Barnes & Noble presented all-day bookfair to benefit The Rep

Posted: August 7, 2015 in Uncategorized

Event featured an  all-day reading of Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird.

 

ST. LOUIS, MO – On July 13,2015  Barnes & Noble will present an all-day bookfair to support The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis (The Rep).

The Barnes & Noble Bookfair benefitting The Rep runs from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday, July 13 at the Barnes & Noble at Ladue Crossing, 8871 Ladue Road.

At the heart of the event is a celebration of one of America’s greatest novelists: Harper Lee. To honor the release of Lee’s new book, Go Set a Watchman, local actors and Rep volunteers will read Lee’s landmark novel To Kill a Mockingbird aloud in its entirety.

In addition to the reading, The Rep will present a children’s area with craft and coloring activities for younger visitors.

Customers need only mention The Rep at the register during the fair, and a portion of every purchase will support the work of St. Louis’ premier venue for live theatre. From July 13-19, online Barnes & Noble shoppers can support The Rep by entering the bookfair code 11656972 at checkout. This code also works in-person at all Barnes & Noble locations.

For additional information about The Rep’s productions, events and more, visit The Rep’s comprehensive public website at repstl.org.

About the rep St Louis, Founded in 1966, The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis is a fully professional theatrical operation belonging to the League of Resident Theatres, The League of St. Louis Theatres and is a constituent member of Theatre Communications Group, Inc., the national service organization for the not-for-profit professional theatre. It operates independently of, but under a mutually beneficial agreement with, Webster University. The Rep operates under an agreement between the League of Resident Theatres and Actors’ Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States. The Rep hires directors and choreographers who are members of the Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers and stagehands who are members of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees. Financial assistance for this theatre has been provided by the Arts and Education Council of Greater St. Louis; the St. Louis Regional Arts Commission and the Missouri Arts Council, a state agency. This project is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency. The Rep is also grateful for support by more than 1,100 generous individuals, families, corporations and foundations throughout the communities we serve

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