Friday, January 19, 2024

Springing Into Spectacle: Literature to Life Unveils an Incredible Season of Theatrical Events Across the United States


LITERATURE TO LIFE , a trailblazing theater company renowned for its verbatim adaptations of some of the greatest American novels, is thrilled to announce its much-anticipated Spring 2024 season, promising audiences an exhilarating journey into the world of literature and artistry.

As the curtains rise on the first season of 2024, LTL invites theater and literature enthusiasts from coast-to-coast to experience a lineup that will transport audiences to realms of imagination, emotion, and pure theatrical magic. From the Northeast to the West Coast, LTL is taking to the stage to show young and adult audiences alike the profound narratives of the great contemporary American novelists. 

Highlighted Performances:

  • LTL’s newest adaptation is F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, which brings to life the dazzling world of the roaring twenties. The show features an exquisite performance by newest company member Bryce Foley, who takes on all the glitz, glamor, and tragedy of Jay Gatsby's world. The Great Gatsby will have its New York premiere on Monday, January 29, at the United Palace Theater in upper Manhattan. 
  • LTL’s adaptation of Kao Kalia Yang’s striking memoir, The Latehomecomer, was recently selected to take part in the Off-Rogue Festival in Fresno, CA from March 1 through 8. The show will also hit several venues across the country, including the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center in Appleton, WI; The Association for Asian Studies Conference in Seattle, WA; and The Ordway in St. Paul, MN.  

  • Actor Rich Orlow will perform the great American classic Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury at the Capitol Center in Concord, NH on March 12 and the Clemens Center in Elmira, NY on March 14

  • Tarantino Smith, who has been performing Black Boy by Richard Wright for the past 15 years, will be touring all up and down the eastern seaboard with this candid exploration of racism, poverty, and the quest for individual freedom in America. Don’t miss the show when it is part of this year’s Philadelphia Children’s Festival on May 7.

Don't miss the chance to be part of Life’'s Spring 2024 season, where every performance promises to be an unforgettable celebration of literature and theater. We look forward to welcoming audiences to a season filled with wonder, emotion, and the transformative power of live performance.

For more information about public performances and how to get tickets, visit  

Tickets for LTL's Spring 2024 season public performances are available for purchase online through the box office of each respective venue.


Literature to Life (LTL) is a performance-based literacy program that presents professionally staged verbatim adaptations of American literary classics. LTL’s mission is to perform great books that inspire young people to read and become authors of their own lives. To learn more about Literature to Life, visit or find LTL on social media @lit2life.

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