Bosco and Anita Gillette will star in a reading of Noël Coward's rarely performed Come Into the Garden Maude. Tony-winning director Melvin Bernhardt will helm the afternoon reading.
In addition to his Tony for Lend Me a Tenor, Philip Bosco also received nominations for his work in The Rape of the Belt, Heartbreak House, You Never Can Tell and Moon Over Buffalo. His other Broadway credits include Copenhagen, Twelfth Night, Whose Life Is It Anyway?, The Heiress and An Inspector Calls. Bosco is the recipient of a New York Critics' Circle Award and an Obie Award for Lifetime Achievement. He was inducted into the Theatre Hall of Fame in 1998.
Anita Gillette received a Tony nomination for her performance in Neil Simon's Chapter Two. Her many other Broadway credits include Brighton Beach Memoirs, They're Playing Our Song, Jimmy, Cabaret, Don't Drink the Water, Guys and Dolls, Kelly, Mr. President, All American, Carnival and Gypsy.
Food for Thought Lunch Hour Theatre plays the National Arts Club, located in Manhattan at 15 Gramercy Park South. Tickets are $42, which includes the light lunch. Call (212) 362-2560 for reservations; for more information, visit www.foodforthoughtproductions.com.