Actor Paul Newman will star in The World of Nick Adams Nov. 4 at Los Angeles' Kodak Theatre alongside his wife Joanne Woodward, Warren Beatty and Annette Benning. The evening of Ernest Hemingway writings, last performed at Lincoln Center in November 2001, will benefit the Painted Turtle Camp, one of the Hole in the Wall Gang Camps established by Newman to give children with life-threatening diseases a free chance to go to summer camp. In New York, Julia Roberts, Gwyneth Paltrow, Meryl Streep, Morgan Freeman, Alec Baldwin, Kevin Kline, Joanne Woodward, Brian Dennehy, Danny Aiello and Philip Seymour Hoffman all participated in The World of Nick Adams with Oscar winner Matt Damon as Adams himself and Tony winner James Naughton as Hemingway. The performance, originally a 1957 CBS televsion special prepared by John Houseman, features Hemingway's famous and autobiographical Nick Adams tales combined with incidental music by Aaron Copeland ("Fanfare for the Common Man," "Appalacian Spring").
— By Christine Ehren