Food for Thought Season Offers Robert Cuccioli and Kathleen Turner in Streetcar

News   Food for Thought Season Offers Robert Cuccioli and Kathleen Turner in Streetcar The acclaimed Food for Thought reading series continues this month with works by George Bernard Shaw and Tennessee Williams.

On Friday, March 19 Keir Dullea and Mia Dillon will read Shaw's Village Wooing. The 1:30 PM reading at the National Arts Club will be directed by Melvin Bernhardt. On Wednesday, March 31 Jekyll & Hyde's Robert Cuccioli will join stage and screen star Kathleen Turner for a reading of "six newly discovered scenes — unpublished, unproduced and unknown" from Williams' A Streetcar Named Desire. Cuccioli will play Stanley opposite Turner's Blanche. John Doman — of HBO's "The Wire" — will read the role of Mitch. Austin Pendleton will direct the Tennessee Williams afternoon.

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.

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