STRITCH TO APPEAR IN OFF BROADWAY'S "RECIPE FOR LIFE" SERIES
Cause Celebre and Tina's Wish will present RECIPE FOR LIFE/PART TWO at New York's Acorn Theatre from July 12 to 18. The series, which will benefit Tina's Wish, an ovarian cancer research organization, will consist of three separate productions.
On July 12, Elaine Stritch, Jake Robards, and Tasha Lawrence will appear in a Off Broadway reading of THE PRETTY TRAP, Tennessee Williams's one-act precursor to THE GLASS MENAGERIE. Stritch will play Amanda Wingfield. The evening will also feature performances by Marian Seldes, Len Cariou, and Penny Fuller in readings of two other one-act plays.
On July 13, the performance will include THE PRETTY TRAP (not starring Stritch) and INTERIOR PANIC, Williams's one-act version of A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE. INTERIOR PANIC will star JohAnna Day and Tasha Lawrence. Both readings will be directed by Christopher Hart.
From July 15 to July 18, Danny Aiello and Lizbeth MacKay will star in a world premiere full Off Broadway production of Susan Charlotte's THE SHOEMAKER. THE SHOEMAKER, which is the story of a shoemaker who wishes to close his shop early and a woman who wishes him to stay open, will be directed by Antony Marsalis.