From Page To Stage

New book club enhances theater experience


Now that the Walton Arts Center is on the other side of all its construction -- and has one season under its belt with the beautiful new spaces of the facility -- staff members are looking for new ways to fully use all the resources at their disposal in engaging community.


Broadway Book Club

WHEN — The Monday following each Broadway show’s run (except “Finding Neverland”)

WHERE — Sudduth Garden Room inside Walton Arts Center, Fayetteville

COST — Free to participate; readers are also eligible for a 10 percent discount on tickets to select performances

INFO — 571-2719, waltonartscenter.org

FYI — Please contact group sales coordinator Kimberly Jones at the number above to register for the Broadway Book Club and reserve a spot.


Book Club Schedule

• Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “The King and I” — “Anna and the King of Siam” by Margaret Landon, Oct. 9

• Irving Berlin’s “White Christmas” — “White Christmas: The Story of an American Song” by Jody Rosen, Nov. 13

• “Finding Neverland” — “Peter Pan” by J.M. Barrie, Dec. 18

• “Cabaret” — “Berlin Stories” by Christopher Isherwood, Jan. 22

• “An American in Paris” — “Suite Française” by Irène Némirovsky, Feb. 12

• “RENT” — “Down These Mean Streets” by Piri Thomas, March 5

• “Beautiful - The Carole King Musical” — “A Natural Woman: A Memoir” by Carole King, April 30

• “The Sound of Music” — “The Book Thief” by Markus Zusak, May 21

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