- 2018 Season
A special presentation of A.R. Gurney’s classic, Pulitzer Prize-nominated play “Love Letters.” The epistolary two-character play centers on Melissa Gardner and Andrew Makepeace Ladd III over their fifty-year life story. A favorite of audiences all over the world, we are pleased to bring it to the festival starring film and stage star Tony Roberts and Drama Desk nominee Barbara Andres. Tony will be recreating the role he performed on Broadway opposite both Carol Burnett and Lucie Arnaz.
Love Letters is presented by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc., New York.
Love Letters was presented at The Long Wharf Theatre, M. Edgar Rosenblum, Executive Director; Arvin Brown, Artistic Director.
*Premium tickets guarantee seats in the front or center of the performance venue. Valid student ID required for student tickets.
TONY ROBERTS: Versatility and ability to portray a variety of characters over four decades on stage, screen, and television have made Tony Roberts one of the busiest actors in America. Tony has appeared in dozens and dozens of films including Stardust Memories (1980), Star Spangled Girl (1971), The Million Dollar Duck (1971), The Taking of Pelham One Two Three (1974), Popcorn (1991), Amityville 3-D (1983), Key Exchange (1985), Hannah and Her Sisters (1986), Radio Days (1987) and Switch (1991). His theater credits include: Sugar, Don’t Drink the Water, Arsenic and Old Lace and South Pacific.
BARBARA ANDRES: Barbara Andres was born-in-a-trunk to the musical comedy team, Masters and Rollins. Her performance in the 2014 Transport Group production of I Remember Mama earned her a Drama Desk nomination as Best Actress. She debuted on Broadway in the 1969 musical Jimmy followed by The Boy Friend, Rodgers and Hart, Rex, On Golden Pond, Doonesbury, Kiss of the Spider Woman, A Delicate Balance, and Cabaret. As Fraulein Schneider in the national tour of Cabaret, she received the L.A. Ovation and Joseph Jefferson Award nominations for Best Featured Actress.