Lewis Black and Mark Linn-Baker to Star in Benefit Reading of Laundry Hour

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A one-night-only reading of Lewis Black, Mark Linn-Baker and William Peters' 1981 play The Laundry Hour will be presented March 16 at the Laura Pels Theatre in Manhattan.

The 8 PM performance, which will benefit New York Stage and Film's 25th anniversary season, will boast the talents of Black and Linn-Baker. "Two struggling performers trapped in the post-60's Reagan era try to come to terms with the religious right, and the right to laugh" in The Laundry Hour, according to press notes.

The Laundry Hour was originally presented by Joseph Papp at The Public Theater and was recently published in Lewis' 2008 best-selling book "Me of Little Faith." The play also features music and lyrics by Paul Schierhorn.

An informal reception with the artists will follow the performance.

Laura Pels Theatre at the Harold and Mimi Steinberg Center for Theatre is located in Manhattan at 111 West 46th Street. For tickets, priced $100, visit http://newyorkstageandfilm.tix.com.

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