Dana Ivey, Betsy Aidem, Chad Hoeppner, Neal Huff Set for Suddenly Last Summer Reading
By Andrew Gans
The Acting Company will present a benefit staged reading of Tennessee Williams' Suddenly Last Summer Feb. 13 at 7 PM at the Mainstage Theater (Playwrights Horizons).
The reading will feature the talents of Dana Ivey, Rebecca Brooksher, Betsy Aidem, Chad Hoeppner, Neal Huff and Pamela Nyberg.
A reception with the cast and director, Jodie Markell, will follow the performance.
"Suddenly Last Summer is Tennessee Williams' ground-breaking and fascinating play centered on a terrible secret surrounding a troubled young man's death, which occurred during a vacation trip. What actually did happen that summer? The answer to that question, a classic American play and some terrific acting are in store for our audience," said Margot Harley, producing artistic director of The Acting Company, in a statement.
Tickets, priced $35, are available by calling (212) 258-3111. Mainstage Theater is located at 416 West 42nd Street.
The Acting Company just began its 39th national tour at the Guthrie Theater and will play New York's Baruch Performing Arts Center in April presenting Julius Caesar, a new production directed by Rob Melrose of San Francisco's Cutting Ball Theater, and The Comedy of Errors, directed by Ian Belknap. Founded by John Houseman and Margot Harley in 1972, The Acting Company has toured to 49 states and 10 foreign countries earning a Tony for Excellence in Theater, Obies, Audelcos and Los Angeles Critics Circle Awards.
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