skip to content
Joy ride : show people and their shows Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Joy ride : show people and their shows

Author: John Lahr
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, [2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : First editionView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
A collection of profiles and reviews from "The New Yorker" reveals details of the lives of contemporary dramatists as well as their sources of solace and inspiration, including Arthur Miller, Wallace Shawn, Harold Pinter, and David Mamet.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Biography
Reviews
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Lahr
ISBN: 9780393246407 039324640X
OCLC Number: 902661384
Notes: Collection of profiles and reviews originally published in The New Yorker.
Includes index.
Description: xxi, 569 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Part I: Playwrights. Arthur Miller. A view from the bridge --
August Wilson. Gem of the ocean ; Joe Turner's come and gone ; Seven guitars --
Tony Kushner. Angels in America ; Caroline, or Change --
David Mamet. The cryptogram ; Glengarry Glen Ross --
Sarah Ruhl. Eurydice ; Stage kiss --
Clifford Odets. Golden boy --
David Rabe. Hurlyburly --
Harold Pinter. Moonlight ; The room and Celebration --
Wallace Shawn. The designated mourner ; Grasses of a thousand colors --
Neil Labute. The mercy seat --
Sam Shepard. True West --
William Shakespeare. John Barton ; Hamlet ; The winter's tale ; Othello ; Macbeth ; King Lear --
Part II: Productions. Arcadia ; The pajama game ; The retreat from Moscow ; Private lives ; Company ; Sweeney Todd: the demon barber of Fleet Street ; Me, myself & I ; Oklahoma! ; The light in the piazza ; Orpheus descending ; The rose tattoo ; Carousel --
Part III: Directors. Nicholas Hytner. The history boys ; Ingmar Bergman. Madam de Sade ; The misanthrope --
Susan Stroman. The producers ; Mike Nichols. Death of a salesman.
Other Titles: New Yorker (New York, N.Y. : 1925)
Responsibility: John Lahr.

Abstract:

A collection of profiles and reviews from "The New Yorker" reveals details of the lives of contemporary dramatists as well as their sources of solace and inspiration, including Arthur Miller, Wallace Shawn, Harold Pinter, and David Mamet.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/902661384> # Joy ride : show people and their shows
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
    library:oclcnum "902661384" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
    rdfs:seeAlso <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2283047453#CreativeWork/new_yorker_new_york_n_y_1925> ; # New Yorker (New York, N.Y. : 1925)
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2283047453#Place/united_states> ; # United States.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2283047453#Place/new_york_state_new_york> ; # New York (State)--New York.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2283047453#Topic/theater> ; # Theater
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2283047453#Topic/theatrical_producers_and_directors_united_states> ; # Theatrical producers and directors--United States
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/792.02320922/e23/> ;
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2283047453#Topic/theater_new_york_state_new_york> ; # Theater--New York (State)--New York
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2283047453#Topic/dramatists_american> ; # Dramatists, American
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2283047453#Topic/theatrical_producers_and_directors> ; # Theatrical producers and directors
    schema:author <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2283047453#Person/lahr_john_1941> ; # John Lahr
    schema:bookEdition "First edition." ;
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:datePublished "2015" ;
    schema:description "A collection of profiles and reviews from "The New Yorker" reveals details of the lives of contemporary dramatists as well as their sources of solace and inspiration, including Arthur Miller, Wallace Shawn, Harold Pinter, and David Mamet."@en ;
    schema:description "Part I: Playwrights. Arthur Miller. A view from the bridge -- August Wilson. Gem of the ocean ; Joe Turner's come and gone ; Seven guitars -- Tony Kushner. Angels in America ; Caroline, or Change -- David Mamet. The cryptogram ; Glengarry Glen Ross -- Sarah Ruhl. Eurydice ; Stage kiss -- Clifford Odets. Golden boy -- David Rabe. Hurlyburly -- Harold Pinter. Moonlight ; The room and Celebration -- Wallace Shawn. The designated mourner ; Grasses of a thousand colors -- Neil Labute. The mercy seat -- Sam Shepard. True West -- William Shakespeare. John Barton ; Hamlet ; The winter's tale ; Othello ; Macbeth ; King Lear -- Part II: Productions. Arcadia ; The pajama game ; The retreat from Moscow ; Private lives ; Company ; Sweeney Todd: the demon barber of Fleet Street ; Me, myself & I ; Oklahoma! ; The light in the piazza ; Orpheus descending ; The rose tattoo ; Carousel -- Part III: Directors. Nicholas Hytner. The history boys ; Ingmar Bergman. Madam de Sade ; The misanthrope -- Susan Stroman. The producers ; Mike Nichols. Death of a salesman."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/2283047453> ;
    schema:genre "Reviews"@en ;
    schema:genre "Biography"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "Joy ride : show people and their shows"@en ;
    schema:productID "902661384" ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780393246407> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/902661384> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2283047453#CreativeWork/new_yorker_new_york_n_y_1925> # New Yorker (New York, N.Y. : 1925)
    a schema:CreativeWork ;
    schema:name "New Yorker (New York, N.Y. : 1925)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2283047453#Person/lahr_john_1941> # John Lahr
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:birthDate "1941" ;
    schema:familyName "Lahr" ;
    schema:givenName "John" ;
    schema:name "John Lahr" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2283047453#Place/new_york_state_new_york> # New York (State)--New York.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York (State)--New York." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2283047453#Place/united_states> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "United States." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2283047453#Topic/dramatists_american> # Dramatists, American
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Dramatists, American"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2283047453#Topic/theater_new_york_state_new_york> # Theater--New York (State)--New York
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Theater--New York (State)--New York"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2283047453#Topic/theatrical_producers_and_directors> # Theatrical producers and directors
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Theatrical producers and directors"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/2283047453#Topic/theatrical_producers_and_directors_united_states> # Theatrical producers and directors--United States
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Theatrical producers and directors--United States"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780393246407>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "039324640X" ;
    schema:isbn "9780393246407" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.