WorldCat Identities

Heyward, Dorothy 1890-1961

Overview
Works: 134 works in 312 publications in 3 languages and 5,204 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Operas  Drama  Musical films  Romance fiction  Televised operas  Television adaptations  Nonfiction television programs  Television programs  Live sound recordings 
Roles: Librettist, Author, Lyricist, Arranger, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Composer
Classifications: PS3515.E98, 782.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Dorothy Heyward
Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin( Visual )

38 editions published between 1992 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of the Glyndebourne Festival Opera stage production of the Gershwins' classic musical drama Porgy and Bess, which portrays the lives of the occupants of Catfish Row. The television production was shot using the recording made of the 1989 production for its soundtrack
Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin( Recording )

29 editions published between 1957 and 2014 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bonus materials: Interviews with artists and creative team
Best American plays( )

in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin( Recording )

7 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revered for its legendary score by George Gershwin, Dubose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin, Porgy and Bess has been reimagined and reinvigorated for the modern stage by a team that includes Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks, musical adapter Diedre L. Murray and director Diane Paulus. It's the New Broadway Cast Recording of one of the most beloved works of the American musical theatre
Porgy; a play in four acts by Dorothy Heyward( Book )

13 editions published between 1927 and 1990 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess : concert suite by George Gershwin( )

2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mamba's daughters by DuBose Heyward( Book )

13 editions published between 1939 and 2004 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A perceptive commentary on the pursuit of freedom and identity among blacks and whites in a segregated society, revealing the inside world of Charleston high society while it penetrates the culture of the city's African-American population
Porgy by DuBose Heyward( Book )

11 editions published between 1928 and 2006 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National Theatre, direction W.H. Rapley, business management, S.E. Cochran. The Theatre Guild presents "Porgy," a folk play by Dorothy and DuBose Heyward, settings by Cleon Throckmorton
Sarah Vaughan sings George Gershwin by George Gershwin( )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin( )

14 editions published between 1935 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Porgy : a Gullah version by Dorothy Heyward( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in Creoles and Pidgins, English-based and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the lives and labors of Porgy and his wife Bess, poor African-American residents of Catfish Row in Charleston, S.C
Babar the elephant : a children's opera in one act, five scenes by Nicolai Berezowsky( )

8 editions published between 1952 and 1953 in 3 languages and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Summertime from Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin( Book )

2 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paintings depict a family's routine one summer day earlier in this century. The comfort and joy of having an extended family to love and to cherish is evident in these paintings
Porgy & Bess : highlights by George Gershwin( )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gershwin composed part of Porgy and Bess during the summer of 1934, living on an island near Charleston, where the opera takes place
Nancy Ann; a comedy in three acts by Dorothy Heyward( Book )

2 editions published in 1927 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The glory of Gershwin by George Gershwin( Recording )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Porgy : a Gullah version( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in Creoles and Pidgins, English-based and English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dubose Heyward worked with George Gershwin to help create the famous opera Porgy and Bess, based on his play which portrayed the unusual story of a crippled beggar named Porgy living at Cabbage Row in Charleston, South Carolina. Virginia Mixson Geraty, a noted Gullah instructor, proposed that the play would sound more authentic if the African-American characters spoke Gullah. Her suggestion culminated in this translation and stage production featuring the English-based creole language spoken on the South Atlantic coast
Porgy and Bess : fantasy for two pianos by Percy Grainger( )

5 editions published between 1962 and 2010 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Little Girl Bue by Dorothy Heyward( )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nancy Ann by Dorothy Heyward( )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Porgy and Bess
Alternative Names
Dorothy Heyward Amerikaans schrijfster (1890-1961)

Dorothy Heyward amerikanische Dramatikerin

Dorothy Heyward dramaturga estadounidense

Dorothy Heyward dramaturge américaine

Hartzell Heyward, Dorothy 1890-1961

Hartzell Kuhns, Dorothy 1890-1961

Hartzell Kuhns Heyward, Dorothy 1890-1961

Heyvard, D.

Heyward, Dorothy Hartzell 1890-

Heyward, Dorothy Hartzell 1890-1961

Heyward, Dorothy Hartzell Kuhns.

Heyward, Dorothy Hartzell Kuhns 1890-

Heyward, Dorothy Hartzell Kuhns 1890-1961

Heyward, DuBose, Mrs.

Heyward, DuBose, Mrs., 1890-1961

Kuhns, Dorothy Hartzell.

Kuhns, Dorothy Hartzell 1890-

Kuhns, Dorothy Hartzell 1890-1961

Kuhns Heyward, Dorothy Hartzell 1890-1961

Дороти Хэйард

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PorgyPorgy and BessPorgy : a Gullah versionSummertime from Porgy and BessPorgy and Bess : fantasy for two pianos