Page & Stage: Book Cub

In partnership with Bards Alley, 1st Stage is excited to bring  a new book club for every audience!

Join us after the March 12th matinee performance of How The Light Gets In to discuss
The Housekeeper and the Professor, by Yoko Ogawa.

This discussion will be held in-person. Light refreshments will be provided.

Next Meeting: Sunday, March 12th at 3:45pm

About The Housekeeper and the Professor:

From one of Japan’s most beloved bestselling authors, Yoko Ogawa, comes an achingly beautiful story about family, memory, and math.

He is a brilliant math professor, with a peculiar problem—since a traumatic head injury, he has lived with only eighty minutes of short term memory. She is an astute young housekeeper with a ten-year-old son who is hired care for him. And between them a strange, beautiful relationship blossoms. Though the professor can hold new memories for only eighty minutes, his mind is still alive with elegant equations from the past. He devises clever math riddles—based on the housekeeper’s shoe size or her birthday—and the numbers, in all of their articulate order, reveal a sheltering and poetic world to both her and her little boy.

The Housekeeper and the Professor is an enchanting story about what it means to live in the present, and about the curious equations that can create a family where one before did not exist.



Mar 12 2023


3:45 pm - 5:00 pm

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