Doug Hughes will stage the 7:30 PM Oct. 22 benefit, which will also feature Emily Bergl, Veanne Cox, Adam Green, Marsha Mason, Roberta Maxwell, Amanda Quaid, Tovah Feldshuh, Laila Robins, André De Shields, Miriam Silverman, Rocco Sisto and Gregory Wooddell. Tickets for the special event begin at $100.
Regular programming in the Revelation Reading series includes Lord Byron's Sardanapalus (Nov. 12); Patrick Page (Spider Man) starring in his new Shakespeare-based play Swan Song directed by Roger Rees (Dec. 10); Ben Jonson's The Alchemist featuring J. Smith-Cameron (Dec. 17); John Webster's The White Devil starring Matthew Rauch (Jan. 14, 2013); David Ives' The Liar directed by Michael Kahn (Feb. 11, 2013); and April de Angelis' A Laughing Matter starring Michael Stuhlbarg (Feb. 25, 2013).
Also planned are Oliver Goldsmith's She Stoops to Conquer starring Tony nominee Lily Rabe and directed by Mark Lamos (March 11, 2013); Tony nominee Maria Dizzia in Caryl Chuchill's adaptation of Strindberg's A Dream Play (April 22, 2013); and J.M. Barrie's The Admirable Crichton, adapted and directed by Marc Vietor, starring Michael Urie (April 29, 2013).
A new play festival will also take place May 13, 2013, at Playwrights Horizons' Peter Jay Sharp Theatre.