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Browning, Kirk 1921-2008

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Most widely held works about Kirk Browning
 
Most widely held works by Kirk Browning
La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

25 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in 19th-century Paris, a poor poet loves a beautiful girl who dies of tuberculosis
Tartuffe by Molière( Visual )

17 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in English and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moliere's timeless comedy, starring the incomparable Donald Moffat portraying the scoundrel Tratuffe, who manipulates his way into the confidence and affection of Orgon, an affluent bourgeois concerned with his own salvation, and whose wife and daughter Tartuffe attempts to seduce
Tosca by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

28 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in Italian and English and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Opera, in three acts
The taming of the shrew by William Shakespeare( Visual )

32 editions published between 1976 and 2012 in English and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A commedia dell'arte production of Shakespeare's play about the courtship of a beautiful but sharp-tempered woman by her persistent suitor
Turandot by Giacomo Puccini( Visual )

27 editions published between 1988 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Puccini's opera about a Chinese princess who has her suitors that can't answer 3 riddles executed and how she eventually discovers love with a prince
Amahl and the night visitors by Gian Carlo Menotti( Visual )

12 editions published between 1955 and 2015 in English and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A disabled shepherd boy and his mother are visited by three men on their way to see the Baby Jesus in Bethlehem
Hamlet by William Shakespeare( Visual )

19 editions published between 1990 and 2010 in English and held by 562 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This version of Shakespeare's tragedy of Hamlet, prince of Denmark, is presented in modern dress
Acting Shakespeare( Visual )

9 editions published between 1982 and 2009 in English and held by 450 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alone on stage, without props or costumes, distinguished and celebrated actor Ian McKellen performs some of Shakespeare's most striking monologues. From the tragic Macbeth to the charming Romeo and Juliet, McKellen demonstrates the incredible universality of Shakespeare's plays with wit and humor, offering a discourse on some of the greatest literary works of all time
Rigoletto by Giuseppe Verdi( Visual )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in Italian and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Things are not going well in the depression-era town of Castle Gate. Mr. Ribaldi, a mysterious rich man with a disfigured face and an abrasive personality, has just bought and moved into a long-vacant mansion. Bonnie, an adolescent girl who loves to sing, ends up working for Ribaldi so that her family can stay in their house. But Ribaldi is quite an accomplished musician himself, and he is soon giving Bonnie voice lessons. Meanwhile, local businesses are being shut down by foreclosures, and the townspeople suspect Ribaldi is responsible."(The Internet Movie Database: 04-07-08)
Sondheim, a celebration at Carnegie Hall by Stephen Sondheim( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A concert to honor composer Stephen Sondheim, and to benefit Carnegie Hall
L'elisir d'amore by Gaetano Donizetti( Visual )

15 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in Italian and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comic opera about a young man who drinks a "magic" potion to make the girl he desires fall in love with him
Thornton Wilder's Our town : two historic productions on two DVD( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The time is the early 20th century, in Grovers Corners, New Hampshire, and centers on the Webb and Gibbs families, who live next door to each other. Emily Webb and George Gibbs are two young people who grow up, fall in love with gentle glances and sweet words, get married, and are eventually separated by death. On the surface, there is all this nostalgia, but there are dark currents in Grovers Corners, little ironies and inconsistencies that are often commented on by the Stage Manager, and are embodied in the person of the town drunk, Simon Stimson
Fifth of July by Lanford Wilson( Visual )

15 editions published between 1982 and 2011 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The television production of Lanford Wilson's Broadway play about college friends who agitated for what they hoped would be a better world and who are now looking for a way to revive their dreams of what life can be
Lucia di Lammermoor by Gaetano Donizetti( Visual )

6 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in Italian and held by 361 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Encrico tries to force his sister to wed Arturo in order to save a family fortune
Producers' showcase : festival of music( Visual )

3 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alice in Wonderland by Florida Friebus( Visual )

9 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and held by 320 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the elaborate Broadway revival of the 1932 Eva Le Gallienne/Florida Friebus production comes a whimsical retelling of the Lewis Carroll classic
A streetcar named Desire : an opera in three acts by André Previn( Visual )

10 editions published between 1998 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blanche Dubois visits her sister and her husband Stanley, and he immediately dislikes her. Friction builds between the two of them when they are left in the apartment together
A touch of the poet by Eugene O'Neill( Visual )

17 editions published between 1974 and 2002 in English and held by 312 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set in a shabby tavern outside Boston in 1828, the play centers on Cornelius Melody, a proud Irishman who clings to memories of European genitility ... explores its characters' conflicts with reality and illusion, as well as their joys and sorrows in love"--Container
The Time of Your Life by William Saroyan( Visual )

14 editions published between 1976 and 2006 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Saroyan's Pulitzer Prize-winning play revolves around the denizens of a San Francisco bar in 1939. Lonely, lovelorn, weary, or cynical characters drift in and out of the bar and each others lives. At least one of the relationships stands a chance of enduring: a brawny innocent named Tom is falling in love with a vulnerable young hooker named Kitty
June Moon by George S Kaufman( Visual )

12 editions published between 1974 and 2002 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In homage to the heyday of American comedy, this satire takes on 1929's Tin Pan Alley. Its main characters are a guillible lyricist and a composer who claims as his big hit a ditty called "Paprika ... the spice of my life." Look for composer Stephen Sondheim as a wisecracking pianist in his acting debut
 
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Acting Shakespeare
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ToscaActing ShakespeareA streetcar named Desire : an opera in three acts
Alternative Names
Browning, Kirk, 1921-

Kirk Browning Amerikaans televisieregisseur (1921-2008)

Кирк Браунинг

Languages
English (185)

Italian (101)

German (2)