WorldCat Identities

Richards, Stanley 1918-1980

Overview
Works: 132 works in 308 publications in 1 language and 20,189 library holdings
Genres: Drama  One-act plays  Librettos  Detective and mystery plays  Periodicals  Gay drama  History  Notated music  One-act plays  Acting editions 
Roles: Author, Editor, Compiler, Other, Originator, Correspondent, Composer
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Stanley Richards
Black theater, U.S.A.; forty-five plays by Black Americans, 1847-1974 by James V Hatch( Book )

2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 1,523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Various themes and styles are represented in this anthology of comic and tragic works by Black American playwrights
The Best short plays( )

in English and held by 1,322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best plays of the sixties by Stanley Richards( Book )

9 editions published between 1952 and 1970 in English and held by 1,303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Royal Hunt of the Sun
Best short plays of the world theatre, 1958-1967 by Stanley Richards( Book )

5 editions published between 1968 and 1973 in English and held by 1,196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great rock musicals by Stanley Richards( Book )

13 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains the librettos of eight rock musicals from the 1960s-90s. Credits for these works are: "The Wiz: the Super Soul Musical "Wonderful Wizard of Oz" (1974), music and lyrics by Charlie Smalls and book by William F. Brown. / "Two Gentlemen of Verona" (1971), book by John Guare and Mel Shapiro, lyrics by Guare and music by Galt MacDermot, based on the Shakespeare comedy. / "Grease" (1971), music, lyrics and book by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey. / "Jesus Christ Superstar" (1970), music by Andrew Lloyd-Webber, lyrics and book by Tim Rice. / "Your Own Thing" (1968), music and lyrics by Hal Hester and Danny Apolinar, book adaptation by Donald Driver, based on Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night." / "Hair: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical" (1967), book and lyrics by James Rado and Gerome Ragni and music by Galt MacDermot. / "The Who's Tommy" (1992), music and lyrics by Pete Townshend ; book by Pete Townshend and Des McAnuff, based on the 1969 rock-opera album by The Who. / "Promenade" (1965, 1969), book and lyrics by María Irene Fornés and music by Rev. Al Carmines
America on stage : ten great plays of American history by Stanley Richards( Book )

9 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 1,087 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

10 classic mystery and suspense plays of the modern theatre by Stanley Richards( Book )

6 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 1,076 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of ten detective, mystery, and thriller plays first produced in the mid-twentieth century, several of which were later adapted into motion pictures
Ten great musicals of the American theatre by Stanley Richards( Book )

9 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 1,066 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes the librettos of Of thee I sing, Porgy and Bess, One touch of Venus, Brigadoon, Kiss me Kate, West Side story, Gypsy, Fiddler on the roof, 1776, and Company
Best mystery and suspense plays of the modern theatre by Stanley Richards( Book )

6 editions published between 1970 and 1975 in English and held by 1,060 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Witness for the prosecution, by A. Christie.--Dial "M" for murder, by F. Knott.--Sleuth, by A. Shaffer.--The letter, by W.S. Maugham.--Child's play, by R. Marasco.--Arsenic and old lace, by J. Kesselring.--Angel Street, by P. Hamilton.--Bad seed, by M. Anderson.--Dangerous corner, by J.B. Priestley.--Dracula, by H. Deane and J.L. Balderston
The most popular plays of the American theatre : ten of Broadway's longest-running plays by Stanley Richards( Book )

13 editions published between 1973 and 1989 in English and held by 985 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plays ranging from melodramatic thrillers to contemporary comedies
Best plays of the seventies( Book )

6 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 946 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best short plays of the world theatre, 1968-1973 by Stanley Richards( Book )

5 editions published between 1968 and 1973 in English and held by 924 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twenty one-act plays : an anthology for amateur performing groups( Book )

5 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 852 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Tony winners : a collection of ten exceptional plays, winners of the Tony Award for the most distinguished play of the year( Book )

7 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 735 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A sampling of ten winners through three decades, beginning with the first, Mister Roberts (1948), to one of the most recent, The River Niger (1974)
Great musicals of the American theatre by Stanley Richards( Book )

7 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Full scripts of classic American musicals
Modern short comedies from Broadway and London by Stanley Richards( Book )

5 editions published between 1969 and 1970 in English and held by 536 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Great musicals of the American theatre, volume two( Book )

4 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This anthology includes the librettos of ten American musicals, spanning the years 1938 to 1973
Best short plays 1973 by Stanley Richards( Book )

10 editions published between 1971 and 1979 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best short plays 1975( Book )

3 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 220 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Best short plays, 1969( Book )

5 editions published between 1969 and 1970 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Richards, Stanley, 1918-

Languages
English (140)