Colm Toibin Coming to Special Event Hosted by New Rep Theatre

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New Repertory Theatre will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a special event featuring Irish author Colm Toibin, author of “Brooklyn” and other works.

The event will be held on Thursday, March 17 from 7-9 p.m. at the Commander’s Mansion, Arsenal on the Charles, 441 Talcott Ave., Watertown.

This special Spotlight Symposium event will begin with a private reception with Colm Toibin, author of The Testament of Mary, featuring a variety of appetizers, a complimentary spirits tasting with Boston Harbor Distillery, and desert provided by Terry O’Reilly’s Irish Pub.

We’ll continue the evening with a reading from New Rep’s critically acclaimed production of The Testament of Mary, featuring Paula Langton, and an interview conducted by WGBH’s arts reporter, Jared Bowen.

During the interview, we’ll explore some of Mr. Toibin’s other works, including his highly acclaimed novel Brooklyn, now a major motion picture being considered for three Academy Awards.

Local non-profit More than Words will have Mr. Toibin’s novels for sale during an exclusive book signing at the end of the evening.

Only 100 tickets will be available to this special fundraiser, so purchase your tickets now!

Tickets are $75 and include complimentary food and drink, general admission seats to the reading and interview, and exclusive access to the book signing.

Click here to buy tickets! Or, call the New Rep Box Office at 617-923-8487

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