May 28 – June 16

Prete directs Fat Pig at the Steppenwolf Garage as part of the Next Up series

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April 1st, SoHo House, NYC – READING

Actor Vincent Piazza of HBO’s Boardwalk Empire will read Prete’s story Three Thursdays in The Bronx, and Prete will participate in a Q&A at an event hosted by WordTheatre. Prete’s new novel, August and Then Some will be available for purchase and signing.  Doors open 5pm for drinks, reading starts at 5:30. Tickets and info click here.


April 23rd, Northwestern University – DRAMATIC READING

Struble Theatre, 1949 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL
Prete will direct a dramatic reading from his novel August and Then Some. Books will be available for purchase and signing.


May 4, 5, 6. Purple Heart, Northwestern University – PERFORMANCE

Wallis Theatre, 1949 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL
Prete directs Bruce Norris’ comedic drama Purple Heart.


June 28, Steppenwolf, Chicago

Prete will assist Anna D. Shapiro in the direction of Steppenwolf’s production of The Three Sisters. Performances begin June 28