‘Sea Wall/ A Life’ Becomes Audible Production

‘Sea Wall/ A Life’ Becomes Audible Production

As Jake Gyllenhaal and Tom Sturridge conclude their Broadway run of Sea Wall/A Life, Audible assumes the production to make it more accessible to a wider audience.   Image via Broadway SHows Sea Wall/ A Life opened at the Hudson Theater on August 8 following a successful Off-Broadway run. The show featured two different monologues read by the two main characters. Sturridge plays Alex. Simon Stephen’s Sea Wall monologue portrays a photographer on holiday. Nick Payne’s A Life following Gynllenhaal’s George- a music producer expecting his first child.     With the price of Broadway shows increasing every year, Audible …

Can ‘The Earthsea Cycle’ Be Successfully Adapted This Time?

Can ‘The Earthsea Cycle’ Be Successfully Adapted This Time?

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Written by late author Ursula K. Le Guin, The Earthsea Cycle is a fantasy series set in an archipelago of hundreds of islands and focuses on the coming-of-age story of a young wizard named Ged, who must use his powers to stop those who threaten to upset the islands’ way of life.   Ursula K. Le Guin. Image Via Polygon   In 2004, the Sci Fi Channel created a three-hour loose adaptation for television of A Wizard of Earthsea and The Tombs of Atuan, entitled Legend of Earthsea. Thanks to budget constraints, the addition of a romantic subplot, and whitewashing, the film anger not …