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Vereen, Ben

Works: 236 works in 444 publications in 2 languages and 15,260 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Juvenile works  Television adaptations  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Television programs  Fiction  Film adaptations  Film sequels 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Interviewee, Dancer, Singer, Author, Narrator, Host, Speaker, Recipient, Composer
Classifications: E185.97.H24, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Publications about Ben Vereen
Publications by Ben Vereen
Most widely held works by Ben Vereen
Roots by Alex Haley( visu )
26 editions published between 1977 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 3,445 libraries worldwide
The legacy of Roots, part two. Alex Haley interview episode from the "Talking with David Frost" series -- The struggle to make "Roots"--Connecting with the past -- Levar Burton's original screen test
All that jazz by Bob Fosse( visu )
15 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and held by 1,844 libraries worldwide
The story of an obsessed, pill-popping, chain-smoking choreographer/director dancing simultaneously with love and death. But even while dying, he creates some great dancing. Based on the life of Bob Fosse
Pippin original cast album by Stephen Schwartz( Sound Recording )
24 editions published between 1972 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 923 libraries worldwide
From Broadway Fosse ( visu )
12 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 776 libraries worldwide
With a theatrical and cinematic legacy that includes "Damn Yankees," "The Pajama Game," "Sweet Charity," "Pippin," "Chicago," and "Dancin'," the genius of Bob Fosse will always cast a long shadow over Broadway and Hollywood. The all-dancing, all-singing "Fosse" was created by those who worked most closely with him, including co-director and co-choreographer Ann Reinking and Fosse's wife, the late Gwen Verdon. This video presents the award-winning musical, recorded live in performance from Broadway. Celebrating Fosse's brilliance with the most important dance numbers from his greatest shows, movies, and early television work, From Broadway: "Fosse" is a showstopping tribute to one of the past century's most influential forces on Broadway
Idlewild ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 621 libraries worldwide
In the Prohibition-era American South, speakeasy performer and club manager Rooster must contend not only with gangsters who have their eyes on the club, but also his piano player and partner Percival. Percival, meanwhile, must choose between his love for Angel and his obligations to his father
Puss in boots ( visu )
13 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in English and held by 564 libraries worldwide
A talking cat wins fame and fortune for his poor young master, but must conquer an ogre before everything can have a happy ending
Funny lady by Herbert Ross( visu )
10 editions published between 1975 and 2005 in English and held by 554 libraries worldwide
A musical film that follows the career of stage comedienne Fanny Brice with songwriter Billy Rose
Faerie tale theatre ( visu )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 485 libraries worldwide
This award-winning series brings to life 26 of the most magical classic fairy tales of all time, now digitally remastered
Vaudeville by Greg Palmer( visu )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 483 libraries worldwide
More than eighty vaudeville acts are presented, including rare performances by George Burns and Gracie Allen and others
Pippin his life and times by Ben Vereen( visu )
24 editions published between 1981 and 2005 in English and held by 400 libraries worldwide
Using the medieval legend of Charlemagne's son, Pippin, heir apparent to the Holy Roman Empire, the musical pageant called "Pippin" is a parable about a young man's search for meaning and truth
Pippin, his life and times ( visu )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 355 libraries worldwide
Using the medieval legend of Charlemagne's son, Pippin, heir apparent to the Holy Roman Empire, this musical pageant is a parable about a young man's search for meaning and truth
Hair let the sun shine in ( visu )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 327 libraries worldwide
A documentary film celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Broadway debut of 'Hair'. Interviews of the original cast, crew, and creators discussing the cultural influences and impact of the play are accompanied by archival footage of the early stage performances. The camera also captures casting and rehearsals of the 40th anniversary stage production
Once upon a forest by Charles Grosvenor( visu )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 326 libraries worldwide
Three young animal friends try to save their forest from toxic chemicals
The Feast of all saints ( visu )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 307 libraries worldwide
"Set in nineteenth-century New Orleans, the story depicts the gens de couleur libre, or the Free People of Colour, a dazzling yet damned class caught between the world of white privilege and black oppression."--Internet Movie Database
Jesus Christ superstar by Andrew Lloyd Webber( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 1971 and 2003 in English and held by 294 libraries worldwide
A rock opera
Shelley Duvall's Faerie tale theatre ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 251 libraries worldwide
"Evil magicians, cursed princes, fierce ogres, wicked queens and more fill this 4-episode collection from the award-winning series. Some of the most treasured tales of magic and enchantment are brought to life with glorious productions and magnificent costumes that will leave you spellbound ... happily ever after."--Container
Preaching to the choir ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 222 libraries worldwide
Set in Harlem, Preaching to the Choir follows two estranged brothers - one a hip-hop star, the other a preacher - as they make their way in life. They are forced into reconciliation and attempt to work out their differences
Why do fools fall in love ( visu )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 221 libraries worldwide
"Based on a true story of love, music, and money. ... Three beautiful women visit record executive Morris Levy with one thing in mind: to claim the music royalties earned by their husband, the late, great '50s rock icon Frankie Lymon. They say good things and bad news always travel in threes: looks like the talented, troubled Frankie left more than his music behind."--Container
Broadway's best at Pops ( visu )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 164 libraries worldwide
Some of Broadway's most beloved stars join the Boston Pops for show-stopping performances from the world's best-loved musicals. Featuring many legendary performers and conductors
And then came love ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 150 libraries worldwide
Julie is a successful magazine columnist who has it all. The last thing this single mom needs is a husband. But when she tracks down her son Jake's anonymous sperm donor father, she begins to wonder if the boy's real dad might somehow be her own real romance
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Middleton Benjamin Augustus 1946-....
English (170)
Spanish (1)
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