‘Celebrity Autobiography’ sets stars
Series of comic readings begins Sept. 8
By GORDON COX
Sherri Shepherd, Cheyenne Jackson, Kristen Johnston, Bruce Vilanch, Bob Balaban, Rachel Dratch, Michael Urie and BD Wong are among the rotating roster of performers who will have a stint in “Celebrity Autobiography: In Their Own Words,” sitting down for an open-ended Gotham run beginning Sept. 8.
A series of comic readings of celeb autobiographies by the likes of Burt Reynolds, Mr. T, Loni Anderson, Madonna and Star Jones, “Celebrity Autobiography” originated in L.A. and has played a couple of perfs in New York already, beginning with an Actors’ Fund benefit last year.
Show will run Monday nights at the Triad Theater on the Upper West Side. Angelo Fraboni, Peter Martin, Eugene Pack and Dayle Reyfel produce.