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Jack Kerouac's Maggie Cassidy
Bloomington Playwrights Project and Indiana University proudly present Maggie Cassidy (book, music and lyrics by Chris Jeffries, based on the novel by Jack Kerouac) a new musical this May as part of the BPP + IU New Musical Series.
Maggie Cassidy, a musical adaptation of Jack Kerouac's highly autobiographical novel of the same name and predecessor to On the Road, is the first stage play ever produced with the support of the Kerouac estate – and it’s starting right here in Bloomington. It tells the story of Kerouac's early years as a French-Canadian high school star athlete and would-be writer on whom everyone in town pins their hopes. He has everything, except someone who understands his passion for writing… until he meets and falls in love with the Irish girl from the other side of the tracks, Maggie Cassidy. His love for her creates a new dream that threatens to derail his plans to leave his hometown of Lowell behind.
- Bloomington Playwrights Project
- 107 West 9th
The Bloomington Playwrights Project (BPP) strives to be a leading artistic force in producing and encouraging new plays. The BPP provides opportunities for development, education, and production for promising and established writers and theatre artists in a professional environment. The BPP features two event and performance areas, the Timothy Wiles Mainstage and the Lora Shriner Studio.