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Celebrity Autobiography Returns Aug. 18

July 28th, 2014 Comments off

celebCelebrity Autobiography returns this August, welcoming to its cast stars of stage & screen Mario Cantone (Sex and the City), Rachel Dratch (Saturday Night Live), Scott Adsit (30 Rock), Drama Desk-winners Eugene Pack & Dayle Reyfel and comedy legend Alan Zweibel for a special NYC performance on Monday, August 18 at 7pm at Stage 72 (158 West 72nd Street).

Celebrating its fifth hit year, Celebrity Autobiography is still playing to sold out crowds and going strong with several new ‘hot off the press’ selections from the likes of One Direction, Kris Jenner and Pippa Middleton and new mash-ups from their hysterical “Rock n’ Roll”, “Sports Hall of Fame”, “Political” and “Fitness” editions.

Mario Cantone  (photo by Andrew Werner via The Broadway Blog)

Mario Cantone (photo by Andrew Werner via The Broadway Blog)

Created by Eugene Pack and developed by Pack and Dayle Reyfel, audiences at Celebrity Autobiography will be treated to an entertaining evening as an eclectic mix of talented and hilarious performers act out excerpts from a range of celebrity tell-alls. Who knows… you may hear interpretations from the true-life musings of Justin Bieber, Gwyneth Paltrow, Beyoncé or Miley Cyrus. Past mash-ups themes have included Sports Icons, Food Obsessions, and Burt Reynolds & Loni Anderson and their secretary.

Celebrity Autobiography
Stage 72 (158 West 72nd Street)
Monday, August 18, 7 p.m.

Sondheim Reveals New Show, Chita Rivera Returns & More Theater News

March 2nd, 2012 Comments off

Extra! Extra! We’ve got your quick and tasty theater news headlines for the week that was:

  • The First Lady of high kicks Chita Rivera will return to Broadway next season in the first-ever revival of The Mystery of Edwin Drood, the choose-your-own ending Tony winner for Best Musical 1986.
  • Hollywood heat-seekers Justin Long (Going the Distance, Mac commercials) and Jeff Goldblum (Jurassic Park) will be taking over the lead roles in the hit comedy Seminar beginning April 3.
  • The King of creepy/awesome children’s literature Roald Dahl (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory) is making it to Broadway as the critically-acclaimed West End adaptation of Matilda The Musical jumps across the pond for a 2013 debut.