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Olcott, Nick

Overview
Works: 38 works in 95 publications in 1 language and 729 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Radio plays  Fiction  Domestic fiction  Radio adaptations  Domestic drama  History  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Ethnographic films 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author, Actor
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Publications about Nick Olcott
Publications by Nick Olcott
Most widely held works by Nick Olcott
A lesson before dying by Romulus Linney( Sound Recording )
14 editions published between 2001 and 2011 in English and held by 194 libraries worldwide
Presents a drama set in a small Louisiana Cajun community in the late 1940s. A disillusioned schoolteacher agrees to talk with a young black man who has been falsely convicted of murder and sentenced to death. The two men forge a bond as they come to understand what it means to resist one's own fate
The gin game by D. L Coburn( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
The quiet porch of a rest home for the aged explodes with emotions when a prim and proper lady sits down to play gin rummy with a cynical old man
The best man by Gore Vidal( file )
4 editions published between 2003 and 2009 in English and held by 91 libraries worldwide
This darkly satirical drama finds two presidential contenders seeking the endorsement of an aging ex-president and explores how personal agendas can change the course of a nation's destiny
The heiress by Ruth Goetz( file )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 61 libraries worldwide
"Based on the Henry James novel Washington Square, this Tony award-winning play centers on painfully shy Catherine and her austere father. When Catherine falls in love with a handsome suitor, her father threatens to disinherit her, convinced that the young man could only be interested in Catherine's fortune. The Heiress is one of Henry James most complex and satisfying portraits of the American character."--Leaf A. Theatre Works, Audio Theatre Collection
Barefoot in the park by Neil Simon( file )
8 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 42 libraries worldwide
A brand-new lawyer and his bride have returned from their honeymoon and are moving into a new apartment. Once there, they find the place is bare of furniture, the paint job is wrong, the skylight leaks and wacky neighbors keep popping up! A classic! An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring Norman Aronovic, Laura Linney, J. Fred Shiffman, Judy Simmons and Eric Stoltz
American appetites by Joyce Carol Oates( Sound Recording )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 40 libraries worldwide
"In American Appetites, the façade of an affluent suburban couple crumbles under the weight of tragedy and scandal. When Ian McCullough accidentally pushes his wife Glynnis, through a plate glass window during an argument, the American dream turns into a nightmare. A sophisticated, witty and chilling tale"--Container
All my sons by Arthur Miller( file )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 35 libraries worldwide
Set during World War II, a troubled father and son knows that a second son will never return from the war, even though the mother believes her missing boy will soon come home. But such turmoil only conceals greater anguish as suspicion falls on the father for hiding a devastating secret
Sight unseen by Donald Margulies( file )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 29 libraries worldwide
Donald Margulies and L.A. Theatre Works present the story of Jonathan Waxman, an up-an-coming artistic genius on a path to ultimate success and exposure. However, during his course, Jonathan discovers his ex-lover Patricia; the commercialization of American art; and inevitable questions of anti-Semitism
Dinner with friends by Donald Margulies( file )
7 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Dinner With Friends portrays the lives of two couples, Gabe and Karen and Tom and Beth, highlighting the negative effects of divorce
Seven days in May by Fletcher Knebel( file )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 26 libraries worldwide
"The time is the Cold War. The President and Congress have entered into a nuclear disarmament treaty with the Soviet Union. The charismatic chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff believes that the Soviets will not abide by the treaty and he begins to plan a coup, setting the stage for a suspenseful story."--Leaf A. Theatre Works, Audio Theatre Collection
Seven days in May : a play by Kristin Sergel( file )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
The frightening story of an attempt to overthrow the United States government by a military coup
Time flies by David Ives( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
Presents several humorous one-act plays, including stories about mayflies on a date and an American tourist seeking medical help in Mexico
The substance of fire by Jon Robin Baitz( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
A New York publisher, haunted by his childhood experience during the Holocaust, is determined to publish obscure political tracts which threaten the future of his company and his family
Sherlock Holmes and the case of the purloined patience, or, The scandal at the D'Oyly Carte : a new Gilbert and Sullivan comic opera by Nick Olcott( Book )
2 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
A comic opera by Nick Olcott performed by the Interact Theatre Company under the direction of Catherine Flye at the Folger Elizabethan Theatre, July 24 - August 31, 1997 ; based on the characters created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Sir William Gilbert ; using music by Sir Arthur Sullivan and lyrics by Sir William Gilbert ; starring Tim Brierley (Sherlock Holmes) and Ralph Cosham (Dr. Watson)
Die Leibstandarte by Rudolf Lehmann( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
The cherry orchard : a comedy by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov( visu )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
A live performance of the play The cherry orchard, by Anton Chekhov
Via dolorosa by Georges Payrastre( visu )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
A live performance of the autobiographical play Via Dolorosa, by David Hare. Therein, a writer describes a series of trips he took to Israel and the West Bank to gather material for a play
Communicating doors ( visu )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
A live performance of the play Communicating doors, by British playwright Alan Ayckbourn
The Disputation : a theological debate between Christians and Jews by Films for the Humanities( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
A reenactment of the dramatic confrontation between the Spanish Rabbi Moshe ben Nachman, better known as Nachmanides (1194-1270), and the Spanish apostate Pablo Christiani before King Jaime I of Aragon in in 1263
Sea marks by Gardner McKay( visu )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
A live performance of the play Sea marks, by Gardner McKay. Therein, a publishing-house employee discovers a rustic fisherman-poet who she believes could become "the Irish Robert Frost."
 
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