John Lithgow signs on Wednesday October 12, 2011 at 7:00 PM.
We are thrilled to present an evening with John Lithgow as he discusses and signs his autobiography, written during a difficult time as he nursed his dying father and eased the old man’s final days through storytelling.
Barnes & Noble – Market Fair
Princeton Market Fair, 3535 US Route 1, Princeton, NJ 08540
John Lithgow signs on Friday September 30, 2011 at 7:00 PM. $5 tickets available at the link.
Harvard Book Store is thrilled to welcome award-winning actor, bestselling children’s book author, and now memoirist JOHN LITHGOW for a reading from Drama: An Actor’s Education.
John Lithgow’s memoir, among other things, is a tribute to his most important influence: his father, Arthur Lithgow, who, as an actor, director, producer, and great lover of Shakespeare, brought theater to John’s boyhood. From bedtime stories to Arthur’s illustrious productions, performance and storytelling were constant and cherished parts of family life. Drama tells of the Lithgows’ countless moves between Arthur’s gigs—John attended eight secondary schools before flourishing onstage at Harvard—and details with sharp recollection the moments that introduced a budding young actor to the undeniable power of theater.
Before Lithgow gained fame with the film The World According to Garp and the television show 3rd Rock from the Sun, his early years were full of scenes both hilarious and bittersweet. A shrewd acting performance saved him from duty in Vietnam. His involvement with a Broadway co-star brought an end to his first marriage. The theater worlds of New York and London come alive as Lithgow relives his collaborations with renowned performers and directors, including Mike Nichols, Bob Fosse, Liv Ullmann, and Meryl Streep. His ruminations on the nature of theater, film acting, and storytelling cut to the heart of why actors are driven to perform, and why people are driven to watch them do it.
First Parish Church
1446 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138
John Lithgow signs at Barnes & Noble on Tuesday September 27, 2011 at 7:00 PM!
In Drama: An Actor’s Education, the Golden Globe, Emmy and Oscar-winning actor talks about his extraordinary life and career.
Event space opens at 5:00 pm. Please do not arrive for this event prior to 5:00 pm. Priority seating available with purchase of Drama. Standby customers who do not wish to purchase the book will be seated at management’s discretion as space allows
Barnes & Noble – Union Square
33 East 17th Street, New York, NY 10003, 212-253-0810