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Celebrate #WorldBookDay

April 23, 2020

Celebrate World Book Day with Long Wharf Theatre! Over the years we have staged some of the most beloved books in literary history. What is your favorite book-to-boards transfer?

Cyrano de Bergerac (1979/80) By Edmond Rostand

Pride and Prejudice (1985/86) by David Pownall, based on the novel by Jane Austen – American Premiere

Camille (1986/87) by Pam Gems, adapted from the classic by Alexandre Dumas – American Premiere

The Joy Luck Club (1996/97) by Susan Kim, from the novel by Amy Tan – American Premiere

Man of la Mancha (2006/07) written by Dale Wasserman

The Old Man and the Sea (2008/09) by Ernest Hemingway, adapted by Eric Ting and Craig Siebels – A World Premiere

February House (2012/13) Songs and Lyrics by Gabriel Kahane, book by Seth Bockley – World Premiere Musical

My Name is Asher Lev (2012/13) by Aaron Posner, adapted from the novel by Chaim

Fireflies (2017/18) by Matthew Barber, from the novel Elenore & Abel by Annette Sanford – A World Premiere

The Chosen (2017/18) adapted by Aaron Posner and Chaim Potok, from the novel by Chaim Potok

Ken Ludwig’s Baskerville: a Sherlock Holmes Mystery (2017/18) by Ken Ludwig

Crowns (2017/18) written and Directed by Regina Taylor, adapted from the book by M. Cunningham and C. Marberry

Pride and Prejudice (2019/20) by Kate Hamill, adapted from the novel by Jane Austin