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Corwin, Betty L.

Overview
Works: 1,147 works in 1,272 publications in 1 language and 1,458 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film noir  Film adaptations  Musical films  Sports films  Comedy films  Nonfiction films  Concert films  Filmed musicals  Television adaptations 
Roles: Producer, Speaker, Recipient, Interviewee, Author
Classifications: PN1997,
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Publications about Betty L Corwin
Publications by Betty L Corwin
Most widely held works about Betty L Corwin
 
Most widely held works by Betty L Corwin
Women in theatre Dialogues with notable women in American theatre ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 119 libraries worldwide
These thirteen interviews are from a unique television series that highlights the accomplishments of women on the American stage. Hosted by Newsday theatre critic Linda Winer, the playwrights, directors, designers, producers, and performers interviewed on the programs encompass generational, disciplinary and ethnic diversity; they share their thoughts and vision, their career paths and professional choices. The interviews afford to a wider audience a unique look into the lives of some of the gifted women who create and sustain theatre in the United States
Women in theatre ( visu )
65 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 65 libraries worldwide
Zoe Caldwell discusses her career with Newsday critic Linda Winer. The Australia-born actress knew from childhood that her job was to be an actor. Caldwell discusses her strategy as a young actress to always take the next part that was given to her, and never stay at one company for too long, in order to hone her skills working with a variety of people and not become "stale"; her 34-year marriage to producer Robert Whitehead and birth of their two sons; receiving her first of four Tony Awards for her performance in Slapstick tragedy; her early Broadway appearance in The devils, filling in for Anne Bancroft as Sister Jean of the Angels; her embodiment of playwright Lillian Helman in the 1986 play Lillian; her love of performing for a live audience, with whom she can engage and connect; her portrayal of opera star Maria Callas in the 1997 play Master class by Terrence McNally; her current activities in the theater directing and teaching, and her desire to perform again
Medea by Don Kent( visu )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
This play about a proud woman betrayed by the man she loves is the outstanding example of a classic tragedy that has been more successful in our time than its own
Brace up! ( visu )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
The Wooster Group began with a small group of people in 1975, and is a constantly evolving, full-time, ongoing ensemble, and member in good standing of New York City's art avant-garde. Brace Up! is Chekhov's Three sisters on-stage, as re-imagined through the prism of the Group's developing aesthetic. An assemblage made from three performances in April, 2003. In this filmed performance, the setting incorporates close-up recordings of the performers with continuous wide-angle footage, while simultaneously those same performers are in the background
Sunset Boulevard by Billy Wilder( visu )
3 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Pursued by creditors, Joe swerves into a driveway of a seemingly abandoned Sunset Boulevard mansion. He finds Norma, an ex-screen queen dreaming of a dramatic comeback and her husband/servant living there. She takes a fancy to Joe and, learning that he is a scriptwriter, persuades him to help her with her comeback screenplay. Being broke he accepts. He falls in love with young script reader, but Norma breaks up their romance. Thinking she is mad, he tries to leave, but Norma kills him
No way to treat a lady ( visu )
3 editions published between 1987 and 1997 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Macbeth ( visu )
3 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
A live performance of the play Macbeth, by William Shakespeare. Therein, a Scottish thane receives a series of strange prophecies from three witches, forever changing his life
Richard II ( visu )
3 editions published between 1986 and 1998 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
A live performance of the play Richard II, by William Shakespeare. Therein, King Richard II intercedes in a quarrel between two nobleman, with disastrous results
The green bird ( visu )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Live performance of the play by Carlo Gozzi. Therein, a queen is locked away by her evil mother-in-law after giving birth to twins. Years later, the adopted twins search for the truth about their pasts. Performance is in the commedia dell'arte style of theatre
Stephen Sondheim's Company with the New York Philharmonic by Stephen Sondheim( visu )
3 editions published between 1972 and 1995 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Set firmly in, and often about, New York, this movie follows five married, once married, or soon to be married couples and their mutual friend, Robert, a 35 year old bachelor who has been unable to connect in a long-term relationship. The relationships are presented in a series of vignettes, primarily through Bobby's eyes, so that we see the less than ideal aspects of commitment. Eventually, Bobby learns that while relationships aren't perfect, they are a necessary part of 'Being Alive.'
A Tale of two cities by Charles Dickens( visu )
3 editions published between 1989 and 1994 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
In a modern setting, Everett Quinton relates the story of Dickens' novel in the form of a child's bedtime story
A Huey P. Newton story ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
One-person show based on the life of Huey P. Newton (1942-1989), political activist and co-founder of the Black Panther Party
Lillian Gish remembered ... Julie Harris [and] Barnard Hughes ( visu )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Opens with introductory remarks by Alan J. Pally, including quotations from actress Julie Harris' correspondence with Lillian Gish
The tempest ( visu )
2 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
A live performance of the play by William Shakespeare
La Bête ( visu )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
The Laramie project ( visu )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Names ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Historical drama set in 1952, concerning the question of "naming names" of colleagues belonging to the Communist Party before the House Un-American Activities Committee. Characters based on real-life founders of the Group Theatre include John Garfield, Harold Clurman, Clifford Odets, Lee Strasberg, Luther Adler, Stella Adler, and Elia Kazan
"Damn Yankees" by Jerry Ross( visu )
2 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
What if you could help your favorite team win the pennant? And what if you got to be the star of that team? For lifelong Washington Senators fan Joe Boyd that dream comes true when after seeing his team lose yet again, he rashly declares that he would sell his soul to the devil to see his team beat the Yankees. The Devil goes by Mr. Applegate now, and he agrees that Joe--a one-time baseball standout--will play for the Senators and help them reach the promised land. But Joe persuades Applegate to give him an escape clause, should he dislike his new identity. Applegate declares that he can back out at any time before the last game of the season--if he plays in the final game, he'll belong to the Devil. Featuring members of the original Broadway cast (Tab Hunter was not in the original cast)
Cymbeline ( visu )
2 editions published between 1989 and 1998 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Pride's Crossing ( visu )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
 
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