Might as Well Live: In What Fresh Hell Is This?, Stars Celebrate Salty Parker to Benefit Drama Dept.

News   Might as Well Live: In What Fresh Hell Is This?, Stars Celebrate Salty Parker to Benefit Drama Dept. What Fresh Hell Is This?, the Drama Dept. benefit salute to Dorothy Parker, will be held 7 PM April 13 at the Tribeca Rooftop, with Kitty Carlisle Hart, Mary Louise Wilson, Edie Falco, Bebe Neuwirth, Cynthia Nixon, Charles Busch and more reading the work of poet and humorist Parker.
Edie Falco
Edie Falco

The 7 PM event includes, drinks, dinner and an evening of Dorothy Parker material, with poems read by Debbie Gravitte, Nancy Giles, Hart, Judy Kuhn, Jessica Hecht, Anne Kaufman Schneider, Jessica Stone, Amy Ryan and Karen Ziemba. Reading monologues are Amy Hohn, Falco, Neuwirth, Nixon, Busch and Wilson. Among Drama Dept. members in attendance will be Sarah Jessica, John Cameron Mitchell and Isaac Mizrahi.

The event has sold so well it has moved to a larger room, Drama Dept.'s Douglas Carter Beane told Playbill On-Line. Some tickets are now available ($500 for Round Table Preferred Seating and $250 for Table Seating).

Beane (As Bees in Honey Drown) compiled and directed the evening.

Tribeca Rooftop is at 2 Desbrosses St. in Manhattan. For information, call (212) 633-9108.

For more information about Off-Broadway's Drama Dept., known for 17 productions in eight years (including June Moon, Uncle Tom's Cabin, The Torch-Bearers, As Thousands Cheer, Shanghai Moon, Rude Entertainment, The Country Club and more, visit www.DramaDept.org.