Prepare the sledgehammer and the Dom Perignon. A new stage adaptation of
The play is scheduled to debut in late November at the
The way-out-of-town venue suggests that this production is a developmental run. The play is scheduled for just 11 performances, from Nov. 24 to Dec. 8. Among the companies involved with the play are
Will Frears — son of filmmaker
"Misery" tells the story of bestselling author Paul Sheldon, who is injured in a car accident and is held hostage by Annie Wilkes, the crazed fan who rescues him. Bates won a lead-actress Oscar for her performance as Wilkes, a deranged recluse who refuses to swear but has no problem bashing in her patient's ankles.
Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures recently helped to produce a stage version of the movie "Elf," which debuted on Broadway in 2010 and is set to return later this year in time for the holiday season.