Sternhagen will be featured in a staged reading of Israel Horovitz's new play Beverley Feb. 5.
One day earlier, in place of the Festival’s usual Keynote speech, Sternhagen will take part in "A Conversation with Frances Sternhagen." Florida Stage producing director Louis Tyrrell will conduct a public interview with Sternhagen on stage in the Persson Hall at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts.
Frances Sternhagen won Tony Awards for her performances in The Good Doctor and The Heiress and was also nominated for her work in The Sign in Sidney Brustein's Window, Equus, Angel, On Golden Pond and Morning's at Seven. She has also been seen on the New York stage in Grownups, You Can't Take it With You, Seascape, Steel Magnolias, Talking Heads, The Foreigner and The Exact. Sternhagen's many screen credits include "Hospital," "Starting Over," "Independence Day," "Misery," "Doc Hollywood," "Sex and the City," "Cheers," "ER," "The Closer" and "Law & Order." She was also inducted into the Theatre Hall of Fame.
The Florida Stage 1st Stage New Works Festival takes place Feb. 3-6. Tickets and packages for all Festival events are available online at www.floridastage.org or by calling the box office at (561) 585-3433.