MIKE FARRELL, CATHERINE HICKS AND MEGAN WARD
WILL JOIN THE PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED
NOAH WYLE, VIRGINIA MADSEN, MARK VALLEY,
JUSTINA MACHADO, GALE HAROLD, PERRY OJEDA
AND NICHOLAS BRENDON
FOR READING OF WINDOWS ON THE WORLD
BY COLETTE KEEN
TO BENEFIT THE BLANK THEATRE’S
NEW PLAY DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM,
‘THE LIVING ROOM SERIES’
ONE NIGHT ONLY
SEPTEMBER 12, 2011 AT THE STELLA ADLER THEATRE
Mike Farrell, Catherine Hicks, and Megan Ward have signed on for the reading of Windows On The World by Colette Keen, directed by Kirsten Sanderson, on Monday, September 12 at 8pm, at the Stella Adler Theatre in Hollywood. They join the previously announced Noah Wyle, Virginia Madsen, Mark Valley, Justina Machado, Gale Harold, Perry Ojeda, and Nicholas Brendon.
Mike Farrell is perhaps best known for playing Captain B.J. Hunnicutt on television’s M*A*S*H. During his eight years on the show, he also wrote and directed several episodes, earning him nominations for Director’s Guild and Emmy Awards. In the fall of 2010, Farrell appeared at The Blank as James in Terre Haute. Catherine Hicks became known for her three-year stint on Ryan’s Hope. She has made many films, and for eleven years and 240 episodes, she played Annie Camden on 7th Heaven. In early 2010, she appeared in The Blank’s production of Christopher Durang’s Why Torture is Wrong, and the People Who Love Them. Megan Ward has countless television appearances to her credit, including General Hospital, CSI, Without A Trace, ER, and Boomtown, among others. Ward appeared in this year’s Young Playwright’s Festival at The Blank.
Said Daniel Henning, The Blank’s Founding Artistic Director, “The events of 9/11 had a profound impact on all of us. Many people chose to express their grief through art. We were moved by the depth of this play, and could think of no better way to pay tribute to the memory of those we lost, as well as honor those who survived.”
Added the author, “This verbatim play focuses on the previously unheard perspectives of individuals who were in New York on 9/11. Windows On The World was inspired by two of my friends: Alicia Titus, a flight attendant, who died on the second plane that flew into the towers, and Judy Kaplan, who brought perspective, humor and wisdom to the day’s events with her tales of walking home from downtown to Queens and how her life has changed since. Poets, lawyers, administrators, artists, and fire fighters have shared their experiences and describe how their lives have changed as a result of this day of de-enlightenment. Also, for the first time, you will get to hear the first call to 911 dispatch made by FDNY firefighter (Ret.) John Jermyn, who shares his story of surviving the collapse of the towers.”
Seating is limited, and tickets are now on sale. Admission is $50 for general seating, and $75 for reserved seating and a post-performance reception with the cast. Visit www.TheBlank.com, or call (323) 661-9827. The Stella Adler Theatre is located at 6773 Hollywood Boulevard (at Highland), in Hollywood.
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