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CELEBRATE #WORLDBOOKDAY

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? 

1979/80 

Cyrano De Bergerac

By Edmond Rostand  

   

1985/86 

Pride and Prejudice   

American Premiere   
By David Pownall  
Based on the novel by Jane Austen  

   

1986/87 

Camille   

American Premiere 
By Pam Gems  
Adapted from the classic by Alexandre Dumas  

   

1996/97 

The Joy Luck Club

American Premiere  
By Susan Kim  
From the novel by Amy Tan  

   

2006/07 

Man of La Mancha

Written by Dale Wasserman  

   

2008/09 

The Old Man and the Sea

A World Premiere   
By Ernest Hemingway  
Adapted by Eric Ting and Craig Siebels  

   

2012/13 

February House

A World Premiere Musical   

Songs and Lyrics by Gabriel Kahane  
Book by Seth Bockley  

Adapted from the book by Sherill Tippins  

   

2012/13 

My Name is Asher Lev

By Aaron Posner
Adapted from the novel by Chaim

   

2017/18

Fireflies

A World Premiere   
By Matthew Barber  
From the novel Elenore & Abel by Annette Sanford  

   

2017/18

The Chosen

Adapted by Aaron Posner and Chaim Potok 
From the novel by Chaim Potok  

   

2017/18 

Ken Ludwig’s Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery

By Ken Ludwig
Adapted from the novel The Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle  

   

2017/18  

Crowns

Written and Directed by Regina Taylor  
Adapted from the book by Michael Cunningham and Craig Marberry  

   

2019/20 

Pride and Prejudice  

By Kate Hamill
Adapted from the novel by Jane Austin   

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