Margulies, Tomei, Dillon, Piven, Gershon and More to Roast Stevens at Naked Angels Benefit

News   Margulies, Tomei, Dillon, Piven, Gershon and More to Roast Stevens at Naked Angels Benefit
A host of stage and screen favorites will be on hand May 23 for Fish Fry, an all-star roast of Fisher Stevens to benefit the Naked Angels theatre company.

As of press time those scheduled to take part in the Dean Martin-style roast include Naomi Watts, Mariska Hargitay, Liev Schreiber, Julianna Margulies, Marisa Tomei, Matt Dillon, Patrick Breen, Griffin Dunne, Kelli Klein, Julia Stiles, Annette O'Toole, Donna Hanover, Karen "Duff" Duffy, Joe Pantoliano, Rob Morrow, Rocco DiSpirito, Kristen Johnston, Amy Irving, Richard Kind, Hope Davis, Alexander Chaplin, Jeremy Piven and Gina Gershon. The evening, directed by Peter Askin, will feature Michael McKean as emcee.

A VIP reception at the Puck Building kicks off Fish Fry at 8 PM, followed by the 9 PM roast. After-dinner snacks and cocktails follow.

Fisher Stevens is one of the founding members of Naked Angels. The actor appeared in the Nicholas Hytner revival of Carousel as well as Terrence McNally's A Perfect Ganesh. His other theatrical credits include Torch Song Trilogy, Brighton Beach Memoirs and The 24 Hour Plays 2004. On film, he's been seen in "A Reversal of Fortune," "The Flamingo Kid" and "Just a Kiss."

The Puck Building is located in Manhattan at 295 Lafayette Street. Tickets, which begin at $200, are available by calling Naked Angels at (646) 214-7939.

* Under the artistic direction of Jenny Gersten, Naked Angels is about to embark on its 20th season, which will feature new plays, the Issues Project, special music and drama reading series, and workshops of new theatrical work.

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