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Loewenberg, Susan Albert

Works: 164 works in 274 publications in 1 language and 5,315 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Radio plays  History  Fiction  Historical drama  Audio adaptations  Radio adaptations  Film adaptations  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel, Director, Performer
Classifications: PR5818, 812
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Susan Albert Loewenberg
Norman Corwin's The rivalry by Norman Corwin( Recording )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Academy Award nominees Paul Giamatti and David Strathairn star in Norman Corwin's electrifying dramatization of the history-making Lincoln-Douglas debates. This fierce rivalry between rising legislator Abraham Lincoln and incumbent Senator Stephen A. Douglas tackled some of the day's most passionate and controversial issues -- above all, those of slavery and the American concept of freedom. As seen through the eyes of Douglas' young wife Adele (Lily Rabe), the play illuminates two of the most charismatic politicians of any era"--Container
A raisin in the sun by Lorraine Hansberry( Recording )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1950s Chicago, three generations of Youngers live in a run-down apartment. As these black Americans struggle to overcome a variety of challenges, hope suddenly looms on the horizon. The family's matriarch is poised to receive insurance money from her husband's death
Chavez Ravine by Culture Clash (Comedy troupe)( Recording )
2 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the history of Chavez Ravine, the immigrant community that once existed on the site that is now Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles
8 by Dustin Lance Black( Recording )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Uses actual court transcripts and first-hand interviews to bring to life the landmark federal trial challenging Proposition 8, a constitutional amendment that eliminated the rights of same-sex couples to marry in the state of California
The Watts Towers project by Roger Guenveur Smith( Recording )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The Watts Towers are a steel and mortar monument to one man's spirit, ingenuity and determination in South Central Los Angeles. Smith was inspired by the towers, which were buil over a period of 33 years by Simon Rodia, an Italian immigrant, whose singular vision has held steadfast over earthquakes, riots, and civic indifference"--Container
Taking flight by Adriana Sevahn Nichols( Recording )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 227 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A deeply compelling, truly funny, and sexy tale that is a celebration of life and the power of forgiveness. Adriana Sevan's story centers around the friendship between herself and her best friend Rhonda as their lives are forever changed by the events of September 11th. In a tour-de-force performance, Sevan brings to life the search for the goddess within, while trying to save the life of her friend. Laugh, cry, and cheer for her as she discovers why "the heart is the strongest muscle in the body"--Container
A doll house by Henrik Ibsen( )
3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nora Helmer has everything a young housewife could want-- beautiful children, an adoring husband, and a bright future. But when a carelessly buried secret rises fromn the past, Nora's well-calibrated domestic ideal starts to crumble
A view from the bridge by Arthur Miller( Recording )
4 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Italian-American immigrant life in the 1950's textures this searing drama of love and revenge. Longshoreman Eddie Carbone is devoted to his wife, Beatrice and to his niece, Catherine. When Beatrice's impoversihed Sicilian cousins enter the U.S. illegally, in the hope of finding work, Eddie gives them a helping hand. But when Catherine and one of her cousins fall in love, Eddie's affection for his niece turns into obsession
The importance of being earnest by Oscar Wilde( Recording )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 19th century England, two roguish bachelors unwittingly use the same pseudonym for their romantic activities
Three sisters by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov( Recording )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Meet Olga, Masha, and Irina, warm and cultured young sisters who were reared in the exciting hubbub of Moscow, but have been living in the dull, gossipy backwaters of Russia for far too long. With their father's passing, and the ordinary grip of day-to-day life slowly suffocating them, the urge to return to the city with its rich and exciting life rises to a fever pitch. First performed in 1901, Three Sisters beautifully mixes humor and heartbreak and is a perennial favorite of actors and audiences alike. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring Jennifer Westfeldt as Masha; Tessa Thompson as Irina; Sarah Zimmerman as Olga; Jon Hamm as Vershinin; Josh Clark as Solyony and Rode; Josh Cooke as Kulygin; Dan Donohue as Tuzenbach; Pamela Dunlap as Anfisa; Marc Halsey as Fedotik; Rebecca Mozo as Natasha; Robert Pine as Chebutykin and Ferapont; Reid Scott as Andrei
Death of a salesman by Arthur Miller( Recording )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A searing portrait of the physical, emotional, and psychological costs of the American dream. Willy Loman is the iconic traveling salesman whose family is torn apart by his desperate obsession with greatness and social acceptance. As his two sons cast about aimlessly for their stations in life, Willy begins to come unraveled when the reality of his life threatens his long-cherished illusions
Tom Stoppard's The real thing by Tom Stoppard( Recording )
3 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Henry may be the wittiest playwright of his generation, but he's hopelessly nav̐e when it comes to understanding love and infidelity. Writing about betrayal is one thing, living with it is another. After Henry leaves his wife for another woman, he's confronted with being the cuckold himself. Both dazzlingly clever and emotionally naked, Henry's search for the "the real thing" in art and love demonstrates beautifully why both are worth the effort in the end
The house of blue leaves by John Guare( Recording )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A comedy about an aspiring New York songwriter named Artie Shaugnessy who wants to escape his unhappy marriage to Bananas, elope with his mistress Bunny, and write a hit song. On Oct. 4, 1965, the day Pope Paul visits New York City, Bunny convinces Artie to call his old school friend Billy Einhorn, a film director in Los Angeles, to ask for a job writing music for Billy's movies. However, before Artie can reach Billy, Artie's son Ronnie goes AWOL from Fort Dix, secretly preparing to assassinate Pope Paul at Yankee Stadium
The cherry orchard by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov( Recording )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a drama about the woes of an aristocratic Russian family and their struggle to maintain their way of life in a changing world
Art by Yasmina Reza( Recording )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After Serge buys an expensive painting that consists of a large white canvas covered with white diagonal lines, he and his friends Marc and Yvan argue the merits of the painting in a heated discussion which eventually degenerates into personal attacks about past failures
Unquestioned integrity the Hill/Thomas hearings by Mame Hunt( Recording )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the notorious Senate confirmation hearings held in 1991 when law professor Anita Hill charged Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas with sexual harrassment
Misalliance a comedy by Bernard Shaw( Recording )
2 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Taking place on a single day in May 1909, a self-made millionaire and his family invite their future nobleman in-law for a visit to their estate in Surrey, England
Brighton Beach Memoirs by Neil Simon( Recording )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1930's Brooklyn, fourteen-year-old Eugene is preoccupied by his passion for the Yankees and his lust for his beautiful cousin, Nora. Eugene's comic growing pains contrast with the darker issues troubling his family: poverty, illness, long-held sibling resentment, and the growing Nazi threat to relatives in Europe
Frozen by Bryony Lavery( Recording )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One evening ten-year old Rhona goes missing. As her mother retreats into a state of frozen hope, a psychologist studies the brain of a serial killer to find out if what he does is pure evil--or simply beyond his control. Drawn together by horrific circumstances, these three embark on a long, dark journey that ends in the discovery of a common humanity
The life of Galileo by Bertolt Brecht( Recording )
3 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Play concerning the latter period of the life of Galileo Galilei. Unrelenting in his search for "simple truth", Galileo shatters beliefs held sacred for two thousand years. Under threat of torture by the Holy Inquisition, he argues for his very life in a passionate debate over science, politics, religion and ethics that resonates to this day
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