Why See Tom Hanks - In Conversation?
America's best-known actor launches his debut anthology!
Academy Award-winning actor, prolific tweeter and all-round hero Tom Hanks is set to release his debut book this fall, Uncommon Type; a love letter to his fascination with old vintage typewriters. Written over the course of two years, this anthology of 17 stories all center around his unusual hobby, including the a refugee arriving in New York after civil war destroys his family and country; a man who always bowls a perfect game, and an eccentric billionaire. This official launch will see Hanks talk live on stage about his love of the written word, and what inspired him to take up the pen himself.
With his most famous film roles being in the movies Philadelphia, Forrest Gump, Toy Story 1,2,3 The Da Vinci Code, Big, Splash, Turner and Hooch (the first two of which he won Academy Awards for), Hanks is the third-biggest grossing actor in America, beloved across the world for his temerity and ability to switch between comedy and serious drama. In 2014, he even ventured into the world of app-building; his type facscmile app for iPhone, Hanx Writer, allowed users to use their smartphones as an actual typewriter, fast becoming the top-selling app on iTunes.
Performance date: 24 October 2017
About San Francisco Theater: We are an independent show guide with no affiliation to any venue or show. Some of the tickets offered for sale are resale tickets that may be priced above or below face value.
Next available performances
Tue, Oct 24
Spread the word!
Keep up to date!
Straight to your inbox
Please note: The term Nourse Theatre and/or Tom Hanks - In Conversation as well as all associated graphics, logos, and/or other tradermarks, tradenames or copyrights are the property of the Nourse Theatre and/or Tom Hanks - In Conversation and are used herein for factual descriptive purposes only. We are in no way associated with or authorized by the Nourse Theatre and/or Tom Hanks - In Conversation and neither that entity nor any of its affiliates have licensed or endorsed us to sell tickets, goods and or services in conjunction with their events.