The “High Noon” adaptation is just Roth’s latest high-profile project, following the announcement that he will be collaborating once again with Robert Zemeckis and Tom Hanks’ “Forrest Gump” team to adapt the graphic novel.” Here.” Roth takes on “High Noon” which will mark his Broadway debut, and Tony Award winner Michael Arden (“Spring Awakening,” “Once on This Island”) will direct the 2023 production. Show producer Paula Wagner said: “When Eric Roth presented his vision for a theatrical adaptation of ‘High Noon’, I immediately saw the potential for a theatrical run of the show. iconic story of doing the right thing despite public opinion and outside pressure” in a statement.
“Today, we see our Constitution being challenged like no other time in our history,” said consulting producer Karen S. Kramer. “The story of ‘High Noon’ reminds us of what we stand for – the truth, justice and resilient values of our democracy.” Despite the film’s legacy, “High Noon” was not widely loved at the time of its release, with Western icon John Wayne call it, “the most un-American thing I’ve seen in my entire life.” Why? Because “High Noon” is rooted in liberal politics, progress allows vulnerable men and strong women. Gives *gestures extravagantly* everything continuing with our current climate, a return visit to “High Noon” is a great idea.
https://www.slashfilm.com/943466/classic-western-high-noon-is-becoming-a-broadway-stage-play-from-forrest-gump-writer/ Classic Western High Noon is becoming a Broadway play by Forrest Gump Writer