The Moth Mainstage

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Curated events featuring five tellers who develop and shape their stories with The Moth directors. Moth stories are true, as remembered by the storyteller and always told live. Beyond theater, The Moth Mainstage is a community where entertainment and enlightenment merge.

Jann Wenner • Book Signing Engagement

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New York Times bestselling author Jann Wenner visits The Argyros for an afternoon of conversation about his newest book, Like A Rolling Stone. Rolling Stone founder, co-editor, and publisher Wenner offers a “touchingly honest” and “wonderfully deep memoir from the beating heart of classic rock and roll “(Bruce Springsteen). Like a Rolling Stone is a beautifully written portrait of one man’s life, and the life of his generation.

A Reading of BLUE COWBOY

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A gay writer from New York travels to Ketchum, Idaho to work on a film script set in Sun Valley. His plans and life take a wildly unanticipated turn after he has a chance encounter with an elusive ranch hand at the town’s annual Trailing of the Sheep Festival.

A reading of IRONBOUND

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At a bus stop in a run-down New Jersey town, Darja, a Polish immigrant cleaning lady, is done talking about feelings; it’s time to talk money. Over the course of 20 years, and three relationships, Darja negotiates for her future with men who can offer her love or security, but never both. Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Martyna Majok’s Ironbound is a darkly funny, heartbreaking portrait of a woman for whom love is a luxury—and a liability—as she fights to survive in America.

Out of Sterno • The New Year Play Reading Series

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New year, new works! Produced by The Liberty Theatre Company and presented in partnership with The Argyros, join us in kicking off 2022 with three original plays by internationally recognized playwright Deb Laufer. Starting with the romantic comedy Fortune on 2/3, followed by the heartwarming tale of Be Here Now on 2/7, and ending with the madcap farce Out of Sterno on 2/8.

Be Here Now • The New Year Play Reading Series

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New year, new works! Produced by The Liberty Theatre Company and presented in partnership with The Argyros, join us in kicking off 2022 with three original plays by internationally recognized playwright Deb Laufer. Starting with the romantic comedy Fortune on 2/3, followed by the heartwarming tale of Be Here Now on 2/7, and ending with the madcap farce Out of Sterno on 2/8.

Fortune • The New Year Play Reading Series

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New year, new works! Produced by The Liberty Theatre Company and presented in partnership with The Argyros, join us in kicking off 2022 with three original plays by internationally recognized playwright Deb Laufer. Starting with the romantic comedy Fortune on 2/3, followed by the heartwarming tale of Be Here Now on 2/7, and ending with the madcap farce Out of Sterno on 2/8.

Playwright DAVID CALE reading SANDRA

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For this one-time-only presentation, Cale will read a work-in-progress preview of his newest solo play, Sandra. Sandra is a one-woman thriller about a café owner in Brooklyn whose closest friend goes missing in Mexico. After flying to Puerto Vallarta to try to track down his whereabouts, Sandra’s search for clues leads her into both a highly charged love affair, and increasingly dangerous territory. Sandra will have its World Premiere at The Vineyard Theatre in New York City in Spring 2022.

The Argyros Presents: Lewiston/Clarkston Reading

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The Argyros presents a two night reading of Idaho playwright, and MacArthur Genius Award winner, Samuel D. Hunter’s plays Lewiston/Clarkston. The plays were nominated in 2019 for a Drama Desk Award for Best Play. Together the plays focus on two modern-day descendants of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark. Set at a failing fireworks stand in Lewiston, Idaho, and across the river at a big box store in Clarkston, Washington, the plays LEWISTON and CLARKSTON share the essential question: what is the true legacy of the great American push West?

Sawtooth Productions: Ripcord

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Ripcord tells the hilarious story when two seventy -something’s battle over control of a desirable room in an assisted living facility. Ripcord is a deeply satisfying and vastly entertaining story of two elderly women thrown together by a comic cosmic force possessed of a wicked sense of humor.