WorldCat Identities

Wheeler, Hugh 1912-1987

Overview
Works: 244 works in 749 publications in 4 languages and 20,899 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Original cast recordings  Fiction  Musicals  Librettos  Music  History  Vocal scores  Satire  Film adaptations 
Roles: Librettist, Author, Author of screenplay, Adapter, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Recipient, Lyricist, Scenarist
Classifications: ML50.S705, 782.14
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Hugh Wheeler
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 1,675 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
A little night music original Broadway cast recording by Stephen Sondheim( Recording )

50 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 1,536 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
Pacific overtures by Stephen Sondheim( Book )

13 editions published between 1976 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,139 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
Sweeney Todd the demon barber of Fleet Street : highlights from the motion picture soundtrack by Stephen Sondheim( Recording )

28 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,077 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sweeny Todd shaves gentlemen in his Fleet Street shop and the gentlemen are never seen again
A little night music by Stephen Sondheim( Book )

37 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,005 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Libretto of a musical
A little night music : a new musical by Stephen Sondheim( )

19 editions published between 1973 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

25 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Big fish, little fish : a new comedy by Hugh Wheeler( Book )

7 editions published in 1961 in English and held by 628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy with a setting in New York City
Sweeney Todd original cast by Stephen Sondheim( Recording )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

25 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 584 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 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

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

Four by Sondheim, Wheeler, Lapine, Shevelove and Gelbart by Stephen Sondheim( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 500 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
Pacific overtures by Stephen Sondheim( )

8 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Candide by Leonard Bernstein( )

7 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Candide by Voltaire( Recording )

24 editions published between 1974 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 359 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. - Container
Leonard Bernstein's Candide : a comic opera in two acts by Leonard Bernstein( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adaptation of Voltaire's fable about a young man whose simplicity and optimism drop him into one disaster after another
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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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Four by Sondheim, Wheeler, Lapine, Shevelove and Gelbart
Alternative Names

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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Languages
English (298)

German (4)

Danish (2)

Italian (1)

Covers
Pacific overturesA little night musicA little night music : a new musicalSweeney Todd, the demon barber of Fleet Street : a musical thrillerCandide : a comic operetta in two actsFour by Sondheim, Wheeler, Lapine, Shevelove and GelbartPacific overturesCandide : comic operetta in two acts