Photo Coverage: Westport's Love Spoken Here Benefit

Philip Seymour Hoffman/>, />Joanne Woodward/>, />Paul Newman/>, Eartha Kitt, />Charles Grodin/>, />Joanna Gleason/> and />Chris Sarandon/> were among the all-star cast reading classic, contemporary and humorous love poems in "Come Be My Love….Love Spoken Here," which took place on Saturday February 10, 8 p.m., at the Westport Country Playhouse in Westport, CT.

"Come Be My Love….Love Spoken Here" was a special Valentine program in support of the Playhouse's educational programming.  A reception of champagne and desserts followed the performance, which featured love poems by such authors as Maya Angelou, Emily Dickinson, T. S. Eliot, e.e. cummings, Dorothy Parker, William Shakespeare, Robert Frost, Ogden Nash, Langston Hughes, Tennessee Williams and Noel Coward.

Information about Westport Country Playhouse is available at

Philip Seymour Hoffman/>

Philip Seymour Hoffman/>

Philip Seymour Hoffman/>, Joanna Gleason/> and Chris Sarandon/>

Paul Newman/> and Joanne Woodward/>

Joanna Gleason/> and Chris Sarandon/>

Paul Newman/> and young fan after the show

Joanne Woodward/> and Charles Grodin/>

Paul Newman/>

Paul Newman/>, Joanne Woodward/> and Charles Grodin/>

Joanne Woodward/>

Paul Newman/> and Joanne Woodward/>

Paul Newman/>, Joanne Woodward/>, Charles Grodin/> and Philip Seymour Hoffman/>

Joanne Woodward/> and Paul Newman/>

Paul Newman/>

Joanne Woodward/>

Philip Seymour Hoffman/>

Jamie DeRoy/> and Tricia Walsh-Smith/>

Phil Smith/> and Tricia Walsh-Smith/>

Photos by Kerry Long

 In Westport Country Playhouse's green room prior to the performance, top row, from left: Paul Newman, Charles Grodin, Jodi Schoenbrun Carter, Playhouse managing director, Chris Sarandon, Tazewell Thompson, Playhouse artistic director; seated, Joanne Woodward, Eartha Kitt, Joanna Gleason.

Joanne Woodward and Paul Newman

Curtain call: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Joanna Gleason, Joanne Woodward, Chris Sarandon, Paul Newman and Eartha Kitt

Paul Newman, Joanne Woodward, Charles Grodin and Philip Seymour Hoffman

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