Due to the recent tragedy in Haiti, the Red Cross is tapped out. Donations have also fallen significantly the last two weeks. An all-star cast has joined together in Los Angeles for a special benefit reading of 110 Stories, on February 22 at the Geffen Playhouse. New York playwright Sarah Tuft has weaved more than 30 personal stories recorded in the aftermath of September 11th. 110 Stories is described as the “people’s 9/11” created from first-person accounts of those directly involved..
Nic Harcourt (KCRW, editor at large: music & culture for LA: The LA Times Magazine) is narrating. Performing are: Katharine McPhee, Ed Asner, Michael Welch, Sharon Lawrence, Michael Beach, Diane Venora, Maria Conchita Alonso, Ernie Hudson, Gail O’Grady, Stelio Savante, Nick Turturro, Malcolm Jamal Warner, and Sophie Sinise . Mark Freiburger directs.
110 Stories is one night only, February 22 at 8 pm. The Geffen Playhouse is located at 10886 Le Conte Avenue, Los Angeles 90024. Tickets are $57-$83 and can be purchased at http://geffenplayhouse.com/110stories or at Ticketmaster http://www.ticketmaster.com/110-Stories-tickets/artist/1396005