Purchase the Books

Purchase your books ahead of time for The Book Club directly on Amazon through AmazonSmile and donate 0.5% of your purchase directly to Hartford Stage.

You can use your current Amazon.com account through AmazonSmile. Your account settings all remain the same. On your first visit to AmazonSmile, you will need to select a charitable organization to receive donations from eligible purchases before you begin shopping. Simply enter “Hartford Stage” in the search field, then choose select. Amazon will remember your selection, and then every eligible purchase you make through AmazonSmile will result in a donation for Hartford Stage. The AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price from your eligible AmazonSmile purchases. The purchase price is the amount paid for the item - minus any rebates and excluding shipping & handling, gift-wrapping fees, taxes or service charges. Donations are made directly by the AmazonSmile Foundation and are not tax deductible.

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: TBD