Chalfant and Seldes to Star in Works by Gurney, Simon and More in Recipe for Life

News   Chalfant and Seldes to Star in Works by Gurney, Simon and More in Recipe for Life Tandy Cronyn, Kathleen Chalfant, Marian Seldes and Maria Tucci will take part in Recipe for Life at the Acorn Theatre in February.

Cause Célèbre, Part Time Productions, Tina's Wish, in association with The New Group present the fully staged one-act productions. Christopher Hart and Antony Marsellis will direct.

The first of the short plays, Tallulah Finds Her Kitchen, is penned by Neil Simon, Danny Simon and Joseph Stein. Seldes will star. Cronyn will also offer her play about her mother, Jessica Tandy, that explores the late actress' talents in the kitchen.

A.R. Gurney's The Love Course, starring Maria Tucci, will also be presented; followed by Susan Charlotte's The Hairdresser; the latter which will feature Kathleen Chalfant.

Each performance will be followed by a talk back with cast members. The opening night performance on Feb. 14 will feature a reception with the cast.

Recipe for Life will be presented Feb. 14, 21, 28 and March 7. Proceeds will benefit Tina's Wish, a nonprofit organization which supports research to create an early and effective test for ovarian cancer and education about the disease. For tickets, ranging $49.25-$66.25, phone (646) 366-9340 or visit Ticketcentral.com. The Acorn Theatre is located at 410 West 42nd Street in Manhattan.

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