Zoe Caldwell
(© Joseph Marzullo/WENN)
Zoe Caldwell
(© Joseph Marzullo/WENN)
Tony winner Zoe Caldwell and Pulitzer Prize winner Tony Kushner will participate in O'Neill and His Electra on Friday, January 16 at 6:30 pm at Theatre Row.

The event is being presented in conjunction with The New Group's upcoming production of Mourning Becomes Electra, to run January 27-April 18. Caldwell will read passages from O'Neill's work, while Kushner engages in a conversation with O'Neill experts Arthur and Barbara Gelb.

As previously announced, the production will be directed by Scott Elliott and star Jena Malon (Lavinia Mannon), Lili Taylor (Christine Mannon), Mark Blum (Ezra Mannon), Joseph Cross (Orin Mannon), Robert Hogan (Seth), and Anson Mount (Brant), along with Carolyn Baeumler, Therese Barbato, Geoffrey Bryant, Susan Goodwillie, Mycah Hogan, Patrick Mapel, Sean Meehan, Phoebe Strole, and John Wojda. The creative team will include Derek McLane (sets), Susan Hilferty (costumes), Jason Lyons (lighting), Shane Rettig (sound), and Pat Metheny (original music).

For more information, visit www.thenewgroup.org.