January 30, 2012
By Michael Gioia
Celebrity Autobiography, the Drama Desk Award-winning show that plays in New York City and around the world, has announced casting for February performances.
The theatrical event will play the San Francisco Sketchfest Feb. 3-4 at Marines’ Memorial Theatre. The 8 PM performances will feature Rachel Dratch, Jesse Tyler Ferguson (Feb. 4 only), Florence Henderson, Laraine Newman, Luke Perry, Fred Willard, Eugene Pack and Dayle Reyfel.
The New York production of Celebrity Autobiography, entitled The Next Chapter, will be held Feb. 13 at 7 PM at the Triad Theater. The performance will feature Mario Cantone, Carol Kane, Ralph Macchio, Sherri Shepherd, Alan Zweibel, Eugene Pack and Dayle Reyfel.
Following The Next Chapter, Celebrity Autobiography will host a benefit performance for SLAM (Sober High School), scheduled for Feb. 15 at 8 PM at the Triad. Performers include Bobby Cannavale, Andy Cohen, Rachel Dratch, America Ferrara, Santino Fontana, John Benjamin Hickey, Kristen Johnston, Natasha Lyonne and Julia Klausner.
The Mayo Performing Arts Center in New Jersey will present Celebrity Autobiography Feb. 16 at 8 PM. The cast will include Cantone, Kane, Macchio, Shepherd, Pack, Reyfel and Zweibel.
Benefit performances will also be held Feb. 21 at the Indian Wells Theater in Palm Desert, CA. The 5:30 PM and 8 PM shows will feature Valerie Bertinelli, Craig Bierko, Micky Dolenz, Henderson, Lainie Kazan, Andrea Martin, Pack, Matthew Perry, Martha Plimpton, Reyfel, Ryan Reynolds and Martin Short. The performances, hosted by The Big Hearts For Little Hearts Desert Guild, will benefit Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital Foundation.
Celebrity Autobiography, which originated in Los Angeles and was later adapted for a Bravo TV special, features actors reading selections from the autobiographies of the famous and infamous. Celebrity Autobiography is the winner of a 2009 Drama Desk Award for Unique Theatrical Experience.
For more information, visit www.celebrityautobiography.com.