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Serban, Andrei 1943-

Overview
Works: 119 works in 210 publications in 6 languages and 2,245 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Film adaptations  Operas  Biography  Interviews  Television plays 
Roles: Director, Performer, Adapter, Interviewee, Commentator, Collaborator
Classifications: ML50.P965, 782.12
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Andrei Serban
Samuel Beckett's Happy days by Samuel Beckett ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1980 and 2002 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This spare, poetic play contains one of the most challenging female roles written by Beckett, that of Winnie, a woman filling her hours of hopeless incarceration with cheerful and incessant chatter. She attempts to stave off tragic destiny, assuring herself that she is in the midst of her happy days despite all signs to the contrary in this often humorous and yet grim vision of the human condition
Three Greek plays ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Excerpts from the production at La Mama Experimental Theater Club (New York City) of Andrei Serban's interpretation of the classic dramas Electra, Medea, and The Trojan women, with music by Elizabeth Swados. Margaret Croyden provides introductions and commentary. Ellen Stewart, founder and guiding spirit of La Mama speaks briefly about her goals in the modern theater
Les indes galantes opéra-ballet en un prologue et quatre actes [= opéra-ballet in a prologue and four entrées] (1735) by Jean-Philippe Rameau ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in French and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"[E]xuberant production of Jean-Philippe Rameau's second opera ... presents four exotic love stories ... In Le Turc généreux, Osman sets free his captive, Emilie, whom he loves, so that she may be reunited with her former lover, Valère; Les Incas du Pérou is all about the rivalry of the Inca Huascar and the Spaniard Don Carlos, both in pursuit of Princess Phani; Les Fleurs, fête persane offers a Persian love intrigue, as the Sultana Fatime tries to detect whether her husband Tacmas has his eye on the lovely Atalide; and Les Sauvages takes us to North America, where a Spaniard and a Frenchman compete for the love of Zima, daughter of a native chief, who prefers one of her own people."--Container
Andrei Serban at work ( )
7 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Profile of theater director Andrei Serban, including conversation with Croyden and reflections on Serban by Joseph Papp and Ellen Stewart. Filmed excerpts of Serban's productions are included
I puritani by Vincenzo Bellini ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in Italian and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The 'Queen of Coloratura, ' Edita Gruberova, is the undisputed star of this recording of I Puritani from the opera house in Barcelona
Happy days by Samuel Beckett ( )
5 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Happy days tells the story of Winnie, an eternal optimist facing the harsh realities of the world with a smile and impenetrable cheerfulness. Samuel Beckett captures her, in his words, "laughing wild amid severest woe." With aching and audacious humor, Beckett probes humankind's search for meaning and questions the relationships that bind one person to another
Werther drame lyrique en quatre actes by Jules Massenet ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2005 in French and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Werther by Jules Massenet, based on Goethe's Die Leiden des Jungen Werther, is the story of a young poet and his tragic love affair with Charlotte, the eldest daughter of the town Magistrate
L'Italiana in Algeri by Gioacchino Rossini ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2007 in Italian and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Isabella, an Italian woman captive in Algeria, bewitches and outwits her captor, the bey Mustafà
L'avare by Molière ( Visual )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in French and Undetermined and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
L'Avare is about a rich moneylender called Harpagon whose feisty children long to escape from his penny-pinching household and marry their respective lovers
The use of sticks in performance training by Andrei Serban ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sticks have been used to train performers in different cultures and at different times. This video is a record of varieties of stick work proposed by Andrei Serban to a group of performers
L'italiana in Algeri dramma giocoso en deux actes by Gioacchino Rossini ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in Italian and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Isabella, an Italian woman captive in Algeria, bewitches and outwits her captor, the bey Mustafà
Les Indes Galantes : opéra-ballet en un prologue et quatre actes by Thomas Grimm ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2005 in French and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Exuberant production of Jean-Philippe Rameau's 1735 opera presenting four exotic love stories
Turandot : lyric drama in three acts and five scenes by Giacomo Puccini ( Book )
12 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
June Anderson the passion of bel canto ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
American soprano June Anderson rehearses and performs classic bel canto roles from the operas of Donizetti, Rossini and Bellini
Werther lyrisches Drama in vier Akten by Jules Massenet ( Visual )
4 editions published in 2005 in French and German and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Werther by Jules Massenet, based on Goethe's Die Leiden des Jungen Werther, is the story of a young poet and his tragic love affair with Charlotte, the eldest daughter of the town Magistrate
Werther by Jules Massenet ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2005 in Undetermined and French and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Joseph Papp production of Samuel Beckett's Happy Days by Samuel Beckett ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Camera three ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Profile of theater director Andrei Serban, including conversation with Croyden and reflections on Serban by Joseph Papp and Ellen Stewart. Filmed excerpts of Serban's productions are included
Prince Igor by Aleksandr Porfirʹevich Borodin ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1990 and 1999 in Russian and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Dramatization of Borodin's Prince Igor."
Hongaarse, Roemeense en Russische klanken by Andrei Serban ( Recording )
2 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
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Languages
English (62)
French (19)
Italian (11)
Romanian (4)
Russian (2)
German (1)