River Island

Make your reservation now for this special, live reading of River Island, my new, full-length play featuring James Naughton and his daughter Keira Naughton playing father and daughter, along with Maria Tucci and an awesome cast, in what Susan Granger of SCG Syndicate calls a “family dramedy, rich in atmosphere, packed with surprises.”

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Fairfield Theatre Company

Doors open at 7:00 p.m. Reading at 7:30 p.m.

Reserve your seat!


James Naughton

Known for his extensive career in movies, t.v. and theatre, James Naughton has won two Tony awards for Chicago and City of Angles. His Broadway credits include directing Arthur Miller’s The Price, and Our Town starring Paul Newman. He appeared in the movies The Paper Chase, The Good Wife and First Wives Club, has been a reoccurring character on many television series, and performed in his one-man cabaret show, Street of Dreams.

Keira Naughton

Keira recently appeared in Ken Ludwig’s new play The Gods of Comedy at the McCarter, heading soon to the Old Globe. On Broadway, Keira acted in The Rivals, Dance of Death, and Three Sisters. Off-Broadway:  These Paper Bullets, The Jammer (both Atlantic Theater Co.), Hunting & Gathering, and others. TV credits include The Exorcist on Fox, Body of Proof, 3 Lbs, Law & Order: SVU, Sex & The City. Founding member of of New Neighborhood and songwriter with The Petersons.  www.keiranaughton.com

Sonnie Brown

Actress Sonnie Brown has had many t.v. and movie roles, including The Nannie Diaries, The Bourne Legacy, Don Jon, as well as Law & Order: SVU, Person of Interest and Blue Bloods. She’s also a baker, and runs SonBobs Cookies and Cakes Cafe in Astoria, Queens.

Brennan Brown

A familiar face from Man in the High Castle, Mozart in the Jungle and Chicago Med, Brennan Brown’s stage work includes Major Barbara at The Roundabout Theatre in NYC and Richard III (title role) at Yale Rep. For those Brits among you, he played Mr. Dresden in the Orange Telecom adverts.

Directed by Jenna Stern

Known primarily for her work in the Law & Order franchises, she has played Judge Barth on Law & Order: SVU for the past 7 years.  Her episodic TV work includes Bull, Blue Bloods, Person of Interest, The Sopranos and the recurring  Ambassador Caspi in House of Cards (S3). Her Broadway debut was in Elephant Man with Billy Crudup and Kate Burton. 

Co-produced by Carole Schweid

Carole Schweid grew up dancing and opened on Broadway in the original cast of A Chorus Line. She runs Play with Your Food, the popular lunchtime play-reading series, and is the author of Staged Reading Magic.


We’re asking for $20 donations to cover the costs of this awesome Live Theatre event in downtown Fairfield, Connecticut.  To reserve your seat, and to make a donation, click on the PayPal link below.

We’re offering two other suggested donations, $40 for a seat in the front three rows and an invitation to the preshow happy hour, and the $100 Patron’s Circle donation, for an assigned seat, invitation to the preshow reception. Your donation will help us do a reading in New York City. We’ll keep everyone in the loop as we take our next step in NYC.


Basic donation to the April 9 reading of River Island

We will thank you for your donation of $20 with one general admission seat.



Reading of River Island and pre-show happy hour

We will thank you for a $40 donation with a seat in the first three rows and an invitation to the pre-show reception.



Patron’s Circle Donations

We’ll thank Patron’s Circle donors with an assigned seat in the first two rows, an invitation to the pre-show reception..



Can’t make it donation

If you can't make the reading, but want to contribute to our journey.


If you have any questions, send an email to Elizabeth5000@optonline.net, or give me a call at
(203) 349-0069.

Fairfield Theatre Company is conveniently located in downtown Fairfield, steps away from the Metro North train, Fairfield Station. 70 Sanford Street.