The Talented Mr. Ripley

Reading

09/04/2017 - 12:30pm - 2:30pm

The Talented Mr. Ripley: A Reading of New Musical
By Danny Baird Jr. and Andrew Gordon
Directed by Michael Windsor

The Family Theater at The Kennedy Center

The Talented Mr. Ripley is a musical adaptation of the eponymous Patricia Highsmith novel and 1999 film with screenplay by Anthony Minghella. The script synthesizes Highsmith’s writings, the plot of the movie, and a classic, but wholly original score (excepting “My Funny Valentine,” a tune referenced in the film.) Using Highsmith herself as narrator, the musical takes place in a theatrical space similar to musicals like “Chicago” and “Cabaret.”

Recommended for ages 13 and up. Explicit language/themes.

The Kennedy Center
2700 F St NW
Washington, DC 20566

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