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Theater camp performs original 'Where the Wild Things Are' rock opera

Theater camp performs original 'Where the Wild Things Are' rock opera

At no point in Maurice Sendak's classic children's book "Where the Wild Things Are" do the Wild Things sing Steppenwolf's "Born to Be Wild." Tree of Life Theatre Troupe summer camp's upcoming adaptation aims to rectify that. Director Sierra Field adapted the 40-page book into a 90-minute rock musical herself. To expand the story, assistant director Michele Field looked to other Sendak works for inspiration, including characters from "In the Night Kitchen," "Seven Little Monsters" and others. "I sat on my laptop for a month trying to write out the script," Sierra said. "Thankfully, we were able to cast the show...

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