|“Celebrity Autobiography” Will Present Hilarious Look at Hollywood A-Listers in Their Own Words
February 28, 2011
Contact: Bill Giduz
Celebrity Autobiography, the 2009 Drama Desk Award Winner and Off-Broadway sensation, will present a night of laughter and celebrity insight at Davidson College on Wednesday evening, March 9. The show begins at 8 p.m. in the Duke Family Performance Hall. Tickets are available online at http://www.davidson.edu/tickets.
Created and developed by Emmy Award-nominated writer-performer Eugene Pack and Dayle Reyfel, Celebrity Autobiography features a first-rate comedic ensemble performing from the actual memoirs of a wide range of celebrities. It's all in their own words! The passages run the gamut from the insight of Justin Bieber and the Jonas Brothers to the shocking "romance tips" from Tommy Lee to the most famous Hollywood love triangle in history---Elizabeth Taylor, Debbie Reynolds, and Eddie Fisher.
The cast members for the Davidson College performance will include Saturday Night Live (SNL) alumni Jim Breuer, Melanie Hutsell, and Casey Wilson; original SNL writer and Emmy Award-winner Alan Zweibel; and the show creators of Eugene Pack and Dayle Reyfel.
Celebrity Autobiography has been one of the most critically acclaimed productions ever in the Off-Broadway scene and one of the most "buzzed about shows" of recent years. It ran for three sold out years in New York, and won both the 2009 Drama Desk Award in the category of "Unique Theatrical Experience" and a 2010 Bistro Award.
Celebrity Autobiography is a part of the C. Shaw & Nancy K. Smith Artist Series and is sponsored by the Union Board, the major student programming organization at the college. Made up of 19 students, the Union Board and its 10 committees program events for the Davidson campus every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday night. For more information on Celebrity Autobiography visit http://www.celebrityautobiography.com.
Davidson is a highly selective independent liberal arts college for 1,800 students located 20 minutes north of Charlotte in Davidson, N.C. Since its establishment in 1837 by Presbyterians, the college has graduated 23 Rhodes Scholars and is consistently regarded as one of the top liberal arts colleges in the country. Through The Davidson Trust, the college became the first liberal arts institution in the nation to replace loans with grants in all financial aid packages, giving all students the opportunity to graduate debt-free. Davidson competes in NCAA athletics at the Division I level, and a longstanding Honor Code is central to student life at the college.