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Nunn, Trevor

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Porgy and Bess by George Gershwin ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1993 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,516 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
A performance of Macbeth by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1979 and 2006 in English and held by 1,355 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
Cats by Andrew Lloyd Webber ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1983 and 2011 in English and German and held by 1,281 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
King Lear by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 1,027 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 as they unleash a vast conspiracy of greed and cruelty within the once loyal dynasty
Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma! by Richard Rodgers ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1999 and 2012 in English and held by 988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Laurie, an Oklahoma farm gal is courted by boisterous cowboy Curley and by menacing, obsessive farm hand Jud Frye. Fearing that Jud will do something terrible to Curley, Laurie accepts Jud's invitation to the box social. But Curley rescues Laurie from Jud's unwanted advances, and wins her hand. On the eve of their wedding, Laurie and Curley are menaced by Jud. During a fight with Curley, Jud falls on his own knife and is killed. The local deputy insists that Curley be arrested, but he is outvoted by Curley's friends, and the newlyweds are permitted to ride off on their honeymoon
Twelfth night, or, What you will by Trevor Nunn ( Visual )
64 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The tale of troublesome twins who win the heart of an entire kingdom
Twelfth night, or, What you will ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 931 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
Macbeth by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
39 editions published between 1978 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a production of William Shakespeare's tragedy Macbeth designed especially for television
Shakespeare uncovered ( Visual )
6 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 795 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
Othello by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
21 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 702 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
Antony and Cleopatra by William Shakespeare ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A presentation of the play by William Shakespeare
Lady Jane by Trevor Nunn ( Visual )
26 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 582 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
The merchant of Venice by Trevor Nunn ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 562 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
Speaking Shakespearean verse by Trevor Nunn ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in English and held by 491 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
Cats complete original Broadway cast recording by Andrew Lloyd Webber ( Recording )
10 editions published between 1983 and 2005 in English and held by 418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lyrics included on container insert. Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Lyrics based on 'Old Possum's book of practical cats' and other works by T.S. Eliot
Preparing to perform Shakespeare ( Visual )
20 editions published between 1979 and 2005 in English and held by 417 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. In this masterclass on Shakespeare, director John Barton works on a scene from Troilus and Cressida ; Ian McKellen describes the thoughts and ideas that run through an actor's mind as he prepares fro a major soliloquy ; Patrick Stewart contrasts two different performances of Enobarbus' speech from Anthony and Cleopatra
Cats by Andrew Lloyd Webber ( Recording )
19 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hedda ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1975 and 2013 in English and held by 295 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
Les miseĢrables original Broadway cast recording by Claude-Michel Schönberg ( Recording )
5 editions published between 1985 and 1991 in English and French and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Musical set in the period of the French Revolution of 1832
The great Hamlets ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the first program, Trevor Nunn discusses the various forms of Shakespeare's character, Hamlet. In the second program, Trevor Nunn delves into the underlying dynamics of the play, the psychological aspects of Hamlet, the oedipal conflict, Hamlet's madness, and the political questions raised in the play. Includes interviews with the greatest interpreters of Hamlet from around the world including Laurence Olivier, Ben Kingsley, and Maximilian Schell. Describes their thoughts about the role, how to play it, and why it is such a great challenge
 
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Nunn, Trevor Robert 1940-
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