Aaron Sorkin’s ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ stage adaptation set for Azusa Pacific University

In a script-worthy twist, Oscar-winning writer Aaron Sorkin’s stage adaptation of Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird” will receive its West Coast premiere at Azusa Pacific College, a private Christian college in Azusa. The news follows a rollercoaster week in which small theater companies around... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-03-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jeff Daniels to star in Aaron Sorkin's adaptation of 'To Kill a Mockingbird' on Broadway

Jeff Daniels will play the inimitable lawyer Atticus Finch in Aaron Sorkin’s forthcoming Broadway adaptation of Harper Lee’s classic novel “To Kill a Mockingbird,” a spokesman for the production announced Thursday. The show, which will be directed by Tony Award-winner Bartlett Sher (“The King and... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-02-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'To Kill a Mockingbird': Aaron Sorkin will adapt the classic novel for Broadway

A new stage adaptation of Harper Lee's novel 'Mockingbird' will reportedly be written by Sorkin. 'Mockingbird' was adapted as an Oscar-winning film in 1962 starring Gregory Peck. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Sorkin's To Kill a Mockingbird heading to West End

Aaron Sorkin’s stage adaptation of To Kill a Mockingbird is coming to London’s West End in May 2020, after opening on Broadway last December to rave reviews. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-03 21:08:41 UTC ]
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Does Harper Lee's Go Set a Watchman kill a mockingbird?

No one who reads To Kill a Mockingbird for the first time now can read it as we did before this week. No teacher, no student can ever ignore the complicated history of the book and its characters. Go Set a Watchman, published on Tuesday, changes everything. But is that as terrible as it sounds?... Continue reading at Stuff

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'Go Set a Watchman': more discussion, questions about 'To Kill a Mockingbird' author Harper Lee's new book

It was recently announced that 'To Kill a Mockingbird' writer Harper Lee, who famously only released her classic novel, will publish a second book this summer. 'If you read the book ... only Harper Lee could have written this novel,' said Jonathan Burnham, senior vice president and publisher of... Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-02-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pacey keeps Open University up to speed as list adapts to post-Covid market

The pandemic has put the kibosh on innumerable events this year, one of which was a big 50th anniversary bash for the Open University Press (OpenUP). Half a century is a good innings for any publisher, but it was to be a particularly celebratory occasion for OpenUP and its boss, head of... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-11-27 22:33:33 UTC ]
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Watch the first episode of a forgotten 1970 TV adaptation of Don Quixote . . . set in space.

For about two months in 1970, ITV aired episodes of a bonkers science fiction comedy series based (oh so very loosely) on Miguel de Cervantes’ literary classic Don Quixote. The show, entitled The Adventures of Don Quick, follows an astronaut named Don Quick (Ian Hendry) and his sidekick, Sam... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-05-12 17:39:44 UTC ]
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How Facebook’s early decisions set the stage for scandal

Steven Levy mines the company’s history and talks to its leaders to figure out where things went wrong. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Helen Monks Takhar’s millennial thriller set for TV adaptation

Helen Monks Takhar’s debut thriller about a millennial ‘snowflake’ intern pitted against an older editor, Precious You (HQ), is to be turned into a TV show. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-22 15:41:19 UTC ]
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You can live-stream a stage adaptation of the Mueller Report tonight

The live performance is executive-produced by Susan Disney Lord, Abigail Disney, and Timothy Disney. Political theater will take on a whole new meaning tonight with help from Abigail Disney, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan, and a handful of high-caliber celebrities.Read Full... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2019-06-24 10:51:52 UTC ]
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Burglar hits legendary bookstore, steals rare edition of ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’

Police in suburban Philadelphia are on the hunt for a book thief with rarefied literary tastes. A burglar stole at least 20 books from a store in West Chester, Pa., including a rare edition of Harper Lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird," the Philadelphia Inquirer reported Tuesday. No money was stolen... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-02-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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UK tour of 'To Kill a Mockingbird' cancelled after US legal threat

A touring production of "To Kill a Mockingbird", set to open in February and tour the UK and Ireland, has been cancelled mid-rehearsals after the threat of legal action from Scott Rudin's company Atticus, which stages the current Broadway hit. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-01-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Beloved book The Kuia and the Spider adapted for the stage

The children's book The Kuia and the Spider is a Kiwi classic, as cherished as The Hungry Caterpillar and Hairy Maclary, and will soon transform from the page to the stage. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2019-01-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Huge' TV adaptation of My Brilliant Friend set for broadcast

The first episode of the My Brilliant Friend TV adaptation will broadcast in the UK on Sky Atlantic on 19th November. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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'To Kill a Mockingbird' Is PBS's 'Great American Read'

Harper Lee's 1960 classic was voted as America's best-loved novel by PBS viewers of 'The Great American Read,' which wrapped Tuesday evening. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-10-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Broadway producers of To Kill a Mockingbird countersue Harper Lee's estate

New suit claims Aaron Sorkin adaptation may have to be scrapped over alleged differences between the play and novel, as producers offer to stage disputed work at federal courtIn a courtroom drama worthy of the novel itself, producers of the first Broadway adaptation of Harper Lee’s To Kill a... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book and Screen Week CAMEO Awards Include Film, Stage, Gaming Adaptations

The public-facing London Book and Screen Week opens with adaptation awards in film, television, gaming, audio, and stage. The post London Book and Screen Week CAMEO Awards Include Film, Stage, Gaming Adaptations appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Cillian Murphy to star in Max Porter stage adaptation

Irish actor Cillian Murphy is to star in a new production based on Max Porter's debut novel Grief is the Thing with Feathers (Faber). Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-12-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Setting the Stage for Guadalajara 2017

The largest Spanish-language book fair, which will run from November 25 to December 3 in 2017, expects another banner year. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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