2018 Theater Challenge

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Posting this a little early so I don't forget to do it later!

When?

• January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018 in your time zone.

What sorts of books?

• Scripts, books made into plays or musicals, movies that were made into musicals, operas/operettas (and their librettos), etc. - if it happens live on a stage and involves spoken/sung words, it probably works. Even books ABOUT stage shows - fiction or non-fiction (for instance, a mystery involving a summer stock actor or a book about the Passion Play at Oberammergau). Explain why your release fits the challenge in your post.

• Thanks to solittletime for reminding me about radio plays and full-cast audiobooks, which also count.

• These should be actual books, of the sort that would normally have an ISBN (unless it pre-dates ISBNs), not souvenir programs. Physical audiobooks do qualify.

What kinds of releases?

• Any sort of release: controlled, wild, charity, OBCZ, LFL, RABCK, whatever.

• Multi-challenge and themed releases welcome. Release photos are always fun.

What else?

• Post releases here with titles and links. Adding a description and/or explanation makes it more interesting.

• REMEMBER: many books that work for this challenge also qualify for Davros-10's TV series challenge ( 2018 edition - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/548134 ) and msrubble's movie challenge ( 2018 version - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/548493 ). If someone has called a book a "classic" there's a good chance someone has done a movie, TV, or stage version of it.

• For reference, there are links to earlier versions of this challenge:

2017 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/537473
2016 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/526030

• If you have questions, please ask. If I don't reply here, it never hurts to PM me.

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Some links that might help:

http://www.wordandfilm.com/---/give-our-regards-to-broadway-10-best-books-turned-musicals/
http://bookriot.com/---/10-plays-adapted-novels/
http://www.ticketsnow.com/---/From-pages-to-plays-Books-that-became-stage-shows
http://101books.net/---/7-famous-novels-that-became-musicals/
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/---/Hilary-Mantel-novels-turned-into-plays-by-Royal-Shakespeare-Company.html

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According to Les Standiford's The Man Who Invented Christmas, it was common practice during the Victorian era - copyright being a lot weaker then - for popular novels to be turned into (unauthorized) stage versions: Dickens's A Christmas Carol, Nicholas Nickleby, The Pickwick Papers, Oliver Twist, The Cricket in the Hearth, The Chimes, and Martin Chuzzlewit were all staged during his lifetime...and undoubtedly others, but those are the ones mentioned in the text.

 

wild release with photo

1. Tuesdays with Morrie - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14860917

 

1. The Phantom of the Opera ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14869825/ ), wild release, multiple challenges, photo.

 

2. Small Gods ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14867454/ ), wild release, multiple challenges, photo.

 

3. Fun Home ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14879005/ ), wild release.

 

controlled release

2. The Wife of Bath - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14881736
There is apparently a musical version of the Canterbury Tales, and it includes this particular story.

 

 

4 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14753301/ The Wind in the Willows

5 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13469503/ The Wind in the Willows


 

4. William Shakespeare's The Phantom of Menace: Star Wars Part the First ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14617809/ ), controlled release, multiple challenges.

5. William Shakespeare's The Clone Army Attacketh: Star Wars Part the Second ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14800449/ ), controlled release, multiple challenges.

6. William Shakespeare's Tragedy of the Sith's Revenge: Star Wars Part the Third ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14801396/ ), controlled release, multiple challenges.

 

7. And Then There Were None ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14940878/ ), wild release, multiple challenges, photo.

 

6 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14911609/ The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time

 

8. Black Coffee ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14721266/ ), wild release, multiple challenges, photo.

 

7 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14929100 Black Coffee: A Hercule Poirot Mystery

 

How funny that you managed to post releases of the same book, back to back!

solittletime:

7 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14929100 Black Coffee: A Hercule Poirot Mystery


GoryDetails:

8. Black Coffee ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14721266/ ), wild release, multiple challenges, photo.

 

LOL!

 

9. Anne of Green Gables ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14813378/ ), wild release, multiple challenges, photo.

 

wild release with photo

3. The Legend of Sleepy Hollow - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14987127

 

8 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14897459/ Treasure Island

9 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14784011/ Irish Drama Selections # 6: Selected Plays

10 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14875593/ Winesburg, Ohio


 

10. The Secret Garden ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14964116/ ), wild release, multiple challenges, photo.

 

 

wild release with photo

4. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14916749

 

wild release with photo

5. Hamilton: The Revolution - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15032361

 

controlled release

6. Brave New World - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/5864175

 

11 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14943592/ Anne of Green Gables

12 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14943743/ A Tale of Two Cities: Illustrated Classic Editions

13 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14841688/ Seedfolks

 

14 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14943484/ Walt Disney's 101 Dalmatians

15 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14768251/ Cheaper by the Dozen

16 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14875359/ 24 Favorite One Act Plays

17 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14826520/ The Secret Garden

 

controlled release

7. The Midwich Cuckoos - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/6742623

charity releases; no photos

8. 꿀벌 마야의 모험 (The Adventures of Maya the Bee) - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15052977
9. 괴도 신사 뤼팽 (Arsène Lupin) - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15052797
10. 그림 형제 동화 (Grimm's Fairy Tales) - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15052975
11. 비미릐 화원 (Heidi) - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15052899
12. 정글북 (The Jungle Book) - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15041057
13. 돌리틀 선샌님의 항해기 (The Voyages of Dr. Doolittle) - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15041057
14. 명탐정 홈스 (Sherlock Holmes) - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/1493071

 

3. https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15042477/ The Prince Who Wouldn’t Talk (multiple challenges)

 

18 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14911681/ The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn


 

 

20 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13794270/ Prince Caspian

21 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14830982/ One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest


 

22 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13879387/ Catch-22

23 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13879367/ 1984

24 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14452973 Oedipus The King

25 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13718792/ The Return of the King: Being the Third Part of the Lord of the Rings

 

26 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15003489/ A Little Princess

27 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15038140/ Disney's The Lion King

28 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15053111/ The Secret Garden

29 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14741504/ Disney's The Lion King: The Pal Patrol

30 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15042011/ The Return of the King: Being the Third Part of the Lord of the Rings

31 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14907116/ Oedipus the King

32 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14879510/ The Lord of the Rings Part Two: The Two Towers

33 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15023723/ The Lord of the Rings Part Three: The Return of the King

34 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14812743/ Disney's The Lion King

35 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14817290/ Great Illustrated Classics: King Solomon's Mines

 

 

wild release with photo

15. Seven Little Australians - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15048491

 

controlled release

16. The Anne of Green Gables Cookbook - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15115172

 

39 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15101534/ Heart of Darkness and the Secret Sharer

 

 

41 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15053117/ Murder on the Orient Express

42 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15079487/ A Christmas Carol

43 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15111664/ The Wind in the Willows

44 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15117514/ Disney's Beauty and the Beast

45 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15111828/ Walt Disney's Bambi

 

 

50 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15044030 Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency [CAUGHT]


 

51 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15101659/ Disney Frozen: Anna's Best Friends

52 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14843367/ The Berenstain Bears Clean Up

 

wild releases with photos

17. Wicked - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15152545
18. Belle's Purple Shapes - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15149424 - CAUGHT!

 

53 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15158936/ The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time

54 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15133299/ Rebecca

 

55 - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15122877/ The Bag of Fire and Other Plays

 

 

 

4. https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15157802 The Importance of Being Earnest (multiple challenges)

 

58 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15133300/ Walt Disney's 101 Dalmatians

 

wild released together - one photo

19. 톰 소여어 모험 (The Adventures of Tom Sawyer) - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15200843
20. 피터 팬 (Peter Pan) - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15200841

 

wild release with photo

21. And Then There Were None - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15192947

 

wild release with photo

22. Comet in Moominland - http://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15200958

 

11. The Lion in Winter ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15202543/ ), wild release, multiple challenges, photo.

 

 

12. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time ( https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15202564/ ), wild release, multiple challenges, photo.

 

 

 

 

63 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15172423/ No Exit and Three Other Plays

64 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15160957/ The House of the Spirits

65 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15233991/ Oedipus The King

66 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15185856/ Doctor Zhivago

67 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15107501/ The Chronicles of Narnia # 5: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader

 

68 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15255379/ The Chronicles of Narnia # 1: The Magician's Nephew

69 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15214750/ A Wrinkle in Time

70 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15161941/ The House of the Seven Gables


 

 

74 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15154800/ Moby Dick or The White Whale

75 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15185858/ The Elephant Man: A Play

76 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15171348/ The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time

77 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15259089/ Auntie Mame: An Irreverent Escapade

78 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15282762/ And Then There Were None

79 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15157215/ Broadway Bound

80 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15187606/ Much Ado about Nothing

81 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15231889/ King Lear

82 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15244970/ Cyrano de Bergerac

83 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15246001/ Four Tragedies: Hamlet, Othello, King Lear, Macbeth

84 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15157033/ The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy

85 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15244663/ Three Plays: Desire Under The Elms / Strange Interlude / Mourning Becomes Electra

86 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15245957/ A Midsummer Night's Dream

87 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15220455/ Surprise! Surprise! [see JE]

88 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15173249/ A Streetcar Named Desire

89 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15185771/ The Color Purple

90 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14943748 Les Petits Fairytales: Snow White

91 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15158943/ Romeo & Juliet

92 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15233993/ The Maltese Falcon


 

 

98 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15193294/ Disney's The Lion King

99 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15218197/ Black Beauty

100 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15172260/ Walt Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs

101 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15255381/ My Friend Flicka

102 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15256219/ The Phantom of the Opera

103 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15185370/ My First Classics: Anne of Green Gables

104 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13260124/ Disney's The Lion King Pop-Up Book

105 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15161112/ The Jungle Book

106 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/9808005/ Three Plays for Twelfth Grade

107 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/14432021/ Disney's The Lion King

108 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15169964/ Black Beauty

109 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15211714/ Walt Disney's 101 Dalmatians

110 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15287011/ The Time Machine

111 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15297066/ The Jungle Book: A Pop-Up Adventure

 

112 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15160960/ The Picture of Dorian Gray and Other Writings

113 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15193145/ The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

114 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15185859/ Martin Chuzzlewit

115 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15302065/ Oliver Twist

 

wild release with photo

23. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15311313

 

116 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/15250858/ A Shorter Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet

 

Released in 2018. Posted late.

117 - https://www.bookcrossing.com/---/13794274/ Bud, Not Buddy

118 -

 

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