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Starry, Starry Night 2018 Benefit

6:30pm AT THE PHOENICIA DINER, 8pm AT THE PLAYHOUSE

Directed by Bruce Barry and Written by David Smilow

Tickets are $125 and include: 

  • A pre-show cocktail hour at the Phoenicia Diner
  • Staged readings from original one-act plays featuring favorite soap and stage stars
  • A ticket to Guys & Dolls - Opening July 2018
  • The chance to win the door prize and participate in a 50/50 raffle

You can also buy your tickets by calling the theater box office at 845-688-2279 or in person at Tender Land Home. Also available exclusively at Tender Land Home: a limited number of performance-only tickets priced at $50. 

Please note that the show contains content designed for mature audiences.

STARRING AWARD-HONORED ACTORS:

 Kim Zimmer - Reva Shane - Guiding Light

Kim Zimmer - Reva Shane - Guiding Light

 A.C. Weary - Sam Vance - One Day at a Time, Another World

A.C. Weary - Sam Vance - One Day at a Time, Another World

 Ellen Parker - Maureen Bauer - Guiding Light

Ellen Parker - Maureen Bauer - Guiding Light

 Britt Helfer Newman - Lily Slater - Loving

Britt Helfer Newman - Lily Slater - Loving

 Michael O'Leary - Rick Bauer - Guiding Light

Michael O'Leary - Rick Bauer - Guiding Light

 Robert Newman - Josh Lewis Guiding Light

Robert Newman - Josh Lewis Guiding Light

ABOUT THE PLAYWRIGHT:

David Smilow is an Ulster County-based writer and actor.  A longtime member of Actors & Writers, a readers’ theater company also based in Ulster County, he has appeared in countless staged readings over twenty-five-plus years, directed, and contributed original material as a playwright. David’s professional writing career began in 1975.  Over the intervening – and swiftly accumulating – years, he has written for film, stage and television.  His TV work – specifically in daytime drama, where he served as a staff writer on One Life to Live, Guiding Light and As the World Turns - has garnered two Emmys and three Writers Guild Awards, while his short plays have received productions literally across the globe.  His most recent writing project, a new play titled What You’ve Brought, had its staged reading premier at Unison in New Paltz this past autumn.  As a performer, David’s appeared in numerous regional productions: Dog Stories at the late Stageworks Hudson, Good People with Performing Arts of Woodstock, Ladies Man and Bill W. and Dr. Bob at Shadowland Theatre, and The Tavern at Bridge Street Theatre, among others.  New York City acting work has included television and film work, as well as stage productions ranging from Don DeLillo’s Valparaiso to Arthur Miller’s The Price and Paul Zimet’s Marcellus Shale.

 

Earlier Event: May 26
AUDITIONS: Mamma Mia!
Later Event: July 14
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