April 18, 2014

Theatricum Fundraiser Presents “A Fireside Chat: Edward Asner as FDR,” Nov. 20

 

PHOTO COURTESY OF THEATRICUM BOTANICUM

Theatricum Fundraiser Presents  “A Fireside Chat:  Edward Asner as FDR,” Nov. 20

Ed Asner as FDR, comes to Topanga as a benefit for the Theatricum Botanicum.

The Will Geer Theatricum Botanicum, one of Los Angeles’ oldest and most respected theatre companies, presents “A Fireside Chat: Edward Asner as FDR” on November 20, 3:30 p.m., at the historic Mountain Mermaid, 20421 Callon Drive, Topanga, CA 90290.

Asner has earned outstanding reviews in his solo performance of the drama based on Dore Schary’s Broadway hit, “Sunrise at Campobello,” winner of four Tony Awards, that explores the life of one of America’s most respected presidents.

Leading the post-performance discussion will be author Rose Eichenbaum, whose latest book, The Actor Within: Intimate Conversations with Great Actors, profiles Mr. Asner and other notable acting icons, including James Cromwell, Ed Harris, Liza Minnelli and William H. Macy.

Proceeds benefit Theatricum performance and educational programs. Tickets are $100 (tax deductible) and include a post-performance discussion and dessert reception).

A limited number of VIP sponsorship tickets are available ranging from $1,000 - $5,000, which include priority seating and pre-performance cocktail reception with Mr. Asner.

To purchase tickets or for additional information, contact: Matt Van Winkle at (310) 455-2322 or matt@theatricum.com.

Please park at the Theatricum, 1419 N. Topanga Canyon Blvd., Topanga, CA 90290, for shuttle service to the Mountain Mermaid.