Mark your calendars and get your books for the whole season of TheatrePLUS Book Club.
- October 14, 2018 - Pops: A Life of Louis Armstrong by Terry Teachout
- December 16, 2018 - A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
- January 27, 2019 - Act One: An Autobiography by Moss Hart
- March 24, 2019 - 27 Wagons Full of Cotton and Other Plays by Tennessee Williams
- May 19, 2019 - The Children of Willesden Lane: Beyond the Kindertransport: A Memoir of Music, Love, and Survival by Mona Golabek and Lee Cohen
This series is hosted by Christina Pellegrini and will include special guest from each production.
Louis Armstrong is widely known as the greatest jazz musician of the twentieth century. He was a phenomenally gifted and imaginative artist, and an entertainer so irresistibly magnetic that he knocked the Beatles off the top of the charts four decades after he cut his first record.$14.99ISBN: 9781607109440Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Canterbury Classics - October 15th, 2013
Brighten the season with tales from the master of Christmastime fiction.
Most famous in the realm of holiday literature for his 1843 publication, A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens was in fact a prolific writer in the yuletide genre and a great contributor to many now-prevalent traditions of the holiday itself.$29.95ISBN: 9780393051582Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: W. W. Norton & Company - November 17th, 2004
What would Christmas be without A Christmas Carol? Charles Dickens's famous ghost story is as much a part of the season as plum pudding and mistletoe, and Michael Patrick Hearn, the celebrated annotator of The Wizard of Oz and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, has prepared this sumptuous, thoroughly annotated edition, which has already become the definitive edition of our century.$22.99ISBN: 9781250050892Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: St. Martin's Griffin - February 11th, 2014
Moss Hart's Act One, which Lincoln Center Theater presented in 2014 as a play written and directed by James Lapine, is one of the great American memoirs, a glorious memorial to a bygone age filled with all the wonder, drama, and heartbreak that surrounded Broadway in the early twentieth century.$16.95ISBN: 9780811202251Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: New Directions Publishing Corporation - January 17th, 1966
Only one of these plays (The Purification) is written in verse, but in all of them the approach to character is by way of poetic revelation.$15.00ISBN: 9780446690270Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Grand Central Publishing - November 2003
This inspiring true story of how classical music saved a young girl's life during World War II is a book for history and music lovers and the perfect choice for book clubs.
Mona Golabek tells the tale of her mother Lisa Jura Golabek's escape from Nazi-controlled Austria to England on the infamous Kindertransport.