Events

Queen Midas

Having a doctorate in arcane British lit might not seem like the fastest track to fortune, but canny author Philippa Gregory snapped on something few others grasped: those feisty Tudors (her specialty) were as jam-packed with sex appeal and drama queens as any 10 Disney Channel shows. Gregory’s 2002 novel The Other Boleyn Girl was made into an A-list flick in which Natalie Portman and Scarlett Johansson chewed the scenery in push-up bras, and we’re betting Hollywood’s already laying odds on which sexpot will bust out the royal cleavage as Mary Queen of Scots in the adaptation of The Other Queen, Gregory’s latest.
Mon., Oct. 6, 7 p.m., 2008
KEEP PHOENIX NEW TIMES FREE... Since we started Phoenix New Times, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Phoenix, and we'd like to keep it that way. With local media under siege, it's more important than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" program, allowing us to keep offering readers access to our incisive coverage of local news, food and culture with no paywalls.
Clay McNear
Contact: Clay McNear