William N. Skirball Writers Center Stage

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Introducing the 2019-2020 Season

The William N. Skirball Writers Center Stage Series brings the literary world's best writers to Cleveland. The 2019-2020 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, the nation's top-rated library system for nine consecutive years. All shows start promptly at 7:30 p.m.

Date Speaker(s)
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 Jane Mayer & Frank Rich
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 Rachel Kushner & Piper Kerman
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 Michael Ondaatje
Thursday, March 19, 2020 Andrew Sean Greer
Thursday, April 23, 2020 Luis Alberto Urrea & Julia Alvarez
Thursday, May 7, 2020 Carl Hiaasen & Dave Barry

 

Benefactor Plus Level: $350

  • PREMIUM seating at all six shows.
  • Admission to an exclusive pre-show author event with Rachel Kushner & Piper Kerman.
  • Free parking at the Maltz Performing Arts Center
  • Admission to an exclusive 2020-2021 season announcement party.

Purchase the Benefactor Plus Level Package

 

Benefactor Level: $250

  • PREMIUM seating at all six shows.
  • Admission to an exclusive pre-show author event with Rachel Kushner & Piper Kerman.
  • Free parking at the Maltz Performing Arts Center.

Purchase the Benefactor Level Package

 

Subscriber Level: $150

  • PREFERRED seating at all six shows.

Purchase the Subscriber Level Package

Purchase Season Parking Pass


Additional Information 

Tickets

Single event tickets on sale August 12, 2019 at 9 A.M.

All tickets are delivered via email. No tickets will be mailed. All sales are final and no refunds will be issued. Guests with questions may contact the Information Desk at 216.368.6062.

Free shuttle service from campus

Free shuttle service is offered for all Writers Center Stage events. Shuttles depart from outside the Tinkham Veale University Center Linsalata Entrance (on Bellflower Road) beginning at 6:00 p.m. Return shuttles depart from the Maltz Performing Arts Center at the conclusion of the event.

 


Sponsor logos for Writers Center Stage 2018: Cuyahoga County Public Lubrary, CWRU, Medical Mutual, Ulmer Attorneys
Additional sponsors of Writers Center Stage: Cuyahoga Arts & Culture, Hathaway Brown, Hawken, Roetzel, University School

 

Additonal Writers Center Stage sponsors: Tri-C, Dominion Energy, Huntington, Jones Day, Nancy & Joe Keithley, KeyBank, MMG, Sherwin Williams