Tonya Pinkins, Judy Gold and More Set for "Fired!" Event at Makor

News   Tonya Pinkins, Judy Gold and More Set for "Fired!" Event at Makor Tony Award winner Tonya Pinkins and comedian/actress Judy Gold will take part in a March 2 evening at Makor celebrating the release of the new book "Fired! Tales of the Canned, Canceled, Downsized, and Dismissed."

The Touchstone book, which hits stores Feb. 28, features a host of personalities describing the time they were fired from one or more jobs. The March 2 evening at Makor, scheduled to begin at 7 PM, will feature readings from the new tome. In addition to Pinkins and Gold, the event will also feature readings from writer/comedian Andy Borowitz, "The Sopranos" actor Carl Capotorto, InStyle editor Martha McCully, actor-producer Fisher Stevens, NPR commentator Brian Unger and actress-writer Annabelle Gurwitch.

Makor is located in Manhattan at 35 West 67th Street. Tickets to the event, priced $12 (advance) and $15 (at the door), are available by calling (212) 601-1000 or by visiting www.makor.org.