Who is Augie March? Son, brother, runaway, protégée, thief, lover, salesman, socialist, student. He is all of the above and none of the above, as much a mystery to himself as to us.
A few of Chicago’s theaters, including Victory Gardens, Steppenwolf, Lookingglass and Teatro Vista, will come together for a remarkable gathering of talent, all reading from The Adventures of Augie March. Hear Augie’s voice from Deanna Dunagan, Eddie Torres, Denis Zacek, Martha Lavey, Andrew White, Tanya Saracho and others.
Since its launch in fall 2001, One Book, One Chicago has engaged and challenged readers in Chicago with more than 20 book selections, hundreds of programs and discussions, and countless memorable encounters among readers. Twice a year, we see our fellow Chicagoans reading the same book on buses or trains, in parks or cafés, on campuses and in libraries. Lectures, author appearances, performances and more bring people together to immerse themselves in a great book, and to learn more about themselves and each other in the process.
For tickets and more information, go to the Victory Gardens website.