Matthew Cowles also stars in the reading, and Antony Marsellis directs. Food for Thought, in its second year at the Players Club, is a lunch-hour theatre series. Lunch will be served at 12:30 PM, and the reading begins at 1:30 PM, with a question-and-answer session to follow.
Turner is preparing to begin the national tour of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? — in a production that earned her a Tony nomination on Broadway — in January. She has also appeared on Broadway in The Graduate, Indiscretions and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, for which she also earned a Tony nomination. Other theatre credits include productions of Travesties, The Seagull and A Midsummer Night’s Dream. She starred in the one-woman show Tallulah, which she toured across the U.S. Her films include "Body Heat," "The Man With Two Brains" " Crimes of Passion," "Romancing the Stone," "Jewel of the Nile," "Peggy Sue Got Married," "Prizzi’s Honor" "The Real Blonde," "The Virgin Suicides," "Baby Geniuses," "The War of the Roses," "Serial Mom," "Switching Channels," "V.I. Warshawski," "Moonlight and Valentino," "The Accidental Tourist" and "Who Framed Roger Rabbit?"
Cowles has appeared on Broadway in Sweet Bird of Youth, The Time of Your Life and Malcolm.
The Players Club is at 16 Gramercy Park South. For reservations call (212) 362-2560 or (646) 366-9340. For more information visit www.foodforthoughtproductions.com.