The Book Club at Hartford Stage

Six evenings of literature hosted by members of the Artistic Department!

Members of the Artistic staff host a book club with selections to complement and add perspective to each play. The Artistic Department includes Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak, Associate Artistic Director Elizabeth Williamson, Artistic Associate Rachel Alderman and returning Artistic Apprentice Fiona Kyle. If you are interested in learning more about The Book Club, please contact Events Manager Jennifer Crookes Carpenter at jcarpenter@hartfordstage.org. The Book Club takes place in The Geo & Laura Estes Lobby. 6 PM Light Appetizers & Cash Bar 6:15-7:30 PM Discussion


Queens for a Year

September 12, 2016

Book Selection: Love my Rifle More Than You: Young and Female in the U.S. Army, by Kayla Williams. http://smile.amazon.com/dp/0393329224

August Wilson’s The Piano Lesson

October 17, 2016

Book Selection: Song of Solomon, by Toni Morrison http://smile.amazon.com/dp/140003342X

The Comedy of Errors

January 16, 2017

Book Selection: The Two Faces of January by Patricia Highsmith https://smile.amazon.com/dp/0802122620

Film Selection: The Two Faces of January (film adaptation) https://smile.amazon.com/dp/B00OLIIEZK

Cloud 9

February 27, 2017

Book Selection: The Middle Ground, by Margaret Drabble http://a.co/dmDWSs9

The Absolute Brightness of Leonard Pelkey

April 3, 2017

Book Selection: Absolute Brightness, by James Lecesne https://smile.amazon.com/dp/1250106117

Heartbreak House

May 15, 2017

Book Selection: Howards End, by E.M. Forster https://smile.amazon.com/Howards-End-E-M-Forster/dp/1619492881