The Drama Book Shop is pleased to welcome Joan Herrington for a discusion and signing of her book When the Promise Was Broken, a collection of short plays based on the songs of Bruce Springsteen. 

"When the Promise was Broken" is a remarkable collection built around an inspired notion - pull together a diverse group of first rate American playwrights to write original pieces inspired by the work of one of this nation's indispensable songwriters. Drive all Night (Steven Dietz); Bloody River inspired by American Skin (Elaine Romero); I'm on Fire (Gregory Moss); Glad for the Company inspired by Nebraska (Tucker Rafferty); Spirit of Transportation inspired by Streets of Philadelphia (Dipika Guha); Merry-Go-Round Man inspired by Cover Me (Edward Baker); The Stray inspired by Highway Patrolman (Scott Barsotti); Object Permanence inspired by Terry's Song (Jennifer Blackmer); Gospel Hour inspired by State Trooper (Dan and Drew Caffrey); Valhalla Correctional inspired by We Take Care of Our own (Peter Ullian); Pick Up Beds inspired by When You're Alone(K Frithjof Peterson); Birthday Wishes inspired by Secret Garden(Nikkole Salter); Grownin' Up or I was a Teenage Bruce Springsteen! inspired by Growin' Up (Steve Feffer)


Event date: 

Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Event address: 

Arthur Seelen Theatre
250 W 40th Street