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Papp, Joseph

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The pirates of Penzance by W. S Gilbert( Visual )

30 editions published between 1980 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,496 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Pirates of Penzance, Gilbert and Sullivan's classic musical comedy of mistaken identity, comes swashbuckling to the screen with all the laughs, songs and stars that made it a long-running Broadway smash! Kevin Kline reprises his Tony Award winning role along with Angela Lansbury, Linda Ronstadt, George Rose and Rex Smith in the story of a roguish pirate king and his adventurous young charge who explore the coastline in search of treasure and romance. It's a fresh, funny and colorful extravaganza that's the very model of a modern movie musical
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Visual )

29 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in English and held by 753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic Shakespeare play in which an old king prematurely divides his kingdom among his 3 daughters
Free for all : Joe Papp, the public, and the greatest theater story ever told by Kenneth Turan( Book )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 663 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Los Angeles Times" film critic Kenneth Turan takes you behind the scenes at the Public Theater and tells the amazing story of how Joe Papp made American theatrical and cultural history
Shakespeare alive! by Joseph Papp( Book )

5 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and held by 640 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes London during Shakespeare's time, Elizabethan theater, how plays were produced, music of the time, where Shakespeare got his plots, and how he transformed them
Much ado about nothing by William Shakespeare( Visual )

20 editions published between 1972 and 2004 in English and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This production sets Shakespeare's comedy in turn-of-the-century America, with corresponding sets, costumes, and music
William Shakespeare's "naked" Hamlet; a production handbook by Joseph Papp( Book )

10 editions published between 1969 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 445 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This version of Shakespeare's tragedy of Hamlet, prince of Denmark, is presented in modern dress
Alice at the palace( Visual )

14 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An entertaining and shrewdly conceived retelling of the Carroll classics with all of the beloved characters given a unique twist by the witty and charming performances of an accomplished theatrical ensemble
Samuel Beckett's Happy days by Samuel Beckett( Visual )

19 editions published between 1980 and 2004 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Happy days tells the story of Winnie, an eternal optimist facing the harsh realities of the world with a smile and impenetrable cheerfulness. Samuel Beckett captures her, in his words, "laughing wild amid severest woe." With aching and audacious humor, Beckett probes humankind's search for meaning and questions the relationships that bind one person to another
Troilus and Cressida by William Shakespeare( Book )

2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cressida, a Trojan woman, pledges her love to Troilus, one of King Priam's sons. However, when her father demands her presence in the Greek camp, she quickly switches her affections to Diomedes, the Greek soldier who is sent to escort her
Love's labor's lost : with an essay on the direction of the play by William Shakespeare( Book )

2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Shakespeare's A Midsummer night's dream by William Shakespeare( Visual )

9 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents Shakespeare's comedy of magic, mistaken identity, reconciliation, and self-discovery
Andrei Serban at work( Visual )

11 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in English and held by 266 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profile of theater director Andrei Serban, including conversation with Croyden and reflections on Serban by Joseph Papp and Ellen Stewart. Filmed excerpts of Serban's productions are included
American playwrights at Joseph Papp's Public Theater( Visual )

9 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the goals and techniques of Papp's famous Public Theater in New York. Croyden, Papp and various writers discuss issues such as plot development, the role of women playwrights, and the persistence of parent-child relationships as play material
Ethnic playwrights at Joseph Papp's public theater( Visual )

3 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plenty by David Hare( Visual )

12 editions published between 1982 and 2010 in English and Spanish and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Susan Traherne is a former World War II French Resistance fighter who returns to her home in post-war Britain haunted by her experiences in occupied France. She finds that she is having trouble fitting back into formal British society after the war
The complete works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare( Book )

7 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black theater : interviews( Visual )

2 editions published between 1978 and 1987 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The meaning of black theatre is discussed by accomplished playwrights, directors, producers and performers
Black theatre : the making of a movement( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recaptures the birth of a new theatre from the Civil Rights activism of the 1950's, '60s, and '70s. Presents an encyclopedia of the leading figures, institutions and events. Clips from historic productions include the first all-black production of Genet's The Blacks, along with A Raisin in the sun, Black girl, Dutchman, and For Colored girls who have considered suicide when the rainbow is enuf. These plays marched onto the world stage and into American playhouses during the heyday of the Civil Rights ad Black Power movements. Out of the revolutionary demands for equality and self-determination came a cultural revolution that shook the theatre establishment with new aesthetics and narratives reflecting the exigent cry for racial justice. This film documents the birth of this new theatre and highlights the leading figures and events that transformed the American stage. Amiri Baraka, Ossie Davis, James Earl Jones and Ntozake Shange describe their aspirations for a theatre serving the Black community, and reveal how these actors and playwrights laid the basis for the Black theatre of the present
New York Shakespeare Festival : related television coverage( Visual )

22 editions published between 1980 and 1990 in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Compilation of television coverage related to the New York Shakespeare Festival. Eight segments from New York City, aired February 11 to April 17, 1990
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Shakespeare alive!
Alternative Names
Joseph Papp Amerikaans theaterproducent (1921-1991)

Joseph Papp amerikai színházproducer és rendező (1921–1991)

Joseph Papp produttore teatrale e regista statunitense

Papirofsky Josef Yossil 1921-1991

Papirofsky, Joseph.

Papirofsky, Joseph 1921-

Papirofsky, Joseph 1921-1991

Papp, Joe

Papp, Joe 1921-1991

Papp, József 1921-1991

Джозеф Папп

جوزف پاپ


English (243)

Spanish (5)

Shakespeare alive!PlentyJoseph Papp : a bio-bibliographyThe changing face of American theatre : colorblind and uni-racial casting at the New York Shakespare festival under the direction of Joseph Papp