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Woody Allen film kicks off Westport Playhouse comedy

Published 5:28 pm, Thursday, October 3, 2013
  • There will be a free screening of ìBullets Over Broadway,î directed by Woody Allen, at the Westport Country Playhouse to kick off the playhouse production of the show business farce ìRoom Service.î Photo: Contributed Photo / Westport News
    There will be a free screening of ìBullets Over Broadway,î directed by Woody Allen, at the Westport Country Playhouse to kick off the playhouse production of the show business farce ìRoom Service.î Photo: Contributed Photo

 

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To kick off its production of the show business farce "Room Service," Westport Country Playhouse will host a free film screening of another backstage comedy, "Bullets Over Broadway," directed by Woody Allen, on Sunday, Oct. 6.

Mark Lamos, playhouse artistic director and director of "Room Service," will introduce the film. An informal discussion will immediately follow the screening. "Bullets Over Broadway" stars Dianne Wiest, who won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress in the film; John Cusack, Jennifer Tilly, Chazz Palminteri, Mary Louise Parker, Jack Warden, Rob Reiner, Tracey Ullman, Harvey Fierstein and Edie Falco.

The free screening starts at 4 p.m. in the playhouse's Sheffer Studio. Free popcorn and beverages will be available.

For more information, reservations for the free film, or tickets to "Room Service," call the box office at 203-227-4177, or toll-free at 1-888-927-7529, or visit Westport Country Playhouse, 25 Powers Court-. Tickets are available online at www.westportplayhouse.org.