WorldCat Identities

Wheeler, Hugh 1912-1987

Overview
Works: 282 works in 826 publications in 5 languages and 22,306 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Musicals  Musical films  Slasher films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Film adaptations  Original cast recordings  Librettos  Fiction  Filmed musicals 
Roles: Librettist, Author, Author of screenplay, Adapter, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Recipient, Contributor, Scenarist, Lyricist
Classifications: ML50.S705, 782.14
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Most widely held works by Hugh Wheeler
Sweeney Todd : the demon barber of Fleet street by Tim Burton( Visual )

35 editions published between 1984 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,968 WorldCat member 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. Mrs. Lovett is Sweeney's amorous accomplice who creates diabolical meat pies out of the remains of Mr. Todd's victims
A little night music : original Broadway cast recording by Stephen Sondheim( Recording )

55 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,745 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Catherine Zeta-Jones makes her long-awaited Broadway debut in an intimate version of Stephen Sondheim's classic musical. Joining her in this production is stage and screen icon Angela Lansbury
Sweeney Todd, the demon barber of Fleet Street : a musical thriller by Stephen Sondheim( Book )

38 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barber Sweeney Todd returns to London seeking revenge for the loss of his wife and daughter by killing customers and dropping to the shop downstairs to be made into meat pies by Mrs. Lovett. Includes sketches and photographs from several productions
Sweeney Todd : the demon barber of Fleet Street by Stephen Sondheim( Recording )

31 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sweeny Todd shaves gentlemen in his Fleet Street shop and the gentlemen are never seen again
Pacific overtures by Stephen Sondheim( Book )

13 editions published between 1976 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kennedy Center presents the Harold Prince production, in association with Ruth Mitchell "Pacific Overtures," starring Mako, with Soon-Teck Oh, Yuki Shimoda, Sab Shimono, Isao Sato, music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, book by John Weidman, additional material by Hugh Wheeler, scenic production designed by Boris Aronson, costumes designed by Florence Klotz, lighting designed by Tharon Musser, orchestrations by Jonathan Tunick, music direction by Paul Gemignani, dance music by Daniel Troob, Kabuki consultant Haruki Fujimoto, masks & dolls by E.J. Taylor, choreography by Patricia Birch, production directed by Harold Prince
A little night music : a new musical by Stephen Sondheim( )

22 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sweeney Todd, the demon barber of Fleet Street : a musical thriller by Stephen Sondheim( )

27 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sweeney Todd : original cast by Stephen Sondheim( Recording )

3 editions published between 1987 and 2016 in English and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leonard Bernstein's Candide : a comic operetta in two acts by Leonard Bernstein( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on Voltaire's tale of an innocent young man's journey through a life filled with colorful characters and unexpected life lessons
Big fish, little fish : a new comedy by Hugh Wheeler( Book )

7 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy with a setting in New York City
Sweeney Todd : the demon barber of Fleet Street : in concert by Stephen Sondheim( Visual )

12 editions published between 2001 and 2016 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sweeney Todd seeks revenge against the judge who once deported him to Australia, an act that led to the death of Todd's beloved wife
Candide : a comic operetta in two acts by Leonard Bernstein( )

27 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pacific overtures original cast recording by Stephen Sondheim( Recording )

13 editions published between 1984 and 2011 in English and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Candide : opera house version, 1982 by Leonard Bernstein( Recording )

15 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in English and held by 546 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Candide by Voltaire( Recording )

26 editions published between 1974 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this witty political satire, a gentleman plagued by misfortune clings to the belief that all is for the best. Voltaire mocks the eternal optimist philosophy of his day that proclaimed human and natural disasters part of a larger cosmic plan
A little night music by Stephen Sondheim( Book )

28 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Libretto of a musical
Four by Sondheim, Wheeler, Lapine, Shevelove and Gelbart by Stephen Sondheim( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An anthology of musicals as published in individual volumes by Applause. Music & lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. The complete books & lyrics with set & costume designs, production photos, essays & more. Includes drawings by Al Hirschfeld
A little night music : a new musical comedy by Stephen Sondheim( Book )

9 editions published between 1970 and 1973 in English and held by 494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Middle-aged Frederick Egerman has been patiently waiting a year for his young bride Anne to consummate their marriage. But unbeknownst to Frederick, his son Erich is also in love with Anne. To complicate matters, Frederick's former mistress Desiree Armfeldt arrives in town--but Desiree is having a clandestine affair with the husband of the Countess Mittelheim! The mismatched couples in this delightful bedroom farce are all invited to a country estate where their lives (and loves) are inevitably sorted out."
Best American plays( )

in English and held by 487 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Candide : comic operetta in two acts by Burton D Fisher( )

2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Sweeney Todd : the demon barber of Fleet street
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controlled identityPatrick, Q.

controlled identityQuentin, Patrick

controlled identityStagge, Jonathan

Hugh Wheeler Brits scenarioschrijver (1912-1987)

Hugh Wheeler escritor inglés

Wheeler, Hugh C.

Wheeler, Hugh C. 1912-1987

Wheeler, Hugh Callingham.

Wheeler Hugh Callingham 1912-1987

Wheeler, Hugh Callingham 1913-

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Sweeney Todd, the demon barber of Fleet Street : a musical thrillerPacific overturesA little night music : a new musicalSweeney Todd, the demon barber of Fleet Street : a musical thrillerCandide : a comic operetta in two actsA little night musicFour by Sondheim, Wheeler, Lapine, Shevelove and GelbartCandide : comic operetta in two acts