Buoyant Billions Reading, With Hunter Foster, Jennifer Cody, George Dvorsky, Victor Slezak, Presented Oct. 22
By Andrew Gans
The Project Shaw series continues Oct. 22 with a reading of George Bernard Shaw's Buoyant Billions.
The reading at the Players Club in Manhattan features Stephen James Anthony, Jennifer Cody, William DeMeritt, George Dvorsky, Hunter Foster, Andrea Lynn Green, Drew McVety, Hal Robinson, Margaret Loesser Robinson, Victor Slezak, Karen Stanion, Mark Waldrop, Lenny Wolpe and Henry Yuk. Variety's Gordon Cox hosts.
Show time is 7 PM.
David Staller, the acclaimed singer-actor who has produced and directed all of the Project Shaw offerings, handles those same duties for this reading.
Buoyant Billions, which is set after WWII, concerns "a rich, young man [who] decides to venture forth into the world and become a professional 'world betterer.' Along the way he meets a rich, young saxophone-playing heiress who treats him so dreadfully that he becomes fascinated by her — and her entire peculiar family."
Past participants include Blair Brown, Mark Kudisch, Kerry Butler, Tyne Daly, Jonathan Hadary, Daniel Jenkins, Rebecca Luker, Michael Cerveris, Karen Ziemba, Michele Pawk, Bruce Vilanch, Jack Gilpin and George S. Irving.
The Players Club is located in Manhattan at 16 Gramercy Park South. Tickets, priced $30, are available by calling (212) 352-3101. For more information visit www.projectshaw.com.
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