The Public Theater presents a reading of it's recent award-winning production of Stuff Happens. A provocative and thoughtful play about how and why we went to war in Iraq, Stuff Happens brings to the stage an ongoing story of great national and international importance, with characters and dialogue seemingly ripped from today's headlines. Inspired by actual events - both public and private - that have been authenticated from multiple sources, Stuff Happens is a powerful history play that brilliantly transforms "real life" into profound drama. This one-night-only event features the cast of The Public Theater production: George Bartenieff, Reed Birney, Tony Carlin, Glenn Fleshler, Zach Grenier, Lameece Issaq, Peter Francis James, Ken Marks, Larry Pine, David Pittu, Gloria Reuben, Jay O. Sanders, Thomas Schall, Robert Sella, Brenda Wehle, and Waleed F. Zuaiter. Daniel Sullivan directs. "The most significant political art yet to grow from our catastrophic times." -- Linda Winer, Newsday Tickets are FREE, in the tradition of Shakespeare in the Park, and will be available on the day of the performance (two per person) at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park beginning at 1:00 p.m. and at The Public Theater, 425 Lafayette Street (near Astor Place), from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. The closest entrances to the Delacorte are at 81st Street and Central Park West or 70th Street and Fifth Avenue. BECOME A STUFF HAPPENS SPONSOR! For a tax-deductible contribution of $75, sponsors may reserve one seat to the special reading of Stuff Happens at the Delacorte Theater on September 6, 2006. These reserved seats are very limited to assure that the highest number of free seats are available for the general public on the day of show.