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Camden Premiere of TNT- TV’S “Rizzoli & Isles”

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Rizzoli & Isles publicity poster. Actresses are: Angie Harmon and Sasha Alexander, courtesy of Warner Television

CAMDEN – A bit of Hollywood excitement will light up Camden on Monday, July 12, when the national premiere of the new TV show, “Rizzoli & Isles”, is simulcast on the big screen at the Camden Opera House. Based on characters from the crime novels written by local author Tess Gerritsen, “Rizzoli & Isles” stars Angie Harmon (Law & Order”) as tough-talking Boston homicide detective Jane Rizzoli, Sasha Alexander (“NCIS”) as the ever-logical medical examiner Maura Isles, Billy Burke (“Twilight”) as FBI agent Gabriel Dean, Lorraine Bracco (“The Sopranos”) as Jane’s annoying but loving mother, and Bruce McGill (“McGyver”) as Jane’s former partner in the homicide unit. “Rizzoli & Isles” will be airing Mondays a t 10 PM on TNT.

Tess Gerritsen invites the community for the free Opening Night Event, which starts at 9:30 PM when Tess talks about the journey of her characters from written page to Hollywood. At 10 PM, the simulcast airs live — commercials and all! Books will be available for purchase, and the author’s proceeds will be donated to the Camden Public Library.

The event is free to the public, but tickets must be reserved in advance. To reserve seats please call 236-7963 or email dmorrison@camdenmaine.gov and leave your first and last name and how many people will be attending. Street doors will open at 8:30 PM and auditorium will open at 9:00 PM.

And to get the evening off to a fun start, join Tess at Natalie’s Restaurant for a pre-show cocktail party, starting at 7:30 PM. Sample the special “Jane” and “Maura” cocktails as you nibble on sweet and savory bites, and mingle with out-of-town guests who are flying in especially for the event!For more information on “Rizzoli & Isles,” visit the TNT website (www.tnt.tv) or Tess’s website at www.tessgerritsen.com.

For More Information:

Contact Name: Terry Gerritsen

Telephone Number: 207 2366070

Website: http://www.tessgerritsen.com

Email: jogerrit@aol.com