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Nunn, Trevor

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Most widely held works by Trevor Nunn
A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare( Visual )

66 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,092 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a trio of witches prophesy Macbeth's ascension to the throne, Lady Macbeth pushes her husband into a murderous spree. But once crowned king of Scotland, Macbeth sees ghastly visions, fueled by guilt and a new prophecy, that ensure his ultimate downfall
Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin( Visual )

23 editions published between 1992 and 2005 in English and held by 1,353 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of the Glyndebourne Festival Opera stage production of the Gershwins' classic musical drama Porgy and Bess, which portrays the lives of the occupants of Catfish Row. The television production was shot using the recording made of the 1989 production for its soundtrack
Cats by Andrew Lloyd Webber( Visual )

24 editions published between 1983 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Jellicle Cats gather in their junkyard, preparing for the Jellicle Ball, for this is the night when patriarch Old Deuteronomy will choose a cat to be reborn into a new life on the Heavyside Layer. There are stories, songs, and dances from Victoria the White Cat, Munkustrap, Rum Tum Tugger, Grizabella, Jemima, Gus the Theatre Cat, Jellylorum, Skimbleshanks, Macavity, Demeter and Bombalurina, Demeter, Alonzo, Mr. Mistoffelees, and others. The songs explain how Cats are named, whom they fight, how they work and play, entertain, and how they love and why
Shakespeare uncovered : the stories behind the Bard's greatest plays( Visual )

11 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six episodes combine history, biography, iconic performances, new analysis, and the personal passion of their celebrated hosts (Ethan Hawke, Jeremy Irons, Derek Jacobi, Trevor Nunn, Joely Richardson, and David Tennant) to tell the story behind the stories of Shakespeare's greatest plays
On directing Shakespeare : interviews with contemporary directors by Ralph Berry( Book )

3 editions published between 1977 and 1989 in English and German and held by 1,180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For producers and directors planning a production, several questions inevitably arise: Which play is appropriate for the contemporary audience? Should the text and setting be altered? Twelve leading contemporary directors answer these questions in interviews in this book and shed light on what Shakespeare means to them and to their audiences. Originally published in 1977
King Lear by William Shakespeare( Visual )

14 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and held by 1,134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Proposing to divide his vast kingdom amongst his three daughters, Goneril, Regan and Cornelia, Lear devises a test for his offspring to convince him of their suitability and compassion for rule. Goneril and Regan's true colors emerge, they uncover a vast conspiracy of greed and cruelty within the once loyal dynasty
Twelfth night, or, What you will( Visual )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2005 in English and held by 1,031 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shipwrecked on an unfriendly Illyrian shore, Viola, believing her twin brother is dead, disguises herself in male attire and joins the retinue of the lovesick Duke Orsino
Oklahoma! by Lin rui zi( Visual )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 906 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Young cowboys strive to win the hands of their sweethearts
Twelfth night by William Shakespeare( Visual )

64 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tale of troublesome twins who win the heart of an entire kingdom
Cats complete original Broadway cast recording : based on Old Possum's book of practical cats by T.S. Eliot by Andrew Lloyd Webber( Recording )

30 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the show that launched the blockbuster musical movement and played 18 years on Broadway. The unsurpassed original Broadway cast recording features the sensational Betty Buckley and her unforgettable rendition of the hit Memory
Antony & Cleopatra by William Shakespeare( Visual )

25 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of the ill-fated Mark Antony who gives up his career, his country and his life for the love of Cleopatra, the Empress of Egypt
Lady Jane by Trevor Nunn( Visual )

33 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1553, England's idle rich were anything but idle. With the blessing of the royal family, they plundered the riches of the church, stole the finest farmlands, and generally took all the best things the country had to offer. A cousin to the infamous Henry VIII, Lady Jane Grey disapproved of the way her fellow nobles behaved, and disagreed with their religious beliefs. But as a sheltered 16-year-old, there wasn't much she could do about it. Then, through a strange turn of events, Lady Jane Grey was crowned Queen Jane, ruler of all England. Based on the true story of the girl who found herself Queen of England for nine days at age 16"--Container
William Shakespeare's The merchant of Venice by William Shakespeare( Visual )

19 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 573 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shylock loans money to a man he despises, the merchant Antonio, only if a pound of Antonio's flesh will be due, in a court of law, upon default. Antonio borrows the money so that his friend Bessanio can travel to woo the woman he loves, Portia, whose freedom to marry is bound up in a fairy-tale decree of her father's
Othello by Trevor Nunn( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Richard Price presents the special stage-to-screen studio production of the Royal Shakespeare Company's presentation of Othello by William Shakespeare, directed by Trevor Nunn
Speaking Shakespearean verse by John Barton( Visual )

21 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in English and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Members of the Royal Shakespeare Company present a workshop before a television studio audience in which they interpret the rhythms and pronunication of Shakespeare's English
Les misérables the musical that swept the world : in concert at the Royal Albert Hall by Claude-Michel Schönberg( Recording )

12 editions published between 1985 and 1999 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Musical set in the period of the French Revolution of 1832
Preparing to perform Shakespeare( Visual )

20 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Members of the Royal Shakespeare Company present a workshop before a television studio audience to demonstrate how they rehearse and learn to perform Shakespeare's plays
Hedda by Henrik Ibsen( Visual )

9 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frustrated by the pointlessness of her middle class, married life, the strong-willed Hedda realizes her only satisfaction comes from manipulating others. Casting an insidious net of influence over both her passive husband and a volatile former lover, Hedda is soon overwhelmed by her own cynical schemes as they spiral out of control--with tragic results
Ralph Koltai : designer for the stage by Sylvia Backemeyer( Book )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cats selections from the original Broadway cast recording by Andrew Lloyd Webber( Recording )

4 editions published between 1983 and 1993 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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King Lear
Alternative Names
Nunn, Trevor Robert 1940-

Trevor Nunn britischer Theater- und Filmregisseur

Trevor Nunn British theatre, film and television director

Trevor Nunn Brits theaterregisseur

Trevor Nunn regista inglese

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King LearRalph Koltai : designer for the stage