Jeffrey Hatcher

Opera CD Review: A Compact, Powerful New Opera from Carlisle Floyd, Composer of “Susannah”

May 24, 2020
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Prince of Players is based on a play that also yielded the movie Stage Beauty, and it’s one of the best new operas to come along in years.

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Theater Review: A Second Look at the “Confederacy”

November 26, 2015
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The humor of Toole’s novel, its enjoyment of puncturing surfaces and pretensions, has been reduced to punch-line humor and one-liners.

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Theater Review: “A Confederacy of Dunces”—A Genial Comic Uprising

November 22, 2015
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The Huntington Theatre Company is giving Jeffrey Hatcher’s stage adaptation of the celebrated comic novel a congenial production.

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Theater Review: A Scary, Slick Version of “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde”

October 27, 2013
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Stoneham Theatre’s atmospheric staging of Jeffrey Hatcher’s version of “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” is a production well worth seeing — it lives up to its billing as “a new look at a horror classic.”

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Theater Feature: From Page to Stage — The Craft of Theatrical Adaptation, Part Two

September 6, 2013
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Dramatist Jeffrey Hatcher didn’t become a working adaptor until the mid-1990s. He saw that some of his playwright friends were doing it and he thought: “Why not me?”

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