Cerveris, Gretchen Mol, Paul Rudd and Amy Sedaris Star in "Waitress"
Reading, Oct. 5
By Ernio Hernandez
05 Oct 2004
Michael Cerveris, Gretchen Mol, Paul Rudd and Amy Sedaris will star
in a reading of Adrienne Shelly's screenplay "The Waitress,"
for Women's Expressive Theater Oct. 5.
producers Sasha Eden and Victoria Pettibone produce the event directed
by scribe Shelly. The free reading will be heard at the East 13th
Street Theater at 6:30 PM.
follows the story of a staffer at a pie diner, who has a talent
for making pies and loving the wrong men. The reading will also
feature Nathan Dean, Sasha Eden, James McCraffrey, Chuck Montgomery,
Merritt Wever and Lisa Zambetti.
Cerveris won the Tony Award for his turn as Booth in Assassins.
The actor recently seen Off-Broadway in Wintertime and Fifth of
July also earned a Tony Award nomination for his Broadway debut
as the title role in The Who's Tommy. Other stage credits includeTitanic
and the title role in Hedwig and the Angry Inch.
Mol, who recently
starred on Broadway in Chicago, played in the Off-Broadway and London
stagings (and the film adaptation) of Neil LaBute's The Shape of
Things. The actress has also been seen on stage in Intrigue With
Faye, Bus Stop, No Exit, Godspell, An Actor's Nightmare and 110
In The Shade.
in the London and Off-Broadway run as well as the film version of
Neil LaBute's The Shape of Things. He has also appeared in Ancestral
Voices (at the Westport County Playhouse), Long Day's Journey into
Night (London) and the New York and Los Angeles stagings of LaBute’s
York theatre credits include Wonder of the World, The Country Club,
The Most Fabulous Story Ever Told and various Talent Family Plays
(written with brother David Sedaris), as well as The Book of Liz.
Sedaris co-created and starred in "Strangers with Candy"
for Comedy Central — which is currently being adapted for
the big screen.
— which include a complimentary post-show reception —
for "The Waitress" at the East 13th, 136 East 13th street
(between Third and Fourth Ave.) can be made via email to email@example.com.
Seating is limited. Visit wetweb.org for updates and more information.