Westport's A Holiday Garland, with Danner, Naughton, Gleason and Woodward, Plays Through Dec. 21

News   Westport's A Holiday Garland, with Danner, Naughton, Gleason and Woodward, Plays Through Dec. 21
 
Blythe Danner, James Naughton, Joanna Gleason and Joanne Woodward are among the stage veterans currently taking part in the Westport Country Playhouse's A Holiday Garland.

The holiday-themed evening boasting a rotating line-up of Broadway veterans and Westport favorites directed by John Tillinger. A Holiday Garland began performances Dec. 10 and will continue through Dec. 21.

Tillinger and Eileen Atkins conceived the production, which features holiday songs, funny stories, poignant readings, jokes and poems compiled to celebrate the season.

The rotating cast includes Blythe Danner (Follies, Suddenly Last Summer), Colin Donnell (Jersey Boys), Daniel Gerroll (Dissonance), Jack Gilpin (The Elephant Man), Joanna Gleason (Into the Woods, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels), Edward Herrmann (Mrs. Warren's Profession), James Naughton (Chicago), Steven Pasquale (A Man of No Importance, "Rescue Me"), Q. Smith (Les Miserables), Aurelia Williams (Ain't Misbehavin') and Academy Award winner and Westport artistic director Joanne Woodward ("The Three Faces of Eve," "Empire Falls").

Tickets, ranging $25-$45, are available by calling (203) 227-4177 or by visiting www.westportplayhouse.org.

In its 78-season history, the Westport Country Playhouse — located in Westport, CT — has produced more than 700 plays, 35 of which have transferred to Broadway.

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