Lili Taylor, Gloria Reuben, Howard Zinn Star in Cape Cod Reading of Stuff Happens Sept. 11

News   Lili Taylor, Gloria Reuben, Howard Zinn Star in Cape Cod Reading of Stuff Happens Sept. 11 Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater, one of the most respected theatres on Cape Cod, will present a one-night-only staged reading of David Hare's modern history play Stuff Happens on Sept. 11, the five-year anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.
Gloria Reuben
Gloria Reuben Photo by Aubrey Reuben

Gloria Reuben, who created the role of Condoleeza Rice Off-Broadway, will repeat that performance at WHAT. She'll be joined by film and stage star Lily Taylor (Landscape of the Body, "I Shot Andy Warhol"), who will play several roles, including an Angry Journalist, a New Labour Politician and a Palestinian Academic. Also in the cast if Jeff Zinn, the artistic director of WHAT, as Dominique De Vellepin and Paul O'Neill, and Jeff's father, historian Howard Zinn, in an ensemble role.

George Bartenieff will play President Bush opposite the Colin Powell of David Fonteno. WHAT founder and playwright (Jackie) Gip Hoppe will be Veep Dick Cheney. Other casting includes Stephen Russell as Donald Rumsfeld; John Rothman as Tony Blair; Nick Flynn as George Tenet; John Negroponte as Maurice Gourdault-Montagne; Avery Corman as Paul Wolfowitz; Florence Phillips as Laura Bush; Dafyyd Rees as Hans Blix; and Jim Frangione, Casey Clark, Sam Weisman, Robert Kropf and Guy Wolf in various parts.

Tom Gladwell will direct the piece, which had an extended run Off-Broadway this past spring and summer. It will be performed at Town Hall in nearby Provincetown at 7:30 PM. General admission tickets are $30 and reserved seating tickets are $50.

Stuff Happens concerns the Bush White House and its run-up to the Iraq war.

For reservations, call (508) 349-9428, or go on-line at www.what.org.

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