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London, ON: The Grand Theatre presents an evening with Emma Donoghue, author of “Room”, March 3

Thursday, February 24, 2022

The Grand is thrilled to welcome award-winning playwright, screenwriter, novelist (and London's own), Emma Donoghue, to the Grand Theatre for a book signing and Q&A hosted by Dennis Garnhum.


MARCH 3, 2022

6:30 - 8:30 PM

Doors Open: 6:00 PM

Age recommendation: 15+


*Registration Required*

🖊️ Each person attending must submit a separate registration.

📖 Limited quantity of ROOM books available (at $20 each) to purchase online when registering. Limit of 1 book per registration.

Register HERE.

In advance of the North American premiere of the theatrical adaptation of Donoghue’s best-selling novel, Room, the Irish-turned-Canadian writer sits down with event host and Grand Theatre Artistic Director, Dennis Garnhum to provide exciting, new details on Room, discuss the pathway from novelist to playwright, and reflect on her illustrious career to date. Audience members will also be given the opportunity to have their burning questions answered in a live question and answer period.

The evening will culminate with a book signing and photo opportunity with Emma Donoghue. Copies of Room, the novel, will be available for purchase at online registration, or guests are welcome to bring a personal novel for signing. Refreshments will also be available for purchase at the Grand’s bar throughout the event.

Don’t miss this incredible opportunity to hear from one of today’s most prolific authors and to discover more about Room – before it comes to the Grand’s Spriet stage March 8 – 19, 2022.

PLEASE BE ADVISED: Space is limited and registration is required to attend An Evening with Emma Donoghue. Guests attending the event are required to provide proof of full vaccination and ID (with name and date of birth matching the vaccination certificate) at entry, and must wear a mask at all times – only removing the mask when/if drinking. Please also be aware that photography, audio, and video recording will occur at this event, and may be used for promotional purposes via web, social media, news outlets, and print.

Photo: Emma Donoghue.