Also set to perform as part of the evening of song and sketches will be Tony nominee Mark Jacoby (Sweeney Todd), Tamara Tunie ("Law and Order: SVU"), cabaret performer Baby Jane Dexter, Rhys Coiro ("Entourage"), and Emmy winner Edward Herrmann ("Grey's Anatomy"). The gala will begin with cocktails and a silent auction at 6 PM to be followed by dinner and performances from the aforementioned artists. Brush Up Your Shakespeare will be held at the Park Avenue Club in Florham Park.
All proceeds from Brush Up Your Shakespeare fund Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey's seasonal productions and educational programming.
Tickets for the March 29 event, priced $350 to $1,000, are available by calling (973) 408-3761 or by visiting www.ShakespeareNJ.org.