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The March issue of Atlanta Magazine includes an interview with Stephen and John Mellencamp regarding the upcoming Ghost Brothers of Darkland County musical. The article is available in both print and online formats with the an extended version available online.
In the spirit of Creepshow and Cat's Eye, a new motion picture anthology directed by Mark Pavia has been officially announced. Stephen King's The Reapers Image will feature four short films including The Reapers Image, Mile 81, N., and The Monkey.
With two of the stories hand selected by Stephen and two selected by Mark, the project is a solid mix of classic and contemporary King tales sure to please the Constant Reader.
The Simon & Schuster Audiobook edition of The Wind Through the Keyhole will be read by Stephen. With over a decade since his last audiobook reading, Stephen shares "I’ve spent a lot of time with the character of Roland Deschain and the Dark Tower universe over the years. Now that I am revisiting that world, it felt like a fine time to lend it my voice."
The full-length audiobook will also feature an exclusive audio preview for Doctor Sleep. (Doctor Sleep is the sequel to The Shining set to be published in 2013)
Hey, you guys and gals: I've done public readings from next year's Shining sequel a couple of times now, but if you got the idea from any of the blog posts that the audio sample at the end of the forthcoming Wind Through the Keyhole CDs is just the five-minute snippet I read last month in Savannah...think again. It's the entire prologue of the book (called LOCKBOX). It's 25 manuscript pages and runs a little shy of half an hour when read aloud. If you're looking for a return to balls-to-the-wall, keep-the-lights-on horror, get ready. And don't say you weren't warned.
The newly reworked and fully re-imagined production of Carrie, produced by award-winning off-Broadway theater company MCC Theater at the Lucille Lortel Theatre, recently announced an extended run through April 22. The musical’s original creators, composer Michael Gore, lyricist Dean Pitchford, and book writer Lawrence D. Cohen (who wrote the screenplay for the 1976 DePalma film version) have completely revised their 1988 musical under the direction of Stafford Arima. Stars Broadway stalwart and Tony Award nominee Marin Mazzie as Margaret White, and a young actress named Molly Ranson who, by all accounts, is giving a star-making performance.
MCC Theater is offering King fans a special $69 discount ticket offer for the run of the show!
Three easy ways to get $69 tickets:
Online and use code KINGFANS
Call (212) 352-3101 and use code KINGFANS
In Person The Lucille Lortel Theatre Box Office and use code KINGFANS
121 Christopher Street (between Bleecker and Hudson)
As a Stephen King fan save $10 per ticket to Ghost Brothers of Darkland County at the Alliance Theatre April 4 – May 13 by using promo code KING10 *
Purchase your tickets prior to 12 midnight, April 1st and each ticket will be entered into a sweepstakes to win:
o Two VIP Center Orchestra tickets to the Ghost Brothers of Darkland County Opening Night performance on Wednesday, April 11th at 8 pm
o Two tickets to the Ghost Brothers of Darkland County VIP Opening Night party at the Four Season’s Midtown Atlanta following the Opening Night performance (transportation and lodging not included)
o One Stephen King autographed copy of 11/22/63
* Offer not available on previously purchased tickets. Cannot be combined with other offers and valid while tickets are available.
Constable & Robinson will release "The Mammoth Book of Body Horror" on March 1st. The expansive anthology includes "twenty-five stories of transformation, mutation and contagion" by some of the genres very best writers.
The collection includes Stephen's highly disturbing short story "Survivor Type" from Skeleton Crew. For more information please see our Library page at the link below.
John Mellencamp and Stephen King’s dramatic “roots musical,” in the works for more than a decade, will finally debut this spring. Ghost Brothers of Darkland County debuts as a theatrical presentation beginning April 4 in Atlanta; a guest star-packed studio concept album will follow on May 22, via Hear Music, in both a single disc and 3-CD deluxe edition.
Elvis Costello, Rosanne Cash, Kris Kristofferson, Sheryl Crow, Taj Mahal and Neko Case are set to sing on the project, with Matthew McConaughey, Meg Ryan, former boxer Joe Frazier and Costello doing readings, as well. Both projects are produced with the input of producer T-Bone Burnett — who described the sound as “dark, foggy … and scary.”
The novelist King authored the narrative, while veteran singer-songwriter Mellencamp added music and lyrics. “It sounds like the Sgt. Pepper of Americana to me,” Mellencamp said in pre-release materials, adding that the goal was to make the recording sound something like “an old radio play” complete with dialogue and sound effects.
Other musicians who worked on the project include Dave Alvin, Phil Alvin and Will Dailey.
Update: The entry period is now over. See the Facebook page at the link below for more information.
With the help of mosaic design technologies, Hodder & Stoughton offered thousands of readers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to have their photo featured in the jacket artwork for the UK Edition of Stephen's upcoming novel The Wind through the Keyhole. For more information, see the Facebook page at the link below.
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