Ms Trigiani is an award-winning playwright, television writer, and documentary filmmaker and has just finished directing her first movie based on her novel, Big Stone Gap. Among her many television credits, Adriana was a writer/producer on The Cosby Show, A Different World, and executive producer/head writer for City Kids for Jim Henson Productions. Her Lifetime television special, Growing up Funny, garnered an Emmy nomination for Lily Tomlin.
The author of the New York Times bestseller, The Shoemaker’s Wife; Big Stone Gap series; Very Valentine; Brava, Valentine; Lucia, Lucia; The Queen of the Big Time; and Rococo, she has also written the bestselling memoir Don’t Sing at the Table. Trigiani teamed up with her family to write a cookbook, Cooking With My Sisters, co-authored by her sister Mary, with contributions from their sisters and mother. The cookbook-memoir features recipes and stories dating back hundred years from both sides of their Italian-American family.
Her books have been published in thirty-six countries around the world and she has recently written and directed the big screen version of her first novel, Big Stone Gap.
On Sunday, Adriana will be at the theatre discussing her new movie, her career and brand new book, her third and final novel in the Valentine series, THE SUPREME MACARONI COMPANY, which was released Nov 26, 2013!
In The Shoemaker’s Wife Adriana Trigiani swept her readers across generations of an Italian family, from the Italian Alps at the turn of the twentieth century to the cobblestone streets of Little Italy. In The Supreme Macaroni Company, she weaves a heartbreaking story that begins on the eve of a wedding in New York’s Greenwich Village, travels to New Orleans, and culminates in Tuscany. Family, work, romance, and the unexpected twists of life and fate all come together in an unforgettable narrative that Adriana Trigiani’s many fans will adore.
Each ticket purchase will include an autographed copy of THE SUPREME MACARONI COMPANY – The perfect Holiday gift for readers on your list! Tickets are $35 and can be purchased by calling the Warner box office at 860-489-7180 or online at warnertheatre.org
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