Easton, Huffman, Seldes and Smith to Honor Kitty Carlisle Hart Sept. 22

News   Easton, Huffman, Seldes and Smith to Honor Kitty Carlisle Hart Sept. 22
Tony Award winners Richard Easton, Marian Seldes and Cady Huffman will take part in Cause Célèbre's Hart to Hart, a benefit for the Glaucoma Foundation on Sept. 22.

A tribute to the late Kitty Carlisle Hart, the 8 PM performance will feature an excerpt from Moss Hart's Light Up the Sky. Directed by their son, Christopher Hart, Light Up the Sky boasts performances by Seldes, Easton, Lisa Banes and Huffman.

Also on the bill will be Tennessee Williams' one-act The Lady of Larkspur Lotion. Antony Marsellis directs Tony nominee Lois Smith in the reading.

Kitty Carlisle Hart's former musical director David Lewis will musical direct the evening that also includes performances by Dina Merrill, Celeste Holme, Joan Copeland, Betsy von Furstenberg, KT Sullivan, Charles Kimbrough, Beth Holland and Ms. Hart's daughter, Dr. Catherine Hart.

In attendance to honor Ms. Hart will be Senator Roy Goodman, Hannah Pakula, Schuyler Chapin, and Gerald Schoenfeld of the Shubert Organization.

The gala evening, which begins at 5 PM with cocktails, to be followed by dinner at 6 PM, and the 8 PM performance, will be held at the Harvard Club, located at 27 West 44th Street in Manhattan. For tickets and reservations phone (646) 366-9340 or visit CauseCélèbre.


Cause Célèbre, founded by Food for Thought founding artistic director Susan Charlotte, was created to utilize dramatic works to bring attention and understanding to various psychological, physical and social issues. Kitty Carlisle Hart was an avid supporter of the Glaucoma Foundation.

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