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Eyen, Tom

Overview
Works: 485 works in 592 publications in 4 languages and 6,786 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film and video adaptations  Motion picture music  Rhythm and blues music  Soul music  Fiction  Young adult works  Parodies, imitations, etc  Motion picture plays  History 
Roles: Lyricist, Librettist, Bibliographic antecedent, Other, Interviewee, Performer, Scenarist
Classifications: PN1995.9.M86, 791.4372
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Publications by  Tom Eyen Publications by Tom Eyen
posthumous Publications by Tom Eyen, published posthumously.
Most widely held works about Tom Eyen
 
Most widely held works by Tom Eyen
Dreamgirls by Bill Condon ( Visual )
15 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,338 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three young women Deena Jones, Effie White, and Lorrell Robinson desire to become pop stars. They get their wish when they are picked to be backup singers for the legendary James "Thunder" Early. When they are set free for leads, Curtis Taylor and Effie's brother C.C. decide that Deena should be the lead singer, which upsets Effie. The girls discover exactly what it takes to be in the music business and what they must give up to realize their dream
Dreamgirls music from the motion picture by Henry Krieger ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Features all the music from the Broadway-based major motion picture, Dreamgirls
Dreamgirls music from the motion picture by Henry Krieger ( Recording )
11 editions published between 1982 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vocal selections from Dreamgirls by Henry Krieger ( )
17 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dreamgirls original Broadway cast album by Henry Krieger ( Recording )
10 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in 3 languages and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A backstage musical set in the pop record world, Dreamgirls is the gritty story of a trio of female singers and their rise to fame
Sarah B. Divine! and other plays by Tom Eyen ( Book )
8 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ten plays by Tom Eyen ( Book )
2 editions published between 1971 and 1977 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dreamgirls in concert by Henry Krieger ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Women behind bars : a new play by Tom Eyen ( Book )
2 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Why Hanna's skirt won't stay down : a new comedy by Tom Eyen ( Book )
4 editions published between 1971 and 1986 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
MaMa's pushcart : Ellen Stewart and 25 years of La MaMa E.T.C. ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With virtually no financial resources, Ellen Stewart created the La Mama theater in New York in 1961, where writers and actors such as Sam Shepard, Elizabeth Swados, and Harvey Fierstein found both encouragement and a home for their work. Includes footage from the early days, interviews and brief excerpts from some of the theater works. Stewart also talks about her experiences as a "colored" working at Saks Fifth Avenue between 1950 and 1957
Dreamgirls : Broadway revival by Henry Krieger ( )
3 editions published in 2010 in Undetermined and English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Remixed ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pourquoi la robe d'Anna ne veut pas redescendre by Tom Eyen ( Book )
11 editions published between 1974 and 1981 in French and Undetermined and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman : the complete series ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mass murders, kidnappings and a flasher may be troubling to the residents of Fernwood, Ohio. But pigtailed, gingham-frocked housewife Mary Hartman has a much more serious problem: waxy buildup on her kitchen floor. And while her husband Tom struggles in the bedroom and her best friend, country singer Loretta Haggers, struggles to make it big in Nashville, Mary teeters closer to the edge, desperate to save her marriage, keep her family together and give her kitchen floor a proper shine
Dreamgirls by Henry Krieger ( Book )
8 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Diehard fans will love the almost two-hour "Building the Dream" documentary, which goes into loving detail about how the film got to be made. But it's the shorter segments that really capture the viewer's attention. The two auditions included in the set are a contrast in style. Pop singer Beyonce Knowles sells herself in full hair, makeup and costume; that she is a tad pitchy at times is almost beside the point. Tony Award winner Anika Noni Rose's audition is a tour de force; singing strong and with conviction and passion, Rose is fully in character regardless of the fact that she isn't dressed for the role. Oddly enough, the audition tape of Jennifer Hudson, who won an Academy Award for her breakthrough role as Effie, is nowhere to be seen. Sure, we all know what a powerhouse she is today. But it would've been nice to see what the filmmakers saw in her back then, when her competition included her American Idol castmate (and that season's winner) Fantasia Barrino. Hudson's performance of "Effie, Sing My Song"--Which was not seen in the theatrical release--is included in this set, as are 12 extended musical numbers. Another nice touch is the inclusion of a dance rehearsal choreographed by Fatima Robinson (who has worked with the Backstreet Boys, Mary J. Blige, and Michael Jackson). Watching the rudimentary piece (with stand-ins subbing for the stars) come together gives the viewer appreciation for the intricate work that goes into each 3-minute musical number in the 130-minute film. Also included are a sequence of enhanced storyboards, a look at how the film's editor went about editing the picture, and a look at how the costumes played a part in the film
Dreamgirls : a novelization by Denene Millner ( Book )
2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Undetermined and English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three African-American soul singers find success in the world of 1960s pop music, in a novelization of the Broadway musical-turned-movie set against the backdrop of the Motown era
Sparkle Dreamgirls ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sparkle: Set in Harlem in 1958, this musical tells the story of three sisters struggling to find stardom as a singing group. It's a rags-to-riches tale of glitz, glamour and the high price of fame
The dirtiest show in town by Tom Eyen ( Book )
4 editions published between 1970 and 1979 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Typescript, dated 12/13/79
Women behind bars by Tom Eyen ( )
3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Washington Theater Club, R. Paul Evans, Otto Grun Jr., Triumvir Productions present Divine in Tom Eyen's "Women Behind Bars," directed by Ron Link, also starring Virginia Barrie, Brenda Bergman, Beverly Bonner, Vira Colorado, David Lochary, Lori Saveriano, Ellie Schadt, Jana Schneider, Sweet William, and introducing Lisa Jane Persky as Mary-Eleanor, set and lights by Mae Kenley, costumes supervised by Ron Link, Divine's costumes by Larry LeGaspi, title song by Tom Eyen sung by Larry Paulette
 
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Alternative Names
Eyen, Thomas Leon.
Languages
English (87)
French (10)
German (2)
Italian (1)
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