Dr. Howard Miller, professor emeritus from the University of Texas at Austin, joined us for one more lecture in 2018. It’s possible that more adaptions of Ben-Hur have appeared in the past thirty years than in the previous eighty. And their variety and geographic reach are without precedent in the […]
Dr. Howard Miller gave an insightful and well-received lecture in the Carriage House last week. He graciously allows us to go live on Facebook, and we are now sharing the video here for your enjoyment.
Dr. Howard Miller joined us from Austin, Texas, this week to deliver a presentation on the traveling Ben-Hur stage play developed by Klaw and Erlanger. He graciously allowed us to stream his talk on Facebook Live. We are reposting the video here on our blog. Unfortunately, the projector was a bit […]
We had a wonderful crowd turn out to hear Ben-Hur expert Dr. Howard Miller speak about the 2016 film and Carol Wallace’s modern-language adaptation of the novel. Dr. Miller was here as part of our year-long Lew Wallace Festival of Words, and we are pleased to present the recording of […]
Lew Wallace’s great-great-granddaughter Carol visited Crawfordsville on September 8. She drew a record crowd for her discussion of Ben-Hur and growing up with the Wallace family legacy of writing. Carol graciously allowed us to broadcast her talk on Facebook Live, and we are posting the video here for future viewing. The […]
We’re pleased to invite the public to join us on Thursday, September 8, at 7 p.m. for a very special evening with Carol Wallace, Lew Wallace’s great-great-granddaughter! Carol has written more than twenty books, including most recently a historical novel, Leaving Van Gogh. She is the coauthor of the New York Times […]
The majesty of Lew Wallace’s Ben-Hur has been captured in music a number of times over the years. The 1899 stage production of Ben-Hur had music composed for it by Edgar Stillman Kelley. Born in 1857, Kelley was an American but received much of his training in Germany. He incorporated non-Western influences […]