WorldCat Identities

Wolfe, George C.

Works: 206 works in 364 publications in 4 languages and 9,546 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Romance films  Comedy films  Interviews  Live sound recordings  Original cast recordings  History  Nonfiction films  Musical settings  Documentary films 
Roles: Director, Author, Librettist, Interviewee, Lyricist, fmd, Actor, Producer, Performer, Restager , Adapter, Speaker, Commentator, Recipient
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 2,157 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 918 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lackawanna blues( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 775 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 )

13 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven sketches, "exhibits" in the Colored Museum, offer a humorous and irreverent look at slavery, Black cuisine, soldiers, family life, performers, and parties
You're not you by Shana Feste( Visual )

11 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 730 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 593 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 498 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 478 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wild party by Michael John LaChiusa( Recording )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 364 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

"While this is a glimpse of Frankfort's African American community, it has much in common with other Black communities, especially those in the South. Although much in the collection that produced this work - both photographic and oral history - is nostalgic, it ultimately demonstrates that change is constant, producing both negative and positive results."--Jacket
Garden State by Zach Braff( Visual )

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

Andrew Largeman returns from self-imposed exile in Los Angeles to his hometown in New Jersey for his mother's funeral. Andrew has spent years cut off from his darker feelings with the aid of pharmaceuticals prescribed by his father, Gideon, a coldly formal psychiatrist. Afterward, he takes to tooling around on his antique motorcycle, finding old friends and making new ones. When he meets and begins to fall for Sam, he finds himself slowly awaking not only to the pain of life but also to the life-affirming power of love
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 79 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 45 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
[George Wolfe]( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George C. Wolfe, noted Afro-American playwright and theatrical director, is interviewed by Edwin Wilson of the Graduate School of the City University of New York
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Nights in Rodanthe
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