Theater: Marine Life


by Aaron Sorkin

Long before the first rehearsal of this Marine Corps thriller set at Guantanamo Bay, its author had exceeded the daydreams of almost any debut playwright. Not only was the show on its way to Broadway with a 20-member cast headed by erstwhile Oscar nominee Tom Hulce (Amadeus), but it had been bought for the movies by producer David Brown, whose credits include Jaws, The Sting and The Verdict. He made a deal that could bring creator Aaron Sorkin, 28, a sum well into six figures. By the time the show opened last week, however,...

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