Join Speranza Theatre Company for the Nellie Bly Book Club! We are thrilled to welcome you to a special performance of Speranza’s new historical play, A CHAIN AROUND THE WORLD by Jennie Contuzzi, followed by an exciting book club discussion for both adults & children. We have limited courtesy copies of each book for families in need.
Adult Book Club
Book: Around the World in 72 Days by Nellie Bly
Date: Wednesday, September 13, 2023
*Note: This book club session will take place after a special VIP dress rehearsal performance. Wine & cheese will be served! (20 Available Slots)
PLEASE RSVP BY 9/12
Children’s Book Club
Book: Who Was Nellie Bly? by Margaret Gurevich
Date: Sunday, September 17, 2023
*Note: This book club session will take place after Sunday’s matinee. Children are asked to bring a picnic lunch!
PLEASE RSVP BY 9/16
Travel around the world with Nellie Bly as she races to beat the record set by the fictional Phileas Fogg in Jules Verne’s “Around the World in 80 Days!” On November 14, 1889, The World’s convention- defying reporter set sail from Hoboken NJ on a daring adventure that awed the nation and changed her life forever.
Written by Jennie Contuzzi, Directed by Mikaela Kafka, Stage Managed by Maxinne Spann, Costumes/Props by Marci Elyn Schein, Sound Engineering by Nicholas Von Hagel, and Produced by Heather Wahl. Cast includes: Rachel Brudner, Samantha Resnick, Kimberly Bollard, Joelle Zazz, Patrick O’Konis, and Scott Tomjack.
Sat 9/16/2023 @ 6:00 PM at The Apple Tree House
Sun 9/17/2023 @ 1:00 PM at The Apple Tree House
Sun 9/17/2023 @ 4:00 PM at The Apple Tree House
Fri 9/22/2023 @ 6:00 PM at Berry Lane Park
Sat 9/23/2023 @ 6:00 PM at Van Vorst Park
Sun 9/24/2023 @ 1:00 PM at Canco Park
Both play performances & book club sessions will take place at The Apple Tree House (298 Academy St, Jersey City, NJ 07306). All performances are FREE and open to the public.
More info or to RSVP to Book Club email email@example.com or call 201-503-6194
Reserve your free tickets at https://www.speranzatheatre.com/