Jan. 14, multi-honored actress Marian Seldes invites New York audiences to spend A Very Special Evening with her. A theatre vet with many a Broadway and Off-Broadway tale to tell, Seldes will weave moments from her greatest stage triumphs with bits and pieces from her life in the evening.
A Very Special Evening With Marian Seldes is a benefit for the Acting Company, celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2002. Seldes is a board member of the Company, whose mission is to support talented young actors and to bring theatre to under-served communities across the nation. Other members include Kevin Kline, Patti LuPone, Jeffrey Wright, Frances Conroy and Keith David.
A Tony winner for Albee's Delicate Balance and an Obie winner for The Play About the Baby, Seldes was nominated for a 1999 Tony Award for her work in Ring Round the Moon, in which she replaced an ailing Irene Worth as Madame Desmermortes. A Theatre Hall of Fame inductee in 1996, Seldes' New York credits include Three Tall Women, The Milk Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore, Father's Day, Equus, Deathtrap and Ivanov.
Tickets are $100 and $50 with a reception to follow the performance. The Salon is located at 45 Bleecker at Lafayette. For reservations, call (212) 944-5517. Future events at the Salon include performances of George Bernard Shaw's The Millionaire (Feb. 17), Noel Coward's Relative Values with 2001 Tony Award winner Richard Easton (March 11) and James M. Barrie's What Every Woman Knows with J. Smith-Cameron (April 8).
— By Christine Ehren