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Loewenberg, Susan Albert

Works: 173 works in 490 publications in 1 language and 5,900 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Radio plays  Domestic drama  Radio adaptations  History  Live sound recordings  Fiction  Humorous fiction  Romance fiction  Comedy plays 
Roles: Producer, Production personnel, Director, Performer, Moderator
Classifications: PR5818, 812.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Susan Albert Loewenberg
Norman Corwin's The rivalry by Norman Corwin( Recording )

9 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 345 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. Also stars James Gleason and Shannon Cochran. Directed by Academy Award winner Eric Simonson. - Container
A raisin in the sun by Lorraine Hansberry( Recording )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 315 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 )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 262 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 )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 217 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 206 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 built 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
Three sisters by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov( )

9 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 206 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 )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2013 in English and held by 193 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
A view from the bridge by Arthur Miller( Recording )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 188 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
Taking flight by Adriana Sevahn Nichols( Recording )

3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 184 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
The importance of being Earnest by Oscar Wilde( Recording )

6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 19th century England, two roguish bachelors unwittingly use the same pseudonym for their romantic activities
A doll house by Henrik Ibsen( )

5 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 180 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
Tom Stoppard's The real thing by Tom Stoppard( Recording )

8 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry may be the wittiest playwright of his generation, but he's hopelessly naive 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. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring Andrea Bowen, Matt Gaydos, Carolyn Seymour, Simon Templeman, Douglas Weston, Joanne Whalley and Matthew Wolf
The cherry orchard by Anton Pavlovich Chekhov( Recording )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 102 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
The man who had all the luck by Arthur Miller( )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

David Beeves, a Midwesterner whose good fortune in love and business contracts his smalltown's struggle for the American Dream. When will his luck run out and at what price?
Molie̓re's Tartuffe by Molière( )

9 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 88 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moliere's celebrated social satire, Tartuffe, exposes false piety and hypocrisy in the Catholic Church. When a pious fraud worms his way into a wealthy family and manipulates the patriarch into giving up his fortune, it is up to his family to expose the truth before they end up in the poor house
Unquestioned integrity : the Hill/Thomas hearings by Mame Hunt( Recording )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the notorious Senate confirmation hearings when law professor Anita Hill charged Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas with sexual harrassment
The house of blue leaves by John Guare( Recording )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 84 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 life of Galileo by Bertolt Brecht( Recording )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2011 in English and held by 80 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
The tale of the allergist's wife by Charles Busch( )

9 editions published between 2007 and 2014 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marjorie Taub, a middle-aged wife, is hooked on culture. Plunged into a mid-life crisis, she's shaken out of her lethargy by the reappearance of a childhood friend
New Jerusalem : the interrogation of Baruch De Spinoza at Talmud Torah Congregation, Amsterdam, July 27, 1656 by David Ives( )

8 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As a young Jewish man in 17th century Amsterdam, Baruch de Spinoza excelled as a theological student; but as he encountered free-thinking Protestants, atheists and radicals in this relatively tolerant city, he began to question his religion and the nature of God. As a result, he was branded a heretic and faced excommunication
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A raisin in the sun
A raisin in the sunChavez RavineThe Watts Towers projectThree sistersDeath of a salesmanA view from the bridgeTaking flightThe importance of being Earnest
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Albert, Susan Lee

Loewenberg, Susan

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