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Westport Country Playhouse Star-Studded Gala Sept. 14 honors Phylicia Rashad
Westport Country Playhouse, which has one show (the backstage romp Room Service) left to go on its 2013 season, and has already announced its 2014 season (Coward’s A Song at Twilight, Bergman’s Ibsen-based Nora, Ayckbourn’s Things We Do For Love, Lynn Nottage’s Intimate Apparel and one TBA), will hold its annual fundraising gala on Monday, September 16. Guest of honor is actor/director Phylicia Rashad, who directed A Raisin in the Sun at Westport Country Playhouse in the fall of 2012. Rashad will be elsewhere in Connecticut this coming season, directing August Wilson’s Fences at the Long Wharf Theatre in November/December.
By Christopher Arnott
September 14, 2013