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Serban, Andrei 1943-

Overview
Works: 136 works in 251 publications in 5 languages and 2,443 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Film adaptations  Biography  Music videos  Operas  Television adaptations  History  Nonfiction television programs  Televised plays 
Roles: Director, Author, Performer, Adapter, Interviewee, Commentator, Contributor
Classifications: AE5, 792.542
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Andrei Serban
Samuel Beckett's Happy days by Samuel Beckett( Visual )

13 editions published between 1980 and 2011 in English and held by 357 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
Three Greek plays( Visual )

8 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in English and held by 309 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)( Visual )

2 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in French and held by 244 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( Visual )

7 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in English and held by 184 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 140 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
Werther drame lyrique en quatre actes by Jules Massenet( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in French and held by 106 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
Samuel Beckett's Happy days( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 63 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
L'Italiana in Algeri by André Flédérick( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in Italian and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Isabella, an Italian woman captive in Algeria, bewitches and outwits her captor, the bey Mustafà
Samuel Beckett's happy days by Samuel Beckett( Visual )

1 edition published in 1980 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spare, poetic play about a woman filling her hours of hopeless incarceration with cheerful and incessant chatter
L'avare = De vrek by Molière( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in French and Undetermined and held by 19 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
Turandot : lyric drama in three acts and five scenes( Visual )

1 edition published in 2014 in Italian and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
The use of sticks in performance training by Andrei Serban( Visual )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 14 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
Les Indes Galantes : opéra-ballet en un prologue et quatre actes by Thomas Grimm( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in French and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Werther by Jules Massenet( Visual )

6 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in French and Undetermined and held by 12 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 lyrisches Drama in vier Akten by Jules Massenet( Visual )

4 editions published in 2005 in French and German and held by 12 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
June Anderson the passion of bel canto( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American soprano June Anderson rehearses and performs classic bel canto roles from the operas of Donizetti, Rossini and Bellini
Turandot, lyric drama in three acts and five scenes ... : [programme] by Welsh National Opera( Book )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'avare comédie en cinq actes by Molière( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2008 in French and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les Indes galantes by Jean-Philippe Rameau( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exuberant production of Jean-Philippe Rameau's 1735 opera presenting four exotic love stories
 
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Alternative Names
Andrei Șerban Romanian-American opera director

Serban, Andr.

Serban Andr 1943-....

Serban, Andrei

Şerban, Andrei 1943-

Щербан, Андрей

Languages
English (59)

French (28)

Italian (12)

Romanian (8)

German (1)