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Woodard, Charlayne

Works: 44 works in 127 publications in 2 languages and 4,532 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Science fiction films  Original cast recordings  Domestic drama  Fiction  Domestic fiction  Educational films  Made-for-TV movies  Biographical television programs  Humor 
Roles: Author, Actor, Performer, Interviewee, Lyricist, Narrator, Singer
Classifications: PN1995.9.S8, 791.43
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Unbreakable by M. Night Shyamalan( visu )
13 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 1,504 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
Ain't misbehavin' : original Broadway cast recording by Fats Waller( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 1978 and 1991 in English and German and held by 915 libraries worldwide
Features the original cast recording from the 1978 Broadway production of Ain't Misbehavin'
Pretty fire by Charlayne Woodard( Book )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2010 in English and held by 265 libraries worldwide
Pretty fire : a drama by Charlayne Woodard( Sound Recording )
11 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 213 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 188 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
Fired by Annabelle Gurwitch( file )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 166 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
Speaking of--creativity ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 119 libraries worldwide
Various actors, artists, musicians and filmmakers discuss their experiences with the creative process
In real life by Charlayne Woodard( Book )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 116 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
The night watcher by Charlayne Woodard( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 109 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
Neat by Charlayne Woodard( Book )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 103 libraries worldwide
On a bare stage, the author spins her own exquisite real-life remembrance of her brain damaged aunt, Neat, and the profound change she brought to her life. Neat, with her enormous love, energy, simplicity and magnificent clarity, teaches the young Charlayne what it is to cherish life. This is the story of an urban African-American girl bursting into adulthood, experiencing first love, and embracing both black-pride and feminism
Fabulation, or, the re-education of Undine by Lynn Nottage( file )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 101 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
In real life by Charlayne Woodard( file )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2014 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 )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 77 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."--Page 4 of cover
Run for the dream : the Gail Devers story ( visu )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 73 libraries worldwide
They said she would never walk again, but instead she ran to capture Olympic Gold in Barcelona and again in Atlanta four years later. Now the remarkable true story of world champion track star Gail Devers' triumph over tragedy is recreated in an uplifting tribute to the power of faith and the courage of champions. Includes exclusive interview with Gail Devers & Bob Kersee
Sisters & lovers by Connie Briscoe( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 71 libraries worldwide
Three sisters, Beverly, Charmaine, and Evelyn, are all having trouble with the men in their lives. Together they can learn much from each other in order to become better sisters and lovers
Crumbs from the table of joy by Lynn Nottage( file )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 62 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 42 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 )
5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 17 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 )
6 editions published in 1978 in Undetermined and English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Around the fire ( visu )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
A coming of age story set during the time when temptations and pressures from peers overshadow the influences from parents
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Alternative Names
Charlayne Woodard actrice américaine
Charlayne Woodard Amerikaans actrice
Charlayne Woodard attrice statunitense
Charlayne Woodard US-amerikanische Schauspielerin
Woodard, Charlaine
Чарлэйн Вудард
چارلین وودارد
English (102)
German (1)
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