Directed by DJ Salisbury with musical direction by Dimitri Nakhamkin, the 4 PM reading boasts the talents of Ashley Betton (Dreamgirls), Xavier Cano (Altar Boyz), Blake Hammond (Billy Elliot, Hairspray), Kevin Ligon (Young Frankenstein), Dave Maulbeck (Megawatt Improv), April Ortiz (Tio Pepe, Cats, La Cage aux Folles), Nancy Ticotin (Bernarda Alba, West Side Story) and Alan Mingo Jr. (The Little Mermaid). El Diva Del Voodoo: Or, How I Killed Fidel features book and lyrics by Bobby Houston and music by Randy Courts. The musical, according to press notes, is described as an "amazing all-singing, all-dancing, semi-true story of a showbiz family's flight from Havana to Miami in a classic Chevrolet!"
Gotham Comedy Club is located in Manhattan at 208 West 23rd Street, between Seventh and Eighth Avenues. Those interested in attending the reading should e-mail Shoshana@gurmanagency.com.