Kelli O'Hara to Lead BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Workshop; Bartlett Sher to Direct


According the the NY Times, Kelli O'Hara is set to lead a New York workshop for a musical version of THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY later this month. Featuring a a score by Jason Robert Brown, the workhop will feature direction by Tony winner Bartlett Sher.

Producers Jeffrey Richards, Stacey Mindich, and Jerry Frankel told the NYT that there are no current plans to launch a full production. Additional casting has not yet been announced.

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The Bridges of Madison County is a 1992 best-selling novel by Robert James Waller which tells the story of a married but lonely Italian woman, living in 1960s Madison County, Iowa, who engages in an affair with a National Geographic photographer from Bellingham, Washington who is visiting Madison County in order to create a photographic essay on the covered bridges in the area. 

The Bridges of Madison County was made into a 1995 film of the same name, adapted by Richard LaGravenese and directed by Clint Eastwood. It stars Eastwood and Meryl Streep.


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