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Fornes, Maria Irene

Overview
Works: 186 works in 344 publications in 2 languages and 10,855 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Monologues (Drama)  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Silent films  Short films  Experimental films  Horror films  Musicals  Film adaptations  Biography 
Roles: Author, Librettist, Actor, Lyricist, Director, Other, Designer, Costume designer, Set designer
Classifications: PS3556.O7344, 812.54
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On new ground : contemporary Hispanic-American plays by M. Elizabeth Osborn( Book )

2 editions published between 1987 and 1994 in English and held by 830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The guitarrón / Lynne Alvarez -- The conduct of life / Maria Irene Fornes -- White water / John Jesusrun -- Broken eggs / Eduardo Machado -- The house of Ramon Iglesia / José Rivera -- Roosters / Milcha Sanchez-Scott". -- Library of congress
Promenade & other plays by Maria Irene Fornes( Book )

19 editions published between 1971 and 1997 in English and held by 818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Promenade and Other Plays is a collection of six plays by Maria Irene Fornes. Included are the vaudeville-spirited The Successful Life of 3, Tango Palace, Dr. Kheal, A Vietnamese Wedding, Molly's Dream, and Promenade, the legendary off-Broadway hit musical. Highly respected as one of America's foremost playwrights, Maria Irene Fornes has written over twenty-five plays, among them the celebrated Fefu and Her Friends. A director, translator, and lyricist, Fornes is also a six-time Obie Award-winner and a member of the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters. -- from back cover
Plays by Maria Irene Fornes( Book )

15 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maria Irene Fornes: Plays is a collection of four plays by one of the most distinguished playwrights in America. Fornes - a playwright, director, translator, and lyricist - is the author of more than two dozen works for the stage, among them the celebrated Fefu and Her Friends and the musical Promenade. This volume, her second of collected plays, includes the recent Mud, The Danube, Sarita, and The Conduct of Life. In 1982 she was given an Obie Award, one of six she has received over the years, in recognition of her Sustained Achievement in the Theatre. -- from back cover
Audition monologs for student actors : selections from contemporary plays( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a collection of monologues for competitive auditions and studio exercises
Fefu and her friends : a play by Maria Irene Fornes( Book )

23 editions published between 1977 and 2017 in English and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New England, Spring 1935. Fefu and seven friends gather at Fefu's house to rehearse a charity performance. Before and after their rehearsal, the women interact with one another, and share their thoughts and feelings about life along with their personal struggles and societal concerns
Moving parts : monologues from contemporary plays by Nina Shengold( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More than 125 monologues by Mamet, Shepard, August Wilson, and others
New American dramatists, 1960-1980 by Ruby Cohn( Book )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 465 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plays for the end of the century( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters from Cuba and other plays by Maria Irene Fornes( Book )

7 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Letters from Cuba ... [is an] autobiographical work ... Terra Incognita is a portrait of three Americans in a Spanish cafe whose musings on history, colonization and the discovery of America suggest a surprisingly contemporary perspective. Manual for a Desperate Crossing, an opera composed by Robert Ashley, grew out of interviews with Cuban rafters"--Back cover
Promenade by Al Carmines( )

4 editions published between 1969 and 2015 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abingdon Square by Maria Irene Fornes( Book )

13 editions published between 1987 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What of the night? : selected plays by Maria Irene Fornes( Book )

3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Celebrated as dramatist and director, Maria Irene Fornes has written over forty plays, musicals, and adaptations, including Fefu and her Friends, Mud, Promenade, The Conduct of Life, and Letters from Cuba. Featured in this volme are: Abingdon Square, What of the Night?, Enter THE NIGHT, and The Summer in Gossensass. At INTAR, Hispanic American Arts Center, she created the influential Hispanic Playwrights Lab. Her work has been honored with nine Obie Awards. -- from back cover
Lovers and keepers : a musical play by Maria Irene Fornes( )

8 editions published between 1986 and 2007 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pub.cat. 94 p.13
La cravate by Alejandro Jodorowsky( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A short story, told in mime, about a Parisian urchin who makes her living selling human heads
Promenade by Maria Irene Fornes( )

6 editions published between 1968 and 2007 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Promenade Theatre, Edgar Lansbury & Joseph Beruh present "Promenade," a new musical, book and lyrics by Maria Irene Fornes, music by Al Carmines, the company: Margot Albert, Marc Allen III, Shannon Bolin, Michael Davis, Pierre Epstein, Anthony Falco, Edmund Gaynes, Pamela Hall, Glenn Kezer, Ty McConnell, Art Ostrin, Alice Playten, Elliott Savage, Sandra Schaeffer, Al Settimio, Florence Tarlow, Carrie Wilson, directed by Al Carmines, scenery by Rouben Ter-Arutunian, costumes by Willa Kim, lighting by Jules Fisher, orchestrations by Eddie Sauter, musical director Al Carmines, musical conductor Susan Romann, production stage manager Larry Whiteley
Dr. Kheal by Maria Irene Fornes( )

4 editions published between 1968 and 2007 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The conduct of life by Maria Irene Fornes( )

4 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Vietnamese wedding by Maria Irene Fornes( )

4 editions published between 1971 and 2007 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Molly's dream by Maria Irene Fornes( )

4 editions published between 1968 and 2007 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Typescript, copyrighted 1968
Tango palace by Maria Irene Fornes( )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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On new ground : contemporary Hispanic-American plays
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Promenade & other playsPlaysAudition monologs for student actors : selections from contemporary playsFefu and her friends : a playMoving parts : monologues from contemporary playsPlays for the end of the centuryLetters from Cuba and other playsAbingdon SquareWhat of the night? : selected plays
Alternative Names
Fornès, Maria Irene

Maria Irene Fornes

María Irene Fornés Amerikaans toneelschrijfster

Maria Irene Fornes escriptora estatunidenca

María Irene Fornés escritora cubano-americana

María Irene Fornés Femme metteur en scène et dramaturge américaine d'origine cubaine

María Irene Fornés metteuse en scène et dramaturge américaine d'origine cubaine

María Irene Fornés yhdysvaltalainen kirjailija

Форнес, Мария Ирен

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Languages
English (156)

Spanish (4)