Stage Adaptations

A Kind of Alaska. A one-act play by Harold Pinter, based on Awakenings
. Performed in “Other Places” at National Theatre (Cottesloe), London, Oct. 1982 with Judi Dench, Paul Rogers, & Anna Massey. Directed by Peter Hall.

US Premiere at The Manhattan Theatre Club, New York City, April 1984 with Dianne Wiest, Henderson Forsythe, & Caroline Lagerfelt. Directed by Alan Schneider.

Awakenings. Adapted by Arnold Aprill for a stage reading at City Lit Theater Company, Chicago, Sept. 10, 1987.

Awakenings. Adapted by John Reeves for a dramatic reading, CBC Radio, 1986.

Drummer. A one-act play by Peter Barnes, adapted from “Witty Ticcy Ray.”

The Man who Mistook his Wife for a Hat. A one-act opera adapted by Michael Morris, music by Michael Nyman. Produced and libretto by Christopher Rawlence.

First performed at the Inst. of Contemporary Arts, London, Oct. 30, 1986.

U.S. Premiere at the American Music Theater Festival, Philadelphia, Sept. 30, 1987.
Performed at Lincoln Center Theater, New York City, July 14, 1988.

The Man who Mistook his Wife for a Hat. Filmed version of the opera.

L’homme Qui… Theatrical production by Peter Brook, inspired by The Man Who Mistook his Wife for a Hat. First production at the Theatre des Bouffes du Nord in Paris, 1993; English version, “The Man Who…,” first performed at the National Theatre, 1994 and 1995; Brooklyn Academy of Music, 1995; and elsewhere.

Molly Sweeney. A play by Brian Friel inspired in part by “To See and Not See,” a clinical tale in An Anthropologist on Mars. World premiere Gate Theatre, Dublin, August 1994, with Catherine Byrne, Mark Lambert, and T. P. McKenna; U.S. debut January 1996, Roundabout Theater, with Catherine Byrne, Jason Robards, and Alfred Molina.

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