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Browning, Kirk 1921-2008

Works: 380 works in 900 publications in 3 languages and 17,021 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Fantasy films  Children's films  Filmed plays  Animated films  Juvenile works  Televised operas  Television adaptations  Nonfiction television programs 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author, Performer, dir, Other, Production personnel, Restager, Contributor, Creator, Film editor
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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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 )
18 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in Italian and German and held by 1,165 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 )
16 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in English and held by 776 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
Tosca by Giacomo Puccini( visu )
26 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 706 libraries worldwide
Opera, in three acts
The taming of the shrew by William Shakespeare( visu )
27 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in English and held by 660 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
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( visu )
18 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 569 libraries worldwide
This version of Shakespeare's tragedy of Hamlet, prince of Denmark, is presented in modern dress
Turandot by Giacomo Puccini( visu )
9 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in Italian and English and held by 563 libraries worldwide
Puccini's opera about a Chinese princess who has her suitors that can't answer 3 riddles executed and how she eventually discovers love with a prince
Amahl and the night visitors by Gian Carlo Menotti( visu )
9 editions published between 1955 and 2015 in English and held by 540 libraries worldwide
A disabled shepherd boy and his mother are visited by three men on their way to see the birth of Baby Jesus in Bethlehem
Lucia di Lammermoor by Gaetano Donizetti( visu )
14 editions published between 1982 and 2006 in Italian and held by 516 libraries worldwide
Enrico tries to force his sister to wed Arturo in order to save a family fortune
Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in Italian and held by 396 libraries worldwide
Home use only
L'elisir d'amore by Gaetano Donizetti( visu )
13 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in Italian and held by 381 libraries worldwide
A comic opera about a young man who drinks a "magic" potion to make the girl he desires fall in love with him
Thornton Wilder's Our town : two historic productions on two DVD ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 372 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
Sondheim, a celebration at Carnegie Hall ( visu )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 361 libraries worldwide
A concert to honor composer Stephen Sondheim, and to benefit Carnegie Hall
Working : a musical by Studs Terkel( visu )
16 editions published between 1982 and 2004 in English and held by 326 libraries worldwide
Musical adaptation of Studs Terkel's book, with songs by Stephen Schwartz and others
Acting Shakespeare ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 322 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
A touch of the poet by Eugene O'Neill( visu )
14 editions published between 1974 and 2002 in English and held by 316 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
Alice in Wonderland by Florida Friebus( visu )
8 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and held by 314 libraries worldwide
From the elaborate Broadway revival of the 1932 Eva Le Gallienne/Florida Friebus production comes a whimsical retelling of the Lewis Carroll classic. In director Kirk Browning's enchanting adaptation, Alice's adventure in the land of fantasy is presented within a contemporary framework
A streetcar named Desire : an opera in three acts by André Previn( visu )
5 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and held by 314 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
Fifth of July by Lanford Wilson( visu )
12 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in English and held by 312 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
June moon by George S Kaufman( visu )
12 editions published between 1974 and 2002 in English and held by 307 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 whose big hit is a ditty called "Paprika ... the spice of my life."
The time of your life by William Saroyan( visu )
12 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 306 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
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Kirk Browning Amerikaans televisieregisseur (1921-2008)
Кирк Браунинг
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Italian (75)
German (3)
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