A.R. Gurney's Ancestral Voices, a story about a family turned on its ear when the grandmother leaves her marriage and re-ups with the grandfather's best friend, will play at Mamaroneck's Emelin Theatre Jan. 24 - 28.
Actor-director Michael Tolan helms the play, which stars Frank Converse (A Street Car Named Desire, The Philadelphia Story, The House of Blue Leaves), Linda Emond, Remak Ramsay, Kevin Shinick and Elizabeth Wilson.
Based in Buffalo, the playwright's hometown, Ancestral Voices was written to be performed in an informal reading, like Gurney's Love Letters. Gurney's other works include The Dining Room, The Cocktail Hour, A Cheever Evening and Sylvia.
Tickets for Ancestral Voices, part of Emelin's 2000/2001 Theatre Series, range from $24-$29. Accessible by major highways and Metro North (New Haven), the theatre is located on Library Lane in Mamaroneck. For tickets call (914) 698-0098.
—By Murdoch McBride