In the beginning was the word, and the word was…
The PEN American Center has celebrated the power of the written word for ninety years and the PEN World Voices Festival shows us how literature can be amplified through music, theater and film.
For opening night the Grammy Award-winning Kronos Quartet teams up with writers Tony Kushner, Marjane Satrapi, and Rula Jebreal for an evening of readings and music.
Take a literary expedition through the Westbeth Center for the Arts Housing, map in hand, to find festival participants inside the homes of famous Westbeth residents.
The absolutely amazing theater ensemble, Elevator Repair Service, collaborates with visual artist Ben Rubin and statistician Mark Hansen in Shuffle, a mash-up where the company attempts to read The Great Gatsby, The Sound and the Fury and The Sun Also Rises — simultaneously!
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