WorldCat Identities

Uhry, Alfred

Overview
Works: 155 works in 363 publications in 7 languages and 8,668 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy films  Fiction  Film adaptations  Fiction  Musicals  Excerpts  Vocal scores  Interviews  History 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Adapter, Librettist, Lyricist, Bibliographic antecedent, Scenarist, Other, Photographer, Composer, Production personnel
Classifications: PS3571.H7, 791.4372
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Most widely held works by Alfred Uhry
Driving Miss Daisy by Alfred Uhry( Visual )

48 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 2,509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1948, Miss Daisy Werthan, an elderly, cranky ex-school teacher from Atlanta, crashes her new Packard through a retaining wall into her neighbor's yard. Her concerned son Boolie reasons she no longer is able to drive herself, and over her strenuous objections hires the gentle, tactful, and wily black widower Hoke Colburn to be her chauffeur. As a Jew, Miss Daisy is also the victim of prejudice, and she gradually overcomes her subconscious bigotry to see Hoke as a true friend. Beginning in frostiness, their slow changing relationship mirrors the changing racial climate in the south through the burgeoning of civil rights movement
Driving Miss Daisy by Alfred Uhry( Book )

58 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 2,377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the script of the play "Driving Miss Daisy," the story of the strong bond that develops over the course of twenty-five years between an elderly Jewish widow and her chauffeur, an African-American man
The last night of Ballyhoo by Alfred Uhry( Book )

7 editions published between 1996 and 2001 in English and held by 997 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To all appearances, The Last Night of Ballyhoo declares itself to be nothing more than an old-fashioned, family-centered, living-room comedy
Mystic pizza by Donald Petrie( Visual )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2001 in English and French and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three young women, waitresses at a pizza parlor in Mystic, Connecticut, spend a special summer discovering romance
Parade by Jason Robert Brown( Recording )

8 editions published in 1999 in English and German and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parade by Jason Robert Brown( )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vocal selections [from] The robber bridegroom : a new musical by Robert Waldman( )

4 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

LoveMusik a new Broadway musical by Kurt Weill( Recording )

2 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The robber bridegroom by Robert Waldman( Recording )

5 editions published between 1978 and 1998 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The robber bridegroom : vocal selections by Robert Waldman( )

3 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Delta Jews by Mike DeWitt( Visual )

4 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For over a century, the Mississippi Delta has been home to a thriving Jewish community. Through the eyes of the few who remain, this video traces the history of the community and its relationship to its white Christian and black neighbors. We meet families who as merchants and farmers have taken on many characteristic speech patterns and social attitudes, yet maintained their traditions, even if it took importing rabbis and travelling miles for services or seders
Parade original Broadway cast recording by Jason Robert Brown( Recording )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rich in love by Bruce Beresford( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in English and French and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A retired man's wife of 27 years has left him to start a new life. Ironically her departure leads to her family's growth and maturity
Charlie Rose( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Director James Moll and Holocaust survivors Renee Firestone, Irene Zisblatt and Congressman Tom Lantos talk about the new film The last days, their stories of survival, the horrors of mass murder, and ways in which the world can prevent it in the future. Then, director Hal Prince and playwright Alfred Uhry discuss their new musical Parade, the development of the story and show, the challenges of mounting a musical when the producers go bankrupt, and the attempts to keep the show open at Lincoln Center"--Container
Paseando a Miss Daisy by Bruce Beresford( Visual )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in Spanish and English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miss Daisy (Jessica Tandy), una antipática profesora jubilada de 72 años, decide comprarse un coche. Su hijo (Dan Aykroyd), temiendo un posible caos circulatorio o, peor aún, un accidente, contrata a un chófer negro (Morgan Freeman) para que conduzca el vehículo. Al principio, la anciana y el tranquilo conductor no se llevan demasiado bien
Miss Daisy und ihr Chauffeur Driving Miss Daisy( Visual )

8 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in German and Undetermined and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Parade a new musical by Jason Robert Brown( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A spasso con Daisy by Bruce Beresford( Visual )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in Multiple languages and Italian and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ad Atlanta, nei primi anni Cinquanta, un'anziana e burbera signora accetta malvolentieri l'intromissione nella propria vita di un inserviente di colore. Tra i due, dopo vent'anni di vita condivisa, si crea una solida amicizia
Working in the theatre( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George C. White and Brendan Gill interview playwrights, directors, and choreographers of various Broadway plays
The robber bridegroom by Eudora Welty( Book )

2 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legendary figures of Mississippi's past-flatboatman Mike Fink and the dreaded Harp brothers-mingle with characters from Eudora Welty's own imagination in an exuberant fantasy set along the Natchez Trace. Berry-stained bandit of the woods Jamie Lockhart steals Rosamond, the beautiful daughter of pioneer planter Clement Musgrove, to set in motion this frontier fairy tale. For all her wild, rich fancy, Welty writes prose that is as disciplined as it is beautiful New Yorker)
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
The last night of Ballyhoo
Alternative Names
Alfred Uhry amerikanischer Schriftsteller

Uhry, Alfred Fox 1936-

Uhry Alfred H.

Альфред Ури

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Driving Miss DaisyThe last night of BallyhooParadeThe robber bridegroom : vocal selectionsDrama for students : presenting analysis, context and criticism on commonly studied dramasDrama criticism