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Old Vic Company

Overview
Works: 170 works in 333 publications in 1 language and 1,734 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Comedy plays  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Historical drama  Juvenile works  Musical settings  Tragicomedies  Outlines and syllabi  Audio adaptations 
Roles: Performer, Originator, Producer, Actor
Classifications: PR2825.A2, 822.33
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Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Recording )

11 editions published between 1957 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of Shakespeare's tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark
Murder in the cathedral by T. S Eliot( Recording )

15 editions published between 1953 and 2006 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A historical drama of the events surrounding the 1170 killing of Archbishop Thomas Becket in Canterbury Cathedral
The beggar's opera by Benjamin Britten( Recording )

3 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

N 1981 Richard Bonynge, together with an illustrious cast of singers (Joan Sutherland, Kiri Te Kanawa, et. al.) and actors (Angela Lansbury, Warren Mitchell, Michael Hordern, et. al.) went into Kingsway Hall for a recording of a new edition (by Richard Bonynge and Douglas Gamley) of John Gay's The Beggar's Opera. Written in 1728, it is a ballad opera in three acts (Ballad operas were satiric musical plays that used some of the conventions of opera, but without recitative. The lyrics of the airs in the piece are set to popular broadsheet ballads, opera arias, church hymns and folk tunes of the time.) Running for 62 consecutive performances, the piece notched up a record the longest run in theatre history up to that time. Unlike other existing recordings of The Beggar's Opera, this new performing edition features opera stars alongside great actors as well as a full-size (double woodwind) orchestra. One of the most sought after of Sutherland/Bonynge collaborations, the original CD has long been out of print and here reappears with the original liner notes as well as the full libretto
Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( Recording )

13 editions published between 1953 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatization of Shakespeare's tragedy of two lovers
William Shakespeare's Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Recording )

14 editions published between 1953 and 2004 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tragedy of the Scottish thane who becomes obsessed with the desire for power and, spurred on by his wife, murders Duncan, his king, in order to become king himself
NOW : in the wings on a world stage( Visual )

7 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the 2012 production of Shakespeare's Richard III by the Bridge Project Company, a three year project by the Brooklyn Academy of Music and the Old Vic Company
A midsummer night's dream : op. 21/op. 61 = Ein Sommernachtstraum = Songe d'une nuit d'été by Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy( Recording )

3 editions published in 1954 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fairy creatures meddle with varying results in the lives of humans wandering in the woods
Prompt books and actor's copies : Theatre Museum, V & A, London by Theatre Museum (Victoria and Albert Museum)( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare( Recording )

6 editions published between 1979 and 1982 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comedy of youth. An Aristocratic country house and its inhabitants set the stage for a portrayal of the varieties of love
Macbeth by William Shakespeare( )

8 editions published between 1958 and 1983 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes a copy of the script of the play and other information, with scribbled notes
Twelfth night; or, What you will by William Shakespeare( )

8 editions published between 1953 and 1983 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes a copy of the script of the play, as well as stage direction notes, provisional cast list and other information
King Lear by Ivor John Carnegie Brown( Book )

1 edition published in 1946 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The taming of the shrew by William Shakespeare( )

7 editions published between 1954 and 1983 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes a copy of the script of the play, as well as fly plot and prop setting plot, among others
The life of Henry the Fifth by William Shakespeare( )

7 editions published between 1950 and 1983 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National Theatre, Louis A. Lotito, managing director, Old Vic Trust Ltd. and the Arts Council of Great Britain present under the management of S. Hurok, The Old Vic Company, in the plays of Shakespeare, directed by Michael Benthall, "Henry V," by William Shakespeare, directed by Michael Benthall, decor and costumes by Audrey Cruddas, music composed by Frederick Marshall, musical director Arthur Lief
Measure for measure by William Shakespeare( )

6 editions published between 1955 and 1983 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes a copy of the script of the play, as well as stage working plot, fly plot and other information
Scenes from Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare( Recording )

1 edition published in 1956 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Troilus and Cressida by William Shakespeare( Book )

3 editions published between 1955 and 1957 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National Theatre, Louis A. Lotito, managing director, Old Vic Trust Ltd. and the Arts Council of Great Britain present under the management of S. Hurok, The Old Vic Company, director Michael Benthall, administrative director Alfred Francis with Paul Rogers, Claire Bloom, John Neville, Coral Browne, Rosemary Harris, Richard Wordsworth, Jack Gwillim, Ernest Hare, Wynne Clark in The plays of Shakespeare: "Troilus and Cressida," by William Shakespeare, directed by Tyrone Guthrie, costumes and decor by Frederick Crooke, music composed by Frederick Marshall, fights arranged by Bernard Hepton and John Greenwood, orchestra under the direction of Arthur Lief
Macbeth( Book )

2 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National Theatre, Louis A. Lotito, managing director, Old Vic Trust Ltd. and the Arts Council of Great Britain present under the management of S. Hurok, The Old Vic Company, director Michael Benthall, administrative director Alfred Francis with Paul Rogers, Claire Bloom, John Neville, Coral Browne, Rosemary Harris, Richard Wordsworth, Jack Gwillim, Ernest Hare, Wynne Clark in The plays of Shakespeare: "Macbeth," by William Shakespeare, directed by Michael Benthall, costumes and decor by Audrey Cruddas, music composed by Brian Easdale, fight arranged by Bernard Hepton and John Greenwood, orchestra under the direction of Arthur Lief
The merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare( )

5 editions published between 1955 and 1983 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes a copy of the script of the play, with scribbled notes
Richard II( Book )

3 editions published between 1955 and 1957 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

National Theatre, Louis A. Lotito, managing director, Old Vic Trust Ltd. and the Arts Council of Great Britain present under the management of S. Hurok, The Old Vic Company, director Michael Benthall, administrative director Alfred Francis with Paul Rogers, Claire Bloom, John Neville, Coral Browne, Rosemary Harris, Richard Wordsworth, Jack Gwillim, Ernest Hare, Wynne Clark in The plays of Shakespeare: "Richard II," by William Shakespeare, directed by Michael Benthall, decor and costumes by Leslie Hurry, music composed by Christopher Wheelen, orchestra under the direction of Arthur Lief
 
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