Jenn Harris, Cole Escola, Kenny Mellman Will Bring Classic Oscar Speeches to Life in You Like Me

News   Jenn Harris, Cole Escola, Kenny Mellman Will Bring Classic Oscar Speeches to Life in You Like Me Iconic acceptance speeches from the Academy Awards will be brought to life in YOU LIKE ME: An Evening of Classic Acceptance Speeches, a one-night-only event set for Feb. 25 at 7 PM at The Laurie Beechman Theatre.

The cast will feature Billy Eichner (Creation Nation), Emily McNamara, Dan Fishback, Michael Schulman, Rachel Shukert, Jesse Oxfeld, Adam Feldman, Jenn Harris ("30 Rock"), an appearance by The Varsity Interpretive Dance Squad, Ben Rimalower, AndrewAndrew, Cole Escola (Logo’s Jeffery and Cole Casserole), and Kenny Mellman (Our Hit Parade), and will be hosted by Ryan Raftery. Rimalower will direct, and Brian Nash will provide musical direction. The evening was created by Shukert and  Shulman.

According to press notes, "Join a host of your favorite downtown luminaries as they channel Hollywood’s elite— thanking their agents, sending fake Indians in protest, and crying with joy over becoming the first black Best Actress Oscar winner while you bask in your own failed life whilst drinking heavily. Hooray for Hollywood!"

The Laurie Beechman Theatre is located in the West Bank Café on 42nd Street and 9th Avenue. Tickets are $15. For reservations call (212) 695-6909.

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