From Here to Eternity archivePublished in 1951, From Here To Eternity was James Jones' debut novel. It won him the National Book Award for fiction in 1952. It is loosely based on Jones's experiences in the pre-World War II Hawaiian Division's 27th Infantry and the unit in which he served. The 1953 film and subsequent TV mini-series were adapted from the novel. It has recently been announced that the novel will be re-released with previously unpublished material included. In 1953 the novel was adapted into a film directed by Fred Zinnemann and produced by Buddy Adler, starring Burt Lancaster, Frank Sinatra, Montgomery Clift, Ernest Borgnine, Deborah Kerr and Donna Reed. The film won 8 Academy Awards out of 13 nominations.


Darius Campbell (Warden), Siubhan Harrison (Lorene), Robert Lonsdale (Prewitt), Ryan Sampson (Maggio), Rebecca Thornhill (Karen), Keisha Amponsa Banson, Marc Antolin, Julie Armstrong, James Ballanger, John Brannoch, Abigail Climer, Brian Doherty, Jessica Ellen, Dale Evans, Shimi Goodman, Kirby Hughes, Lauren Ingram, Dean John-Wilson, Joshua Lacey, Carolyn Maitland, Nuno Queimado, Lucinda Shaw, Warren Sollars, David Stoller, Rebecca Sutherland, Laura Tyrer, Adam Vaughan, Lauren Varnham, Stephen Webb, Matthew Wesley


Music: Stuart Brayson
Lyrics: Tim Rice
Book by: Bill Oakes (musical theatre version of James Jones' 1951 novel.
Producer(s): Tim Rice, Lee Menzies (for Eternity Productions)
Director: Tamara Harvey
Design: Soutra Gilmour
Lighting: Bruno Poet
Choreographer: Javier De Frutos
Sound: Mick Potter
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From Here to Eternity

From Here to Eternity (Musical) production archive for QTIX code T0105971591. Details of all From Here to Eternity archived productions can be found under the QTIX code: S939853144

Archive Listings

30 Sep 13
29 Mar 14
Shaftesbury Theatre
West End
Greater London

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