Judd Hirsch and Judith Light Part of Sept. 10 Shoemaker Reading

News   Judd Hirsch and Judith Light Part of Sept. 10 Shoemaker Reading Tony Award winner Judd Hirsch and Emmy Award winner Judith Light will take part in a reading of the 9/11-themed play The Shoemaker/A Broken Sole.
Judd Hirsch
Judd Hirsch

The Sept. 10 reading of Susan Charlotte's play will be presented at the National Arts Club. Charlotte is the artistic director of the acclaimed Food for Thought lunchtime reading series; her new work, according to production notes, "takes place on 9/11 and is the first in a planned trio of 9/11-related plays that eventually will be made into three short films." Judd Hirsch received Tony Awards for his performances in I'm Not Rappaport and Conversations with My Father. His other Broadway credits include Barefoot in the Park, Knock Knock, Chapter Two, Talley's Folley, A Thousand Clowns and Art. Hirsch received two Emmy Awards for his work in the TV series "Taxi," and he has also been seen on screen in "The Law," "Dear John," "George & Leo," "King of the Gypsies," "Without a Trace," "Teachers," "Running on Empty," "A Beautiful Mind" and "Ordinary People"; Hirsch received an Oscar nomination for his work in the latter.

Judith Light received an Emmy Award for her work as Karen Wolek in the daytime serial "One Life to Live." She also portrayed Angela Bower on TV's "Who's the Boss?" and received much acclaim for her portrayal of Vivian Bearing in Off-Broadway's Wit. She recently appeared in the Reprise! mounting of Stephen Sondheim's Company.

The National Arts Club is located in Manhattan at 15 Gramercy Park South (20th Street between Park and Irving). The $125 ticket price includes drinks and hors d'oeuvres (5:30 PM), the reading and question-and-answer session (6:30 PM) and post-reading party. For tickets call (212) 362-2560.