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Virginia Festival of the Book – Sports Night

with Frank Deford, John Grisham, Jane Leavy, Dave Zirin, and Tim Wendel

Sponsored by:
the investment firm, Davenport & Company LLC

Moderated by Tim Wendel (Summer of ’68: The Season That Changed Baseball and America Forever), four writers talk about their lives in and around sports: Frank Deford (Over Time: My Life As A Sportswriter), John Grisham (Calico Joe), Jane Leavy (The Last Boy: Mickey Mantle and the End of America’s Childhood), and Dave Zirin (Game Over: How Politics are Turning the Sports World Upside Down)

The Paramount Theater is proud to join forces with community leaders to bring high quality performing arts to our community.

Thank you to our Marquee Producers Club Sponsor!

Thank you to our Producers Club Sponsors!
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  • Student Rush Persons with a valid student ID or proof of enrollment are eligible to purchase remaining tickets to all Paramount Presents performances at a 50% discount at the Box Office 45 minutes prior to show time.
  • Youth/Child Tickets Youth/Child tickets are for patrons ages 12 and younger. All children must have a ticket (no "babes in arms").
  • Group Sales Groups of 20 or more attending Paramount performances receive a 10% discount on the price of tickets (not valid for all shows). The complete order for a group should be placed at one time. Please contact the Box Office at 434.979.1333 for more information.

Support for the Arts

Thank you to The National Endowment for the Arts and the Virginia Commission for the Arts for their generous support of The Paramount Theater.

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Phone: 434.979.1333

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