Photo Coverage: Celebrity Autobiography: In Their Own Words
Celebrity Autobiography: In Their Own Words performed at New York's Triad Theater, 158 West 72 Street on Monday, January 11 at 7:30pm and 9:30pm.
The comedy sensation Celebrity Autobiography: In Their Own Words features a line-up of rotating performers who interpret the actual words and stories written by the famous and the infamous, in both solo and ensemble "chamber" pieces. Some of the "authors" that are featured include Ivana Trump, VAnna White, Mr. T, Star Jones, Kenny Loggins, Tommy Lee, Sylvester Stallone, the Jonas Brothers, Zsa Zsa Gabor, David Cassidy, Neil Sedaka, Britney Spears, Madonna,Burt Reynolds and Loni Anderson, as well as the infamous memoirs of ElizaBeth Taylor, Eddie Fisher, and Debbie Reynolds, which are edited together to create a Rashomon-esque playlet in the participants' own words.
New books are being added to the Celebrity Autobiography repertoire for 2010 including Tiger Woods's How I Play Golf, which will be read this coming week, as well as autobiographies by Sarah Palin and Carrie Prejean.
Celebrity Autobiography: In Their Own Words plays at the Triad Theater, 158 West 72 Street. Tickets are $35 - $45 and may be purchased by contacting Smarttix at 212 868-4444 or www.smarttix.com, or by visiting www.celebrityautobiography.com. For group sales phone 718 631-0438. Please note that the Triad Theater has a two-drink minimum and is a cash-only venue.
At the end of January, Celebrity Autobiography will play two shows as part of SF Sketchfest, the San Francisco Comedy Festival. The casts for these performances on Saturday, January 30 at 8pm, and Sunday, January 31 at 7pm, include Rachel Dratch,Neil Patrick Harris, Laura Kightlinger, Steve Schirripa, Lesley Ann Warren, Fred Willard, Dayle Reyfel and Eugene Pack.
Both shows take place at Cobb's Comedy Club, 915 Columbus Avenue. Tickets are $35. For more information about Celebrity Autobiography at SF Sketchfest, visitwww.sfsketchfest.com. To purchase tickets to Celebrity Autobiograpy at SF Sketchfest, visit www.sfsketchfest.com/tickets.