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

Overview
Works: 1,598 works in 1,693 publications in 1 language and 1,840 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Biography  Television adaptations  Documentary films  Biographical films  History  Historical drama  Film and video adaptations  Interviews 
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Medea by Euripides( visu )
1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 30 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
Thurgood ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 27 libraries worldwide
Historical drama based on the life and career of Thurgood Marshall (1908-1993), the first African-American jurist to serve on the United States Supreme Court
The syringa tree ( visu )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
The Syringa Tree is the story of an abiding love between two families, one black, one white, and two children who are born into their shared household in the early 1960s in South Africa. All 28 characters are portrayed by one actress, Pamela Gien
Company a musical comedy by Stephen Sondheim( visu )
4 editions published between 1972 and 2007 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
"Company is a funny, sophisticated exploration of love and commitment as seen through the eyes of a charming perpetual bachelor questioning his single state and his enthusiastically married, slightly envious friends"--Container
A raisin in the sun ( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 8 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
Sunset Boulevard by Billy Wilder( visu )
3 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 8 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
Cymbeline ( visu )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2008 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Gypsy by Mervyn LeRoy( visu )
4 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
The story of burlesque star Gypsy Rose Lee, her rise to stardom from vaudeville and her volatile relationship with her ambitious mother
Grey Gardens ( visu )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Musical based on the lives of Edith Bouvier Beale (1896-1977) and her daughter "Little Edie" Beale (1917-2002), cousins of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis
Follies ( visu )
4 editions published between 1983 and 2007 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
A live performance of the play Follies, by lyricist Stephen Sondheim & playwright James Goldman
No way to treat a lady ( visu )
3 editions published between 1987 and 1997 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
King Lear ( visu )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 3 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
Seascape ( visu )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
The pajama game by George Abbott( visu )
3 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
A labor/management dispute at the Sleeptite Pajama Factory is the subject of this musical comedy
Sight unseen ( visu )
2 editions published between 1992 and 2004 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Sunday in the park with George by Stephen Sondheim( visu )
3 editions published between 1983 and 2008 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Broadway musical loosely based on the life of artist Georges Seurat
The history boys by Nicholas Hytner( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Centers around eight boisterous-yet-talented schoolboys hoping to gain admittance to England's most prestigious universities. They are aided on their quest by two teachers, a shrewd young upstart and an inspiring old eccentric, whose opposing philosophies challenge the boys to confront the true meaning of education and the relative values of happiness and success
Topdog/underdog ( visu )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
"Damn Yankees" by Jerry Ross( visu )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in English and held by 3 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)
Yellow face ( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Autobiographical work in which playwright Henry David Hwang examines the dilemma of Asian Americans in the performing arts. The play makes reference to his own earlier works M. Butterfly and Face value, and to the controversy surrounding the casting of Welsh actor Jonathan Pryce as a Eurasian character in the 1990 Broadway musical Miss Saigon
 
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