Verona resident and four-time Emmy Award-Winner Kim Zimmer will star in a brand new play at Luna Stage, a professional theatre in West Orange.
Zimmer will also do a special Meet and Greet for fans where she’ll read an excerpt from her bestselling memoir. She is best known for her portrayal of Reva Shayne on “Guiding Light” where she received four Lead Actress Emmy Awards along with eleven nominations, but she is also an accomplished stage actress recently wrapping up a record-breaking tour with the first national company of “Wicked.”
Her performance in “Old Love New Love” by Laura Brienza will mark her Luna Stage debut. “Old Love New Love” is a funny, moving, and life-affirming play about the challenges of caring for loved ones with Alzheimer’s Disease and the lengths we go to in order to honor the lives of those we have loved.
“Old Love New Love” and runs Thursdays through Sundays until May 8. Tickets range from $27-$37 dollars.
There will be a Special Meet and Greet with Kim Zimmer at 5:30 p.m. following the 3 p.m. performance on Sun., April 17. Meet Kim, hear her read an excerpt from her best selling memoir “I’m Just Saying!,” These are separately ticked events. Tickets for “Old Love New Love” on that date are $37; Meet and Greet are $25.
Tickets for all performances and the Meet and Greet can be purchased at lunastage.org, or at the box office Tues.-Fri. 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m.; 973-395-5551. Group sales available. $10 Student Rush tickets available one half-hour before curtain.
Luna Stage is a small but mighty professional theatre company in West Orange. Throughout the past 23 years, the company has earned a national reputation for developing and producing outstanding new plays and timely revivals. The theatre is handicapped accessible and offers assistive listening devices.