WorldCat Identities

Wolfe, George C.

Works: 203 works in 367 publications in 5 languages and 9,590 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Romance films  Comedy films  Live sound recordings  Original cast recordings  Interviews  History  Nonfiction films  Musical settings  Documentary films 
Roles: Director, Author, Librettist, Interviewee, Lyricist, fmd, Actor, Producer, Performer, Recipient, Commentator, Restager , Adapter, Speaker
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by George C Wolfe
Nights in Rodanthe by Nicholas Sparks( Visual )

39 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adrienne Willis is a woman with her life in chaos. She retreats to the small coastal town in the Outer Banks where she hopes to find the tranquility she so desperately needs. She has a wayward husband who has asked to come home and a teen-aged daughter who resents her every decision. Upon arrival, a major storm is forecast and a guest named Dr. Paul Flanner arrives. Paul is the only guest at the inn, and he is facing his own crisis of conscience. With the storm closing in, the two turn to each other for comfort, and in one magical weekend, set in motion a life-changing romance that will resonate throughout the rest of their lives
Bring in 'da noise, bring in 'da funk : original Broadway cast by Daryl Waters( )

6 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 915 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lackawanna blues( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a story fueled by rhythm and blues, a young boy's life is shaped by love and the stories of a cast of characters in the boarding house where he lives. Based on Ruben Santiago-Hudson's autobiographical play about his relationship with his guardian Rachel Crosby, set in 1950's and 1960's Lackawanna, New York. After the separation of his parents, young Ruben, a part-black, part-Hispanic child, is sent to live in a small-scale boarding house run by the kind-hearted "Nanny" Crosby and her younger husband Bill
The colored museum by George C Wolfe( Book )

16 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Colored Museum has electrified, discomforted, and delighted audiences of all colors, redefining our ideas of what it means to be black in contemporary America. Its eleven "exhibits" undermine black stereotypes old and new, and return to the facts of what being black means." -- Provided by publisher
You're not you by Shana Feste( Visual )

11 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 731 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When an accomplished pianist is diagnosed with the devastating and incurable disease ALS, she hires a directionless young woman who becomes her full-time caregiver. Complete opposites, the strangers form a life changing bond inspiring each other to live life to fullest, while being brought together by the most challenging of circumstances
Fires in the mirror : Crown Heights, Brooklyn, and other identities( Visual )

17 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 590 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On Aug. 19, 1991, in Crown Heights (Brooklyn, N.Y.), a Hasidic man accidentally ran over a 7-year-old Black boy (Gavin Cato). Three hours later a young Jewish scholar (Yankel Rosenbaum) was murdered by Black youths. Four days of fire-bombing and riots ensued. Utilizing verbatim excerpts from interviews she conducted, Anna Deavere Smith acts out the roles of 18 people involved in the racial conflict, trying to present the differing viewpoints. Includes actual film footage of the riots and violence
Jelly's last jam( Book )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes the life of Jelly Roll Morton, pianist, composer, and self-proclaimed inventor of jazz
Theater of war( Visual )

12 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An examination of Bertolt Brecht's "Mother Courage and her children", and the political philosophies the play represents. Preparing for The Public Theater's 2006 production of Brecht's anti-war play, Meryl Streep allows a camera crew to document her rehearsal process and interest in the work. Moreover, the life and times of Brecht himself are followed, most notably the playwrites' escape from Nazi Germany, subsequent exile, testimony to the House Un-American Activities Committee, and his eventual return to the country where the play was first staged. Along with backstage scenes and discussion by theatre notables such as Tony Kushner and Streep's costar Kevin Kline, the documentary seeks to depict the history and inspirations underlying the play's themes
Spunk : three tales by Chic Street Man( Book )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and English, Old and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wild party by Michael John LaChiusa( Recording )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jelly's last jam : vocal selections by Jelly Roll Morton( )

5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two by George C. Wolfe : the colored museum & Spunk : three tales by Zora Neale Hurston adapted by George C. Wolfe by George C Wolfe( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Community memories : a glimpse of African American life in Frankfort, Kentucky by Winona L Fletcher( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Community and memory are two concepts that together evoke emotions long felt but seldom expressed. This work explores two aspects of memory - that captured by photographic images freezing a particular moment in time and that captured through oral history interviews. Based on thirty-six interviews and containing two hundred photographs from fifty-two personal collections, Community Memories brings together the life stories, remembrances, and experiences that have coalesced into the shared memory of the African American community in Frankfort, Kentucky's capital."
Garden State by Zach Braff( Visual )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andrew is a moderately successful TV actor living in Los Angeles. He hasn't been home to the Garden State in nine years. Even the 3,000 miles has not seperated him from the domineering father Andrew left. Stunned to find himself home for his mother's funeral, "Large" finds old acquaintances around every corner, even as he does his best to avoid the inevitable confrontation with his father. By a twist of fate Large meets Sam, a girl who is everything he isn't. Her warmth and fearlessness gives Large the courage to open his heart to the joy and pain that is life
Fires in the mirror( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portraits based on verbatim interviews about the racial turmoil in Crown Heights, Brooklyn in 1991
Two by George C Wolfe( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wild party by Michael John LaChiusa( )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George C. Wolfe's Harlem song : original Apollo Theater cast recording by Zane Mark( Recording )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Signature( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary on George C. Wolfe, playwright, director, and artistic director of the Public Theater. Includes discussion of several of his major works as writer and/or director, as well as interviews with Wolfe and many of his friends, colleagues, and family members
Noches de tormenta Nights in rodanthe( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in Spanish and English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Alternative Names
George C. Wolfe Amerikaans filmregisseur

George C. Wolfe cinéaste américain

George C. Wolfe dramaturg estatunidenc

George C. Wolfe dramaturgo estadounidense

George C. Wolfe regista e drammaturgo statunitense

Wolf, George C.

Wolf, George C. 1954-

Wolf, George Costello 1954-

Джордж С. Вольфе

جورج سی. وولف کارگردان آمریکایی

울프, 조지 C. 1954-




The colored museumJelly's last jamSpunk : three talesJelly's last jam : vocal selectionsCommunity memories : a glimpse of African American life in Frankfort, KentuckyThe wild party