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Heyward, Dorothy 1890-1961

Overview
Works: 122 works in 256 publications in 2 languages and 4,320 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Fiction  Film adaptations  Television programs  Music  Operas  Popular music  Jazz vocals  Juvenile works  Film and video adaptations 
Roles: Librettist, Author, Lyricist, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Composer
Classifications: M1500.G47, 782.1
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Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin( Visual )
13 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 1,421 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 & Bess by George Gershwin( Recording )
25 editions published between 1977 and 2012 in English and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The first complete recording of the opera based on Gershwin's original score, restoring the material cut by Gershwin during rehearsals for the New York premiere in 1935, was made by the Cleveland Orchestra under Lorin Maazel in 1976, in time for the U.S. Bicentennial"-Wikipedia (Feb 2007)
Porgy by DuBose Heyward( Book )
17 editions published between 1926 and 2006 in English and held by 460 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
The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin( Recording )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 440 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
Mamba's daughters, a play by Dorothy Heyward( Book )
11 editions published between 1939 and 2004 in English and held by 292 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 and Bess by George Gershwin( )
14 editions published between 1935 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess concert suite by George Gershwin( )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sarah Vaughan sings George Gershwin by George Gershwin( Recording )
3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 111 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 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Babar the elephant : a children's opera in one act, five scenes by Nicolai Berezowsky( )
6 editions published between 1952 and 1953 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nancy Ann; a comedy in three acts by Dorothy Heyward( Book )
3 editions published between 1927 and 2004 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Summertime from Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Illustrations and the song "Summertime" from the "Porgy and Bess" musical depict a family's routine summer day
Porgy and Bess ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this legendary Gershwin opera set among the black residents of a fishing village in 1912 South Carolina, Bess - a woman with a disreputable history - tries to break free from her brutish lover Crown after he becomes wanted for murder. The only person willing to overlook her past and offer her shelter is the crippled Porgy. Their relationship is threatened by the disapproval of the townspeople, the presence of her old drug supplier Sportin' Life - and the threatened return of Crown
The glory of Gershwin by George Gershwin( Recording )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Porgy a Gullah version ( Visual )
4 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 : a play in four acts by Dorothy Heyward( Book )
3 editions published between 1929 and 1955 in English and held by 33 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
The Pulitzer Prize murders by Dorothy Heyward( Book )
4 editions published in 1932 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Porgy and Bess : fantasy for two pianos by Percy Grainger( )
4 editions published between 1962 and 2010 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin( Visual )
12 editions published between 1992 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Video adaptation of the Glyndebourne Festival Opera stage production directed by Trevor Nunn. The Gershwins' classic musical drama portrays the lives of the occupants of Catfish Row. Includes synopsis in English, French, German and Italian
Little girl blue, a romantic comedy in a prologue and three acts by Dorothy Heyward( Book )
2 editions published in 1931 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
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
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