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 of books, plays or films to complement and add perspective to each production. The Artistic Department includes Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak, Associate Artistic Director Elizabeth Williamson, Artistic Associate Rachel Alderman and Artistic Apprentice Yan Chen. If you are interested in learning more about opportunities to join The Book Club, please contact Kati Liss-Hensel at email@example.com.
The Book Club takes place in The Geo & Laura Estes (Lower) Lobby.
6 pm Light Appetizers & Cash Bar
6:15-7:30 pm Discussion
Book: Small Mouth Sounds, by Bess Wohl. Hosted by Rachel Alderman and Yan Chen. (A copy of the play is available here: https://www.dramabookshop.com/book/9780822234012)
Book: 1599, by James Shapiro. Hosted by Elizabeth Williamson and Yan Chen.
The Engagement Party
Watch the pilot episode of Lie To Me, by Samuel Baum, available streaming on Amazon and Hulu (among others). As we get closer to the date, we will also send out some short readings by Dr. Paul Ekman, the man behind the science of micro facial expressions. Hosted by Rachel Alderman and Yan Chen.
Date TBD between November 21 – December 16, 2018
Field Trip to see Paradise Blue at Long Wharf Theater. Hosted by Antay Bilgutay and Pete Carey.
Jeeves & Wooster in “Perfect Nonsense”
Book: The Code of the Woosters, by P.G. Wodehouse. Hosted by Elizabeth Williamson.
The Flamingo Kid
Book: Goodbye, Columbus, by Philip Roth. Hosted by Yan Chen.