The 24 Hour Plays On Broadway
Monday, November 17, 2008
24 celebrities risk their sanity and their reputations in 6 short plays, written and rehearsed in a single day!
Length: 2 hrs 00 mins
Seating: Assigned by SmartTix
Seat assignments are assigned by the SmartTix, based on the best seat at the time the order is completed.
MONTBLANC proudly announces the 8th annual performance of The 24 Hour Plays on Broadway. Six brand new plays will be written, cast, rehearsed and performed at the American Airlines Theatre in a single day, featuring an all-new, all-star line up of 24 performers, six writers, six directors and one musical guest.
Proceeds from The 24 Hour Plays on Broadway benefit Urban Arts Partnership (formerly Working Playground), a not for profit cultural organization, that uses the arts to educate, inspire and enrich the lives of youth in over 50 underserved New York City Schools. Through a dynamic range of dance performance, documentary and film, music, poetry, theatre and visual arts programs, Urban Arts Partnership empowers youth to develop the creative and analytic impulses that will serve them as students, professionals and citizens. http://www.urbanarts.org
This year's company members, include Elizabeth Berkley (CSI Miami), David Cross (Arrested Development), Rachel Dratch (Saturday Night Live), Michael Ealy (The Miracle of St. Anna), Mamie Gummer (Les Liaisons Dangereuses), Peter Hermann (Law and Order: SVU), Justin Long (Live Free or Die Hard), Anthony Mackie (Eagle Eye), Julianna Margulies (ER), Diane Neal (Law and Order: SVU), Cynthia Nixon (Sex and the City, Tony Award winner for Rabbit Hole), Rosie Perez (Pineapple Express), Kim Raver (Lipstick Jungle), Horatio Sanz (Saturday Night Live), Annabella Sciorra (The Sopranos), Liev Schreiber (Tony Award winner for Glengarry Glen Ross), Brittany Snow (Hairspray), Julia Stiles (The Bourne Ultimatum), Maura Tierney (ER), Alicia Witt (88 Minutes) and Elijah Wood (Lord of the Rings); and playwrights Ben Karlin (The Daily Show), Terrence McNally (4 Time Tony Award winner, The Ritz, Love! Valour! Compassion!, Ragtime), and Beau Willimon (Farragut North); and directors Peter Ellenstein (Assassins, L.A. premiere), Thomas Kail (Tony nominated for In the Heights), and Josie Rourke (Artistic Director of the Bush Theatre, London).
Talent is scheduled to change based on availability.