A Tale of Two Twitters: Transmedia and Adaptation in 'The Lizzie Bennet Diaries' and Its Successors

At the forefront of a new mode of storytelling, The Lizzie Bennet Diaries launched on YouTube in April 2012 as an adaption of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, and was met with rousing success. Innovative not only for its format, in which 4 to 5 minute bi-weekly “episodes” approximated a modern videoblog, LBD incorporated a number of other social medias to augment, and even further, its story.

Three Outstanding American Theater Productions this October

Columbus, OH— September 27, 2013—The month of October sees the Wex bring unforgettable events by an acclaimed theater ensemble, a notable playwright, and a boundary-eschewing multimedia artist, all representing the best work by independent US theater-makers today. First up: Wex favorites Nature Theater of Oklahoma and Young Jean Lee will delight audiences with humorous, insightful, and heartfelt musical pieces, while Miwa Matreyek will stun with a work that merges projected cinematic vistas and live theater.