Lemony Snicket (Daniel Handler) at the Magik Theatre

Location: 
The Magik Theatre
420 South Alamo
San Antonio, 78205
Date(s): 
June 15, 2019 - 11:00am - 1:00pm

The Magik Theatre will welcome popular author Daniel Handler, otherwise known as Lemony Snicket, as a guest speaker at its Reader’s Theatre series on June 15, 2019. Handler will be the keynote speaker, reading a selection from one of his novels.

The event will also feature readings of If I Didn’t Have You by Alan Katz, performed by local attorney and playwright Lee Cusenbary, as well as Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Tale by Mo Willems, performed by founder of The Magik Theatre, Richard Rosen. A talkback and book signing will be held following the event. Reader's Theatre programming is funded by Texas Women for the Arts.

Magik has been awarded $20,000 from Texas Women for the Arts in order to continue its Reader’s Theatre initiative, uniting influential adults with stories that represent the children of San Antonio. Past Reader’s Theatre events have featured Diana Lopez, author of Coco, Erika Prosper-Nirenberg, H-E-B executive and wife of San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg, as well as Roxanne Schroeder-Arce, playwright of Mariachi Girl.

Reader’s Theatre will take place June 15, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. at The Magik Theatre, 420 S. Alamo, San Antonio, TX 78205. This event is free to the public; however, VIP tickets can be purchased for $30 that include premium seating and a copy of one of Mr. Handler’s award winning books. Seating will occur on a first come, first served basis. Interested parties can purchase tickets www.magiktheatre.org/Lemony.

Mr. Handler will also be appearing at a special VIP Dinner on Friday, June 14, at the exclusive private residence of Magik’s Chairman of the Board from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Reservations will include dinner, drinks, and desserts for Friday, June 14, plus VIP seating and a copy of one of Mr. Handler’s award winning books at our Reader’s Theatre event on Saturday, June 15. Interested parties can purchase tickets www.magiktheatre.org/dinner.

This event is supported in part by the San Antonio Library Foundation.