Family, friends, and colleagues from around the country will come together in San Francisco to celebrate the life of Hastings, who passed away on July 5, 2011, at his Santa Fe home.
George Hastings, Edward's brother, will be in attendance and speakers will include many beloved faces from A.C.T.'s past and present, including: A.C.T. artistic director Carey Perloff; former A.C.T. company members René Auberjonois, Joy Carlin, Barbara Dirickson, and Anna Deavere Smith; A.C.T. directors Paul Blake and Tom Moore; former A.C.T. casting director Geoff Johnson; and award-winning playwright Philip Kan Gotanda. Former A.C.T. company member Deborah May and current A.C.T. core acting company member Manoel Felciano will perform songs.