By Michael Gioia
05 Mar 2013
|Photo by Joseph Marzullo/WENN|
Our Time, which serves as an artistic home for young people who stutter, allows youth to express themselves and overcome challenges through theatre. The gala will raise funds to support the organization's programs.
The 2013 gala will honor music legend Mel Tillis, whose achievements as a person who stutters "inspire the youth of Our Time's programs to live out their dreams."
The event will feature performances and presentations by Tony winner Christian Borle (Peter and the Starcatcher), Tony nominee Bobby Cannavale (Mauritius), Tony winner Michael Cerveris (Assassins), Rachel Dratch ("Saturday Night Live"), Gina Gershon (Bye Bye Birdie), Tony nominee Jeremy Jordan (Newsies), Richard Kind (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels), Jesse L. Martin (Rent), John Oliver, Anthony Rapp (Rent), Tony winner Ron Rifkin (Cabaret), Tony nominee Daphne Rubin-Vega (Rent), Tony nominee Amy Ryan (A Streetcar Named Desire), David Strathairn (The Heiress) and more, alongside the youth of Our Time's programs. A dinner and auction will follow.
For more information and tickets, visit OurTimeStutter.org.