Foa will portray Rodolpho in the one-act version of Arthur Miller's A View From the Bridge. The young actor will be joined by Danny Aiello and Robert LuPone for the 1 PM reading at the National Arts Club. LuPone will portray Mr. Alfieri, the same role he played in the recent Broadway revival.
Barrett Foa, who made his Broadway debut in Mamma Mia!, recently took part in the all-star Children of Eden benefit concert. His other theatrical credits include Godspell and Just So. Foa is a graduate of the University of Michigan's Musical Theatre Department. Foa also understudies the roles of Princeton and Rod in Avenue Q and is scheduled to step into those roles again on Feb. 24.
Food for Thought Lunch Hour Theatre — run by artistic director Susan Charlotte — plays the National Arts Club, located in Manhattan at 15 Gramercy Park South. Tickets, priced at $45, include the one-act play reading, a question-and answer session and a light sandwich lunch. Call (212) 362-2560 for reservations; for more information, visit www.foodforthoughtproductions.com.