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Havinga, Nick

Overview
Works: 119 works in 314 publications in 1 language and 7,129 library holdings
Genres: Internet videos  Drama  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  History  Televised performances  Interviews  Television series  Television plays  Television comedies 
Roles: Director, Other, Author
Classifications: AE5, E
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Most widely held works by Nick Havinga
Mourning becomes Electra by Eugene O'Neill( Visual )

17 editions published between 1978 and 2006 in English and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A classic American drama of love, revenge, murder and suicide set against the backdrop of a small New England town in the post-Civil War era. Each episode concludes with an after word by Erich Segal containing biographical information on Eugene O'Neill
As I lay dying( Visual )

8 editions published between 1956 and 1999 in English and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program contains a discussion about the work and a portion of the performance based on the novel by William Faulkner. The work is neither pure theater nor pure dance but a combination of both
The school for scandal by Richard Brinsley Sheridan( Visual )

16 editions published between 1975 and 2003 in English and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First performed in 1777, Richard Brinsley Sheridan's sophisticated comedy of manners satirizes the extravagance and corruption of London society. "The School for Scandal's" combination of elegant language and earthy comedy weaves a deliciously nasty tale of intrigue, slander and clandestine love affairs. Blair Brown stars in this timeless, witty look at the wages of scandal mongering and social climbing, scheming and hypocrisy
Bertolt Brecht : practice pieces by Bertolt Brecht( Visual )

16 editions published between 1964 and 2008 in English and held by 362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recording of a performance, in English translation, of two of Bertolt Brecht's largely unknown and seldom performed "Ubungstucke fur Schauspieler"--Practice pieces for actors". Also contains the scenes for "Romeo and Juliet" and "Hamlet." Lotte Lenya and translator Michael Lebeck briefly discuss the theater of Brecht
The Group Theater : 1931-1940( Visual )

9 editions published between 1967 and 2008 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Clurman, Strasberg and Lewis discuss the heady days of the famous Group Theater, its origins, successes, failures, and eventual decline. The Group Theater was active from 1931 to 1940. It came in with the Depression and went out with the World War. It was intended as a forum for plays that would make a political statement; a new start in the casting and presentaiton of plays; a way of exploring acting techniques and of forging a cohesive group of talent that would stay together
A Commedia dell'arte Hamlet( Visual )

6 editions published between 1964 and 2007 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Commedia dell'arte," a 16th century Italian dramatic genre, was well known in Shakespeare's England. Masked actors improvised on familiar plots and worked familiar characters into comedic versions of serious stories. Part farce, part deconstruction, part social commentary, the technique has been used here on scenes from Shakespeare's "Hamlet."
The coach with the six insides( Visual )

8 editions published between 1964 and 2007 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program contains an excerpt of Jean Erdman's dance-drama based on James Joyce's "Finnegan's Wake." It is a fascinating blend of mime, dancing, acting, and music
Sidney Lumet : from theater to film( Visual )

7 editions published between 1962 and 2007 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This program is an illustrated exploration of how stage plays can be translated to the screen--with particular attention to the work of director Sidney Lumet ..."--Container
Harold Pinter, early work by Harold Pinter( Visual )

6 editions published between 1965 and 2007 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Performance of excerpts from two very early works by Harold Pinter, "The room" and "A slight ache" filmed in 1965 when they played at the Writers Stage in New York City. Includes a brief interview with director Word Baker
Gogol : "Diary of a madman"( Visual )

8 editions published between 1964 and 2007 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of the 1964 off-Broadway production of the celebrated story by Nikolay Gogol about a clerk's disintegration into complete madness. Performed by the well-known actor and drama teacher William Hickey in an extraordinary one-man tour de force
The making of a musical( Visual )

6 editions published between 1965 and 2006 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arthur Laurents, Beni Montresor, and Stephen Sondheim discuss the making of the 1965 Broadway musical, "Do I hear a waltz?"
The APA rehearses( Visual )

7 editions published between 1967 and 2007 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this program the Association of Producing Artists (APA), a renowned repertory company founded by Ellis Rabb in the 1960s, is seen at work rehearsing and discussing the scenes from Henrik Ibsen's classic play "The Wild Duck."
Scenes and songs from "Mann ist Mann" by Bertolt Brecht (1898-1956) : in English, in the Eric Bentley translation "A man is a man"( Visual )

6 editions published between 1962 and 2007 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eric Bentley -- historian, playwright, drama critic, and leading Brecht scholar -- introduces scenes from his translation of Berlolt Brecht's play-with-songs "Mann ist mann." Bentley also speaks of Brecht's ideas and theater devices, the origins of his political passions in post-World War One Europe, his failure to attract American audiences in the 1930's and his remarkable success later
Anaïs Nin : her diary by Anaïs Nin( Visual )

7 editions published between 1966 and 2006 in English and held by 270 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anaïs Nin reads from her diary. Includes photographs from her personal collection
Dances of India( Visual )

8 editions published between 1966 and 2007 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classic dances of India performed in traditional costume by Nala Najan, leading American dancer and teacher of Indian dance. Dances include a celebrated invocation "of auspicious beginnings" from South India; a South Indian dance to a religious song; and a North Indian dance of great antiquity that came from Hindu tradition but was adapted by the Moslem culture and spread from Spain to China. The closing number, a court dance taught to Najan by the prince of the court titled "Wounded Deer," is a metaphor for non-violence
Alf( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This furry extraterrestrial has earned a place in the Tanner's home and in the hearts of millions
Portrait of Billie( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Choreographer John Butler and Carmen de Lavallade interpret the life of blues singer Billie Holiday in a dance to recordings of Holiday singing. Includes narration and photographs of Holiday's career and quotes from her book, "Lady Sings the Blues."
Sophie Maslow interview( Visual )

2 editions published between 1965 and 2007 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poem is a modern dance based on Lawrence Ferlinghetti's poem, "Autobiography", choreographed by Sophie Maslow to music by Duke Ellington. Participants are Morrie Pierce (reading poem by Lawrence Ferlinghetti), Sophie Maslow (choreographer), Herbert Lovell (drummer), Julie Arenal, William Dugan, Stanley Berke, Haruki Fujimoto, Carol Fried (dancers). In conversation Maslow emphasizes how her choreography is particularly concerned with the modern American dance idiom. She discusses the roots of contemporary dance and introduces her dance, in four movements. The setting is a cafe called Mike's Coffeehouse in time present . "Poem" is interwoven with group dancing, one duet and three solos, "the making of one American young man and poet."
Girls in their summer dresses by Irwin Shaw( Visual )

14 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A trio of Shaw adaptations. Girls in their summer dresses, filmed on location in Greenwich Village, is a contemporary story centering on a couple's marital relationship and their conflicting views of monogamy. The Monument, which takes place in 1938, pits a bartender against his penny-pinching restaurant owner. The Man who married a French wife, set in 1960, details the effects of cultural difference and past secrets on a seemingly happy marriage
The paper chase( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

School is back in session and the stakes are high for an ambitious and dedicated student body, determined to make a difference at their prestigious Ivy League law school. Professor Charles W. Kingsfield, Jr. presides over second-year student James T. Hart and a class of driven, intelligent and morally aware students who always seem to rise through the pressures of life and law in the pursuit of truth and justice. The series originally aired on CBS from 1978-1979 and was subsequently picked up by cable channel Showtime in 1983
 
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