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12 - DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE by Jeffrey Hatcher (Ep. 42)

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Acclaimed writer of stage and screen Jeffrey Hatcher stops by to discuss his adaptation of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, and Melissa recounts the spooky experience she had after seeing the show.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • How he was commissioned to adapt one of the most-adapted stories of all time
  • Why he thinks adaptors should bring something new to the story
  • Why Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde still intrigues and thrills us today
  • The various times he was on set when A-list stars acted in the films he wrote!

And more!

Resources Mentioned

Read Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde or see it in October 2023
Commonweal Theatre
Read Dial M for Murder or see it at the Guthrie in 2024

About Our Guest

Jeffrey Hatcher’s plays have been produced on Broadway, Off-Broadway and in regional theaters in the United States and around the world. His original plays and adaptations include Three Viewings, Scotland Road, Compleat Female Stage Beauty, A Picasso, The Government Inspector, The Alchemist, Scotland Road, The Turn of the Screw, Tuesdays with Morrie (with Mitch Albom), Mrs. Mannerly, Murderers, Cousin Bette, Smash, Dial M for Murder, Key Largo (with Andy Garcia), Holmes and Watson, A Confederacy of Dunces and Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. His film and television work include Stage Beauty, Casanova, The Duchess, Mr. Holmes, The Good Liar and episodes of Columbo and The Mentalist. He has won numerous grants, awards and fellowships.

Jeffrey's Wikipedia Page
Purchase Jeffrey's plays at Playscripts and

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Acclaimed writer of stage and screen Jeffrey Hatcher stops by to discuss his adaptation of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, and Melissa recounts the spooky experience she had after seeing the show.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • How he was commissioned to adapt one of the most-adapted stories of all time
  • Why he thinks adaptors should bring something new to the story
  • Why Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde still intrigues and thrills us today
  • The various times he was on set when A-list stars acted in the films he wrote!

And more!

Resources Mentioned

Read Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde or see it in October 2023
Commonweal Theatre
Read Dial M for Murder or see it at the Guthrie in 2024

About Our Guest

Jeffrey Hatcher’s plays have been produced on Broadway, Off-Broadway and in regional theaters in the United States and around the world. His original plays and adaptations include Three Viewings, Scotland Road, Compleat Female Stage Beauty, A Picasso, The Government Inspector, The Alchemist, Scotland Road, The Turn of the Screw, Tuesdays with Morrie (with Mitch Albom), Mrs. Mannerly, Murderers, Cousin Bette, Smash, Dial M for Murder, Key Largo (with Andy Garcia), Holmes and Watson, A Confederacy of Dunces and Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. His film and television work include Stage Beauty, Casanova, The Duchess, Mr. Holmes, The Good Liar and episodes of Columbo and The Mentalist. He has won numerous grants, awards and fellowships.

Jeffrey's Wikipedia Page
Purchase Jeffrey's plays at Playscripts and

Connect with host Melissa Schmitz
***Sign up for the 101 Stage Adaptations Newsletter***
101 Stage Adaptations
Follow the Podcast on Facebook & Instagram
Read Melissa's plays on New Play Exchange
Connect with Melissa on LinkedIn
Ways to support the show:
- Buy Me a Coffee
- Tell us your thoughts in our Listener Survey!
- Give a 5-Star rating
- Write a glowing review on Apple Podcasts
- Send this episode to a friend
- Share on social media (Tag us so we can thank you!)
Creators: Host your podcast through Buzzsprout using my affiliate link & get a $20 credit on your paid account. Let your fans directly support you via Buy Me a Coffee (affiliate link).

  continue reading

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