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(????) Book (w/Budd Schulberg): "The Four Seasons of Success".

(1935) Novel: "Tortilla Flat" (filmed as Tortilla Flat (1942)).

(1939) Novel: "The Grapes of Wrath" (filmed as The Grapes of Wrath (1940), "American Playhouse: The Grapes of Wrath (#10.2)" (1991)).

(1950) Stage: Wrote "Burning Bright", produced on Broadway. NOTE: Filmed as "Play of the Week: Burning Bright (#1.3)" (1959).

(1961) Novel: "The Winter of Our Discontent" (filmed as The Winter of Our Discontent (1983) (TV)).

(1942) Novel: "The Moon Is Down" (filmed as The Moon Is Down (1943)).

(1933) Novel: "The Red Pony" (filmed as The Red Pony (1949), The Red Pony (1973) (TV)).

(1952) Novel: "East of Eden" (filmed as East of Eden (1955), "East of Eden" (1981)).

(1947) Novel: "The Wayward Bus" (filmed as The Wayward Bus (1957)).

(1954) Novella: "Sweet Thursday" (filmed as Cannery Row (1982)).

(1945) Novel: "Cannery Row" (filmed as Cannery Row (1982)).

(1937) Novel: "Of Mice and Men" (filmed as Of Mice and Men (1992), Topoli (1972), A World for You and Me (1962), Of Mice and Men (1939), Of Mice and Men (1981) (TV), Möss och människor (1977) (TV), Of Mice and Men (1975) (TV), Des souris et des hommes (1971) (TV), Von Mäusen und Menschen (1968) (TV), Of Mice and Men (1968) (TV)).

(1947) Novel: "The Pearl" (filmed as The Pearl (2001), The Pearl (1947)).

(1977) Stage: His novel, "Of Mice and Men," was adapted for the stage performance at the Wisdom Bridge Theatre in Chicago, Illinois. Cast included David Chadderton and John Green, directed by Robert Falls. NOTE: Awarded the 1977 Joseph Jefferson Citation for Play Production,

(10/39) Stage: Wrote source material (novel) for "Of Mice and Men," adapted to the stage at Gate Studio Theatre in London, England, with John Mills, Niall MacGinnis and Claire Luce in the cast.

(1967) Stage: Wrote source material (novel) for "Of Mice and Men," performed at the Leatherhead Theatre Club in Leatherhead, Surrey, England, with Bernard Gallagher, Brian Coburn and Roland Curram in the cast. Bernard Hepton was director.

(1929) Biography (of English pirate Sir Henry Morgan): "Cup of Gold".

(1937) Stage: Wrote "Of Mice and Men", based on his novel, produced on Broadway. Drama. Press Representative: John Peter Toohey. Scenic Design by Donald Oenslager. Costume production by John Hambleton. Technical assistant to Mr. Oenslager: Isaac Benesch. Directed by George S. Kaufman. Music Box Theatre: 23 Nov 1937-May 1938 (closing date unknown/207 performances). Cast: Walter Baldwin (as "Whit"), Sam Byrd (as "Curley"), Broderick Crawford (as "Lennie"), Thomas Findley (as "The Boss"), Wallace Ford (as "George"), Will Geer (as "Slim"), John F. Hamilton (as "Candy"), Claire Luce (as "Curley's Wife"), Charles Slattery (as "Carlson"), Leigh Whipper (as "Crooks"). Produced by Sam Harris. NOTE (1) Theatre owned and operated by Sam Harris and Irving Berlin [who did not have direct involvement in production]. (2) Filmed as Of Mice and Men (1939).

(2009-10) Stage: Wrote source material (novel) for "Of Mice and Men," adapted for the stage at the Oak Park Festival Theatre in Oak Park, Illinois. Aime Hanyzewski was scenic designer.

(1984) Stage: Wrote source material (novel) for "Of Mice and Men," adapted by Frank Galati at the Mermaid Theatre in London, England, with Lou Hirsch, Clive Mantle and Susan Penhaligon in the cast.

(2003) Stage: Wrote source material (novel) for "Of Mice and Men", Savoy Theatre, London, England. Cast: George Costigan, Matthew Kelly, Tyrone Huggins. Jonathan Church was director. NOTE: Nominated for a Laurence Olivier Theatre Award for Best Revival.

(1955) Stage: Wrote source material (novel) for "Pipe Dreams", produced on Broadway. NOTE: (1) Won five Tony awards. (2) His novella "Sweet Thursday," a sequel to his classic "Cannery Row," is based on the original book he wrote for the 1955 Richard Rodgers / Oscar Hammerstein II musical "Pipe Dream." Although it won five 1956 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, and ran for 246 performances, "Pipe Dreams" is considered one of their least successful shows, just as the book itself is considered one of Steinbeck's weaker works. "Sweet Thursday" also serves as the basis for David S. Ward's film Cannery Row (1982), as the story, plot and characters rely more on the former rather than the latter.

(????) Story: "The Harness" (filmed as The Harness (1971) (TV)).

(2003) Stage: Wrote "Of Mice and Men," performed at the Savoy Theatre in London, Englandm with George Costigan, Matthew Kelly and Tyrone Huggins in the cast. Jonathan Church was director.

(1957) Novel: "The Short Reign of Pippin IV: A Fabrication".

(1969) Book: "Journal of a Novel: The East of Eden Letters".

(1941) Novel: "The Forgotten Village".

(1942) Book: "Bombs Away: The Story of a Bomber Team".

(1948) Book: "A Russian Journal".

(1989) Novel: "The Acts of King Arthur and His Noble Knights".

(1951) Book: "The Log from the Sea of Cortez".

(1933) Novel: "To a God Unknown".

(1936) Novel: "In Dubious Battle".

(1941) Book: "Sea of Cortez: A Leisurely Journal of Travel and Research".

(1958) Book: "Once There Was a War".

(1932) Novel: "The Pastures of Heaven".

(1938) Novel: "The Long Valley".

(1982) Book: "Travels with Charley: In Search of America" .

(1966) Book: "America and Americans".

(2012) Book: "Steinbeck in Vietnam: Dispatches from the War".

(September 19, 1988) His novel, "The Grapes of Wrath," was adapted by Frank Galati in a Steppenwolf Theatre production at the Royal George Theatre in Chicago, Illinois with Terry Kinney (Jim Casy); Gary Sinise (Tom Joad); Robert Breuler (Pa Joad); Lois Smith (Ma Joad); Lucina Paquet (Grandma); Nathan Davis (Grandpa); Dana Lubotsky (Ruthie); Christian Robinson (Winfield); John C. Reilly (Noah); James Noah (Uncle John); Yvonne Suhor (Rose of Sharon); Jim True (Al); Tim Hopper (Connie Rivers); Ramsay Midwood (Floyd Knowles); Rondi Reed (Mrs. Wainwright); Elizabeth K. Austin (Aggie Wainwright); Darryl D. Davis (the starving man);and Relioues De Var (his son) in the cast. Frank Galati was adapter and director. Michael Smith composed original score. Kevin Rigdon was lighting and stage designer.


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