thomas has a wonky whistle! Up, up and away for exciting adventure\s with Thomas & Friends!"--Container
Thomas & friends( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The engines on the Island of Sodor find themselves in some sticky and slippery situations. Thomas and Butch are stuck in a bind when they don't fully listen to directions. Spencer gets lost in the fog but learns he can actually be Spencer the Helpful. Gordon must swallow his pride after dropping the Lion of Sodor in the mucky, muddy river, and Edward shows Charlie there's a time to be really fun and a time to be really useful
The Roman spring of Mrs. Stone by Tennessee Williams( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2005 in English and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American actress Karen Stone flees to Italy after a failed Broadway performance. Adding to her distress, her husband dies suddenly. Desperate and alone, Karen is introduced to Paolo, an incredibly handsome gigolo. Before long, their casual fling becomes an obsession that spirals Karen's life out of control
Hugh Jackman in the musical of a lifetime, The boy from Oz by Peter Allen( Recording )

3 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Absolutely! (perhaps) by Martin Sherman( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

No one has ever seen Signor Ponza's wife and her mother, Signora Frola together. Also, the neighbors have become suspicious because Signora Ponza never leaves her home and start asking questions. Ponza claims that this wife is really his second wife, the first having died in an earthquake that destroyed all records. Meanwhile his wife only pretends to be Signora Frola's daughter to humor Signora Frola, who, he claims, is insane. Thoroughly bewildered, Agazzi demands to meet Ponza's wife, who arrives heavily veiled proclaiming herself as both the daughter of Signora Frola and the second wife of Signor Ponza
Messiah by Martin Sherman( Book )

5 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in English and Hebrew and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Through the story of a 17th century Sephardic Rabbi widely greeted as the Messiah, Martin Sherman examines religious fanaticism and obsessive orthodoxy through the eyes of the intelligent, analytical Rachel. This complex, potent play begins in Yultishk, a small village on what was once the Ukrainian border of Poland which was viciously pillaged by Cossacks seventeen years ago. Rachel lives there with her mother Rebecca, who has been silent ever since the raid. The whole village is turned upside down by the rumours about the coming of the Messiah to Constantinople, and Rachel finds herself uprooting her life and her belief in the hope of a new world. 'Messiah' was first performed in 1982 at Hampstead Theatre, London
Bent by Sean Mathias( Visual )

29 editions published between 1996 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the treatment of homosexuals in a Nazi concentration camp as one prisoner tries to survive by denying his homosexuality
Rose by Martin Sherman( Book )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in Hungarian and English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Martin Sherman's monologue play is a sharply detailed portrait of an elderly Jewish woman, the Rose of the title, remembering an extraordinary life, and providing an affecting reminder of some of the events that shaped the 20th century. Rose is a survivor. Her remarkable life began in a tiny Russian village, took her to Warsaw's ghettos and a ship called The Exodus, and finally to the boardwalks of Atlantic City, the Arizona canyons and salsa-flavoured nights in Miami beach. Now she is sitting shivah, and remembering her life, sometimes with piercing clarity and always with sincerity. 'Rose' premiered in 1999 at the Royal National Theatre London
Aristo by Martin Sherman( Book )

5 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Aristo is the new play by Martin Sherman that has its world premiere at the Chichester Festival from 11 September - 11 October prior to a West End transfer. It will star Robert Lindsay and Diana Quick. Based on the last years of the life of the wealthy shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis who after a notorious affair with Maria Calas married Jacqueline Kennedy, widow of US President John F. Kennedy, in 1968. The play explores his complex interwoven relationships with Calla, Kennedy and his son by Callas, Alexandros, who died in a plane crash in 1973. Based in part on Peter Evans' book Nemesi
The boy from Oz : piano, vocal, chords by Peter Allen( )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plays 1 by Martin Sherman( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Onassis by Martin Sherman( Book )

4 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Commented on by a gossiping Greek chorus, 'Onassis' is a portrait of the complex and sometimes dark entanglements of powerful families, Onassis's relationship with Jacqueline and the scorned Maria, and the tragedy of his son Alexandros. Onassis himself is charming, charismatic, and inescapably sinister. The play premiered as 'Aristo' at the Chichester Festival Theatre in 2008; 'Onassis' is a revised version
Alive and kicking by Nancy Meckler( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2003 in English and German and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the complicated relationship of dancer Tonio and psychotherapist Jack. Tonio's an HIV-positive, moody artist who refuses treatment as long as he can still dance. Jack counsels HIV-positive patients and has begun to show signs that the job is wearing on him
E.M. Forster's A passage to India by E. M Forster( Book )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Before deciding whether to marry Chandrapore's local magistrate, Adela Quested wants to discover the 'real India' for herself. Newly arrived from England, she agrees to see the Marabar Caves with the charming Dr Aziz. This adaptation explores the absurdity of Anglo-Indian life in the 1920s
Plays: 2 : Passing by ; Onassis ; The miser : a new version of the play by Molière by Martin Sherman( Book )

2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Onassis portrays the last years of the life of the wealthy shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis, who, after a notorious affair with Maria Callas, married Jacqueline Kennedy, widow of US President John F. Kennedy, in 1968. Passing By, first performed in New York in 1975, is both a brave and a charming romantic comedy about a love between two men whose hearts pull them together as their lives pull them apart. ""One of the most radical plays ever written. Quirky, funny, touching, romantic and revolutionary. It overturned my life. Perhaps it will do the same for others."" Simon Callow The Miser is
 
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Alternative Names
Martin Sherman Amerikaans scenarioschrijver

Martin Sherman amerikansk manusforfattar

Martin Sherman amerikansk manusförfattare

Martin Sherman amerikansk manusforfatter

Martin Sherman amerikansk manuskriptforfatter

Martin Sherman auteur de pièces de théâtre, scénariste, producteur de cinéma

Martin Sherman drammaturgo e sceneggiatore statunitense

Martin Sherman US-amerikanischer Drehbuchautor und Dramatiker

Sherman, Martin 1938-..

Мартин Шерман

שערמאן, מרטין, 1938-

שרמן, מרטין

مارتن شيرمان

مارتین شرمان فیلمنامه‌نویس آمریکایی

シャーマン, マーテイン

馬丁·謝爾曼

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Absolutely! (perhaps)BentAristoThe boy from Oz : piano, vocal, chordsPlays 1OnassisE.M. Forster's A passage to India