WorldCat Identities

Shaffer, Peter 1926-

Overview
Works: 327 works in 1,126 publications in 10 languages and 26,717 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Historical drama  Fiction  Musical films  Biographical films  Biography 
Roles: Other, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Speaker, Librettist, Creator, Conceptor, Commentator, Recipient, Interviewee
Classifications: PR6037.H23, 822.914
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Equus : a play by Peter Shaffer ( Book )
89 editions published between 1973 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 3,301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Plymouth Theatre, Kermit Bloomgarden and Doris Cole Abrahams in association with Frank Milton present "Equus," by Peter Shaffer, starring Anthony Hopkins, Peter Firth, with Michael Higgins, Marian Seldes, Roberta Maxwell and Frances Sternhagen, featuring Walter Mathews, Mary Doyle and Everett McGill, Philip Kraus, John Tyrrell, Gus Kaikkonen, David Ramsey, Gabriel Oshen, scenery and costumes by John Napier, lighting by Andy Phillips, sound by Marc Wilkinson, Mime by Claude Chagrin, American supervision of scenery and lighting by Howard Bay, costumes by Patricia Adshead, directed by John Dexter
Peter Shaffer's Amadeus by Peter Shaffer ( Book )
161 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 3,041 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The creator of Equus enters the world of Vienna in the time of Mozart, where the court musician Salieri reconstructs his efforts to destroy his archrival, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart--efforts that build to a chilling conclusion
The royal hunt of the sun : a play concerning the conquest of Peru by Peter Shaffer ( Book )
103 editions published between 1964 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,071 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the rich, humid air of sixteenth-century Peru, Atahuallpa, the Sun-God King, meets Pizarro the Conquistador, representative of the Spanish Empire at its most insatiable. While the Inca King is convinced of his own immortality, the Spaniard is cynical and greedy, leading to a collision of power and authority. Soon both men are locked in a struggle for survival; one of them must die and the survivor must face mortality, and the terrible truth of the world he lives in. Moving and atmospheric, The Royal Hunt of the Sun is an unforgettable drama of pride, empire and the conquest of bodies and souls
Lettice & lovage : a comedy by Peter Shaffer ( Book )
16 editions published between 1987 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A deeply productive friendship develops between one lady who loves the Theatre and History, and another lady who is a devotee of unvarnished Fact
Amadeus by Miloš Forman ( Visual )
55 editions published between 1984 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 942 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Views the life and music of Austrian composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart through the memories of an envious rival, Antonio Salieri
The collected plays of Peter Shaffer by Peter Shaffer ( Book )
4 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Five finger exercise : a play in two acts and four scenes by Peter Shaffer ( Book )
20 editions published between 1958 and 1962 in English and held by 912 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Black comedy ; including White lies : two plays by Peter Shaffer ( Book )
2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 881 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Equus and Shrivings : two plays by Peter Shaffer ( Book )
7 editions published between 1974 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 842 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The private ear ; The public eye : two plays by Peter Shaffer ( Book )
3 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Five finger exercise : a play by Peter Shaffer ( Book )
23 editions published between 1958 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 561 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The first stage success from the author of Equus and Amadeus, this taut family drama centers on a young German student who, coming to England to tutor the daughter of well-to-do family is drawn into the various individual dramas of these fractured, isolated people
Equus by Richard Rodney Bennett ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1977 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A troubled adolescent blinds six horses with a metal spike. Psychiatrist Martin Dysart investigates the acts and delves deep into Alan's psyche, confronting the mysteries of sexual passion and madness, as well as the dark demons of his own soul
The white liars ; and Black comedy : two one-act plays by Peter Shaffer ( Book )
7 editions published between 1968 and 1998 in English and held by 411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
White liars: 2 males, 1 female. A young man tries to use a fortune-teller to trick his friend into relinquishing his girlfriend to him. Black comedy: 5 males, 3 females. A romantic farce with a staging twist: when it is dark to the audience, it is light, and when the audience can see, the characters cannot
Peter Shaffer's Amadeus by Peter Shaffer ( Book )
12 editions published between 1981 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The private ear : a play in one act by Peter Shaffer ( Book )
8 editions published between 1962 and 1964 in English and held by 345 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Peter Shaffer's Amadeus by Peter Shaffer ( Book )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and another composer meet in a drama of jealousy, intrigue, sexual betrayal, and artistic backstabbing in the Imperial Austrian Court in Vienna
Three plays by Peter Shaffer ( Book )
32 editions published between 1976 and 1989 in 3 languages and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The gift of the Gorgon by Peter Shaffer ( Book )
19 editions published between 1993 and 2002 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lettice and lovage : a comedy in three acts by Peter Shaffer ( Book )
7 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The public eye : a play in one act by Peter Shaffer ( Book )
5 editions published between 1962 and 1963 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names

controlled identity Anthony, Peter, 1926-

Šafir, Pītir 1926-
Shaffer, Peter
Shaffer, Peter Levin.
Shaffer, Peter Levin 1926-
Sheffer, Piter.
Sheffer, Piter, 1926-
بيتر شافر، 1926-
شفر، بيتر 1926-
シェーファー, ピーター
Languages
English (562)
German (33)
French (26)
Spanish (4)
Czech (4)
Hebrew (3)
Persian (2)
Multiple languages (2)
Welsh (1)
Frisian (1)
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