Join us! The Charlotte Literary Society & PaperHouse Theatre presents a staged reading of selected scenes from the stage version of The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter, written by Rebecca Gilman, based on the Carson McCullers novel.
Three performances: Friday, March 24, and Saturday, March 25, 8:00 pm; and Sunday, March 26, at 5:00 pm. FROCK Shop, 901 Central Avenue, Charlotte, 28204.
$10 suggested donation.
Charlotte, NC––Celebrated author Carson McCullers (The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter, The Member of the Wedding, and Reflections in a Golden Eye) would turn 100 on February 19, 2017. Though McCullers died in 1967 at age 50, her breakout novel The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter continues to make essential reading lists, a perennial favorite for its courageous and sensitive exploration of society’s most enduring social challenges––discrimination based on class, disability, gender, political ideology, race, religion, and sexual orientation––issues that, eighty years later, continue to haunt and divide our city, state, and nation.