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Book-It Repertory Theatre

What We Talk About When We Talk About Raymond Carver

  Raymond’s Carver reputation as a writer in the 1980s was rivaled by his reputation as a recovering alcoholic. The public eye fixed on his near-miraculous recovery and continued sobriety throughout the final decade of his life. Today he is considered one of the most important and influential short story writers of the 20th century. […]

Audition Time

Ian Stewart takes us through the seemingly daunting process of the Audition.                        [quote]John Bianchi savors the spotlight as Mr. Elton in Book-It’s premiere production of Emma by Jane Austen, adapted by Rachel Atkins.[/quote] Every Book-It show grabs characters from their pages and thrusts them […]

Introducing the cast and crew of Little Bee

Just as one show closes, another one is already in the making! Time waits for no man (or woman), here at Book-It. Myra Platt’s adaptation of Chris Cleave’s novel Little Bee is next on the docket for our Silver Jubilee season and we couldn’t be more excited for the talented group of actors and designers […]

Don’t Know Much About Charles Portis

You probably don’t know much about Charles Portis, but you should. Portis has been called “everybody’s favorite least-known novelist” because over the years he’s flown so inexplicably under the radar. Yes, he wrote the best-selling western True Grit, but there’s a lot more than that to love about this humble author from Arkansas. Brush up on […]