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Rainy Day Reads: Let books take you place. No, really. me thinking: which other books would be good to live out? Apparently, Wright has already tried this with Robert Louis Stevenson's "Kidnapped" (so jealous) and Michael Palin did it with Jules Verne's "Around the World in Eighty Days...
Perseverance opens season with 'Carnage'

...Yasmina Reza's Veronica and Michael Novak, from Robert Louis Stevenson's Long John Silver to Arlita Jones' Ruby Gold...adventure story, "Treasure Island," written by Robert Louis Stevenson and adapted for the stage by playwright Ken Ludwig...
Fall arts preview

...2009 Tony Award for Best Play.Nov. 8-Dec. 8, "Treasure Island," by Ken Ludwig, based on the novel by Robert Louis Stevenson. A classic adventure story built around young Jim Hawkins' friendship with hero-villain Long John Silver...
Arts calendar

...two-night only collaboration with Perseverance Theater, as they prepare to launch their live production of the Robert Louis Stevenson's classic. Synopsis: As in The Muppet Christmas Carol, this film stays loyal to the original storyline but...
For director Maynard-Losh, 'Treasure Island' marks a homecoming

...playwright Ken Ludwig from the classic novel by Robert Louis Stevenson."When I read it, I was on the edge of my seat...this book. 'Yo-ho-ho and a bottle of rum'? Robert Louis Stevenson wrote those words. He made that song up! Or the...
We can give the gift of water

...raining all around. It falls on field and tree, It falls on the umbrellas here and on the ships at sea" When Robert Louis Stevenson wrote this poem, could he have known what we know now: In some countries, two out of three people have no access...
Swashbuckling adventure with Perseverance Young Company

...Saturday, and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Douglas theater on the Second Stage. Frederick Gaines' adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic tale features swordfights, courage, betrayal, talking parrots, marooned pirates, buried gold...
High school's 'Jekyll and Hyde:' An unusual love story

...Moore said. "The dramatic possibilities are endless." But the play, based on the novella written in 1886 by Robert Louis Stevenson, is not only about good versus evil. "It is the story of a man trying to expel the evil from mankind's nature...
Nita Nettleton: Try to concentrate on remembering where the sea slugs are

...remember. What we remember and why is baffling. I can recite a poem I learned in kindergarten ("The Swing," Robert Louis Stevenson) yet can't remember any recent instructions from my husband for simple household errands. I don't even remember...
Journey 2: The Mysterious Island

Opens Friday, Jan 27, 2012 Synopsis: The worlds of Jules Verne and Robert Louis Stevenson combine in this sequel to the surprise 2008 3D hit Journey to the Center of the Earth. Richard Outten provides the screenplay for the New Line Cinema film that plans to bring the in-your-face action to the fabled island that became the basis for such books as Treasure Island and Gulliver's Travels. Dwayne Johnson stars in the movie, with Josh Hutcherson returning to the franchise -- something that original cast member Brendan Fraser opted out of due to scheduling conflicts. Michael Caine co-stars. ~ Jeremy Wheeler, Rovi Cast: Dwayne Johnson, Josh Hutcherson, Vanessa Hudgens, Luis Guzman Movie Details Buy Tickets Movie Review


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