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Corwin, Betty L.

Overview
Works: 1,147 works in 1,273 publications in 1 language and 1,458 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film noir  Film adaptations  Musical films  Sports films  Comedy films  Nonfiction films  Concert films  Filmed musicals  Television adaptations 
Roles: Producer, Speaker, Recipient, Author, Interviewee
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Betty L Corwin
 
Most widely held works by Betty L Corwin
Women in theatre Dialogues with notable women in American theatre( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These thirteen interviews are from a unique television series that highlights the accomplishments of women on the American stage. Hosted by Newsday theatre critic Linda Winer, the playwrights, directors, designers, producers, and performers interviewed on the programs encompass generational, disciplinary and ethnic diversity; they share their thoughts and vision, their career paths and professional choices. The interviews afford to a wider audience a unique look into the lives of some of the gifted women who create and sustain theatre in the United States
Women in theatre( Visual )

65 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emily Mann discusses her career with Newsday critic Linda Winer. Playwright, director, and artistic director of the McCarter Theatre in Princeton, New Jersey, Mann describes what she does simply as, "I make theatre." Mann discusses pioneering as the first woman to direct on most of the stages where she's worked; her upbringing in a socially conscious family in the politically progressive environment of the South Side of Chicago in the 1960s; her "theatre of testimony" genre, in which she created plays based on oral histories and people's own stories; her ability to write plays featuring diverse people, from Vietnam veterans in Still life, to the gay activist Harvey Milk portrayed in Execution of justice; being hired to write a television play about the life of South African politician Winnie Mandela; her decision head the McCarter Theatre, and building its new facility; choosing well-known provocative plays as well as new ones by diverse playwrights; her view of a national theater as it exists in the United States; and the attention currently being given in the theater at large to women playwrights
Medea by Don Kent( Visual )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This play about a proud woman betrayed by the man she loves is the outstanding example of a classic tragedy that has been more successful in our time than its own
Brace up!( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Wooster Group began with a small group of people in 1975, and is a constantly evolving, full-time, ongoing ensemble, and member in good standing of New York City's art avant-garde. Brace Up! is Chekhov's Three sisters on-stage, as re-imagined through the prism of the Group's developing aesthetic. An assemblage made from three performances in April, 2003. In this filmed performance, the setting incorporates close-up recordings of the performers with continuous wide-angle footage, while simultaneously those same performers are in the background
Sunset Boulevard by Billy Wilder( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pursued by creditors, Joe swerves into a driveway of a seemingly abandoned Sunset Boulevard mansion. He finds Norma, an ex-screen queen dreaming of a dramatic comeback and her husband/servant living there. She takes a fancy to Joe and, learning that he is a scriptwriter, persuades him to help her with her comeback screenplay. Being broke he accepts. He falls in love with young script reader, but Norma breaks up their romance. Thinking she is mad, he tries to leave, but Norma kills him
No way to treat a lady( Visual )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1997 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stephen Sondheim's Company with the New York Philharmonic by Stephen Sondheim( Visual )

3 editions published between 1972 and 1995 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set firmly in, and often about, New York, this movie follows five married, once married, or soon to be married couples and their mutual friend, Robert, a 35 year old bachelor who has been unable to connect in a long-term relationship. The relationships are presented in a series of vignettes, primarily through Bobby's eyes, so that we see the less than ideal aspects of commitment. Eventually, Bobby learns that while relationships aren't perfect, they are a necessary part of 'Being Alive.'
Macbeth( Visual )

3 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A live performance of the play Macbeth, by William Shakespeare. Therein, a Scottish thane receives a series of strange prophecies from three witches, forever changing his life
Richard II( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 1998 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A live performance of the play Richard II, by William Shakespeare. Therein, King Richard II intercedes in a quarrel between two nobleman, with disastrous results
Children of a lesser God( Visual )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The green bird( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 2000 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Live performance of the play by Carlo Gozzi. Therein, a queen is locked away by her evil mother-in-law after giving birth to twins. Years later, the adopted twins search for the truth about their pasts. Performance is in the commedia dell'arte style of theatre
A Tale of two cities by Charles Dickens( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1994 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In a modern setting, Everett Quinton relates the story of Dickens' novel in the form of a child's bedtime story
La Bête( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Huey P. Newton story( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One-person show based on the life of Huey P. Newton (1942-1989), political activist and co-founder of the Black Panther Party
A doll's house( Visual )

2 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Damn Yankees" by Jerry Ross( Visual )

2 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What if you could help your favorite team win the pennant? And what if you got to be the star of that team? For lifelong Washington Senators fan Joe Boyd that dream comes true when after seeing his team lose yet again, he rashly declares that he would sell his soul to the devil to see his team beat the Yankees. The Devil goes by Mr. Applegate now, and he agrees that Joe--a one-time baseball standout--will play for the Senators and help them reach the promised land. But Joe persuades Applegate to give him an escape clause, should he dislike his new identity. Applegate declares that he can back out at any time before the last game of the season--if he plays in the final game, he'll belong to the Devil. Featuring members of the original Broadway cast (Tab Hunter was not in the original cast)
Pride's Crossing( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spinning into butter( Visual )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tempest( Visual )

2 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A live performance of the play by William Shakespeare
Names( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historical drama set in 1952, concerning the question of "naming names" of colleagues belonging to the Communist Party before the House Un-American Activities Committee. Characters based on real-life founders of the Group Theatre include John Garfield, Harold Clurman, Clifford Odets, Lee Strasberg, Luther Adler, Stella Adler, and Elia Kazan
 
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Women in theatre Dialogues with notable women in American theatre
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