Books on the Stage

Book Display Marketing (3)Many t.v watchers are unaware that many of their favorite shows started as a book.  Many readers will start reading the novel before seeing the t.v show or movie version.

Currently “Outlander” and “Poldark” are very popular and are novel series that readers can read ahead of the TV series and do not have to wait for the next season to begin.  Did you know that a lot of books not only make it to the big or small screens, but have been adapted into the small stage productions as well as in broadway.  Provided below are just a few books that have been adapted to stage productions. Can you think of any others?


  1. Alexander Hamilton/ by: Ron Chernow
  2. Harry Potter & the Cursed Child / J.K Rowling, John Tiffany  & Jack Thorne
  3. The Book of One Thousand and One Nights or “The Arabian Nights”, which features the story of  “Aladdin”
  4. Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats / by: T. S. Eliot
  5. Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West/ by: Gregory Maguire
  6. Matilda/ by: Roald Dahl
  7. The Phantom of the Opera/ by: Gaston Leroux
  8. Les Misérables/ by: Victor Hugo
  9. Beauty and the Beast / by: Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont
  10. Mary Poppins / by: P.L. Travers
  11. Little Women/ by: Louisa May Alcott
  12. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz / by: L. Frank Baum
  13. Peter and the Starcatchers / by: Dave Barry and  Ridley Pearson
  14. Peter Pan / by: J.M. Barrie
  15. Anna and the King Of Siam / by: Margaret Landon
  16. And then there were none / Agatha Christie
  17. A Christmas Carol / by: Charles Dickens
  18. Oliver Twist / by: Charles Dickens
  19. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time / Mark Haddon
  20. Pride and Prejudice / by: Jane Austen
  21. Jane Eyre / by: Charlotte Brontë,
  22. Around the World in Eighty Days / by: Jules Verne
  23. The Three Musketeers / by: Alexandre Dumas
  24. The Little Prince/ by: Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
  25. Gigi / by: Colette
  26. Don Quixote/ by: Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

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