Mia Farrow will get a view of one of the rockiest marriages in theatre history when she plays Honey to the George and Martha of Anthony Hopkins and Uta Hagen, in a one-night benefit reading of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Nov. 14 at Broadway's Majestic Theatre A Nick has yet to be cast.
Hagen celebrates her 80th birthday that night, which will be a benefit for the HB Foundation. Hagen won a Tony Award for playing the original Martha in Woolf's 1962 premiere. Hagen has long been a teacher at HB Studios, one of the best-known acting schools in the country.
Farrow's film credits include "Rosemary's Baby," "The Great Gatsby," "Broadway Danny Rose" and "The Purple Rose of Cairo."
Albee's landmark drama of psychological game-playing tells of a middle aged professor and his wife, daughter of the college's president, and a wild, ugly night the two spend with a younger academic couple.
For tickets ($500 for the gala, $250-$100 for the reading) and information on the Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? benefit, which is being coordinated by Lorelei Enterprises, call (212) 838-2660. -- By David Lefkowitz