Award-winning singer/songwriter Carly Simon will serve as the honorary chair of the 7 PM event, which will take place at the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. Our Time Theatre Company, which serves as the artistic home for young people who stutter, will present acclaimed photographer Howard L. Bingham with the 2009 Our Time Award in recognition of his achievements. Actor Jeffrey Wright will present the award during the gala ceremony.
A line-up of celebrities will perform original works penned by the young members of the Our Time Theatre Company.
Announced to participate are cast members from Spring Awakening as well as Lauren Ambrose, Talia Balsam, David Alan Basche, Michael Cerveris, Maddie Corman, Nadia Dajani, Ned Eisenberg, Dominic Fumusa, Lauren Graham, Kate Jennings Grant, Kathryn Grody, Gregory Allen Howard, Adriane Lenox, Ilana Levine, Tiffany McElroy, Matthew Modine, Kelli O'Hara, John Oliver, Rosie Perez, Alysia Reiner, Ron Rifkin, Alice Ripley, Ken Roberson, Ramon Rodriguez, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Amy Ryan, Ed Sherin, John Slattery, Fisher Stevens, Mary Testa and Callie Thorne.
Co-chairs for the event are Scott M. Delman, Fred Nelson, Kathleen A. & Dr. Joseph F. Popovich and Liz Tuccillo.
For tickets and more information call (212) 414-9696 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Jack H. Skirball Center for the Performing Arts at New York University is located at 566 LaGuardia Place at Washington Square South.