Lauren Ambrose, Michael Esper & More Set for RECKLESS Benefit Reading, 10/28
Tony Award nominee Craig Lucas' acclaimed play RECKLESS returns to New York on October 28h, 2013 at 8pm for a one-night only benefit reading in the Peter Jay Sharp Theater (416 West 42nd Street), directed by Kate Whoriskey (Ruined) and featuring an all-star cast. All proceeds will benefit Safe Horizon(www.safehorizon.org), "the largest organization of its kind in the United States that helps victims overcome crisis and become survives as they restore their lives". The evening is produced by The Indigo Theatre Project (Nick Gereffi and Rachel Sussman, Co-Founding Artistic Directors), a theater company that strives to unite passion with purpose by producing high-profile readings of notable plays to benefit charities aligned with the work being read. RECKLESS is Line Produced by Allison Bressi and Associate Produced by Shoshana Feinstein.
The reading will star Lauren Ambrose as 'Rachel,' Michael Esper as 'Tom/ Tom Jr./ Man in Ski Mask,' Michael Shannon as 'Lloyd,' Quincy Tyler Bernstine as 'Pooty/ Sue,' Kathy Najimy as 'Doctors 1-6,' Daniel Breaker as 'Tim Timko/ Roy/ Talk Show Host,' and Miriam Shor as 'Trish/ Woman Patient.'
RECKLESS follows the journey of Rachel (Lauren Ambrose), a housewife who discovers one fateful Christmas Eve that her husband has hired a hit-man to kill her, sending her out the window and on an unusual series of misadventures. Told with the signature dark humor of Craig Lucas, RECKLESS is a deeply moving story about running away from crisis and running toward yourself. For more information, please visit www.indigotheatreproject.org.
Tickets to the benefit reading of RECKLESS are $75. To purchase tickets, please contact Ticket Central online 24 hours a day at www.ticketcentral.com or via phone at212-279-4200 between the hours of 12PM and 8PM.
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