Ten Years: A Celebration & Benefit for WordTheatre in the Schools
November 3, 2011 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
We kicked off our tenth year with the Authors & Actors of WordTheatre®: Giving Voice to Great Writing in the US & the UK. Contributors are helping us bring WordTheatre to ten Title 1 schools!
- Amy Keyes
- Gary Dourdan and his Band
- Andrew Banks on piano
- Jim Wilson on piano
- Rachel Applebaum on piano
- Chris Bauer (True Blood) read “Drawer” by Rick Moody.
- Christopher Gorham (Covert Affairs) read “A Happy Dream” by Steve Almond.
- Edi Gathegi (Twilight) read “Dear John” by John Edgar Wideman.
- Graham Hamilton (Hamlet at the Folger) read “The Burlington Northern, Southern Bound” by Bruce Holland Rogers.
- Ian Hart (Dirt, Luck, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone) read “Crazy Glue” by Etgar Keret.
- Marcia Gay Harden (God of Carnage) read “Following the Notes” by Pia Z. Ehrhardt.
- Philip Baker Hall (Hard Eight) read “Young Man on 6th Avenue” by Mark Halliday.
- CCH Pounder (Avatar) read “I Fall to Pieces” by Amy Gerstler.
- Stephen Tobolowsky (Glee) read his original piece, “The Moth and the Window”.
- Vincent Piazza (Boardwalk Empire) read “The Bank Robbery” by Steve Schutzman.
- Tea with TC Boyle and a tour of his Frank Lloyd Wright Home
- Two tickets to Kidding on the Square starring Emily Bergl (check out one of the best reviews ever in the NY Times at http://nyti.ms/r4Gbep), coming to Los Angeles this January, dates to be announced.
- Two tickets for the 2012 Pageant of the Masters in Laguna Beach
- Dinner for four at Akasha, one of the best restaurants in Culver City
- Set visit to BODY OF PROOF
- Set visit to CASTLE
- Tower of assorted chocolates from John Kelly Chocolates
- Gorgeous Gold plated Christmas ornament and a $150 gift certificate from Georg Jensen of Beverly Hills
- Basket of adorable dolls (plus accessories) from Best Pals
- Cooking class and T-shirt from Cast Iron Gourmet
Cashmere scarf and fingerless long gloves set from 360 Sweater
Two tickets to The Wine House Bourbon Fest on 11/15 and a bottle of Bourbon
Basket of lotions and spritzes from Light of Beauty
A three CD set from our esteemed pianist Jim Wilson
Signed copies of books from James Franco, Michelle Latiolais, Michelle Bitting, Mary Otis, Alethea Black and more!
All performances were produced and directed by Cedering Fox.