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New York Public Library Billy Rose Theatre Collection Theatre on Film and Tape Archive

Overview
Works: 731 works in 764 publications in 1 language and 767 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musical films  Film adaptations  Filmed musicals  Horror films  Nonfiction films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Slasher films  Concert films  Filmed performances 
Classifications: PN1995.9.S554, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by New York Public Library
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.'
Follies ( visu )
3 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
A live performance of the play Follies, by lyricist Stephen Sondheim & playwright James Goldman
Cymbeline ( visu )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
The little dog laughed ( visu )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
King Lear ( visu )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Production of Shakespeare's King Lear with an African American cast. The play is set among the Olmec people, who flourished between 1200 and 400 BC in Mesoamerica, a vast terrain that includes most of present-day Mexico and the countries of Central America
The fantasticks ( visu )
2 editions published between 1985 and 2006 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Two teenagers on neighboring farms steal glances and hide their romance from their feuding fathers. Little do these love-birds know, however, that their fathers are actually good friends who've hatched a plan--with the help of a mystical roving side-show and its equally mysterious ring master--to get these lovers down the aisle! But be careful what you wish for, because to bring these families together, they must first be torn apart!
A raisin in the sun by Lei ang( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
An African-American family living on the South Side of Chicago comes into a sudden financial windfall, the potential uses of which divides them bitterly
Samuel Beckett's Ohio impromptu, Catastrophe (for Vaclav Havel), [and] What where ( visu )
2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Approximate timings: Ohio impromptu, 22 min.; Catastrophe, 17 min.; What where, 15 min
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
Interview with Kitty Carlisle Hart ( visu )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Performer and arts advocate Kitty Carlisle Hart discusses her career with interviewer Pia Lindstrom, beginning with her Southern roots, education in Europe, and introduction to performing. Ms. Hart also speaks extensively about her late husband, playwright and director Moss Hart, and their many well known friends and colleagues, including George S. Kaufman, George Gershwin, Lillian Hellman, and the Marx Brothers, with whom Kitty co-starred in the 1935 film A night at the opera. Ms. Hart reminisces about her husband's experiences as director of the Broadway successes My fair lady and Camelot, and concludes by discussing her political work as an arts advocate since her husband's death
Richard II ( visu )
2 editions published between 1993 and 1998 in English and held by 2 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
Nine : the musical ( visu )
2 editions published between 1983 and 2003 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
The glass menagerie ( visu )
2 editions published between 1986 and 1994 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Sweeney Todd : the demon barber of Fleet street by Tim Burton( visu )
2 editions published between 1979 and 2006 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Reinventing himself as Sweeney Todd, a man unjustly sent to prison returns to exact revenge on those who ruined his life, especially the evil Judge Turpin who sent the man to prison. Not only does he seek revenge for the cruel punishment he suffered in prison, but also for what happened to his wife and daughter. When he returns to his home town, he reopens his barber shop, where Mr. Todd becomes the Demon of Fleet Street
The clean house ( visu )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Anything goes by Robert Lewis( visu )
2 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
While on a transatlantic voyage, two Broadway luminaries are on the lookout for a talented leading lady to star in their new show. Features an oceanful of tunes by Cole Porter, Jimmy Van Heusen, and Sammy Cahn
Empress of China ( visu )
2 editions published between 1984 and 2003 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
The Heidi chronicles ( visu )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Candide by Leonard Bernstein( visu )
2 editions published between 1975 and 1997 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Leonard Bernstein's operetta, based on the classic Voltaire story. Voltaire's Candide begins in Westphalia, Germany, where Candide is tortured by noted philosopher Doctor Pangloss on the idea that "all is for the best...in this best of all worlds." Candide first accepts this philosophy, but as he experiences war, poverty, the maliciousness of man, and the hypocricy of the church, he begins to doubt Pangloss
Zombie prom a new musical ( visu )
2 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
 
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