The series kicks off on Sept. 24 at the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House with Elizabeth Gilbert's book "Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear"; Gilbert will discuss the discovery of her creative voice with playwright and performer Sarah Jones.
On Sept. 27 at the BAM Harvey Theater, theatre director and translator Bryan Doerries celebrates the launch of his book "The Theater of War: What Ancient Greek Tragedies Can Teach Us Today." This event features readings of portions of Doerries’ book by actors Adam Driver, Paul Giamatti, David Strathairn and others.
On Oct. 6, Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles, who is making her theatrical songwriting debut with the musical adaptation of the film "Waitress," will talk to Ben Folds about her book "Sounds Like Me: My Life (so far) in Song."
The line-up also includes the launch of "My Life on the Road" by writer, activist, and organizer Gloria Steinem, as well as Elvis Costello's "Unfaithful Music & Disappearing Ink."
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