Tracy Flick Can’t Win: A conversation with Tom Perrotta on his new novel & screening of “Election”

Photo of Tom Perrotta by Beowolf Sheehan
Photo of Tom Perrotta by Beowolf Sheehan

Time & Date

Wednesday, June 29, 2022, 6:30 pm

Event Location

WBUR CitySpace 890 Commonwealth Avenue Boston, MA 02215Open in Google Maps

Ticket Price



Here & Now senior producer Emiko Tamagawa moderates a conversation with New York Times best-selling author Tom Perrotta about "Tracy Flick Can't Win," a sequel chronicling the second act of the iconic protagonist from his 1998 novel "Election."

Following the conversation, watch the film adaptation of “Election,” starring Reese Witherspoon as Tracy Flick. Please note: virtual ticket holders will not be able to screen the film. 

Signed copies of "Tracy Flick Can't Win" will be on sale from our bookstore partner Brookline Booksmith.

CitySpace Tickets
Premiere: $25.00 (includes reserved seating)
General: $15.00
Student: $5.00

Virtual Tickets
$5.00 (access to the conversation with Perrotta only)

Ways To Save
WBUR Sustainers and Members save $5.00 on premiere and general tickets to this event online or at the door with your Membership card.

To apply the discount to your ticket purchase online, you’ll need to enter a promo code. The code is sent to you in your monthly events newsletter. You can also get your code by emailing

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