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Nov 11, 2009
| ISBN 9780143117124
Jun 28, 2005
| ISBN 9780143035220
Jun 28, 2005
| ISBN 9781101152317
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Nov 11, 2009 | ISBN 9780143117124
Jun 28, 2005 | ISBN 9780143035220
Jun 28, 2005 | ISBN 9781101152317
Now a major motion picture from acclaimed director Richard Linklater, starring Zac Efron, Claire Danes, and Ben Chaplin. An irresistible romantic farce that reads like a Who’s Who of the classic American theater, Me and Orson Welles is set during the launch of the then twenty-two-year-old Orson Welles’ debut production of Julius Caesar at the Mercury Theatre on Broadway. Beautifully translated to screen by Richard Linklater, the film stars Zac Efron as Richard Samuels, a stage-struck seventeen-year-old from New Jersey who wanders onto the set and accidentally gets cast in the show, forever changing his life as he becomes caught in a vortex of celebrity, ego, art, and love.
Coming in 2009, the major motion picture from the director of SlackerThe irresistible story of a stagestruck boy coming of age in the golden era of Broadway-with some very famous supporting characters-Me and Orson Welles is a romantic farce that reads like a Who’s Who of the classic American theater. Called “one of the best depictions of male adolescent yearning ever to hit the page” (Kirkus Reviews), it is sure to translate wonderfully to screen in 2009.
Robert Kaplow is a teacher and writer best known for the satirical songs and sketches he writes for NPR’s Morning Edition, where he created “Moe Moskowitz and the Punsters.” His award-winning young adult novels include Alessandra in Love and Alex… More about Robert Kaplow
” Richard, in the span of 269 breezy pages, falls in love, has his heart broken, sees his showbiz dreams crushed, and-beautifully, almost imperceptively-becomes a man.” –Entertainment Weekly
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