By Michael Gioia
12 Mar 2012
Our Time, which serves as an artistic home for young people who stutter, allows young people to express themselves and overcome challenges through theatre.
The 7 PM gala will honor Matt Slauson of the New York Jets and chair emeritus Budd Mayer, who will receive the company's first Advocacy Award.
The event will feature performances and/or presentations from Rachel Dratch (Celebrity Autobiography), Falco (The House of Blue Leaves), Garber (Damn Yankees), Mariska Hargitay, Mark Sanchez, Richard Kind (The Producers), Jesse L. Martin (Rent), Matthew Modine (The Miracle Worker), John Oliver, Rifkin (Cabaret), Ryan (A Streetcar Named Desire) and cast members from The Book of Mormon, among others. A dinner and auction will follow the performances.
The Jack H. Skirball Center for the Performing Arts is located at New York University at 566 LaGuardia Place at Washington Square South. For more information and tickets, call (212) 414-9696 or visit www.ourtimestutter.org/gala or www.campourtime.org.