Most widely held works about Lloyd Richards
Most widely held works by Lloyd Richards
A Raisin in the sun by Lorraine Hansberry ( Recording )
11 editions published between 1972 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 436 libraries worldwide
A play about a black family's struggle to buy a house in a white neighborhood, and their attempt to maintain dignity, self-respect, and a sense of humanity.
The piano lesson ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1990 and 2002 in English and held by 288 libraries worldwide
August Wilson's Pulitzer Prize-winning tale of a family caught between their heritage and a dream for the future. The Charles family clashes over the fate of a magnificent, carved piano that carries their family's story from their days as slaves. Boy Willie wants to sell the piano to buy a farm--the same fields their family worked as slaves. But his sister, Berniece, refuses to part with it. For her, the piano is their very soul, a legacy of pride and struggle that symbolizes their survival as a family. To resolve the conflict they must first deal with the past.
Fences : a play by August Wilson ( Book )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 220 libraries worldwide
The story of jazz ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 178 libraries worldwide
This program profiles the pivotal figures in American jazz with authoritative commentary and first-hand observations. Includes archive footage of performances by Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Count Basie and many other important artists.
Freeman ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 58 libraries worldwide
Television adaptation of a play featuring a naive, ambitious, recklessly optimistic man who is misunderstood by those close to him and finds himself in trouble because of his unrealistic hopes.
Ngā kai moana by J Tangaere ( Book )
6 editions published between 1986 and 1998 in 5 languages and held by 33 libraries worldwide
Actions of various kinds of sea creatures sought as food. Suggested level: junior.
Te Reo by Ngoi Pewhairangi ( Book )
1 edition published in 1986 in Maori and held by 24 libraries worldwide
Hāngaia he kanohi by Henare Everitt ( Book )
1 edition published in 1988 in Maori and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Make a face by Alan Wagstaff ( Book )
2 editions published between 1986 and 1990 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Paul Robeson ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1979 and 1994 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
"James Earl Jones stars in 'Paul Robeson, ' the television premiere of Phillip Hayes Dean's 1978 Broadway play. The two-hour drama is based on the life of the black singer, actor, athlete, and humanitarian who became a figure of controversy during the McCarthy era of the 1950s. The only supporting actor is musical arranger and pianist Burt Wallace, who appears - as in the stage play - in the role of Robeson's accompanist, Lawrence Brown."--1979 Peabody Awards entry form. This program was taped live before a studio audience in April 1979. It dramatizes the life of Paul Robeson who achieved distinction as a scholar, athlete, concert artist, and a stage and screen actor in 1930's and '40s. His outspoken views on racial injustices and his defense of the Soviet Union during the Cold War led to the end of his varied career. Jones, as Robeson, dramatizes many of Robeson's views on politics and race and also sings several songs accompanied on piano by Burt Wallace.
Feng shui the Chinese art of placement ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Eric Dowsett demonstrates the Chinese eco-art of Feng shui in relation to the lay-out of the home and the arrangement of furniture within it.
Corinne Jacker ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1982 and 1985 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Highlights the career of Corinne Jacker through interviews with the playwright herself; with Lloyd Richards, dean of Yale Drama School; and with Elinore Renfield and other actresses. Shows excerpts from Jacker's play Later.
The making of August Wilson's The piano lesson ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Accompanies Hallmark Hall of Fame's The piano lesson. Includes interviews with playwright August Wilson and Lloyd Richards, director for both the teleplay and the Broadway production. Also includes interviews with actors Charles S. Dutton, Tommy Hollis, and Carl Gordon. Scenes from the teleplay and filming of the teleplay connect the discussion. Commentary about the play's universal themes, juxtaposed with the expression of the African-American experience.
Emerging playwrights. The Negro Ensemble Company ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Two programs focusing on the Negro Ensemble Company (NEC). In the first program, Lloyd Richards, Dean of the Yale Drama School speaks with playwright Steve Carter about the NEC and the work of a playwright. It includes a scene from Carter's play Eden performed by the NEC. Douglas Turner Ward, artistic director, discusses the history and philosophy of the company. In the second program, Richards interviews playwright Gus Edwards. Edwards discusses his career and the program includes scenes from his play Old Phantoms performed by the NEC. Also, other members of the artistic staff speak about the work and importance of the NEC to the growth of black theatre in America.
Childers shining by Sarah Hopkins ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Puppy trouble by Joy Cowley ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
As a resource for reading/language development, this Story Starter kit featuring puppies as its topic is designed to be used in a vareity of imaginative ways.
Big boy blue ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Encourages development of language skills through activities such as reading the story, recreating it with the storyboard and pop-out cards, or creating a new version of the story.
Harriet Tubman and the underground railroad ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Walter Cronkite introduces a reenactment of one of Harriet Tubman's most dangerous trips in which she led four slaves out of Maryland. Explores the Fugitive slave law and presents arguments for and against slavery.
Shining by Sarah Hopkins ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Working in the theatre. Vol. 4, Playscript/director ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Playwrights, directors, and a theatre agent discuss elements of the theatre, responding to the moderators and questions from the audience.
African American families African Americans African Americans on television African American theater Ambition American drama American drama--African American authors Audiobooks Audiocassettes Criticism, interpretation, etc. Documentary films Domestic drama Drama Drama Dramatists, American Dutton, Charles S Feature films Feature films Fiction Film and video adaptations Films for the hearing impaired Gordon, Carl,--1932-2010 Heirlooms History Hollis, Tommy Illinois--Chicago Innocence (Psychology) Interviews Jazz Jazz musicians Maori language Marine animals Men New York (State)--New York Optimism Piano Poverty Readers Richards, Lloyd Robeson, Paul,--1898-1976 Television adaptations Television mini-series Television plays Television plays Theater Theatrical producers and directors Tokelauan language United States Video recordings--for the hearing impaired Wilson, August
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