Tina Fey & Leslie Kritzer Set to Lead RECKLESS Benefit Reading on 10/28
Tina Fey, a Golden Globe and Emmy Award winner for her work on television's 30 Rock and Saturday Night Live, and Leslie Kritzer, star of Broadway's Sondheim on Sondheim and Legally Blonde, have joined the cast of the forth coming benefit reading of Craig Lucas's play RECKLESS on October 28th, directed by Kate Whoriskey (Ruined).
Fey will play the central role of "Rachel," replacing the previously announced Lauren Ambrose. Kritzer replaces the previously announced Miriam Shor in the role of "Trish/ Woman Patient". Both Ambrose and Shor were forced to withdraw from the event due to scheduling conflicts.
They complete a cast that includes 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 Amy Herzog as 'Stage Directions'.
All proceeds from the reading 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.
RECKLESS follows the journey of Rachel (Tina Fey), 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.