November 30, 2020, 7:02.50 pm ET  

Photo: Phylicia Rashad/LaFemme                                                                               

Tony Award winner Phylicia Rashad will star in La Femme Theatre Productions’ broadcast of Tennessee Williams’s “The Night of the Iguana,” directed by Emily Mann The show, which has been prerecorded, will stream December 2-6. Proceeds will benefit The Actors Fund.

In the play, a defrocked clergyman spends one stormy night at the Costa Verde Hotel in Acapulco as the world prepares for World War II. After four women of different ages and backgrounds and a 97-year-old poet engage in the clergyman’s spiritual struggles, their lives leap dramatically forward.

The presentation will also star Dylan McDermott, Roberta Maxwell, Austin Pendleton, Jean Lichty, Keith Randolph Smith, Carmen Berkeley, Eliud Kauffman, Julio Macias, Stephanie Schmiderer, Bradley James Tejeda and John Hans Tester.

Rashad won a Tony Award for “A Raisin in the Sun.” Her many Broadway credits include “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof,” “August: Osage County,” “Cymbeline” and “Gem of the Ocean.” Her numerous TV and film credits include “The Cosby Show,” “This is Us” and “Creed.”

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