'The Notebook' is Broadway-bound with musical adaptation

Ladies and gentlemen, start your weeping. “The Notebook,” Nicholas Sparks’ beloved romance novel, is getting a Broadway adaptation, with music and lyrics by singer-songwriter Ingrid Michaelson. The artist announced the news while serving as a guest co-host opposite Hoda Kotb on NBC’s “Today” Thursday... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-01-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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An all-Black musical was a Broadway smash — and then was mostly forgotten

“Shuffle Along” brought Black and White audiences together, writes Caseen Gaines. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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PRH snaps up novel adaptation of Broadway 'phenomenon' Dear Evan Hansen

Penguin Random House is to publish Dear Evan Hansen: The Novel, a "sharply funny and poignant" book which will expand upon the story and characters made famous by the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical of the same name. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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

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Elton John writing Devil Wears Prada musical for Broadway

Sir Elton John and Paul Rudnick are writing a Broadway musical based on Lauren Weisberger’s novel The Devil Wears Prada (HarperCollins). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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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Jeremy Denk’s Memoir Features Music, Love and More Music

In “Every Good Boy Does Fine,” the concert pianist recalls his artistic and erotic awakening. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Bob Dylan's entire music catalogue bought by Universal Music

Bob Dylan's entire catalogue of songs, one of the great treasures in music history, has been acquired by Universal Music Publishing Group for an undisclosed sum.  Continue reading at CBC

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Panel Mania: Naturalist: A Graphic Adaptation by Edward O. Wilson, adapted by Jim Ottaviani and C.M. Butzer

Science-comics writer Jim Ottaviani and artist C.M. Butzer team with the celebrated biologist Edward O. Wilson to turn 'Naturalist', his 1994 memoir, into an equally delightful and engrossing graphic work. In this 13-page excerpt Wilson, in love and recently engaged, nevertheless heads to New... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Peloton told it can't countersue music publishers over high workout music prices

Peloton has failed to convince the court that the National Music Publishers Association violated federal antitrust laws. If you'll recall, the NMPA sued Peloton in early 2019, accusing it of using songs in its workout videos without obtaining the pro... Continue reading at Engadget

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Samsung's Notebook 7 and Notebook 7 Force are premium, performance-oriented laptops

Samsung’s Notebook 7 and Notebook 7 Force are laptops designed for a growing audience of PC users who want a premium experience—and enough hardware to get them through work and play without a hiccup. Both laptops offer a sleek, polished aesthetic. In addition, the Notebook 7 Force offers... Continue reading at PC World

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Facebook Harmonized With Global Music Rights, HFA/Rumblefish, Kobalt Music Publishing

Music continued to fill the air in Menlo Park, Calif., as Facebook announced three new partnerships with music publishers, coming on the heels of its deal with Sony/ATV earlier this week and its pact with Universal Music Group, inked in December. Facebook head of music business development and... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Book about politics and pop music wins Penderyn Music Book Prize

Daniel Rachel's book about politics and pop music "coming together for the first time in Britain's musical history" has won the 2017 Penderyn Music Book Prize. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Out of Bounds bounds out to clinch McDermid's first number one

Val McDermid has bounced straight into the UK Official number one spot with Out of Bounds (Sphere), shifting 13,310 copies for £53,483 according to Nielsen BookScan's Total Consumer Market. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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The Future of Music: U.S. to Review Rules Covering Streaming Music Fees

Lobbyists for the music industry and streaming music services are gearing up to battle one another after the Justice Department said it will review decades-old agreements that govern songwriter royalties.The review, which follows court battles between rights holders and Pandora internet radio,... Continue reading at Advertising Age

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Winnipeg-bound passengers given mats, left to sleep on floor at Toronto Pearson airport

After several flight delays, passengers flying out of Toronto's Pearson airport were made to sleep on the floor when their flights to Winnipeg were finally cancelled around midnight on Sunday morning.  Continue reading at CBC

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Fun fact: Zadie Smith’s younger brother is in the bad Austen adaptation.

Today in extremely niche literary world factoids: in case you didn’t know (I did not) Zadie Smith has a younger brother named Ben Bailey Smith, an actor and standup who goes by Doc Brown, admires Taylor Swift’s writing ability, and features in Netflix’s new adaptation of Jane Austen’s Persuasion... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Giving Black women in pop music their due: Q&A with author of ‘Shine Bright’

Journalist and super fan Danyel Smith champions the role of Black women in pop music in “Shine Bright,” which combines memoir with music history. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Richard Taruskin, provocative scholar of classical music, dies at 77

He published a six-volume history of Western music and was known for his strong opinions of composers. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Native American superhero comics leap stereotypes in a single bound

A bookstore in New Mexico fosters a community of Native artists, writers, and fans of the flourishing Indigenous comic book genre. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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