'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'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2016-02-11 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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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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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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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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Harper Lee's classic, 'To Kill a Mockingbird,' is finally available as an ebook

'To Kill a Mockingbird,' the 1961 Pulitzer Prize winner that often appears on 'most-loved books' lists, has been released as an ebook for a new generation of readers. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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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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'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”... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-01-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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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

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harper Lee's estate to sue over Broadway version of Mockingbird

The estate of Harper Lee is reportedly suing the producers of a much-anticipated Broadway adaptation of To Kill a Mockingbird. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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School district pulled 'To Kill a Mockingbird' from shelves because it 'makes people uncomfortable'

The Biloxi, Miss., school district has pulled Harper Lee's classic novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" from its curriculum because it "makes people uncomfortable," the Biloxi Sun Herald reports. A member of the school board told the newspaper that the decision was made last week, and was not voted on... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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First To Kill a Mockingbird graphic novel coming in 2018

William Heinemann is publishing the first graphic novel adaptation of Harper Lee’s classic To Kill a Mockingbird, drawn and adapted by Fred Fordham. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-06-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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To Kill a Mockingbird most popular book-club pick

Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird is the most popular reading group title in the UK, according to new research from The Reading Agency. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-02-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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For many students and teachers, the lessons of 'To Kill a Mockingbird' resonate

Eighth-grader Daisy Vetter dropped to the floor and curled up in a ball when news of Harper Lee's death came over the intercom at Walter Reed Middle School in North Hollywood on Friday morning. Her friends asked what was wrong. They just didn't understand, Daisy said, why "To Kill a Mockingbird,"... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-02-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harper Lee: Beloved author of ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ dies

Harper Lee created a work that has endured for generations with her first novel 'Mockingbird,' which told the story of Scout Finch and her experiences as her father battles racism. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2016-02-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harper Lee: Beloved ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ author dies

Harper Lee created a work that has endured for generations with her first novel 'Mockingbird,' which told the story of Scout Finch and her experiences as her father battles racism. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2016-02-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Harper Lee, author of 'To Kill a Mockingbird', dies - county official

Harper Lee, who wrote one of America's most enduring literary classics, To Kill a Mockingbird, about a child's view of right and wrong and waited 55 years to publish a second book with the same characters from a very different point of view, died at the age of 89 on Friday (Saturday NZ Time). Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2016-02-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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'Mockingbird' heads for Broadway

US film and theatre producer Scott Rudin is to take Harper Lee's novel To Kill a Mockingbird to Broadway, in a new adaptation by screenwriter Aaron Sorkin, after a change of heart by the author, who was previously reluctant to allow such a production.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-02-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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