In a Fifth Avenue apartment high above Central Park, art dealer Flanders Kittredge and his wife Ouisa are trying to interest a moneyed friend in a $2 million investment. When an unexpected young guest arrives, claiming to be the son of Sidney Poitier, the plot takes some wonderfully unexpected turns in John Guare’s classic American play.
An L.A. Theatre Works full cast performance featuring:
Alan Alda as Flanders
Pam Blair as Kitty
Gabrielle Carteris as Tess
Gabriel Dell as Woody
Alastair Duncan as Geoffrey/Larkin
Melissa Greenspan as Elizabeth
Oded Gross as Doug/Detective
Chuma Hunter-Gault as Paul
Swoosie Kurtz as Ouisa
Charles Levin as Dr. Fine/Doorman
Daniel Passer as Trent/Hustler/Policeman
Danny Strauss as Ben/Rick
Includes a conversation about “six degrees” theory with mathematician Steven Strogatz of Cornell University.
Directed by Jay Sandrich. Recorded before a live audience at the Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles in October of 1998.