Writers on a New England Stage

Presented by The Music Hall, Portsmouth, NH.  In Partnership with Yankee Magazine and New Hampshire Public Radio.

Yankee is a proud sponsor of the celebrated authors’ series, Writers on a New England Stage, produced by Portsmouth, New Hampshire’s nonprofit performing arts center, The Music Hall. The series entertains an audience of up to 900 attendees at a live-stage event featuring an author presentation followed by an interview, with live music performed by the award-winning house band, Dreadnaught. The show is also aired on New Hampshire Public Radio.

Writers on a New England Stage has previously spotlighted authors Alan Alda, Mitch Albom, Doris Kearns Goodwin, Dan Brown, Anita Diamant, Madeleine Albright, John Updike, Wally Lamb, Cokie Roberts, Stephen King, Margaret Atwood, and Ken Burns, among many others. Listen to audio from a past performance.

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E. O. Wilson


Show Time: Tuesday, October 14, 2014 at  7:30 pm

The renowned naturalist and Pulitzer Prize winner visits with his new work examining the evolution of man and how advances in science and technology bring us great moral dilemmas. Don’t miss hearing from this beloved Harvard professor emeritus and bestselling author.

Anne Rice
Show Time:
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 7:30 pm

The perennially bestselling author who re-invented the vampire cosmology visits her latest novel – a large, luxuriant, and chillingly hypnotic mystery-thriller that takes readers to present-day New York and the West Coast, ancient Egypt, fourth century Carthage, 14th-Century Rome, and Venice in the Renaissance.

Janet Evanovich
Show Time:
Thursday, November 20, 2014 at 7:30 pm

The #1 New York Times bestselling author visits with her latest in the Fox and O’Hare series. Don’t miss hearing from—and meeting!—one of the most successful novelists of our time with more than 75 million books sold in 27 languages.  Public book signing post event.

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