Project Shaw

Project Shaw reading scheduled

The Feb. 19 reading for Project Shaw will be George Bernard Shaw’s 1914 classic Pygmalion, the basis for My Fair Lady, which will be revived this spring on Broadway by Lincoln Center Theater. The monthly series of evenings focuses on Shaw’s greatest works and sometimes those of his contemporaries. The reading will be at 7 p.m. at Symphony Space (2537 Broadway at 95th Street). The cast, directed by David Staller, will include Blair Brown (The Parisian Woman), Peter Francis James (Stuff Happens), and Charlotte Moore (Meet Me in St. Louis), and Bill Army (The Band’s Visit). All the plays are presented as a concert reading. Tickets are $35 and are available by calling (212) 864-5400 or visiting www.symphonyspace.org. Each Project Shaw event is followed by a talk-back with cast members. GTG’s David Staller and Stephen Brown-Fried also host a Shaw Club discussion group that meets the Monday evening following after every Project Shaw event at 520 Eighth Ave. For reservations, which are required, call (212) 355-7823 or email info@gingoldgroup.org. 

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Wilde’s ‘Woman’ to get reading by Project Shaw

Gingold Theatrical Group will conclude its 12th season of Project Shaw at 7 p.m. on Dec. 18 with a rare staging of Oscar Wilde’s comedy A Woman of No Importance. Directed by the award-winning Charlotte Moore, the cast features Reed Birney, Cynthia Darlow, Andrea Lynn Green, Tim Jerome, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Robert Langdon Lloyd, Martha Plimpton, Margaret Loesser Robinson, Thom Sesma, and Jennifer Van Dyke The performance will be at Symphony Space’s Leonard Nimoy Thalia Theatre (2537 Broadway at 95th Street). Tickets are $35 and are available by calling (212) 864-5400 or online at www.symphonyspace.org.  

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