Mos Def and Fowler have joined a cast that already includes Sandra Bernhard, Michael Imperioli, Josh Lucas, Audra McDonald, Julianna Margulies, Amanda Peet and Mary-Louise Parker.
Entitled Escape: 6 Ways to Get Away, the evening at Circle in the Square Theater will feature staged readings of several one-act plays. Titles include Jon Robin Baitz's My Beautiful Goddamn City (directed by John Rando), Doug Hughes' Madagascar (directed by Doug Hughes), Peter Hedges' A New Kind of George (directed by Hedges), Neil LaBute's Stand-Up (directed by Erica Gould) and Tim Blake Nelson's and the will becomes again a garden (directed by Doug Hughes). An excerpt from the new musical Miami will also be presented. Miami, set in 1959, features a book by Wendy Wasserstein, music by Jack Feldman, lyrics by Bruce Sussman and Feldman and direction by John Rando.
Show time is 7:30 PM.
Circle in the Square Theater is located at 1633 Broadway at West 50th Street. Tickets, priced $125 (single tickets) and $200 (priority seating plus champagne reception with cast and creative team), are available by calling (212) 279-4200.
The evening’s proceeds will benefit MCC Theater and its literary, education and outreach programs. For more information, visit www.MCCTheater.org.