Tuesday, March 4
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Mama’s Boy Southern Table & Refuge
Host David McCarthy
1) The Hilton Garden Inn’s Irene Dixon
2) Hoda and Kathi Lee (aka Kathryn Hebert and Eleni Sotiriou) will play a scene from Beth Henley’s Crimes of the Heart.
3) Councilman David McCarthy and Council President Doug Hempstead will play a scene from Tom Stoppard’s Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead.
4) Fire Chief Denis McCarthy will read from The Man in the Arena.
5) State Representative Larry Cafero
6) State Representative Gail Lavielle
7) Jim Reid from the Hour and Latanya Langley from Diageo
8) Gloria Tenofsky of NEF and Tricia Tierney from the Westport Barnes & Noble will read from Randy Paush’s The Last Lecture
Host Chris Bradley
1) Library Director Chris Bradley will read a short piece from The Hours by Michael Cunningham.
2) State Senator Bob Duff will read Dr. Seuss’ Green Eggs and Ham
3) Norwalk Arts Commission‘s Lynn Massey will read from Kay Thompson’s Eloise.
4) Norwalk Reads chair Stephen Bentkover will read from Jonathan Safran Foer’s Everything is Illuminated.
5) Police Officer Cesar Ramirez
6) The Historical Society’s Diane Jellerette will read two poems by Nikki Giovanni.
7) WPA Docent Leader Suzanne Ensler Ryan
O’Neill’s Host Erin Herring
1) Town Clerks Erin Herring and Rick McQuaid will read from P.D. Eastman’s Are You My Mother?
2) Becki Christopherson and the TESS Fiddle Club will perform Soldier’s Joy, the Kesh, the Devil’s Dream and Drowsy Maggie, all traditional Irish music.
3) Councilman Bruce Kimmel will read three poems: “The Fool’s Prayer,” by Edward Rowland Sill and “Miniver Cheevy” and “Richard Corey” by Edwin Arlington Robinson.
4) Mayor Harry Rilling and Councilman John Igneri
5) Jerrod Ferrari and Chris Bosak from the Hour
6) The Chamber’s Ed Musante and Brian Griffin
7) Library Board Chair Stan Siegel will read from Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes