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Woodard, Charlayne

Overview
Works: 26 works in 81 publications in 2 languages and 3,095 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Humor  Radio plays  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Performer, Actor, Narrator, Singer
Classifications: PN1995.9.S8, 791.43
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Unbreakable by M. Night Shyamalan( visu )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 1,447 libraries worldwide
"After David Dunn emerges from a horrific train crash as the sole survivor-- and without a single scratch on him-- he meets a mysterious stranger who will change his life forever"--Container
Pretty fire by Charlayne Woodard( Book )
4 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 295 libraries worldwide
Pretty fire a drama by Charlayne Woodard( Sound Recording )
10 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 216 libraries worldwide
Charlayne Woodard reveals how her African-American family struggled to carry on through three generations. From cross burnings in Georgia to her childhood in New York, Woodard tells a humorous and touching tale of a family's survival
Neat by Charlayne Woodard( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 194 libraries worldwide
Writer/performer Charlayne Woodard shares her memories of growing up black in America in the 60's and 70's. The play focuses around the life of Woodard's Aunt Beneatha, Neat
In real life by Charlayne Woodard( Book )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 154 libraries worldwide
After graduating from drama school in Chicago, Charlayne Woodard, a young African-American woman, eagerly packs her bags and heads for New York City to live with her white boyfriend and pursue an acting career...she's cast in the original company of the hit Broadway musical Ain't Misbehavin'. IN REAL LIFE cannily chronicles Charlayne's initial seduction into the thrills of stopping a show as well as the physical and emotional price of sustaining the energy to do so night after night
Fired by Annabelle Gurwitch( file )
6 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 144 libraries worldwide
Actors are never fired -- they leave for medical reasons or the old stand-by "creative differences." After her role in a Woody Allen play was "rethought," Gurwitch was devastated. Then she got funny. She and fellow show-biz veterans share stories in a series of monologues full of hilarious mistakes and misadventures audiences crave
Neat by Charlayne Woodard( Book )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 131 libraries worldwide
The night watcher by Charlayne Woodard( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 103 libraries worldwide
"Simultaneously a best friend, mentor, psychologist, and surrogate mother to the many young people who call her 'Auntie, ' Charlayne Woodard is childless only by biological standards. Told with penetrating grace, candor and wit, The Night Watcher is the story of a woman who chooses not to have children -- only to be pulled into the real-life struggles of kids of all ages, races and backgrounds."--Page 4 of cover
In real life by Charlayne Woodard( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 99 libraries worldwide
In the final play of her autobiographical trilogy that began with Pretty Fire and continued with Neat, In Real Life finds Charlayne Woodard pursuing her dreams in New York City. From her early days as a struggling actor to her nomination for a Tony Award, the harsh realities of Broadway are balanced by the unusual and comforting characters that touched her life
Flight by Charlayne Woodard( Book )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
"In 1858, on a plantation in Georgia, a young mother is suddenly sold, leaving behind her husband and their five-year-old son. Through a magical evening of storytelling, music and dance, the enslaved community comes together, not only to comfort father and son but to heal and strengthen themselves."--P. 4 of cover
Fabulation, or, the re-education of Undine by Lynn Nottage( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 72 libraries worldwide
Undine, a high-powered, Ivy League-educated African-American publicist finds herself pregnant and penniless when her husband embezzles all her money and disappears. Left with no choice but to return to the Brooklyn housing projects from which she fled, she plunges into a world of welfare mothers and drug addicts, forced to confront the family she left behind. This is a darkly comic tale of falling down and reaching up to find goodness within
Crumbs from the table of joy by Lynn Nottage( file )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 41 libraries worldwide
Seen through the eyes of 17-year-old Ernestine, a play about growing up poor, Black, and religiously and politically militant in ̤1950s Brooklyn
Twister ( visu )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
The Cleveland family is so caught up in their private whirlwind of off-beat opulence, they are oblivious to a threatening tornado that mirrors their own personal battles
The night watcher by Charlayne Woodard( file )
3 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Playwright/performer Charlayne Woodard is a force of nature, and in The Night Watcher she finds a new way to explore her " mother" nature. Woodard describes her life as half of a childless couple, finding herself mysteriously drawn to second-hand parenting. With wisdom and wit, Woodward' s acclaimed one-woman show strikes a chord for the longing of motherhood. Written and performed by Charlayne Woodard. Directed by Stuart K. Robinson. Recorded by L.A. Theatre Works before a live audience
Ain't misbehavin' the new Fats Waller musical show by Fats Waller( Sound Recording )
3 editions published in 1978 in Undetermined and English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
The Komedy Kids ( visu )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
There are laughs for all ages as Boring Boris, Dana, and the the New Kid visit T. Hee Higgins' Funny House to discover the hilarious secrets that will enable them to win the local Komedy Karnival
Ain't misbehavin' original Broadway cast recording ( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1990 in German and held by 1 library worldwide
Pretty fire ( visu )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Ain't misbehavin' original Broadway cast recording by Fats Waller( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
Ain't misbehavin' ( visu )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
"The original cast of the Tony-winning Best Musical of 1978 repeat their roles in the TV adaptation of the Broadway show. It salutes the career of Thomas 'Fats' Waller (1904-45) through renditions of 31 blues and bop tunes associated with the composer-entertainer. Here, on a re-created nightclub stage of the 1930s, they're performed in revue style by Nell Carter (a Tony winner herself), Andre DeShields, Charlaine Woodard, Ken Page and Armelia McQueen, backed by the pianist Luther Henderson and a jazz band."--TV guide, June 21, 1982
 
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Alternative Names
Woodard, Charlaine
Languages
English (75)
German (1)
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