A.R. Gurney
(© Joseph Marzullo/WENN)
A.R. Gurney
(© Joseph Marzullo/WENN)
A. R.Gurney will direct himself, award-winning actress Annette Miller, Jake Robards, Corinna May, and David Adkins in a benefit performance of his play, Ancestral Voices, at Shakespeare & Company's Founders Theatre, July 20 at 7:30 pm.

This semi-autobiographical account of three generations begins in Gurney's hometown of Buffalo, New York, in the 1940's. The performance is preceded by a 6:00 pm reception featuring cocktails and light fare provided by Samel's of Pittsfield, and followed by a champagne and dessert reception with the actors at 9:00pm.

Tickets range from $75-$250. To purchase, or for more information, call 413-637-3353 or visit www.shakespeare.org.