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Browning, Kirk 1921-2008

Overview
Works: 305 works in 728 publications in 4 languages and 16,504 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Television plays  Music  History  Interviews  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  Music videos 
Roles: Director, Producer, Performer, dir, Production personnel, Film editor, Creator, Contributor
Classifications: M1500.P83, 782.1
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Publications about Kirk Browning
Publications by Kirk Browning
Publications by Kirk Browning, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Kirk Browning
 
Most widely held works by Kirk Browning
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( visu )
16 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in Italian and German and held by 1,187 libraries worldwide
Metropolitan Opera's production of the opera by Puccini. The relationships of two Bohemians and their sweethearts develop stormily until both couples separate. While the two men are lamenting their loneliness in their Paris attic, one of the girl friends comes for help for the other who has consumption and wants to be taken to her lover to die. The opera is followed by a special program showing behind the scenes preparation for the production
Tartuffe by Molière( visu )
11 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in English and held by 782 libraries worldwide
Moliere's timeless comedy, starring the incomparable Donald Moffat portraying the scoundrel Tratuffe, who manipulates his way into the confidence and affection of Orgon, an affluent bourgeois concerned with his own salvation, and whose wife and daughter Tartuffe attempts to seduce
The taming of the shrew by William Shakespeare( visu )
15 editions published between 1976 and 2004 in English and held by 576 libraries worldwide
A commedia dell'arte production of Shakespeare's play about the courtship of a beautiful but sharp-tempered woman by her persistent suitor
Lucia di Lammermoor dramma tragico in due parti by Gaetano Donizetti( visu )
11 editions published between 1982 and 2006 in Italian and held by 572 libraries worldwide
A tale of love, murder, and vengeance set in seventeenth-century Scotland
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( visu )
15 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 564 libraries worldwide
A made for television version of Kevin Kline's minimalist version of Shakespeare's tragedy of Hamlet, prince of Denmark, presented in modern-dress
Tosca by Giacomo Puccini( visu )
18 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 564 libraries worldwide
Opera, in three acts
Turandot by Giacomo Puccini( visu )
17 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in Italian and English and held by 525 libraries worldwide
Set in mythical Peking, Princess Turandot declares she will marry any man of royal blood who can solve three riddles she sets him. Failure to solve the riddles will result in execution. Prince Calaf, in spite of many entreaties not to do so, wishes to seek the hand of Turandot. Calaf solves the riddles, but gives Turandot another chance to be rid of him. Ultimately, Turandot discovers that love is the answer she needs
Samson and Delilah by Camille Saint-Saëns( visu )
21 editions published between 1980 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 445 libraries worldwide
Closely follows the biblicasl tale of the struggle between the Hebrews and the Philistines and the downfall of Samson in the hands of the temptress Dalila"--Container
Amahl and the night visitors by Gian Carlo Menotti( visu )
5 editions published between 1955 and 2007 in English and held by 428 libraries worldwide
A disabled shepherd boy and his mother are visited by three men on their way to see the Baby Jesus in Bethlehem
Fifth of July by Lanford Wilson( visu )
12 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in English and held by 416 libraries worldwide
The television production of Lanford Wilson's Broadway play about college friends who agitated for what they hoped would be a better world and who are now looking for a way to revive their dreams of what life can be
L'elisir d'amore by Gaetano Donizetti( visu )
8 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in Italian and held by 409 libraries worldwide
Dramatization of Donizetti's opera as performed by the Metropolitan Opera
Working a musical by Studs Terkel( visu )
14 editions published between 1982 and 2006 in English and held by 401 libraries worldwide
Musical adaptation of Studs Terkel's book, with songs by James Taylor, Stephen Schwartz and others
Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi( visu )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in Italian and held by 400 libraries worldwide
Home use only
Sondheim, a celebration at Carnegie Hall by Stephen Sondheim( visu )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 397 libraries worldwide
A concert to honor composer Stephen Sondheim, and to benefit Carnegie Hall
A touch of the poet by Eugene O'Neill( visu )
9 editions published between 1974 and 2002 in English and held by 354 libraries worldwide
"Set in a shabby tavern outside Boston in 1828, the play centers on Cornelius Melody, a proud Irishman who clings to memories of European genitility ... explores its characters' conflicts with reality and illusion, as well as their joys and sorrows in love"--Container
June moon by George S Kaufman( visu )
10 editions published between 1974 and 2002 in English and held by 340 libraries worldwide
In homage to the heyday of American comedy, this satire takes on 1929's Tin Pan Alley. Its main characters are a guillible lyricist and a composer who claims as his big hit a ditty called "Paprika ... the spice of my life." Look for composer Stephen Sondheim as a wisecracking pianist in his acting debut
Thornton Wilder's Our town two historic productions on two DVD ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 339 libraries worldwide
The time is the early 20th century, in Grovers Corners, New Hampshire, and centers on the Webb and Gibbs families, who live next door to each other. Emily Webb and George Gibbs are two young people who grow up, fall in love with gentle glances and sweet words, get married, and are eventually separated by death. On the surface, there is all this nostalgia, but there are dark currents in Grovers Corners, little ironies and inconsistencies that are often commented on by the Stage Manager, and are embodied in the person of the town drunk, Simon Stimson
A streetcar named Desire an opera in three acts by André Previn( visu )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 333 libraries worldwide
Blanche Dubois visits her sister and her husband Stanley, and he immediately dislikes her. Friction builds between the two of them when they are left in the apartment together
The time of your life by William Saroyan( visu )
9 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 326 libraries worldwide
William Saroyan's Pulitzer Prize-winning play revolves around the denizens of a San Francisco bar in 1939. Lonely, lovelorn, weary, or cynical characters drift in and out of the bar and each others lives. At least one of the relationships stands a chance of enduring: a brawny innocent named Tom is falling in love with a vulnerable young hooker named Kitty
Acting Shakespeare ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 308 libraries worldwide
Actor Ian McKellen performs scenes from Shakespeare's plays and reads selections from the sonnets, with supporting lecture material on the linguistic and cultural background of Shakespeare's work and on dramatic technique
 
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English (124)
Italian (71)
French (15)
German (3)
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