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    March 28, 2017
    WRITERS ON A NEW ENGLAND STAGE presents Pulitzer Prize-winning author ANTHONY DOERR with his #1 New York Times bestseller ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE just released in paperback

    Author will do A/V presentation about the evolution of the book and his process as a writer 

    Sunday, April 9, 4:00pm

    “Dazzling”—The Boston Globe

    “Hauntingly beautiful.”—The New York Times

    What: Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anthony Doerr will take the stage to discuss his #1 New York Times bestseller ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE, the beloved novel that charmed - and continues to charm - readers around the world. A fixture on the New York Times Book Review bestseller list for more than two and a half years, this masterful work deftly interweaves the lives of a blind French girl and a German boy, illuminating the ways, against all odds, people try to be good to one another. Don’t miss this special afternoon - a behind-the-scenes look at the book everyone’s been talking about it.  Includes A/V presentation by the author about the evolution of the novel and the craft of writing, as well as an on-stage interview with Virginia Prescott, host of “Word of Mouth” on New Hampshire Public Radio. 

    Sunday, April 9, 2017 - 4:00pm
    The Music Hall Historic Theater
    28 Chestnut Street
    Portsmouth, NH 03801

    Tickets for Writers on a New England Stage: Anthony Doerr on Sunday, April 9, at 4:00pm are $27 ($25 for members) and include a discounted, autographed copy of his book ALL THE LIGHT WE CANNOT SEE ($17, paperback). Tickets can be purchased online at TheMusicHall.org, over the phone at 603.436.2400 or in person at the B2W Box Office at the Historic Theater, 28 Chestnut Street.

    About Writers on a New England Stage
    Each literary evening features an author presentation followed by an onstage interview with Virginia Prescott, host of New Hampshire Public Radio’s “Word of Mouth.” Live music is performed by the award-winning house band Dreadnaught. Shows are rebroadcast on NH Public Radio.

    Writers on a New England Stage is Partnership Between The Music Hall and New Hampshire Public Radio

    Presenting Sponsors:  The University of New Hampshire; Kennebunk Savings

    Series Sponsor:  Piscataqua Landscaping & Tree Service

    Media Sponsor:  Yankee Magazine

    Evening Sponsor:  The Financial Advisors, LLC

    Contributing Partner: The University of New Hampshire

    Season Sponsors:  Carey & Giampa, Realtors; Portwalk Place; the River House restaurant

    About The Music Hall
    The Music Hall is a performing arts center featuring curated entertainment from around the world in two theaters in its downtown Portsmouth, New Hampshire campus - one, a landmark 1878 Victorian theater, designated an American Treasure for the Arts by the National Park Service’s Save America's Treasures Program, the other the intimate Music Hall Loft around the corner, recently named "best performing arts venue" by Yankee Magazine and the recipient of the NH AIA award for design excellence.

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    “The crown jewel of Portsmouth’s cultural scene” - Yankee Magazine

    “The beating cultural heart of New Hampshire's seacoast” -  Boston Globe
    Margaret Talcott, Producer