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Ticket Purchasing Options
Walk-up to the Opera House
106 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49684
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Call the City Opera House to purchase tickets and reserve your seat.
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You will be taken to the City Opera House website for in-person tickets ONLY.
If you want to attend virtual events you must purchase here on the NWS website.
Event and Book
Please join us for An Evening with Ruth Ware, on Sunday, June 25 at 7 p.m. at the City Opera House, where she will discuss her latest book, Zero Days. For tickets, please use the links above or call the City Opera House at 231-941-8082.
Ruth Ware, a #1 New York Times bestselling author, has been rightly called the “new Agatha Christie” (Air Mail) of our times. On June 25th, she’ll take the City Opera House stage to talk about Zero Days, her adrenaline-fueled thriller about a woman in a race against time to clear her name and find her husband’s murderer. To add to her horror, the police are closing in on their prime suspect—her. Doors open at 6 p.m. with a cash bar and live music.
General Admission: $20 plus ticket fee
Virtual Tickets: $14
Remember: All National Writers Series events serve our Raising Writers efforts! Your ticket purchase helps to fund classes, scholarships, workshops, and author masterclasses for students throughout northern Michigan.
Ruth Ware is an international number No. 1 bestselling author. Her thrillers In a Dark, Dark Wood, The Woman in Cabin 10, The Lying Game, The Death of Mrs. Westaway, The Turn of the Key, One by One and The It Girl have appeared on bestseller lists around the world, including the Sunday Times and The New York Times. Optioned for both film and TV, her books have been published in more than 40 languages. She previously took the National Writers Series virtual series stage in September 2020 with guest host and bestselling author Megan Miranda. Ruth lives near the seaside resort of Brighton, England, with her family. Visit www.ruthware.com to find out more.
Eric Hines, the station manager at WNMC, the community radio service of Northwestern Michigan College. frequently interviews NWS authors on his morning show.
Now he’ll take the City Opera House stage for an in-person interview with Ruth Ware! Eric was born and raised in Philadelphia and has degrees in English from Lafayette College and Rutgers University. He previously worked as a writer and editor for publications like AllMusic Guides, Food Quality magazine, and the Traverse City Record-Eagle.
In Person Tickets
Bay Books – Suttons Bay
Brilliant Books – Traverse City
Cottage Book Shop – Glen Arbor
Horizon Books – Traverse City
McLean & Eakin – Petoskey
Saturn Booksellers – Gaylord
Generous Friends of NWS
And Diana Milock
This activity is supported in part by the MICHIGAN ARTS & CULTURE COUNCIL and the NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS.