Art of Adaptation
The Art of Adaptation
Artistic Director of Lucky Plush Productions Julia Rhoads
poet Marilyn Nelson
Senior Artist-in-Residence, UMD School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies Walter Dallas
Playwright, lyricist and film commentator Murray Horwitz
Moderator Kojo Nnamdi
Is there any such thing as “original”?
Where is the line between originality and “influenced by,” “based on” or “adapted from”?
Maybe there aren’t lines at all, but rather a spectrum of expressions, from original to plagiarized.
This discussion will examine these questions, and examine the varying degrees of invention in the creative process.