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Ta-Nehisi Coates: The Water Dancer Book Tour

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Other Upcoming Shows

POSTPONED: Whindersson Nunes

POSTPONED. NEW DATE TBA.

The Wilbur Theatre Located at
246 Tremont St, Boston, MA.
Phone: 617-248-9700
Fri Mar 13th - 07:30 PM
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE:
$30 - $50

CANCELLED – Ilana Glazer: Horny 4 Tha Polls

THIS SHOW IS CANCELLED. Patrons will be refunded automatically.

The Wilbur Theatre Located at
246 Tremont St, Boston, MA.
Phone: 617-248-9700
Thu Mar 19th - 7:30PM
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE:
$37 - $51.75

POSTPONED – Rodrigo Teaser: Michael Lives Forever

THIS SHOW IS BEING POSTPONED - DATE TBA.

The Wilbur Theatre Located at
246 Tremont St, Boston, MA.
Phone: 617-248-9700
Sun Mar 29th - 7:00PM
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE:
$39 - $99

CANCELLED: My Little Pony Live!

The Wilbur Theatre Located at
246 Tremont St, Boston, MA.
Phone: 617-248-9700
Fri Apr 10th - 2:30PM
The Wilbur Theatre Located at
246 Tremont St, Boston, MA.
Phone: 617-248-9700
Fri Apr 10th - 6:30PM
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE:
$29 - $107

POSTPONED – Peppa Pig Live!

This show is postponed. New date TBA.

The Wilbur Theatre Located at
246 Tremont St, Boston, MA.
Phone: 617-248-9700
Sun Apr 26th - 12:00 PM
The Wilbur Theatre Located at
246 Tremont St, Boston, MA.
Phone: 617-248-9700
Sun Apr 26th - 03:00 PM
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE:
$29.50 - $149.50

POSTPONED – Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood LIVE: Neighbor Day

This show is postponed. New date TBA.

The Wilbur Theatre Located at
246 Tremont St, Boston, MA.
Phone: 617-248-9700
Wed May 6th - 6:30PM
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE:
$27 - $75

RESCHEDULED – Ann Wilson of Heart

This show is rescheduled. New date TBA.

The Wilbur Theatre Located at
246 Tremont St, Boston, MA.
Phone: 617-248-9700
Thu May 7th - 08:00 PM
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE:
$32 - $65

CANCELLED – Jim Carrey and Dana Vachon – Memoirs and Misinformation Book Tour

This show is cancelled due to Coronavirus concerns. Patrons will be refunded automatically.

The Wilbur Theatre Located at
246 Tremont St, Boston, MA.
Phone: 617-248-9700
Fri May 8th - 07:30 PM
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE:
$45

CANCELLED – The Odd 1s Out: The First Sequel Book Tour w/ James Rallison

This show is cancelled. Patrons will be refunded automatically.

The Wilbur Theatre Located at
246 Tremont St, Boston, MA.
Phone: 617-248-9700
Wed May 27th - 06:30 PM
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE:
$35 - $40

Dog Man: The Musical

The Wilbur Theatre Located at
246 Tremont St, Boston, MA.
Phone: 617-248-9700
Sun Jun 7th - 01:00 PM
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE:
$25 - $42

Cat & Nat Off the Rails Live!

The Wilbur Theatre Located at
246 Tremont St, Boston, MA.
Phone: 617-248-9700
Thu Jun 11th - 7:30PM
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE:
$35 - $102

Judy Collins & Arlo Guthrie

The Wilbur Theatre Located at
246 Tremont St, Boston, MA.
Phone: 617-248-9700
Sat Jun 13th - 08:00 PM
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE:
$43 - $87

Buddy Guy & Jonny Lang

The Wilbur Theatre Located at
246 Tremont St, Boston, MA.
Phone: 617-248-9700
Sat Jul 25th - 8:00PM
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE:
$38 - $87

RESCHEDULED – Get The Led Out

Rescheduled to July 26. All tickets honored.

The Wilbur Theatre Located at
246 Tremont St, Boston, MA.
Phone: 617-248-9700
Sun Jul 26th - 8:00PM
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE:
$30 - $50

RESCHEDULED – THE LAST BOOK TOUR ON THE LEFT

The Wilbur Theatre Located at
246 Tremont St, Boston, MA.
Phone: 617-248-9700
Sun Aug 2nd - 07:30 PM
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE:
$29.50 - $150

RESCHEDULED – Heather McMahan: The Farewell Tour

Rescheduled to 8/22 and 8/23. All tickets honored.

The Wilbur Theatre Located at
246 Tremont St, Boston, MA.
Phone: 617-248-9700
Sat Aug 22nd - 7:30PM
The Wilbur Theatre Located at
246 Tremont St, Boston, MA.
Phone: 617-248-9700
Sun Aug 23rd - 07:30 PM
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE:
$41 - $201

RESCHEDULED – Whose Live Anyway?

Rescheduled to August 25th. All tickets honored.

The Wilbur Theatre Located at
246 Tremont St, Boston, MA.
Phone: 617-248-9700
Tue Aug 25th - 07:30 PM
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE:
$40 - $50

RESCHEDULED – A Bowie Celebration: Alumni Play Diamond Dogs & Ziggy Stardust

The Wilbur Theatre Located at
246 Tremont St, Boston, MA.
Phone: 617-248-9700
Fri Sep 11th - 8:00PM
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE:
$35 - $225

Three Dog Night

The Wilbur Theatre Located at
246 Tremont St, Boston, MA.
Phone: 617-248-9700
Sun Sep 13th - 07:00 PM
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE:
$39 - $69

Little River Band

The Wilbur Theatre Located at
246 Tremont St, Boston, MA.
Phone: 617-248-9700
Sat Sep 19th - 08:00 PM
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE:
$39 - $49

RESCHEDULED – Indigo Girls

Rescheduled to 9/25. All tickets honored.

The Wilbur Theatre Located at
246 Tremont St, Boston, MA.
Phone: 617-248-9700
Fri Sep 25th - 08:00 PM
Openers: Amythyst Kiah
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE:
$40 - $69

Engelbert Humperdinck

The Wilbur Theatre Located at
246 Tremont St, Boston, MA.
Phone: 617-248-9700
Fri Oct 2nd - 8:00PM
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE:
$43 - $79

RESCHEDULED – Demetri Martin

Rescheduled to October 3rd. All tickets honored.

The Wilbur Theatre Located at
246 Tremont St, Boston, MA.
Phone: 617-248-9700
Sat Oct 3rd - 7:00PM
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE:
$39 - $139

RESCHEDULED – An Intimate Evening with David Foster: Hitman Tour

Rescheduled to October 17th. All tickets honored.

The Wilbur Theatre Located at
246 Tremont St, Boston, MA.
Phone: 617-248-9700
Sat Oct 17th - 8:00PM
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE:
$39 - $85

Dennis DeYoung: The Grand Illusion 40th Anniversary Album Tour

The Wilbur Theatre Located at
246 Tremont St, Boston, MA.
Phone: 617-248-9700
Fri Nov 13th - 8:00PM
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE:
$39 - $59

RESCHEDULED – Iliza: The Forever Tour

Rescheduled to Dec 3 and Dec 5. All tickets honored.

The Wilbur Theatre Located at
246 Tremont St, Boston, MA.
Phone: 617-248-9700
Thu Dec 3rd - 7:00PM
The Wilbur Theatre Located at
246 Tremont St, Boston, MA.
Phone: 617-248-9700
Thu Dec 3rd - 09:45 PM
The Wilbur Theatre Located at
246 Tremont St, Boston, MA.
Phone: 617-248-9700
Sat Dec 5th - 05:00 PM
The Wilbur Theatre Located at
246 Tremont St, Boston, MA.
Phone: 617-248-9700
Sat Dec 5th - 7:45PM
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE:
$35 - $165

Celtic Thunder: IRELAND

The Wilbur Theatre Located at
246 Tremont St, Boston, MA.
Phone: 617-248-9700
Fri Dec 11th - 7:30PM
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE:
$39 - $99

RESCHEDULED – Black Violin: Impossible Tour

Rescheduled to December 16th. All tickets honored.

The Wilbur Theatre Located at
246 Tremont St, Boston, MA.
Phone: 617-248-9700
Wed Dec 16th - 8:00PM
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE:
$22 - $55

Amy Grant

The Wilbur Theatre Located at
246 Tremont St, Boston, MA.
Phone: 617-248-9700
Sun Feb 14th - 07:00 PM
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE:
$37 - $97

RESCHEDULED – Celtic Woman

Rescheduled to 3/21/21. All tickets honored.

The Wilbur Theatre Located at
246 Tremont St, Boston, MA.
Phone: 617-248-9700
Sun Mar 21st - 08:00 PM
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE:
$49 - $99

RESCHEDULED – Straight Up With Stassi Live

Rescheduled to April 24th, 2021. All tickets honored.

The Wilbur Theatre Located at
246 Tremont St, Boston, MA.
Phone: 617-248-9700
Sat Apr 24th - 1:30PM
The Wilbur Theatre Located at
246 Tremont St, Boston, MA.
Phone: 617-248-9700
Sat Apr 24th - 7:00PM
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE:
$41 - $249

RESCHEDULED – Johnny Mathis

Rescheduled to May 27th, 2021. All tickets honored.

The Wilbur Theatre Located at
246 Tremont St, Boston, MA.
Phone: 617-248-9700
Thu May 27th - 08:00 PM
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE:
$39 - $150

RESCHEDULED – The Irish Tenors: Ireland, A Musical Journey

Rescheduled to December 11th, 2021. All tickets honored.

The Wilbur Theatre Located at
246 Tremont St, Boston, MA.
Phone: 617-248-9700
Sat Dec 11th - 08:00 PM
SEAT TYPE: Fully seated
PRICE:
$39 - $79

Bio

In only a decade’s time, National Book Award winner Ta-Nehisi Coates has produced some of our country’s most seminal pieces of non-fiction writing. Whether in personal

In only a decade’s time, National Book Award winner Ta-Nehisi Coates has produced some of our country’s most seminal pieces of non-fiction writing. Whether in personal narratives like Between the World and Me or reportage like The Case for Reparations, his luminous prose and gift for examining our most urgent struggles through a historical and cultural lens has transformed our notions of what non-fiction can do.

 

Now One World is proud to publish Coates’s breathtaking debut novel, The Water Dancer (One World; Hardcover; On Sale: September 24, 2019). Ten years in the making and imbued with all the same craftsmanship that made his previous body of work essential reading, THE WATER DANCER is a boldly imagined work of magic and adventure, love and separation, and the power of resistance.  It is the story of America’s oldest struggle—the struggle to tell the truth.

 

Young Hiram Walker was born into bondage—and lost his mother and all memory of her when he was a child. Hiram, who is gifted with a mysterious power, almost drowns when he crashes a carriage into a river, but is saved from the depths by a force he doesn’t understand, a blue light that lifts him up and lands him a mile away.

So begins an unexpected journey into the covert war on slavery that takes Hiram from the corrupt grandeur of Virginia’s proud plantations to desperate guerrilla cells in the wilderness, from the coffin of the Deep South to dangerously utopic movements in the North. Even as he’s enlisted in the underground war between slavers and the enslaved, all Hiram wants is to return to the Walker Plantation to free the family he left behind—but to do so, he must first master his magical gift and reconstruct the story of his greatest loss.

THE WATER DANCER drew inspiration from great American writers like Toni Morrison and E.L Doctorow. But what makes it special is that it is so distinctly a Ta-Nehisi Coates novel: Propulsive yet challenging, lyrical and emotive and filled with uncanny insight of the human condition. And just as Coates’s reportage was built on intensive study of his chosen subjects, so too is THE WATER DANCER. He spent over a decade researching this book, visiting historic sites such as Monticello, Shirley Planation, the Whitney Plantation and combing through primary documents, with an emphasis on the oral histories taken from enslaved people.

 

Driven by Coates’s resplendent imagination and striking ability to bring readers deep into the interior lives of his brilliantly rendered characters, THE WATER DANCER is a novel full of magic but one that never loses its grip on the heartbreaking humanity of its unforgettable characters—their traumas and losses, their astonishing courage, and the unconquerable love at the heart of their struggle. And at a time when the United States government is forcibly separating families at  unprecedented rates—whether through immigration policy or mass incarceration—empathizing with that struggle is essential to understanding our national crisis.

Ta-Nehisi Coates is the author of The Beautiful StruggleWe Were Eight Years in Power, and Between the World and Me, which won the National Book Award in 2015. He is the recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship. He lives in New York City with his wife and son.

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