Shields and Riedel to Read Celebrity Autobiography at the Triad

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Stage and screen actress Brooke Shields will be part of the Feb. 15 cast of Eugene Pack's send-up of the famous and infamous, Celebrity Autobiography: In Their Own Words, at the Triad Theater.

Shields (Grease, Wonderful Town, "Lipstick Jungle") will appear with Mario Cantone, John Leguizamo, Mo Rocca, Scott Adsit, Rachel Dratch, Kristen Johnston, Carol Kane, Eugene Pack, Dayle Reyfel and Alan Zweibel for the 7:30 PM and 9:30 PM performances.

New York Post theatre columnist Michael Riedel has been added to the Feb. 22 lineup that includes the previously announced Craig Bierko, Susie Essman and Sherri Shepherd, alongside Adsit, Dratch, Pack, Reyfel, Reynolds and Zweibel. Showtime is 7:30 PM.

The upcoming evenings feature newly added material, including selections from the autobiographies of Sarah Palin, Carrie Prejean, Ozzy Osbourne and Tiger Woods ("How I Play Golf").

They join a list of true words from Miley Cyrus, the Jonas Brothers, Ivana Trump, Vanna White, Mr. T, Star Jones, Kenny Loggins, Tommy Lee, Sylvester Stallone, 'N Sync, Zsa Zsa Gabor, David Cassidy, Neil Sedaka, Britney Spears, Madonna, Burt Reynolds, Loni Anderson, Elizabeth Taylor, Eddie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds.

Celebrity Autobiography, according to press notes, "features a line-up of rotating performers who interpret the actual words and stories written by the famous and the infamous, in both solo and ensemble 'chamber' pieces." For tickets, priced $35-$45, phone (212) 868-4444 or visit

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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