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“Your Friend, Always” Off the Page Reading | Oakland

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Monday, June 13, 2016 - 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Chapel of the Chimes | 4499 Piedmont Ave, Oakland, CA

Event Details

The friends of the Piedmont Ave. and Rockridge branch libraries present a night of great company, food, and a theatrical reading from the work of bestselling local author Joyce Maynard.

This performance is adapted from an essay by Ms. Maynard about a long-running correspondence between her and an admiring prison inmate. After she decides to end the relationship, Maynard is surprised by the announcement that her confidant is due for parole and planning a visit. She never asked what he was in for…

Word for Word Performing Arts Company is an ensemble whose mission is to tell great stories with elegant theatricality, staging performances of classic and contemporary fiction. Founded in 1993 by Susan Harloe and JoAnne Winter, Word for Word believes in the power of the short story to provide solace, compassion, and insight into our daily lives.


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Cost: FREE
Categories: Literature, Theater & Performance
Address: 4499 Piedmont Ave, Oakland, CA