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Encyclopedia > Adam Rapp

Adam Rapp (born in Chicago, Illinois) is a novelist and playwright. Chicago (officially named the City of Chicago) is the third largest city in the United States (after New York City and Los Angeles), with an official population of 2,896,016, as of the 2000 census. ... Official language(s) English Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Area  Ranked 25th  - Total 57,918 sq. ...

The son of Mary Lee and Douglas, Rapp was raised in Joliet Illinois, with his brother, actor Anthony Rapp, and a sister, Anne. His parents divorced when Rapp was 5, and he and his siblings were raised by their mother, who died in 1997. He graduated from Clarke College in Dubuque, Iowa, and completed a two-year playwriting fellowship at Juilliard. There are several things named Joliet: Louis Joliet, a 17th century explorer of North America. ... Official language(s) English Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Area  Ranked 25th  - Total 57,918 sq. ... Anthony Dean Rapp is an American stage and film actor. ... Clarke College is a four year Catholic college located in Dubuque, Iowa. ... Dubuque may refer to: Dubuque, Iowa Dubuque County, Iowa This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Official language(s) English Capital Des Moines Largest city Des Moines Area  - Total  - Width  - Length  - % water  - Latitude  - Longitude Ranked 26th 145,743 km² 320 km 500 km 0. ... The Juilliard School is a performing arts conservatory in New York City, informally but definitively identified as simply Juilliard, and most famous for its musically-trained alumni. ...

Rapp is the author of several novels, including Missing the Piano, The Buffalo Tree, The Copper Elephant, Little Chicago, 33 Snowfish, and Under the Wolf, Under the Dog.

The Buffalo Tree was censored by the Muhlenberg School Board in Reading Pennsylvania due to it's themes, graphic language and sexual content. [1] Reading as an activity: Reading is an activity performed by a human. ... Official language(s) None Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  Ranked 33rd  - Total 46,055 sq. ...

His plays include: Nocturne, Ghost in the Cottonwoods, Animals and Plants, Blackbird, Finer Nobel Gases, Stone Cold Dead Serious, Trueblinka, Dreams of the Salthorse and Gompers.

Rapp directed his first film, Winter Passing with Zooey Deschanel and Will Ferrell in 2005, and was a creative consultant for the television show The L Word. Deschanel as Trillian in The Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy (2005) Zooey Claire Deschanel (born January 17, 1980) is an American actress. ... Will Ferrell, as his title character in Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy John William Will Ferrell (born July 16, 1967) is an American comedian, impressionist, and actor who first established himself as a cast member of Saturday Night Live. ... The L Word is a television drama series airing on Living TV in the United Kingdom, Showtime in the United States and Showcase Television in Canada. ...

In addition, Rapp is a member of the band Less.

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PerformInk Online (1823 words)
From there the Rapps adopted a transient lifestyle, traveling to wherever Anthony was performing next—Memphis, Houston, etc. All through this Adam Rapp wanted no part of the theatre or arts world.
It was during this time that Rapp finished “Missing the Piano.” Rapp drew on his experiences at St. John’s Military Academy in Delafield, Wisconsin to write this story of a confused adolescent sent to a military academy.
Rapp’s transition from novelist to playwright was not quite as smooth.
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