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The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson

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Page to Stage Book Club

Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde & "Jekyll and Hyde"

2022-10-27 18:30:00 2022-10-27 19:30:00 America/New_York Page to Stage Book Club Northeast Neighborhood Library -

Thursday, October 27
6:30pm - 7:30pm

Add to Calendar 2022-10-27 18:30:00 2022-10-27 19:30:00 America/New_York Page to Stage Book Club Read and discuss the books that inspired Broadway musicals, enriching understanding and enjoyment of both! Northeast Neighborhood Library -

Read and discuss the books that inspired Broadway musicals, enriching understanding and enjoyment of both!

We typically meet the fourth Thursday of the month at the Northeast Neighborhood Library at 6:30pm in the Mezzanine Conference Room. This month we will meet virtually with WebEx.  Please click "Register" or email Jeff at jeffrey.gluckman@dc.gov to sign up and have the virtual meeting details emailed to you. 

 

To see past and upcoming Page to Stage Book Club selections and more about the book club, check here

Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is a Gothic novella written by Robert Louis Stevenson and originally published in 1986. It follows lawyer Gabriel John Utterson as he investigates strange occurrences surrounding his friend Dr. Henry Jekyll and the criminal activity of a man named Edward Hyde. It is an iconic work of gothic literature and early example of science fiction horror. 

"Jekyll & Hyde" the musical debuted on Broadway in 1997 after several years as a touring production. It was conceived for stage by Frank Wildhorn and Steve Cuden, with music by Frank Wildhorn and book by Leslie Bricusse. The original Broadway production ran for over 1,500 performances, and the show won Tony Awards for Best Book of a Musical, Bes Actor in a Musical, Best Costume Design, and Best Lighting Design. 

Copies of the book will be available to check out from the Northeast Neighborhood Library. To reserve your own copy, please check the catalog

For related materials:

  • Listen to the original Broadway cast album on Spotify. 
  • Watch the 1920 silent film adaptation of the novella on Kanopy.
  • Experience a fireside reading of the book on DVD. 

AGE GROUP: | Adults |

EVENT TYPE: | Book Club |

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