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Broadway Stars Take Dorothy Parker to Hollywood

Broadway veterans Angela Lansbury, Victor Garber, Frances Conroy, Lisa Banes, and Harriet Harris head the cast in a staged reading of “This is on Me,” An Evening of Dorothy Parker adapted by Tom Fontana and directed by Warner Shook. The reading benefits The Acting Company on Monday, December 5, 7p.m. at the Brentwood Theatre in Brentwood.

Fontana (Emmy winning writer/producer of Oz, Homicide, and ST. Elsewhere) is a board of director of The Acting Company. Conroy, Harris, and Banes all began their careers on tour with The Acting Company as did fellow alums Kevin Kine, Patti LuPone, Jeffrey Wright, David Ogden Stiers, and Tom Hewitt.

The Acting Company has toured 122 productions across America and to nine foreign countries.

Fontana has adapted poems, stories, plays, essays, and songs from one of the most influential writers of her day, Dorothy Parker. Tickets for the event are $500, $250, $100, and $25.