Celebrity Autobiography Benefit to Feature John Benjamin Hickey, Bobby Cannavale, Andy Cohen and More

News   Celebrity Autobiography Benefit to Feature John Benjamin Hickey, Bobby Cannavale, Andy Cohen and More
Tony Award winner John Benjamin Hickey, Tony nominee Bobby Cannavale, Andy Cohen and Natasha Lyonne will be part of a Feb. 15 benefit presentation of Celebrity Autobiography at the Triad Theater.

In addition to Hickey (The Normal Heart), Cannavale (The Motherf**ker with the Hat), television host Cohen and Lyonne ("But I'm A Cheerleader"), the 8 PM event will also include Rachel Dratch ("SNL"), America Ferrara ("Ugly Betty"), Santino Fontana (Sons of the Prophet) and Kristen Johnston ("3rd Rock from the Sun"). The night will also include Celebrity Autobiography creators Eugene Pack and Dayle Reyfel.

The evening benefits the non-profit organization SLAM. Individual tickets for the special presentation range $100-$125. Corporate sponsorships are also available.

Johnston, a frequent Celebrity Autobiography participant, is one of the founders of SLAM, which is aiming to establish a "sober high school" in New York City.

"Here’s the deal. There are over 35 Sober High Schools all across the U.S. The Boston area alone has FOUR. Yet the greatest & most dynamic city in the world, New York, has ZERO," Johnston said in a statement. "Statistics tell us that drug & alcohol abuse amongst NYC’s teens is reaching epidemic proportions, and getting worse every day. Please help SLAM provide our city's teenagers with a safe, sober learning environment. Besides, there’s nothing that warms my heart quite as much as people getting drunk and laughing their asses off, all so they can help kids stay sober. God, I love this city."

Celebrity Autobiography: The Next Chapter features new selections by Patti LuPone, Susan Lucci, Justin Bieber, "The Situation," Madonna, Tiger Woods, Susan Lucci, David Hasselhoff, Geraldo Rivera, Melissa Gilbert, Patti LuPone, Kenny Loggins, Destiny's Child, The Jonas Brothers, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Diana Ross, David Cassidy, Britney Spears, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Eminem and Vanna White. Also promised are new mash-ups featuring words by "Cher, Barbra Streisand, Neil Sedaka, Dolly Parton, and Celine Dion all expressing their passion for food; Sylvester Stallone and Tommy Lee on working out and working 'it' out; LL Cool J, Miley Cyrus and Ricky Martin addressing who they 'really are'; Tallulah Bankhead, Kathleen Turner, and Ethel Merman sharing the secrets of 'diva-dom'; and Lauren Bacall and Carol Channing recreating the suspense of Tony night."

For tickets phone (855) 752-6692 or visit Smarttix.com.

The Triad Theater has a two-drink minimum and is a cash-only venue. The Triad is located in Manhattan at 158 West 72nd Street.

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