By Adam Hetrick
14 Feb 2011
Tony Award-winning director Joe Mantello stages One Big Ball, which is written and performed by Naked Angels members. The 7:30 PM dinner and performance promises a frivolous and inauthentic romp through the company's 25-year history.
Parker and Broderick are honorary co-chairs for the event, which begins with a 6 PM cocktail reception at Roseland Ballroom. All proceeds will fund Naked Angels new play development.
Also scheduled to participate are Jace Alexander, Taro Alexander, Jon Robin Baitz, Craig Bierko, Patrick Breen, Nicole Burdette, Kathleen Dennehy, Paul S. Eckstein, Ned Eisenberg, Beth Emelson, Noah Emmerich, Gina Gershon, Brett Goldstein, Paul Gruen, Evan Handler, Mariska Hargitay, Instant Girl, Richard Kind, Christie Wagner Lee, John Leguizamo, Warren Leight, Ilana Levine, Kenneth Lonergan, Brian MacDevitt, Bruce MacVittie, Julianna Margulies, Jodie Markell, Jesse L. Martin, Michael Mastro, Michele Mayas, Jean Marie McKee, Jack Merrill, Lisa Beth Miller, Rob Morrow, Geoffrey Nauffts, Joe Pantoliano, Pippin Parker, Timothy Britten Parker, Frank Pugliese, Tim Ransom, Theresa Rebeck, Ron Rifkin, John Slattery, Fisher Stevens, Ben Stiller, Billy Strong, Christine Taylor, Lili Taylor, Marisa Tomei, Nancy Travis, Steven Weber, Bradley White, Gareth Williams, Kelly Wolf, George Xenos, Missy Yager and Andy Yerkes.
The Naked Angels' production of Next Fall, authored by artistic director Geoffrey Nauffts, arrived on Broadway in 2010 after an extended Off-Broadway run in 2009.
Tickets, beginning at $500, are available by phoning (212) 343-7394, or by visiting NakedAngels. Roseland is located at 239 West 52nd Street.