Speaking of William Friedkin, if you’re a fan of his film The Exorcist and want to see how the stage play stacks up in terms of the book’s adaptation – you might want to head down to The Geffen Playhouse between July 3rd and August 12th. Interestingly enough it stars Brooke Shields (The Blue Lagoon, Midnight Meat Train) as Chris MacNeil and newcomer Emily Yetter as
“The most chilling test of faith comes to life on stage. This world premiere adaptation of the famous 1971 novel documenting the terror and redemption of a ten-year-old girl remains as frightening and relevant as when first experienced. Under the direction of Tony Award winner John Doyle and adapted by acclaimed playwright John Pielmeier (‘Agnes of God’), The Exorcist transforms the unsettling battles of good versus evil, faith versus fact and ego versus ethos into a uniquely theatrical experience as sophisticated as it is suspenseful.”
Head to The Geffen Playhouse for more details. Head inside for the play’s teaser.