After F. Scott FitzGerald’s classic novel about America and aspiration Entered the public domain in JanuaryA glimmer of variations emerged that envisioned a passionate old game, Jay Gatsby, gay, a zombie or the protagonist of his own graphic novel.
And now, hopeless romantic music is receiving treatment.
“The Great Gatsby, a New Musical” announced on Wednesday, that a fantastic team has been roped in to bring the self-made millionaire’s story to the stage. Florence Welch, pioneer of Florence + Machine, will write the song and compose the music with Thomas Bartlett, who collaborated with Sufjan Stevens on the Oscar-nominated song “Mystery of Love”, “Call Me From Your Name”.
Rebecca Freknal, who will recently oversee, direct, and watch a popular new version of Anton Chekhov’s “Three Sisters” at the Alameda Theater in London, and Polish-American playwright Martina Majok, who won the Pulak Award for Drama in 2018.the cost of living, ”Will write the book.
The adaptation will be produced by Len Blavatnik (“Moulin Rouge !,” “The Jagged Little Pill”) and English singer-songwriter Amanda Ghost, along with Netflix series “Crown” executive producer Robert Fox.
No production timeline or cast has been announced yet.
FitzGerald’s slender 1925 Jazz Age novel, which he sees in recent decades, has received much acclaim in recent decades, despite not initially recording either significant or financial success.
But if it seems that the craze of the Gatsby adaptation has increased like Brot X Cicadas so far this year, then this is a novel Entered the public domain in January – – Lack of copyright protection means that authors and artists will no longer have to pay a fee or ask for permission to use Fitzgerald’s characters or plots.
Yet even before all the rights were free, Gatsby was present on the New York stage.
“Gatz, “Staging the elevator repair service’s seven-hour novel that doubled as an endurance test (said none”), opened Off Broadway in 2010 at the Public Theater. Ben Brantley, former co-head theater critic The New York Times, called the play, which plays a gradual seduction of a reader of the novel, “the most compelling love affair on the New York stage this season.”
Across the pond, there is a long-lasting immersive theater production that features its own cocktail menu and encourages period regalia Socially Disordered was staged for the final downfall. (It will make its American debut in New York City later this year.) And a musical staging “Gatsby A Musical, “Set seven years after the events of the novel and filmed at Cadogan Hall, London, which was streamed in February.
But the producers of this “Gatsby” are hopeful that the Bohemians of their show will talk to those in the overcrowded theater who have been wandering around without celebrating for more than a year.
“It has been 100 years since The Great Gatsby” was published, Ghost and Fox said in a statement. “And there could be no better time than this for a new musical adaptation thrown by the biggest party America.”