Pair of TV stars to perform 'Love Letters' at Dock Street Theatre (update: post-event)

Update August 3: The Charleston City Paper was there and has write-up and a few shots from the event; check them out here.

First reporting July 25: Carrie Preston of True Blood and Michael Emerson of Lost are set to perform a staged reading of A.R. Gurney's "Love Letters."

The play is "tells the story of a lifelong romance between Andrew Ladd and Melissa Gardner beginning when they were in elementary school and continuing as Ladd becomes a powerful United States Senator."

The Post and Courier has a nice preview of the show and what will be offered, and the past acting history of Emerson and Preston; you can read that here. You can also check out the show's description on the Charleston Stage website.

The reading, reception, and moderated Q&A session will go down Saturady, July 31, at the Dock Street Theatre. Tickets are $125 (and include a cocktail reception), pony up $250 and you'll get to after party with the stars.