Godfrey play to be read in Roxbury
The play is set in St. Bernard's Episcopal Church, a century-old edifice in midtown Manhattan that faces multiple challenges: a dwindling congregation, the need for extensive repairs to the building and an uncertain future.
What a vigorous new rector brings to St. Bernard's, however, surprises and shocks most of the vestry and leads them to wonder if they have made a huge mistake recruiting the dynamic and energetic priest from Atlanta.
Godfrey, who will read the role of Wesley Fairchild, is a playwright and actor who has performed in dozens of plays regionally and in New York.
He was last seen as FDR in "Annie" at the Helen Hayes Theatre.
Other readers include Lenka Peterson O'Connor, who has been nominated for a Tony Award and for a Helen Hayes Award; Paul Doherty, who has performed featured roles in "American Gangster" and "The Good Shepherd"; Rob Pawlikowski, an actor, director and technologist; Jack Gilpin, who has appeared on and off-Broadway and has performed in more than 30 feature films and on TV; and Marla Truini, who produced and directed the production and is director of drama at the Westover School.
A reception will follow the reading at the South Street library.
Donations for the library will be accepted.
For more information, call 860-350-2181.