Fairfield Theater Company will hold a special one-evening performance of "Bill and Lois Wilson: In Their Own Words" at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 7, at StageOne, 70 Sanford St.

The performance is a dramatization based on the letters and reminiscences of Bill and Lois Wilson, the respective founders of AA and Al-Anon, and tells the story of the couple's remarkable lives. The production was premiered by the Stepping Stones Foundation and the Bedford Community Theatre in Katonah, N.Y. Stepping Stones is the home occupied by Bill and Lois Wilson from the 1940s through the end of their lives.

The performance will benefit Positive Directions -- The Center for Prevention and Recovery, a not-for-profit agency with treatment and prevention programs for families, adults and children.

The show will feature Westport couple, Emmy Award nominee and Broadway actor Scott Bryce and Broadway actress and singer Jodi Stevens.

A pre-performance reception at the Fairfield Theatre Company begins at 6:30 p.m. Doors open for the show at 7 p.m.

Tax-deductible tickets, which cost from $50 to $100, are available through the Fairfield Theatre Company Box Office at 203-259-1036 or www.fairfieldtheatre.org.