WorldCat Identities

Wolfe, George C.

Works: 195 works in 315 publications in 4 languages and 8,744 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Romance films  Comedy films  Interviews  History  Musical settings  Documentary films  Television adaptations  Nonfiction films  Live sound recordings 
Roles: Director, Author, Librettist, Interviewee, Lyricist, fmd, Actor, Producer, Performer, Commentator, Adapter, Speaker, Recipient
Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by George C Wolfe
Nights in Rodanthe by Nicholas Sparks( Visual )

29 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,110 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
Lackawanna blues( Visual )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 782 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 )

12 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 742 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
Fires in the mirror Crown Heights, Brooklyn, and other identities( Visual )

13 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 728 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
You're not you( Visual )

6 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 661 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
Jelly's last jam( Book )

3 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 583 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatizes the life of Jelly Roll Morton, pianist, composer, and self-proclaimed inventor of jazz
Spunk : three tales by Chic Street Man( Book )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2007 in English and English, Old and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theater of war( Visual )

10 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 477 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
Bring in 'da noise, bring in 'da funk original Broadway cast by Daryl Waters( Recording )

3 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wild party by Michael John LaChiusa( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 209 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 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Garden State by Zach Braff( Visual )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 131 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
Two by George C Wolfe( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wild party by Michael John LaChiusa( )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Nicholas Sparks film collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The notebook: A wealthy young woman must choose between true love and a match her parents approve of
Afrique : new plays, Congo, Ivory Coast, Senegal, Zaire by George C Wolfe( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Come un uragano( Visual )

3 editions published in 2009 in Multiple languages and Undetermined and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adrienne, una donna che si sta ancora riprendendo dal tradimento del marito e sta cercando di rifarsi una vita, ha appena saputo che lui vuole tornare a casa. Combattuta fra sentimenti contrastanti, accoglie con piacere la richiesta di una vecchia amica che la vuole ospite del suo albergo a Rodanthe per un fine settimana. Adrienne spera di trovare la tranquillità di cui ha bisogno per ripensare alla propria vita. La stagione è finita e l'albergo riapre solo per l'arrivo di Paul, un medico che per tanto tempo ha sacrificato la famiglia per la carriera, e ora arriva a Rodanthe per adempiere a compito difficile e affrontare una crisi di coscienza. Sono due estranei sotto lo stesso tetto. Ma quando si avvicina un uragano, si stringono l'uno all'altra per farsi coraggio e nasce una storia d'amore che cambierà le loro vite. (LaFeltrinelli)
[George Wolfe]( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 3 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 cinaste amricain

Wolf, George C.

Wolf, George C. 1954-

Джордж С. Вольфе

جورج سی. وولف کارگردان آمریکایی

The colored museumJelly's last jamSpunk : three talesJelly's last jam : vocal selectionsThe wild partyThe Nicholas Sparks film collection