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Olcott, Nick

Overview
Works: 41 works in 70 publications in 1 language and 616 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Radio plays  Fiction  Domestic fiction  Domestic drama  Radio adaptations  History  Love stories  Pictorial works  Parodies, imitations, etc 
Roles: Director, Producer, Author, Actor
Classifications: PS3565.A8, 812.54
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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 )
6 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 161 libraries worldwide
Based on Ernest J. Gaines' National Book Critics Circle Award-winning novel, A lesson before dying is set in a small Louisiana Cajun community in the late 1940's. Jefferson, a young illiterate black man, is falsely convicted of murder and is sentenced to death. Grant Wiggins, the plantation schoolteacher, agrees to talk with the condemned man. The disheartened Wiggins had once harbored dreams of escaping from his impoverished youth, yet he returned to his home town after university, to teach children whose lives seemed as unpromising as Jefferson's. The two men forge a bond as they come to understand what it means to resist and defy 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 104 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 85 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"--Compact disc container
American appetites by Joyce Carol Oates( Sound Recording )
2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 35 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
The heiress by Ruth Goetz( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
Set in New York City in 1850, this play tells the story of Catherine, a painfully shy young woman who falls in love with a handsome suitor, only to have her austere father threaten to disinherit her because he believes that the young man is just interested in Catherine for her fortune
Barefoot in the park by Neil Simon( file )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 33 libraries worldwide
A brand new lawyer and his young bride have returned from their honeymoon and are moving into their new high-rent apartment only to find that the place is absolutely bare of furniture, the paint job is all wrong, the skylight leaks, there is room for only one twin bed, and the wacky neighbors pop up at the worst times
Seven days in May a drama by Kristin Sergel( file )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 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
Time flies by David Ives( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 23 libraries worldwide
Presents several humorous one-act plays, including stories about mayflies on a date and an American tourist seeking medical help in Mexico
All my sons by Arthur Miller( Sound Recording )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 19 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 )
3 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in No Linguistic Content and English and held by 17 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 )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 15 libraries worldwide
This Pulitzer-Prize-winning play examines the lives of two couples and the repercussions of divorce on their friendship
The substance of fire by Jon Robin Baitz( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 10 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
The heiress by Augustus Goetz( file )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 9 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
The Leibstandarte II by Rudolf Lehmann( Book )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
2. Verdenskrig. Tysk militærhistorie. Engelsk oversættelse af den tyske originaludgave om den berømte SS enhed "Die Leibstandarte", bind 2. KGB har også den tyske originaludgave se ISBN. 3921242428
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
American appetites by Nick Olcott( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
A dramatization of Joyce Carol Oates' novel in which the façade of an affluent suburban couple crumbles under the weight of tragedy and scandal
Die Leibstandarte by Rudolf Lehmann( Book )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
The cherry orchard ( visu )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Sea marks ( 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."
The mad dancers ( visu )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Stage production of the play by Yehuda Hyman; a modern re-telling of a classic mystical tale that employs dance and music to tell the story of a man who finds himself on a wild journey
 
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