The evening at the Players Club features the talents of Hadary as Julius Sagamore and Daly as Epifania Fitzfassenden with Daniel Jenkins as Alastair Fitzfassenden, Rebecca Luker as Patricia Smith, Simon Jones as Adrian Blenderbland, John McMartin as The Doctor, John Martello as The Man, Charlotte Moore as The Woman and Adam Feldman as The Manager. Roma Torre narrates the performance; Michael Musto hosts. Daly's character, according to press notes, is "the richest woman in the world who is determined to live life on her own terms. It's just that people keep getting in the way."
The Project Shaw series is produced and directed by David Staller, who acted with Dana Ivey in Shaw's Mrs. Warren's Profession at the Irish Repertory Theatre. Dates stretching throughout 2007 and beyond will provide an airing of every sketch, full-length and one-act play by the playwright.
Best known for her Emmy-winning work on "Cagney and Lacey," Tyne Daly won a Tony Award for her performance as Rose in the 1989 Gypsy revival. She was also Tony-nominated for her work in Rabbit Hole, and her other Broadway credits include That Summer—That Fall and The Seagull.
A Tony nominee for his work as Herbie opposite the Rose of Tyne Daly in the 1989 revival of Gypsy, Jonathan Hadary has also appeared on Broadway in Awake and Sing!, All Shook Up, Gore Vidal's The Best Man, Guys and Dolls, As Is, Torch Song Trilogy and Gemini.
The Players Club is located in Manhattan at 16 Gramercy Park South. Tickets, priced $15, are available by calling (212) 352-3101. For more information visit www.projectshaw.com.