Ron Carlson & His Stories

In-Person Event • London
16 October 2021

Join WORDTheatre at the Crazy Coqs for an evening of short stories by Ron Carlson and musical performances.

Ron Carlson & His Stories

In-Person Event • London

16 October 2021 Saturday 11:00 LA 14:00 NY 19:00 UK

WORDTheatre hosts its signature Actor/Author series where great stories are brought to life by great actors with the authors in the room. Ron Carlson, the award-winning writer of four story collections and five novels, will join the actors on stage after the performances for a short Q&A.

Actors Damien Molony (Brassic, Game Face), David Soul (Starsky & Hutch), Gina Bellman (Leverage, Coupling), Ian Hart (Escape from Pretoria, The Last Kingdom) and John Schwab (The Queen’s Gambit, Jack Ryan) perform funny, touching, ridiculous and profound stories by an American Master of the short story form. Featuring Paul Cook on piano and Lizzie Ball on violin.

Saturday, October 16th at 7 PM
The Crazy Coqs
20 Sherwood Street,
London, W1F 7ED

Tickets are £23. You will not receive physical tickets, but your name will be on a list at the Box Office.

VIP seating is available for Patron Members, and Priority seating is available for Enthusiast Members.


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Damien Molony | David Soul | Gina Bellman | Ian Hart | John Schwab


Ron Carlson

Ron Carlson is the award-winning author of four story collections and five novels, most recently Return to Oakpine. His fiction has appeared in Harper’s, The New Yorker, Playboy, and GQ, and has been featured on NPR’s This American Life and Selected Shorts as well as in Best American Short Stories and The O. Henry Prize Stories. He has work has won him a Pushcart Prize, a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Fiction, and a National Society of Arts and Letters Award. His novella, “Beanball,” was selected for Best American Mystery Stories. He is the former director of the UC Irvine writing program and lives in Huntington Beach, California.

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