Six performances have been added to the third season of "Food For Thought," the one-act reading series at New York's National Arts Club.
The additional performances include Arthur Miller's Some Kind of Love Story," starring Laila Robins and Robert LuPone, on June 10; August Strindberg's Miss Julie on June 12; Tennessee Williams' Something Unspoken, starring Tammy Grimes, and Williams' Talk to Me Like the Rain and Let Me Listen, featuring Lisa Eichhorn, both on June 17; Harold Pinter's The Lover, starring Eichhorn and Kevin Stapleton, on June 19; Susan Charlotte's Love Divided By and Tango Finish, featuring Kathleen Chalfant, on June 24; and Rex Reed, Fritz Weaver and Elizabeth Wilson in Tennessee Williams' Auto da Fe, on June 26.
Since its inception in Sept. 2000, the series has boasted an impressive array of performers. Some of the many actors who have taken part in the lunchtime readings include Betty Buckley, Edward Herrmann, Earle Hyman, Patricia Neal, Jane Powell, Charlotte Rae, Kyra Sedgwick, Maria Tucci, Joyce Van Patten, Blair Brown, Kate Burton, Rita Moreno, Cliff Robertson, Campbell Scott, Marian Seldes, Ally Sheedy, Elaine Stritch and Eli Wallach.
"Food For Thought" readings begin at 1 PM, and immediately following each performance, audience members are invited to participate in a question-and answer session with the actors, playwright and director of that reading. Tickets are priced at $35 (includes drinks) and can be purchased by calling (212) 362-2560. For further information, visit www.foodforthoughtproductions.com.
—By Andrew Gans