Performance Followed by Q&A and Book Signing
Author Claudia Rankine will attend the world premiere stage adaptation of her book, Citizen: An American Lyric on Sunday, August 2nd at 3pm at the Fountain Theatre. There will be a Q&A Talkback with the author immediately after the performance, followed by a book signing reception.
“I am excited and looking forward to seeing it,” exclaims the author, who has been traveling on a whirlwind international tour promoting her book. She was in Paris last week reading selections from Citizen to rapt crowds at the famed bookstore Shakespeare and Company. A rock star excitement ripped through the large gathering of fans who flocked to see and hear Rankine. Her book about race in America is an international sensation, earning numerous awards in the United States and the United Kingdom including recently being named a finalist for The Forward, the UK’s top prize in poetry collection.
Rankine will be at the Fountain Theatre on August 2nd to enjoy the matinee performance of Citizen: An American Lyric at 3pm. Immediately after the performance, she will be joined on stage by adaptor Stephen Sachs, director Shirley Jo Finney and the Citizen cast for a Q&A Talkback discussion with the audience. This will be followed by a book signing reception with the author. Copies of the book are on sale at the Fountain for the author to sign.
The Fountain Theatre’s world premiere stage adaptation of Citizen: An American Lyric opens Saturday, August 1st and runs to September 14th. More Info/Get Tickets