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Book-It Repertory Theatre Announces Season

Angelou, 'Howl's Moving Castle' and more.
Video | May 1, 2017 | By Jonathan Shipley


Book-It Repertory Theatre just announced their coming 2017-18 season. Let's take a closer look, shall we?

I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
by Maya Angelou
Adapted by Myra Platt
September 13 - October 15, 2017

Adapted from Maya Angelou's masterpiece, it chronicles Angelou's experiences from age three to the birth of her son. It was nominated for the 1970 National Book Award and is taught in classrooms far and wide.

Howl's Moving Castle, A New Musical
by Diana Wynne Jones
Adapted and directed by Myra Platt
November 29 - December 30, 2017

A world-premiere production, with music and lyrics by Justin Huertas, the award-winning fantasy novel will come to life. 

The Maltese Falcon
by Dashiell Hammett
Adapted by Jane Jones and Kevin McKeon
February 7 - April 2, 2018

A world-premiere production, it is a theatrical culinary collaboration with Cafe Nordo in Pioneer Square. Adapted by one of the most popular detective novels ever written, it follows the private detective Sam Spade, who is on the case to recover a jewel-encrusted figurine.

The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
by Junot Diaz
Adapted by Elise Thoron
April 19 - May 6, 2018

A Young Audiences New York adaptation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, it chronicles the life of an overweight Dominican boy growing up in New Jersey. 

June 6 - July 1, 2018

A show is still to be announced.

Learn more about Book-It's productions, here.