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  1. Little Boy Shows How Far Films of Faith Have FallenRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | OC Weekly

    ... The small-town movie theater's marquee continually reminds us that movies used to be better than this: The Grapes of Wrath , The 39 Steps , and on and on. That's distracting, but it's evidence, at least, that the principals involved have at some ...

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  2. World Premiere by August: Osage County Author Slated for New Steppenwolf SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Playbill

    ... for Guinan, Hopper, Wilder and Kinney, who appeared in Galati's critically acclaimed and Tony-winning The Grapes of Wrath . Performances will begin Sept. 17 and continue through Nov. 15. World premiere of East of Eden by John Steinbeck Adapted by ...

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  3. Writing Tips from 7 Acclaimed AuthorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Encyclopaedia Britannica

    ... from the Great Depression through the start of the 1960s with a plethora novels. Chief among them was The Grapes of Wrath (1939). He is also known for his tragic novella about two migrant workers titled Of Mice and Men (1937). In a 1975 interview ...

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  4. Little Boy Shows How Far Films of Faith Have FallenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Houston Press

    ... The small-town movie theater's marquee continually reminds us that movies used to be better than this: The Grapes of Wrath , The 39 Steps and on and on. That's distracting, but it's evidence, at least, that the principals involved have at some point ...

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  5. 7 Collections of Writing Tips from Acclaimed AuthorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Encyclopaedia Britannica

    ... from the Great Depression through the start of the 1960s with a plethora novels. Chief among them was The Grapes of Wrath (1939). He is also known for his tragic novella about two migrant workers titled Of Mice and Men (1937). In a 1975 interview ...

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  6. Northwestern Theater Presents the Grapes of Wrath and More in May LineupRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 18 | BroadwayWorld.com

    May is a busy month for theater on Northwestern University 's Evanston campus, and there is something for every audience imaginable: Old, young and in between. In addition to the final performances of Frank Galati 's stage adaptation of John Steinbeck 's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, "The Grapes of Wrath," which runs through May 3 at the Ethel M. Barber Theater, Northwestern's Virginia Wadsworth Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts will launch three new productions and screen two others.

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  7. Northwestern Theater in MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Northwestern University

    May is a busy month for theater on Northwestern University's Evanston campus, and there is something for every audience imaginable: Old, young and in between. In addition to the final performances of Frank Galati's stage adaptation of John Steinbeck's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, "The Grapes of Wrath," which runs through May 3 at the Ethel M. Barber Theater, Northwestern's Virginia Wadsworth Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts will launch three new productions and screen two others.

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  8. Lori Lansens on why she wrote her new novel, the books she reads again and again and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | The Globe and Mail

    ... the air" as Annie Dillard observes in The Writing Life . John Steinbeck's Working Days , the journal of The Grapes of Wrath , and Annie Dillard's The Writing Life . I read both books - primers for authors and their loved ones - before I started my ...

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  9. Brentwood: Heritage High drama department celebrates 10 years with 20-show galaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Inside Bay Area

    ... Dead," "Holes," "Oliver!," "Macbeth," "Into the Woods," "Pride and Prejudice," "The Scarlet Pimpernel," "The Grapes of Wrath," "Hairspray," "The Servant of Two Masters," "We Will Rock You," "To Kill a Mockingbird," "Spamalot," "Almost, Maine" and ...

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  10. How a Dust Storm Inspired a Mass Exodus and a Great NovelRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | TIME.com

    April 14, 1935: The worst dust storm in history descends on the Great Plains-exactly four years before 'The Grapes of Wrath' is published The dust fell so thickly on this day, April 14, 80 years ago, that even Okies and Texans inured to dust storms thought the end of the world was upon them. The fast-moving, low-hanging black cloud caught them unprepared, trapping motorists in their cars and forcing those who were caught out in the open to drop to their knees and crawl blindly toward shelter, according to an account by the Oklahoma Climatological Survey.

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  11. April 14, 1939: John Steinbeck Publishes 'The Grapes of Wrath'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The Nation

    ... in The Nation of April 15, 1939 by the critic Louis Kronenberger, in a review titled "Hungry Caravan." The Grapes of Wrath is a superb tract because it exposes something terrible and true with enormous vigor. It is a superb tract, moreover, by ...

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  12. Beautiful's Chilina Kennedy Releases What You Find in a Bottle Album TodayRead the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... has won three Broadway World Awards for her performances in Kiss Me, Kate, Jesus Christ Superstar and The Grapes of Wrath. Chilina is also a singer/songwriter and has performed her original songs to a sold out crowd at The Metropolitan Room in NYC, ...

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  13. Lakewood Mayor Michael Summers to address Chamber of Commerce; North Olmsted to name Citizen of the Year: Community RoundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Cleveland.com

    ... info@lakewoodchamber.org or by calling 216-226-2900. Tickets can be purchased at the Chamber's website . The Grapes of Wrath: The Lakewood Public Library will host a four-week program studying John Steinbeck's classic novel "The Grapes of Wrath." ...

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  14. 5 Business Lessons from Non-Business BooksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Entrepreneur Magazine

    ... where respect is paramount, and bullying is unacceptable. Heralded as John Steinbeck's greatest novel, "The Grapes of Wrath" is the tale of Tom Joad and his family's journey from their farm in Oklahoma during the Dust Bowl. "The Grapes of Wrath" ...

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  15. Classic Steinbeck Novel Re-Envisioned For Wirtz Center StageRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | Northwestern University

    "The Grapes of Wrath," based on John Steinbeck's National Book Award and Pulitzer prizewinning book, will soon bring the Dust Bowl era to new light on Northwestern University's Evanston campus. Adapted for the stage by Frank Galati, professor emeritus of performance studies at the School of Communication , and directed by Chicago-based director, actor and MFA directing candidate Aaron Snook , the production runs April 24 through May 3. The production is part of the spring 2015 theatre season at the Virginia Wadsworth Wirtz Center for the Performing Arts .

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  16. Driving the blue-collar highway, where the Porsches don't roamRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | The Globe and Mail

    ... from beneath the chassis as they attempt to wire up a fallen muffler. The scene invariably reminds me of The Grapes of Wrath , John Steinbeck's epic novel about the Joad family's journey to California - like the broken-down car owners of Interstate ...

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  17. Santa Cruz Library system leads social action reading programRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... events through The Big Read program, sponsored by the National Endowment for the Arts, reading “The Grapes of Wrath” in 2012 and “War Comes Home” last year. McGrew-Frede said the Book-To-Action program comes with a ...

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  18. Henry Fonda's Acting Credentials: Awards and Highlights of Storied CareerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | News Max

    ... Farmer Takes a Wife" in 1935. In 1941, Fonda was nominated for an Oscar for the role of Tom Joad in "The Grapes of Wrath," and although he received many awards over the years, he didn't win an Oscar until 1982, for "On Golden Pond." His role as ...

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  19. 29 Books That Will Enrich Your Inner LiteratiRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | Time

    ... Wolfe): the terrible movie nonwithstanding, this book captured the self-indulgence of the 80s NYC crowd. The Grapes of Wrath (John Steinbeck): I dare you to get into a conversation about the Great Depression without thinking of this book. I dare ...

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  20. Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for Steppenwolf's the Herd with Audrey...Read the original story

    Mar 23, 2015 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... theater. He won two Tony Awards in 1990 for his adaptation and direction of Steppenwolf's production of The Grapes of Wrath and was nominated for a Tony Award in 1998 for directing the musical Ragtime. He has staged operas for Chicago Opera Theatre, ...

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