By Michael Gioia
16 Apr 2012
|Photo by Joseph Marzullo/WENN|
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 honors Matt Slauson of the New York Jets and chair emeritus Budd Mayer, who will receive the company's first Advocacy Award.
The event features 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.