"Live! Lit" considers travel stories at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts


Travel is the theme for the next "Live! Lit," an afternoon of readings of some of the world's best short fiction, on Sunday, Dec. 5, at 3 p.m. at Fairfield University's Regina A. Quick Center for the Arts. Following a 2 p.m. tea, professional actors will read three stories in this ongoing Quick Center series.

Live! Lit: "On Travel" will be directed by Stephen Stout of Fairfield, who will also read "The Ocean" by Frederick Reiken. Norwalk resident James Noble will read "Grape Bay" by William Maxwell and Tom Zingarelli of Bridgeport will read T.C. Boyle's "Friendly Skies."

Tess Link, an actress, writer and member of the Westport-based Theatre Artists Workshop, is the series creator.

"Live! Lit" continues on Sunday, Jan. 30, with "Stories from India," featuring the writing of Santha Rama Rass, Rabindranath Tagore and Jhumpa Lahiri. "Masters of the Genre," which takes place on Feb. 13, will include O. Henry, Anton Chekhov and Katherine Mansfield. The final program, "On Parenting," takes place March 13 and features Damon Runyon, Robyn Joy Leff and Gish Jen.

Tickets are $10. For tickets, call the Quick Center box office at (203) 254-4010 or toll free at 1-877-ARTS-396. For more information, visit www.quickcenter.com

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Media Contact: Nancy Habetz, (203) 254-4000, ext. 2647, nhabetz@fairfield.edu

Posted on November 3, 2004

Vol. 37, No. 98