Each ticket at the VIP level includes premium seating, post-show reception, a copy of the 2018 Pushcart Prize Anthology and a one year WordTheatre membership.
This star-studded night of Tales and Jazz will benefit WITS: WordTheatre® in the Schools and The Pushcart Prize Fellowships.
Bellamy Young (Scandal), Grammy nominated singer Antonique Smith (Luke Cage), Mozhan Marno (The Blacklist), Bruce Vilanch (You Don’t Mess With the Zohan), Sharon Lawrence ( Me, Myself & I), Michael Nouri (American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace, Flashdance) Brooke Adams (Terrence Malick’s Days of Heaven), Paul Guilfoyle (CSI), will bring to life short stories penned by the late, great Brian Doyle, a multiple Pushcart Prize winning author. Composers Jonathan Sacks and Starr Parodi (Piano) and have written an original jazz score which will be performed by Pedro Segundo (Percussion), Morris Goldberg (Saxaphone, Flute, Clarinet, Piccolo), Michael Rubenstein (Trumpet), and Essiet Okon Essiet on bass, with some very special surprises” “Hey, Doyle!” is directed and produced by Cedering Fox.
WordTheatre® gives voice to great writing. We are an internationally renowned, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization that celebrates the world’s best contemporary literature. Our powerful and engaging performances featuring esteemed authors, actors and musicians, capture the imagination of diverse audiences, from sophisticated cultural enthusiasts to underserved middle and high school students, inspiring empathy, curiosity, and conversation.