March 1 - March 10, 2013
The New Hazlett Theatre
Performances are typically 2 hours long.
Showtimes: Friday & Saturday @ 8:00 PM
Sunday @ 2:30 PM
“Glitzy, Theatrical, Captivating”
The Great Gatsby
Mar 1 - Mar 10, 2013
Adapted by Simon Levy - Only stage version authorized by the Fitzgerald estate since 1926
Directed by Richard Keitel
Prime Stage is proud to work with the Pittsburgh
Jazz Society to bring The Great Gatsby to life!
Be sure to listen to the great sounds of jazz.
Check out our exclusive interview
with Simon Levy - playright who's award winning adaptation of The
Great Gatsby is the only stage
version authorized by the Fitzgerald estate since 1926.
Prime Stage Education Director Monica Stephenson recently had
the opportunity to interview Simon Levy about his adaptation of The Great Gatsby.
Great information on The Great Gatsby
Fitzgerald's ambitious goal as he approached the composition of The Great Gatsby was to "write something new--something extraordinary and beautiful and simple and intricately patterned."
Web version of the novel:
Gatsby in a nutshell:
“The Jazz Age:”
Dances of “The Jazz Age:” http://socialdance.stanford.edu/syllabi/jazz_age.htm
Tales from the Jazz Age by F. Scott Fitzgerald: http://www2.hn.psu.edu/faculty/jmanis/fs-fitzgerald/Jazz-Age.pdf
Brooklyn Museum - Exhibitions: Youth and Beauty: Art of the
American Twenties: http://www.brooklynmuseum.org/exhibitions/youth_beauty/?gclid
“The Jazz Age” PowerPoint: www.mathiaslink.com/us/The_Jazz_Age.ppt
"Jazz Age Slang”
F. Scott Fitzgerald quotes: http://www.goodreads.com/author/quotes/3190.F_Scott_Fitzgerald
Brief background on the writing of The Great Gatsby: http://www.people.vcu.edu/~bmangum/gatsby.htm
The F. Scott Fitzgerald Society: http://www.fscottfitzgeraldsociety.org/
F. Scott Fitzgerald PBS biography: http://www.pbs.org/kteh/amstorytellers/bios.html