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David Hyde Pierce Stars in One-Night Reading of A CHRISTMAS CAROL

David Hyde Pierce Stars in One-Night Reading of A CHRISTMAS CAROL

PLAYBILL.COM: Tony Winners David Hyde Pierce, John Glover, Harriet Harris, Julie White to Lead A Christmas Carol Benefit Reading

BY OLIVIA CLEMENT NOV 01, 2017   Proceeds from the December reading will go to The Acting Company.

David Hyde Pierce will star as the iconic curmudgeon Ebenezer Scrooge in The Acting Company’s one-night-only benefit reading of Crispin Whittell’s adaptation of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol.

Directed by Joe Dowling, the former artistic director of the Guthrie Theater, the December 11 reading will be presented... read more

The Acting Company Benefit Reading

The Acting Company Benefit Reading

ANGELA LANSBURY | DANA IVEY PATRICIA CONOLLY | PAXTON WHITEHEAD

LETTICE & LOVAGE written by PETER SHAFFER directed by MARK LAMOS

One Night Only - JUNE 13 at 7pm

The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College 68th St. between Park and Lexington, NYC

In Peter Shaffer’s charming comedy LETTICE & LOVAGE, eccentric tour guide Lettice Douffet channels her flair for the dramatic into embellishing the history of dreary Fustian House, the least stately of London’s stately homes, until she encounters... read more

SPECIAL READING October 5: WILLIAMS LETTERS

SPECIAL READING October 5: WILLIAMS LETTERS

REMEMBER US TO TOM: Letters to and from Tennessee Williams  

Join us for a very special event – Monday, October 5 at 7pm at 59E59 Theaters – when newly-discovered, intimate letters from Tennessee Williams and some of his legendary family and friends are presented for the first time in a staged reading by several company members from The Acting Company’s acclaimed production of Desire (playing at 59E59 Theaters) with Tony Award winner and pre-eminent Williams interpreter Elizabeth Ashley.

A dramatist and poet, Williams was also a reporter, chronicling the stories behind the headlines... read more

Patti LuPone and Bobby Cannavale starred in The Rose Tattoo April 27

Patti LuPone and Bobby Cannavale starred in The Rose Tattoo April 27

On April 27, Broadway stars Patti LuPone and Bobby Cannavale headed the cast of a staged reading of The Rose Tattoo, one of Tennessee Williams’ greatest plays, directed by Doug Hughes at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. It is the story of Serafina, a Louisiana widow who withdraws from the world after her husband's death and expects her daughter to do the same. One day, a man resembling her late husband comes into her life and unlocks her fiery passion, wit, anger and pride. This is a play of power, humanity and soaring emotion.<... read more

PATTI LUPONE REPRISED HER OLIVIER AWARD-WINNING ROLE

PATTI LUPONE REPRISED HER OLIVIER AWARD-WINNING ROLE

ONE NIGHT ONLY BENEFIT—MAY 19, 2014

JOHN HOUSEMAN’S CRADLE ROCKED ONCE MORE WITH HIS SPECTACULAR 1985 CAST

Patti LuPone stepped back into the role that led to her 1985 Olivier Award for Best Actress in a Musical as Moll in The Cradle Will Rock on Monday, May 19, 7pm at Broadway’s Bernard Jacobs Theatre, 242 West 45th Street. The concert staging of Marc Blitzstein’s iconic work benefited The Acting Company, co-founded by John Houseman, Cradle’s original producer in 1937, who directed Ms. LuPone and a cast of Acting Company... read more