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Jan Rosenberg

Jan Rosenberg is a playwright, novelist, and screenwriter living in NYC. She received her B.A in Playwriting & Fiction from The New School. She writes plays about things that scare her. I.E: she has written lots of plays. Her play 'What's Wrong With You' was a Eugene O'Neill Semi-Finalist, and her work has been developed with several theater companies. She has written reviews of Broadway shows for Show Business Weekly and Theater Is Easy. Her pilot episode 'Treat Yourself' is a dark comedy about Eating Disorder recovery. When she's not reading or writing, she's usually coloring, making out with dogs, or playing video games. She worked as at The Strand Bookstore for 4 days, where she discovered she had a fear of standing on ladders. Twitter: @kickthejan

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Musical Adaptations of Books

I’d like to think of bookworms and theater geeks as second cousins. Books have always enriched my love of theater, and vice versa: especially when a musical is based on a novel. The Broadway and Off-Broadway theater landscape has always offered a magnitude of shows that have been inspired by literary source material.