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Stories on Stage presents “The Word Painter”

February 19 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Word Painter

An afternoon with best-selling author Peter Heller!

Sunday, February 19, 2023 at 2:00 p.m.

Virtual performance available beginning February 23 at 7 p.m.

Stories on Stage presents “The Word Painter” on Sunday, February 19 at 2:00 p.m. at Su Teatro Cultural and Performing Arts Center, 721 Santa Fe Drive, Denver. The virtual performance will be streamed beginning February 23 at 7:00 p.m. and will also be available for viewing any time thereafter. Ticket holders for the virtual performance will receive a link prior to the performance. Tickets are available at www.storiesonstage.org or by calling 303-494-0523

Denver resident Peter Heller is a longtime contributor to NPR, and a former contributing editor at Outside Magazine, Men’s Journal, and National Geographic Adventure. He is the best-selling author of The Guide, The River, Celine, The Painter, and The Dog Stars, which has been published in twenty-two languages. Heller is also the author of four nonfiction books, including Kook: What Surfing Taught Me About Love, Life, and Catching the Perfect Wave, which was awarded the National Outdoor Book Award.

Allison Watrous and Tim McCracken perform stories from Mr. Heller’s books that includes an onstage appearance by Peter himself, reading from his critically-acclaimed novel “The Dog Stars.” “The Dog Stars” was the Apple iBooks Novel of the Year, Hudson Booksellers top fiction pick of the Year, and an Atlantic Monthly and San Francisco Examiner Best Book of the Year. New Regency Pictures has acquired film rights to this bestselling novel. There will be a post-show talk-back and discussion.

Celebrating their 22nd Season, Stories on Stage presents renowned actors performing dynamic and entertaining short stories.

“The Word Painter” is sponsored by Isabelle Clark and in part by the Citizens of the Scientific and Cultural District (SCFD), Colorado Creative Industries, Bonfils Stanton Foundation, Community Foundation of Boulder County, and Denver Post.

Stories on Stage

“The Word Painter”

An afternoon with Peter Heller, master of the wilderness thriller.

Sunday, February 19 at 2 p.m.

Post-show talk-back with the author.

Su Teatro Cultural and Performing Arts Center, 721 Santa Fe Drive, Denver 80204

Virtual performance beginning February 23 at 7:00 p.m. and will be available any time thereafter. A link will be provided to virtual performance ticket holders.

www.storiesonstage.org or call 303-494-0523



February 19
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Su Teatro Cultural and Performing Arts Center
721 Santa Fe Dr.
Denver, CO 80204 United States
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