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WHAT:             Veteran Film and Theater Actors Reunite at Catholic University for Dramatic Reading of Shaw’s “Don Juan in Hell” from the Play “Man and Superman”

 

WHEN:             7:30 p.m., Friday, Feb. 3 and Saturday, Feb. 4 and 2 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 5,

2006

 

WHERE:           Hartke Theatre

                        The Catholic University of America

                        620 Michigan Ave., NE

                        Washington, DC  20064 

                                                                       

DETAILS:         Four veterans of the stage and screen — Philip Bosco, David Sabin, Bob Milli and Barbara Andres — will reunite at their alma mater for a dramatic reading of the scene “Don Juan in Hell,” from Dramatist George Bernard Shaw’s “Man and Superman,” directed by Bill Graham, former chair of CUA’s Department of Drama. Graham last directed the quartet in a production of The “Merchant of Venice” when all were attending Catholic University in 1956. The four are performing to raise money for undergraduate drama scholarships at CUA.

 

Phillip Bosco is a Broadway regular and Tony Award-winning stage actor as well as a veteran of television and film, with a long list of credits that includes “Law & Order,” “Spin City,” “My Best Friend’s Wedding,” “The First Wives Club,” “Kate & Leopold,” “Wonder Boys” and many more.

                          

David Sabin is a long-time Shakespeare Theatre company member and a favorite of local performing arts enthusiasts.  In addition to his frequent appearances in Shakespeare Theater productions, Sabin also has been seen in a number of Broadway, off-Broadway and television productions.

 

Robert Milli has played leading roles at a variety of venues including Arena Stage, the Guthrie Theatre, Long Wharf Theater and on Broadway, including John Gielgud’s historic production of “Hamlet,” where Milli shared the stage with Richard Burton.  Milli also is well known to viewers of daytime television, as a 16-year veteran in major roles on a number of series.

 

Barbara Andres also is a popular veteran of Broadway, regional theaters such as the Guthrie Theater, The Kennedy Center, Arena Stage and Huntington Theater Company, as well as of film and television, including “Law & Order,” “The Sopranos” and “Random Hearts.”  She has played theatrical mother to a number of high-profile actors including Glenn Close, Jodie Foster, Annette Benning, John C. Reilly and Roma Downey, to name a few. 

                          

 

TICKETS:         General admission tickets to the event are $30 for the Feb. 3 performance and reception with the actors, and $25 for the Feb. 4 and 5 performances. For more information or to reserve tickets, contact the Hartke Box Office at 202-319-4000.

 

SPONSORS:     The CUA Department of Drama and School of Arts and Sciences

 

MEDIA:             To cover the event, contact Katie Lee or Chris Harrison in the Office of Public Affairs at 202-319-5600.         

 

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