Howe, Marcovicci, Etc. Set for Misalliance Reading, 10/23

The latest star-studded Shaw Project staged reading will feature Sally Ann Howe, Andrea Marcovicci, Sarah Uriarte Berry, Brian Murray and Paxton Whitehead, among others.

Misalliance will be performed at the Players Club on October 23rd at 7 PM.  Joining Howe (James Joyce's The Dead, Brigadoon), cabaret star Marcovicci (Ambassador), Uriarte Berry (Beauty and the Beast, The Light in the Piazza) and series regulars Murray (The Rivals, The Crucible) and Whitehead (Absurd Person Singular, My Fair Lady) will be Martin Moran (Spamalot), Ian Kahn and Gareth Saxe (Heartbreak House).

Project Shaw--which aims to encompass all plays (long and short) by the legendary Irish playwright--is captained by />David Staller/> (Mrs. Warren's Profession at the Irish Rep), who will also produce and direct the following currently-scheduled plays: Captain Brassbound's Conversion on November 20th and The Philanderer on December 18th (with more to be announced).

Actors who've already taken part in these readings include: Charlotte Rae/>, Penny Fuller/>, Daniel Reichard/>, Alison Fraser/>, Paul Hecht/>, Peter Yonka, Liz Morton, Laura Odeh, Fritz Weaver/>, Malcolm Gets/>, Michele Pawk/>, Marc Kudisch/>, Rebecca Luker/>, Max von Essen/>, Victor Slezak/>, Charlotte Moore/>, Malachy McCourt/>, George S. Irving/>, Paxton Whitehead, Nancy Anderson/>, Cynthia Harris, Kate Baldwin/>, Jonathan Freeman/> and Simon Jones/>. The readings have been introduced by various men of the theatre including Howard Kissel/> and John Simon.

"The Irish born Shaw, who died at age 94 in 1950, is one of the most prolific writers of plays, books and treatises in the English language. His unyielding stand for human rights, particularly for women'ss rights, has become legendary. He encouraged general political awareness and the need for people to take responsibility for their own lives."

For reservations, call The Players Club at (212) 475-6116 or visit

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