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Wolfe, George C.

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Most widely held works by George C Wolfe
Nights in Rodanthe by Nicholas Sparks( Visual )

43 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 2,198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Het lukt Adrienne Willis niet om een aantal belangrijke beslissingen over haar leven te nemen. Als ze op een verlaten strand in contact komt met chirurg Paul Flanner, verandert haar situatie volledig
The immortal life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot( Visual )

9 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 1,090 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The film tells the story of Henrietta Lacks, an African-American woman whose cells were used without her consent to create the first immortal human cell line. Told through the eyes of her daughter, Deborah Lacks (Winfrey), the film chronicles her search, along with journalist Rebecca Skloot (Byrne), to learn about the mother she never knew and understand how the unauthorized harvesting of Lacks' cancerous cells in 1951 led to unprecedented medical breakthroughs, changing countless lives and the face of medicine forever."--Container
Lackawanna blues( Visual )

5 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 769 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 761 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 )

13 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 743 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 the fullest, while being brought together by the most challenging of circumstances
Moving parts : monologues from contemporary plays by Nina Shengold( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More than 125 monologues by Mamet, Shepard, August Wilson, and others
Bring in 'da noise, bring in 'da funk : original Broadway cast by Daryl Waters( )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Fires in the mirror : Crown Heights, Brooklyn, and other identities( Visual )

18 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 574 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
Theater of war( Visual )

16 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 524 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 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wild party by Michael John LaChiusa( Recording )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bring in 'da noise, bring in 'da funk : original Broadway cast by Daryl Waters( Recording )

4 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 203 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 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

2 editions 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 123 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 88 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

Signature( Visual )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 44 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
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Nights in Rodanthe
Alternative Names
George C. Wolfe Amerikaans filmregisseur

George C. Wolfe cinéaste américain

George C. Wolfe dramaturg american

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-

Wolfe, George Costello 1954-

Джордж С. Вольфе

جورج سی. وولف کارگردان آمریکایی

울프, 조지 C. 1954-




The colored museumMoving parts : monologues from contemporary playsJelly's last jamSpunk : three talesJelly's last jam : vocal selectionsCommunity memories : a glimpse of African American life in Frankfort, Kentucky