Lyric Stage Company has announced the next two installments in their series of "Celebrity Autobiography" evenings. "Sex & The City" star (and Boston native) Mario Cantone will appear on Monday, February 27, at 7:30 p.m. Broadway star and "Iron Chef American" Judge Cady Huffman will appear on Monday, April 2, at 7:30 p.m.
and developed by Emmy Award-nominated writer-performer Eugene
Pack and Dayle Reyfel, “Celebrity Autobiography”
features a first rate comedic ensemble performing from the actual memoirs
of a wide range of celebrities.
Presented at Lyric in association with Angelo Fraboni, Peter Martin,Rick Newman, Eugene Packand Dayle Reyfel, the actual readings performed on February 27 and April 2 will be announced from the stage.
Running for three sold out years in New York, "Celebrity
Autobiography" won the 2009 Drama Desk Award in
the category of Unique Theatrical Experience and the 2010 Bistro
Award. The show has become one of the most critically acclaimed
productions on the Off-Broadway scene and rates as one of the most “buzzed
about shows” of recent years.
Cantone has also appeared on Broadway in the role of Buzz
in Terrence McNally's award-winning dramatic comedy,
"Love! Valor! Compassion!;" and as Stephano
in Shakespeare's "The Tempest" at the Public
Theater. Off Broadway, he was the original Terry in "The
Crumple Zone," and played Benny in "June Moon,"
and Grumio in the Shakespeare in the Park production
of "The Taming of the Shrew." He is also seen
regularly on "The View."
Cady's other Broadway credits are her Tony Award-nominated performance as Ziegfeld’s Favorite in "The Will Rogers Follies," "La Cage aux Folles," "Steel Pier," Dame Edna: The Royal Tour, and Bob Fosse’s last original musical "Big Deal." On the big screen Cady was most recently seen in John Wells' "The Company Men" opposite Ben Affleck and Chris Cooper.
For tickets and information, stop by the box office at 140
Clarendon Street, or call 617-585-5678. (Premium seating includes a post-show
champagne-hors d’oeuvres reception with the artists.)
-- OnStage Boston
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