Close and Apart

September 12, 2023 | 7 pm

Close and Apart is a concert-length (approximately 75 minutes) song cycle that was inspired by Eric Gregory’s memoir, All My Tomorrows: A Story of Tragedy, Transplant and Hope (Word Association Publishers, 2017), which evokes the playful, generous spirit of his son who died from a brain aneurysm at nineteen.

Headshot of playwright Lloyd Suh smiling

The Far Country

Lloyd Suh

September 19-20, 2023 | 7:30 pm

A 2023 Pulitzer finalist for drama and recent off-Broadway hit, “The Far Country” follows an unlikely family’s journey from rural China to California in the wake of the Chinese Exclusion Act at the turn of the 20th century.

J.D. Scrimgeour

Working Writer Series

September 21, 2023 | 7:30 pm

J. D. Scrimgeour has published five poetry collections—most recently Banana Bread, composed in Mandarin—and Themes for English B: A Professor’s Education In & Out of Class, which won the AWP Award for Nonfiction.

Katelyn Emerson

Chapel Artist Series 

September 26, 2023 | 7 pm


Headshot of playwright Lloyd Suh smiling

Elizabeth Graver

Working Writer Series

September 28, 2023 | 7:30 pm

Elizabeth Graver’s latest novel, Kantika, was inspired by her grandmother’s adventurous life.  Her previous novel was longlisted for the National Book Award and her collection of short stories won the Drue Heinz Literature Prize.

Brooklyn Rider

Four Elements 

September 30, 2023 | 7:30 pm

The Grammy-nominated string quartet Brooklyn Rider shares “Four Elements,” an exploration of the four classical elements (earth, air, water, and fire) as metaphors for the complex inner world of the string quartet and the current health of planet Earth.