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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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P. J. O’Rourke

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Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Show Time: 7:30 pm

Using his trademark wit and razor sharp delivery, drawing on his own experiences and a cast of memorable characters, O’Rourke offers an entertaining and heartfelt perspective on what makes his generation unlike any other in history.

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