Kathleen Chalfant
(© Joseph Marzullo/WENN)
Kathleen Chalfant
(© Joseph Marzullo/WENN)
Kathleen Chalfant, Randy Graff, Frances Sternhagen, Jacqueline Antaramian, Kathryn Grody, Kathryn Layng, and Maryann Plunkett are among the performers set to participate in Turning Points: A Festival of New Plays by Women at 8pm on Monday, November 9 at the Cherry Lane Theatre.

The evening will benefit the League of Professional Theatre Women, a non-profit organization committed to promoting visibility and increasing opportunities for women in the professional theater.

The event will feature plays by Paula Cizmar, Glenda Frank, Leah Kornfeld Friedman, Anne Hamilton, Shirley Lauro, Carol K. Mack, Sheilah Rae, Deborah Savadge, Joan Vail Thorne, and Leonora Thuna; participating directors will include Edie Cowan, Pamela Hunt, Melissa Maxwell, Tricia McDermott, Lorca Peress, Cara Reichel, Elyse Singer, Melanie Sutherland, Melanie Moyer Williams, and Ludovica Villar-Hauser. Additional casting will be announced at a later date.

Tickets are $40 and can be reserved by emailing lptwnewplayfestival@gmail.com. For further information, visit www.TheatreWomen.org.