Alec Baldwin, Tony Kushner, Olympia Dukakis Set for Tennessee Williams Celebration

News   Alec Baldwin, Tony Kushner, Olympia Dukakis Set for Tennessee Williams Celebration
 
The 92nd Street Y in Manhattan will present A Celebration of Tennessee Williams Feb. 7.

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The 8 PM event marks the centenary of the late playwright. The evening will feature several theatre artists reading from Williams' body of work.

Currently scheduled to be part of the celebration are Alec Baldwin, Tony Kushner, Olympia Dukakis, Marian Seldes, Eli Wallach, John Guare, Zoe Kazan and Angelica Torn. This event is a collaboration between 92nd Street Y, New Directions Publishing and the Provincetown Tennessee Williams Festival.

Audiences can expect to hear Marian Seldes read a letter from Tennessee Williams to Elia Kazan; Olympia Dukakis to read a passage from The Milk Train Doesn’t Stop Here Anymore; Alec Baldwin and Angelica Torn as, Mitch and Blanche, to read a scene from Streetcar; and Eli Wallach and Zoe Kazan to read a one-act called Mister Paradise, about a girl’s visit to an aged, unknown poet.

For tickets, priced $27 ($10 for those ages 35 and under), visit www.92y.org.

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