The next staged reading from the novel, “Riva Beside Me: New York City 1963-1966,” by Carla Perry, will be held Friday, January 31, 6 to 8 p.m., at Club 1216 inside the Canyon Way Bookstore & Restaurant, 1216 SW Canyon Way, Newport. Admission is free, but donations gratefully appreciated.
The novel, “Riva Beside Me: New York City 1963-1966,” is based on real life, growing up in Manhattan.
The characters in the staged reading are:
RIVA, performed by Sarah Gayle
RICHARD, performed by Hovey Grosvenor
THE MOTHER, performed by KE Edmisten
and THE NARRATOR performed by Wayne Plourde
Author, Carla Perry, will be on hand to introduce the show and answer questions afterward.
“Last night’s production was thrilling! The actors did a great read, and the script adaptation was fantastic!”—Michele Longo Eder
Advance copies of “Riva Beside Me” are available through www.dancingmoonpress.com, at Powell’s Books in Portland, and in Newport at Nye Beach Bookhouse, Things Rich and Strange, Canyon Way Bookstore, and the Newport and Toledo libraries. eBooks are available through Amazon, KOBO, Barnes and Noble, and Apple iTunes.
“Fabulous performance! Absolutely amazing.” –Kay Eldon.
Additional performances are being scheduled for February and March.
For additional information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 541-574-7708