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Horovitz, Israel

Works: 319 works in 803 publications in 6 languages and 17,575 library holdings
Genres: Drama  One-act plays  Periodicals  Comedy films  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Romance films  Historical films  Acting editions  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Author of screenplay, Interviewee, Bibliographic antecedent, fmd, Scenarist, Director, Other, Restager , Adapter, Creator, Performer, Recipient, Speaker, Conceptor
Classifications: PS3558.O69, 812.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Israel Horovitz
My old lady by Israel Horovitz( Visual )

31 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 1,302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Mathias arrives at the sumptuous Parisian apartment he inherited from his father, he's surprised that the property comes with two stubborn live-in tenants who are not required to leave according to an ancient French real estate law. Unable to sell the place, Mathias moves in with the feisty Englishwoman Mathilde and her daughter, Chloe. But as Mathias and Chloe draw increasingly closer, Mathilde unveils a complex labyrinth of secrets that unites the trio in unexpected ways
New York, I love you by Fatih Akin( Visual )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the city that never sleeps, love is always on the mind. Those passions come together as they create a kaleidoscope of the spontaneous, surprising, electrifying human connections that pump the city's heartbeat. Sexy, funny, haunting and revealing encounters unfold beneath the Manhattan skyline. From Tribeca to Central Park to Brooklyn, the story weaves a tale of love as diverse as the very fabric of New York itself. A collection of 10 different stories of love
My old lady by Israel Horovitz( )

16 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in English and French and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A down on his luck middle aged man inherits an apartment in Paris, he plans to solve his financial woes by selling it. He arrives on the doorstep and discovers, to his dismay, that the elderly woman living there has lifetime habitation rights under an arcane French law and she is not about to give them up. Because he has no other place to go, she invites him to stay in the spacious apartment. A spiral of friendship, romance with the old lady's out-spoken daughter, and some uncomfortable revelations about his unmourned father affect all in this poignant play with strong roles for all three actors." -- Back cover
Sunshine by István Szabó( Visual )

27 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compelling epic about generations of a Hungarian Jewish family caught up in the upheavals and false hopes of a war-swept 20th century
Heaven and other poems by Israel Horovitz( )

2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With more than 70 produced plays and many produced screenplays, playwright/director/author Israel Horovitz presents a new dimension to his creative output in Heaven and Other Poems, the 75-year-old author's first-ever authorized poetry collection. A tour-de-force of emotion, empathy and deep, melancholic beauty, Heaven and Other Poems is a stunning collection of work crafted over a lifetime. From the epic poem "Stations of the Cross" with its startling, tenderly crafted images of familial love and loss, to the punchy and pointed aphorisms of the twin "Defining the French Novel" and "Defining the American Novel" Horovitz displays a remarkable range, and--throughout--a deep understanding of humanity. As the most-produced American playwright in French theatre history, Horovitz sets many of his in France, where he often directs French-language productions of his plays. The collection is filled with surprises and special gifts, such as the never-before-published translation of one of his poems by master playwright Samuel Beckett, from whom Horovitz found thematic and stylistic inspiration for his own work. A truly inspired poetry collection.--Publisher's description
The Best short plays( )

in English and held by 630 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Man with bags : a play by Israel Horovitz( Book )

2 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best American plays( )

in English and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New American dramatists, 1960-1980 by Ruby Cohn( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Israel Horovitz trilogy by Israel Horovitz( Book )

4 editions published between 1983 and 1987 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Today, I am a fountain pen tells the story of 10-year-old Irving Yanover, a piano-playing prodigy who has begun to question his kosher parents on love, tolerance, and bacon. A Rosen by any other name follows 12-year-old Stanley Rosen's family problems as his mother plans the ultimate in bar mitvahs. The Chopin playoffs focuses on the fierce competition between two piano-playing high school seniors, Irving Yanover and Stanley Rosen. The victor will receive a college scholarship - and win the heart of pretty Fern Phipps. These three comedies about growing up Jewish in a small Canadian town received tremendous critical acclaim at their respective premieres at the American Jewish Theatre in New York City
The primary English class : a play in two acts by Israel Horovitz( Book )

16 editions published between 1975 and 1979 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Wakefield plays by Israel Horovitz( Book )

11 editions published between 1979 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Morning by Israel Horovitz( Book )

6 editions published between 1969 and 1971 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First season by Israel Horovitz( Book )

8 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The biography of Peter Baxter, who for thirty-four years was the producer of "Test Match Special", BBC radio's world-famous program. He covered around 400 Test matches and 9 World Cups as a producer, reporter and commentator
Alfred the great; a play in three acts by Israel Horovitz( Book )

4 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 313 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Israel Horovitz : collected works by Israel Horovitz( Book )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Indian wants the Bronx; a play by Israel Horovitz( Book )

5 editions published between 1968 and 1996 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"An East Indian gets lost on his first day in New York as two teenage punks find him waiting at a lonely bus stop. He cannot understand English, and the boys have some fun with him--at least it starts out as fun. But little by little, as the minutes go by and the bus doesn't come, they get bored; then annoyed; then vicious. It is the very pointlessness of their brutality that makes the play--with its awful final image of the Indian jabbering into a dead phone--so disturbing. We are convinced that this is exactly what would happen at this particular bus stop on this particular night; we see, again, that violence in the big city is as much a child of ennui as of anger. And, as the nightmare spell of the play takes hold, and the boys torture their victim with increasing relish, we are brought to a shocking awareness of how thin the veneer of civilization can be--of how close beneath the surface of all men lurks the primitive impulse to hurt and humiliate those whose very helplessness and inability to communicate can only frustrate and enrage."--Publisher's description."
Three Gloucester plays by Israel Horovitz( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Park Your Car in Harvqard Yard pits Kathleen Hogan against her former high school teacher Jacob Brackish, who choked off her chance to go to college by failing her as he had failed her parents and her late husband; Henry Lumper tells the story of a dynasty rocked by treachery. The wharves come to brilliant life as two men and their sons battle drug-smuggling, insurance fraud and the theft of their dignity; North Shore Fish paints a poignant portrait of desperation as the unskilled workers realize their days of employment are numbered
Park your car in Harvard yard : a comedy by Israel Horovitz( Recording )

17 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jacob Brackish, the toughest, meanest teacher ever to set foot in Gloucester High School is dying ... at home. His advertisement for a housekeeper to look after him during his final years is answered by a mousy 40-year old named Kathleen, a woman Jacob has forgotten he flunked years before
Two new plays : Unexpected tenderness and Fighting over Beverley by Israel Horovitz( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unexpected Tenderness is a poignant drama about a dysfunctional Jewish family in Massachusetts, structured as a memory play. Roddy Stern recalls what it was like growing up in a family dominated by his paranoid father, a truck driver who lurked outside his house instead of working to catch his wife with other men. A long suffering and abused saint, Roddy's mother raised two children in this difficult environment. Roddy's complex father is portrayed as a loving man with a demon inside that he fights but cannot exorcize. He eventually loses all control and drives away the family he loves
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Alternative Names
Horovitz, Arthur I. 1939-

Horovitz, Israel 1939-

Horovitz, Israel A. 1939-

Horowitz Isräel 1939-....

Israël Horovitz acteur américain

Israel Horovitz americký dramatik

Israel Horovitz Amerikaans acteur

Israel Horovitz amerikansk skådespelare

Israel Horovitz amerikansk skodespelar

Israel Horovitz amerikansk skuespiller

Israel Horovitz escritor estadounidense

Israel Horovitz US-amerikanischer Dramatiker, Drehbuchautor und Schauspieler

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