Julia Roberts Joins LAByrinth's 'Celebrity Charades: Jackpot' Benefit 12/7
LAByrinth Theater Company (Co-Artistic Directors Stephen Adly Guirgis, Mimi O'Donnell, Yul Vázquez and Producing Director Marieke Gaboury) enters the arena to crank up the stakes at the seventh annual benefit featuring Celebrity Charades: Jackpot on Monday December 7th.
At the live event, watch four celebrity teams do battle in a fearsome and hilarious speed charades
competition with referee Eric Bogosian (Talk Radio, "Law & Order"). Players confirmed to participate to date (subject to continuing availability) include Ian Astbury (frontman, The Cult), Bob Balaban (Waiting for Guffman, Best in Show), Bobby Cannavale ("Will & Grace," The Station Agent), Tom Colicchio ("Top Chef"), Billy Crudup (Almost Famous, The Coast Of Utopia), Philip Seymour Hoffman (Doubt, Capote), John Ortiz (Public Enemies, Miami Vice), Julia Roberts (Duplicity, Erin Brockovich, Pretty Woman), Sam Rockwell (Frost/Nixon, Choke), Daphne Rubin-Vega (Sex and The City, Tony
Award-Nominee for Rent, Anna In The Tropics), Julia Stiles (Oleanna, Mona Lisa's Smile) and Yul Vázquez ("Seinfeld", Che). More names added each week!
The 2009 Dave Hoghe Award will be presented to Time Warner Inc. in honor of its inspiring commitment to new work and its leadership support of LAByrinth Theater Company. Past recipients of this annual award have included Madonna, George C. Wolfe, Ira Pittelman, Daryl Roth and Bennington College and Carole Shorenstein Hays.
For the latest information and to purchase tickets, go to www.labtheater.org or call (212) 513 1082. Tickets sales support the 2009/10 season of LAByrinth Theater Company - Raucous. Vital.
Real. Since 1992.
LAByrinth Theater Company was founded in 1992 by a group of actors who wanted to push their artistic limits, hone their craft, and create new plays that truly reflected their heritage and
experience. Today, LAByrinth is comprised of more than 110 established and emerging theater artists from a wide array of cultural perspectives. The inclusive, multicultural ensemble encourages all members to write, act, direct, and design, and supports multidisciplinary growth and exploration in the creation of daring new work that celebrates the diversity of its New York City home.
Now in its eighth season, LAByrinth has developed more than 300 new plays and staged 51 productions, including The Little Flower of East Orange and UNCONDITIONAL (2008), A View from 151st Street and Jack Goes Boating (2007), A Small, Melodramatic Story and School of
The Americas (2006), The Last Days of Judas Iscariot (2005), Sailor's Song and Guinea Pig Solo (2004), Dutch Heart of Man and Dirty Story (2003), Our Lady of 121st Street (2002), Where's
My Money? (2001), Jesus Hopped the ‘A' Train (2000), and In Arabia, We'd All Be Kings (1999).
Photo Credit: Walter McBride/Retna Ltd.