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From Page to Stage with Kasi Lemmons: A Book Club Conversation

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  • February 1
  • 7:30 p.m.
  • Saint Louis University, Center for Global Citizenship
  • Free

OTSL is partnering with Left Bank Books and Saint Louis University Library Associates to host a reading group discussion of Fire Shut Up in My Bones, New York Times columnist Charles Blow's memoir.

Kasi Lemmons was commissioned by Opera Theatre of Saint Louis to transform Blow's powerful memoir into the libretto for our 2019 world premiere opera Fire Shut Up in My Bones. She will help lead the reading group discussion at Saint Louis University's Center for Global Citizenship, which will be moderated by Jonathan Smith, Vice President for Diversity and Community Engagement at SLU.

It's free to attend, but RSVPs are required.


purchase the book

Left Bank Books is offering a 20% discount on Fire Shut Up in My Bones (in store and online) during the months of January and February.