Cynthia Nixon and Julianne Moore Join Beckett Readings 7/26,27

July 23
2:10 PM 2008

Actresses Julianne Moore and Cynthia Nixon will join Ralph Fiennes, Barry McGovern and Liam Neeson onstage this Saturday and Sunday (July 26 and 27) at the Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College for hour-long poetry and prose readings by Samuel Beckett, as Gate|Beckett ends its acclaimed run at the Lincoln Center Festival.

The actors will read from a selection of extracts from Beckett's novels and poetry, as well as his shorter prose and dramatic works.  The reading on Saturday, July 26th at 2 p.m. features Julianne Moore, Barry McGovern and Liam Neeson. Ralph Fiennes, Liam Neeson, Barry McGovern and Cynthia Nixon read on Sunday, July 27th at 2 p.m.

Tickets, priced at $20 and $40, may be purchased at the Avery Fisher Hall box office, through CenterCharge, 212/721-6500 or online at Remaining tickets for the Gate|Beckett performances are also available at these outlets. The one-man  plays are Eh Joe (with Neeson), which was written for television in 1965; I'll Go On (with McGovern), adapted from the 1950s novels Molloy, Malone Dies, and The Unnamable; and First Love (with Fiennes), based on a 1965 novella.

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