Theater company's benefit set for Nov. 14
Kristen Wiig, Chris Rock, Bobby Cannavale and Philip Seymour Hoffman are among the performers on tap for the Labyrinth Theater Company’s annual benefit event “Celebrity Charades.”
Cynthia Rowley, John Ortiz and Bob Balaban also are among the thesps to compete in this year’s outing, called “Down and Derby.” The fund-raiser, proceeds from which go to support the current season of nonprofit legit troupe Labyrinth, sees four teams compete at speed charades.
Hoffman and Ortiz, former co-artistic directors of Labyrinth, are set to receive the org’s Dave Hoghe Award, presented each year to standout supporters of the company.
Labyrinth’s current season recently launched with the world preem of “Atmosphere of Memory,” starring Ellen Burstyn and John Glover. Show began previews last week and will open Oct. 30.
“Celebrity Charades 2011: Down and Derby” is set for Nov. 14 at Gotham’s Highline Ballroom. Further participants remain to be announced.