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The Great Gatsby


“Glitzy, Theatrical, Captivating”

The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby
Mar 1 - Mar 10, 2013
Adapted by Simon Levy - Only stage version authorized by the Fitzgerald estate since 1926
Directed by Richard Keitel


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Prime Stage is proud to work with the Pittsburgh Jazz Society to bring The Great Gatsby to life!
Be sure to listen to the great sounds of jazz.

Check out our exclusive interview
with Simon Levy - playright who's award winning adaptation of The
Great Gatsby
is the only stage
version authorized by the Fitzgerald estate since 1926.

Prime Stage Education Director Monica Stephenson recently had
the opportunity to interview Simon Levy about his adaptation of The Great Gatsby.


Great information on The Great Gatsby F. Scott Fitzgerald

Fitzgerald's ambitious goal as he approached the composition of The Great Gatsby was to "write something new--something extraordinary and beautiful and simple and intricately patterned.

Web version of the novel:

Gatsby in a nutshell:

“The Jazz Age:”

Dances of “The Jazz Age:”

Tales from the Jazz Age by F. Scott Fitzgerald:

Brooklyn Museum - Exhibitions: Youth and Beauty: Art of the American Twenties:

“The Jazz Age” PowerPoint:

"Jazz Age Slang”

F. Scott Fitzgerald quotes:

Brief background on the writing of The Great Gatsby:

The F. Scott Fitzgerald Society: 

F. Scott Fitzgerald PBS biography: