An Evening With Harry, Carrie and Garp

Posted on May 17, 2006

Stephen King writes to his fans about a program he put together with J.K. Rowling and John Updike which he calls "An Evening With Harry, Carrie and Garp." The charities benefited include Doctors Without Borders and The Haven Foundation.

"I am excited to announce that on the evenings of August 1st and 2nd, I will be reading with the creators of Potter and Garp at Radio City Music Hall. This came about because two good people agreed with me that it might be possible to do one gigantic reading to benefit two charities. One is Doctors Without Borders an international independent medical humanitarian organization that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural or man-made disasters, or exclusion from health care in more than 70 countries, The Haven Foundation, a charity that supports writers and artists who can no longer support themselves because of accidents or illness.

We are doing this at Radio City Music Hall because it is the biggest, brightest venue we could find and we are hoping we can fill it on both nights. We hope to see you there--this is going to be very cool!"

King is auctioning off ticket packages to the event, which include balcony seats and autographed books. The bidding for the packages ends Friday, May 19, 2006 and ordinary tickets will be available until they are sold out.

Update: The date of the unique program has passed.

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