and Welcome to Riverside Theatre's Distinguished Lecturer Series
The longest continuously-running lecture series in Vero Beach.
The Riverside Theatre Distinguished Lecturer Series is proud to enter is 20th season of bringing the finest and most diversified guest lecturers to one of the preeminent theatre locations on the Treasure Coast. We invite you to join us this season as we celebrate our rich and notable past, and our exciting future.
SecRETARY Ash Carter
JANUARY 22, 2018
U.S. Secretary of Defense (2015-2017)
Ash Carter, the 25th Secretary of Defense, will provide a geopolitical forecast on Asia, Russia, and other global hot spots in a changing landscape.
SenATOR Phil Gramm
FEBRUARY 19, 2018
Former Head of the Senate Banking Committee
This economist and former distinguished law maker will talk about igniting a full blown economic recovery.
The RIGHT HonOURABLE David Cameron
FEBRUARY 5, 2018
Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom (2010-2016)
During this extraordinary and turbulent time in world affairs, the former world leader will discuss the future of globalization; Brexit; the rise of populist politicians and parties; and where we go from here.
AmbASSADOR Christopher Hill
MARCH 12, 2018
Former Ambassador to South Korea, Iraq, and Poland
Ambassador Hill will draw on his foreign service experience to elucidate underlying causes of global uncertainty and the implications for U.S. domestic and foreign policy.
Riverside Theatre is the preeminent entertainment venue for Vero Beach and surrounding areas. Riverside Theatre Distinguished Lecturer Series has welcomed over 80 distinguished lecturers over the past 19 years and is a major fundraiser for Riverside Theatre.
Vero’s premiere lecturer series is proud of its distinguished and diversified list of speakers this year. We promise you will learn, you will think, you will be stimulated, and you will be entertained.
As in past years, the expertise and notoriety of our guest lecturers can lead to sold out performances. We encourage you to subscribe now to ensure your choice of performance time and seat selection.