Saul Bellow

The Silver Dish

A Staged Reading for the Saul Bellow Centennial Celebration

On what would have been Saul Bellow's 100th birthday, the Chicago Literary Hall of Fame has assembled a powerful lineup to discuss and dramatize the Nobel Prize winner's work, especially his Chicago-based fiction.

Scott Turow will give a talk about Bellow's legacy, and Chicago's Vitalist Theatre will enact a scene from Joanne Koch's adaptation of The Silver Dish, as well as perform readings from other Bellow classics.

June 10th, 6:00 p.m.
Harold Washington Library Center
400 S State Street
Chicago, IL

Co-Sponsored By:

The Chicago Literary Hall of Fame
Chicago Public Library
Vitalist Theatre
Seminary Co-op Bookstore

Saul Bellow's The Adventures of Augie March was the fall 2011 One Book, One Chicago selection.

Seating in the Cindy Pritzker Auditorium is first come, first served.

The Walruses

The Silver Dish at the Saul Bellow Centennial Celebration

June 10th, 2015

Vitalist Theatre featured in Sun Times interview reprint on New International Theatre Experience World Theatre News website.

Jeff Awards Nominations
Vanessa Greenway (Rosaura/Astrea) has been nominated for a non-Equity Jeff Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in Life is a Dream with Premiere Theatre and Vitalist Theatre. Read the full article in the Chicago Tribune.

City of Chicago
Vitalist Theatre featured with The City of Chicago.

Premiere Theatre
Vitalist Theatre is a proud Associate Company of Premiere Theatre and Performance of Chicago.

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