William N. Skirball Writers Center Stage 2024-2025 Season

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2024-2025 Season

The William N. Skirball Writers Center Stage Series brings the literary world’s best writers to Cleveland. The 2024-2025 series is presented by the Cuyahoga County Public Library Foundation and Case Western Reserve University. Funds raised by this series help support Cuyahoga County Public Library, one of America’s best and busiest library systems. All events start promptly at 7:30 p.m.


Please note that the first two events of the season were announced on July 1, 2024.  If you booked your subscription before then, you received tickets dated for the first of the month for that event.  THIS IS NOT THE DATE OF THE EVENT. When the September and October events were announced, information has been updated.  You're previous tickets will be valid, or you can sign into your account and reprint them with the correct information. Please take note of the updated event details.

Subscription Information

At this time, tickets are available through subscription only.  Single event tickets will become available later in the summer.

Benefactor: $275

Book a Benefactor Package

You Get:

  • (1) ticket to all (6) shows with the flexibility to come in-person or live stream from home
  • Admission to an exclusive 2024-2025 season announcement party
  • Advanced access to PREMIUM seating in sections EE-KK
  • Invitation to a preshow Benefactor Reception with one author
  • Free Parking at the Maltz Performing Arts Center
  • A post-event video link will be sent via email shortly after the event.
  • Hardcover copy of The Covenant of Water by Abraham Verghese 
Subscriber: $175

Book a Subscriber Package

You Get:

  • (1) ticket to all (6) shows with the flexibility to come in-person or live stream from home.
  • Advanced access to PREFERRED seating in sections A-N.
  • A post-event video link will be sent via email shortly after the event.
Virtual Subscriber: $75

Book a Virtual Subscriber Package

You Get:

  • A ticket to live stream all six events. This does not include physical seats in the Maltz Performing Arts Center or any books that may be available.

  • A post-event video link will be sent via email shortly after the event.

NO REFUNDS are available for subscription holders. The post-event recording will be accessible to all customers via a link to your email for a one-week period from the time that the video link is delivered shortly after the event date.

Single Event Tickets

In-Person and Livestream tickets will be on sale closer to the beginning of the season

Single in-person tickets are $35 each

Virtual (live streaming) tickets are $20 each, not including a physical seat at the Maltz Performing Arts Center or a physical book. You will receive a link to your email approximately 24 hours before the event.

Single ticket holders will also have access to the post-event recording, which will be accessible via a link to your email for a one-week period after the event. 

*Covid policies: Please be aware that authors/publishers may require audience members to wear masks.

PARKING

Guests can enter our parking lots from E.105th/Ansel Road or Chester/E.101st Streets for efficient and trouble-free lot access. Parking passes can be purchased on-site or in advance for easy access.

Contact

For questions regarding ticket sales, refunds, seating or parking, please contact the Maltz Performing Arts Center at mpacinfo@case.edu or by phone at 216.368.6062.

For general questions, please contact the CCPL Foundation via email or by phone at 216.749.9491.