Celebrity Autobiography: Gay Pride Edition Features Mo Rocca, Mario Cantone, Rachel Dratch June 25

By Michael Gioia
25 Jun 2011

Celebrity Autobiography, winner of a 2009 Drama Desk Award for Unique Theatrical Experience, presents a special one-night "Gay Pride Edition" June 25 at Off-Broadway’s Gramercy Theater to coincide with New York’s annual Gay Pride celebration.



The theatre has been transformed into a cabaret space, complete with tables and waiter service, in preparation for the 7:30 PM performance of Celebrity Autobiography: Gay Pride Edition.

Celebrity Autobiography, which originated in Los Angeles and was later adapted for a Bravo TV special, features actors reading selections from the autobiographies of the famous and infamous. The 2011 "Gay Pride Edition" features the words of Susan Lucci, Justin Bieber, Cher, Dolly Parton, Ivana Trump, Madonna and Elizabeth Taylor, among others.

Actors scheduled to perform in the "Gay Pride Edition" are Mo Rocca, Mario Cantone (Laugh Whore, Assassins, "Sex and the City"), Rachel Dratch (The 24 Hour Plays, "Saturday Night Live"), Michael Urie ("Ugly Betty"), Sharon Gless ("Queer As Folk," "Burn Notice"), Kristen Johnston, Eugene Pack and Dayle Reyfel.

For more information on Celebrity Autobiography, visit www.celebrityautobiography.com.

The Gramercy Theater is located at 127 East 23rd Street at Lexington Avenue. For tickets call (212) 352-3101 or visit www.SpinCycleNYC.com.