Phantom Audio will host the exhibit at the company's Chelsea loft space Sept. 24-27. The exhibit benefits the Playwrights Realm Theater Company. All portraits will be available for purchase. Artists depicted in Florence's paintings include Joel Grey, Anne Hathaway, Jude Law, Daniel Craig, Woody Allen, Tennessee Williams, Ethel Merman, Liz Taylor, Terrence McNally, Nathan Lane, The Marx Brothers, Dorothy Parker, Sir Ian McKellen, Edward Albee, Paul Newman, Marilyn Monroe, Neil Simon, Jake Gyllenhaal, Heath Ledger, Gloria Vanderbilt, Barbara Hutton, Babe Paley, Rock Hudson, James Dean, David Sedaris, Meryl Streep and Marlon Brando.
The Playwrights Realm most recently staged Anna Ziegler's Dov and Ali and Anton Dudley's Substitution in 2008. The company is led by co-artistic directors John Dias and Katherine Kovner.
The Phantom Gallery is located at 48 West 25th Street. Visit PlaywrightsRealm.