The World of Nick Adams will be appearing on stage at the Davies Symphony
Hall in San Francisco, CA, on Monday the 27 October 2008. Warren Beatty, Annette Bening, Billy Crystal, Julia Roberts and
Tom Hanks are just a few of the movie stars that will be participating in the October 27 benefit reading of “The World
of Nick Adams.” Tickets are selling fast, so be sure to order yours from Stubhub.com before it’s
The World of Nick Adams benefit reading is being held for the Painted Turtle, one of the late Paul Newman’s Hole
in the Wall Camps for children who are seriously ill, with almost 40% of the children coming from low-income families. The
World of Nick Adams is A.E. Hotchner’s adaptation of Earnest Hemmingway’s autobiographical stories, featuring
the character Nick Adams.
The World of Nick Adams is hosting appearances by stars such as Danny DeVito,
Danny Glover, Edward James Olmos, Sean Penn and Bruce Willis. The San Francisco Symphony will be performing the original
score by Aaron Copland. The staging for the event is being done by Carey Perloff and the producers are Lou Adler and Kevin
Duncan. Be sure to pick up your tickets, as this is an even that you will not want to miss!