Greenlight partners with the historic restored Kings Theatre on Flatbush Avenue to host exciting artists, thinkers and entertainers in a ravishing Art Deco palace in the heart of Brooklyn. Past guests have include Ta-Nehisi Coates. Guests are encouraged to arrive early for all Kings Theatre events to pass through security check and enjoy the opulent visuals and fine concessions in the Kings Theatre lobby. More about Kings Theatre
Fall 2019 Events:
Tuesday, September 10, 8:00 PM (doors 7:00 PM)
Malcolm Gladwell presents Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know about the People We Don't Know
Tickets $55 (book included)
Malcolm Gladwell, host of the podcasts Revisionist History and Broken Record and #1 bestselling author of The Tipping Point, Blink, Outliers, David and Goliath, and What the Dog Saw, offers a powerful examination of our interactions with strangers—and why they often go wrong. His new book Talking to Strangers is a classically Gladwellian intellectual adventure, a challenging and controversial excursion through history, psychology, and scandals taken straight from the news. In tonight's interactive discussion, Gladwell brings his signature style to bear in presenting a gripping guidebook for troubled times, a book that is truly “another Gladwell tour de force.” (starred Kirkus). All ticketholders receive a pre-signed copy of Talking to Strangers at the event. Pre-signed copies of this book may be available; inquire for details.
Tuesday, September 24, 8:00 PM (doors 7:00 PM)
Ta-Nehisi Coates presents The Water Dancer
Tickets $45 (book included)
Ta-Nehisi Coates (author of Between The World and Me and We Were Eight Years in Power) returns to Kings Theatre to launch his boldiy imagined first novel. The Water Dancer is the dramatic story of an atrocity inflicted on generations of women, men, and children—the violent and capricious separation of families—and the war they waged to simply make lives with the people they loved. “In prose that sings and imagination that soars, Coates further cements himself as one of this generation’s most important writers, tackling one of America’s oldest and darkest periods with grace and inventiveness. This is bold, dazzling, and not to be missed.” (Publishers Weekly starred review). Coates launches his book with an interactive conversation on stage at Kings. All ticketholders receive a copy of The Water Dancer at the event. Signed copies of this book are NOT available.