Breakfast With Mugabe Will Offer Special Performance to Benefit Actors Fund
By Andrew Gans
Fraser Grace's Breakfast With Mugabe, which is currently playing a limited engagement at The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at the Pershing Square Signature Center, will offer an additional performance Oct. 6 at 7:30 PM to benefit the Actors Fund.
"Inspired by accounts that Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe’s President, sought treatment from a white psychiatrist," press notes state, the play was originally produced by the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford-Upon-Avon in 2005 and won the John Whiting Award in 2006.
Directed by David Shookhoff, the production stars Ezra Barnes (Andrew Peric), Yale graduates Michael Rogers (Robert Mugabe) and Rosalyn Coleman (Grace Mugabe) and Che Ayende as the family’s loyal bodyguard (Gabriel).
Actors Fund Special Performances, according to the Fund, "have been thrilling audiences for more than 80 years with an electric energy unlike any other night of theatre! What makes a Special Performance so 'special'? Each year, Broadway companies, in New York and on the road, generously give their time and talent by adding a performance to already rigorous schedules to benefit The Actors Fund."
For tickets, priced $30-$95, visit www.ticketcentral.com or call (212) 279-4200.
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