WordTheatre Presents a Benefit for the Pushcart Prize: Hearts Aflame
An Original WordTheatre Production Benefitting W.I.T.S. WordTheatre in the Schools. A fiery cast of performers ignites this live tribute to the enduring power of love letters and torch songs. Penned by lovers throughout the ages, these passionate communiques—from 12th century missives to 21st century emails—will have you weeping with laughter and recognition at the follies of the human heart.
Performance 7:00-8:30 pm Post-Performance Reception for VIP Ticket Holders.
Performers participating in this sexy and ofttimes ridiculous WordTheatre production are donating their time and talents to benefit both WordTheatre in the Schools (WITS) and the Pushcart Prize Fellowships. CAST* Brian Cox (Succession, X2: X-Men United) Carla Gugino (The Haunting of Hill House, Gerald’s Game, San Andreas) Colman Domingo (Fear the Walking Dead, If Beale Street Could Talk, Selma) Sarah Clarke (The Twilight Saga, Bosch, 24) Spencer Garrett (Once Upon a Time In Hollywood, Mad Men) Emily Bergl (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Shameless, Desperate Housewives) Elyse LaFontaine (London’s West End Dream Girls, Broadway Bound Born for This) Nicole Ansari (The Blacklist, Deadwood) Xander Berkeley (The Walking Dead, Salem, 24) Jihae (Mortal Engines, Altered Carbon) Holt McCallany (Mindhunter, The Losers, Fight Club) Fernando Villegas (The Lesson, Off-Broadway) Musical Accompaniment by Jonathan Mastro on Piano, Pedro Segundo on Drums, and Teddy Motz on Bass *These actors have committed to appear pending final availability. Tickets are transferable but not refundable.
$40-$65 ($38-$60 Members); $150 VIP includes Post-Show Reception