Sunday, August 02, 2015
"Extensively researched, beautifully executed tribute to the music of Elvis Costello"
The Show returns for 2 nights on September 25th and 30th
Friday, December 17, 2010
Andrea Martin (Tony Winner & SCTV) & Cady Huffman (Tony Winner Producers) added to New Years Cast of Celebrity Autobigraphy
Rick Holmes (Star of Broadway's Spamalot)
Cady Huffman (Tony Winner for The Producers / Iron Chef America)
Kristen Johnston (3rd Rock from the Sun / Bride Wars)
Andrea Martin (SCTV/Two Time Tony-winner/My Big Fat Greek Wedding)
Eugene Pack (Emmy nominee and Drama Desk winner)
Dayle Reyfel (Drama Desk Winner)
Christopher Sieber (Tony-nominee, Spamalot!, Shrek the Musical)
Celebrity Autobiography is the international smash hit comedy where outrageous and true celebrity memoirs are acted out live on stage by the funniest performers on earth.
As seen on Bravo TV, audiences will enjoy a night of non-stop laughter as they experience the jaw-dropping vignettes performed from celebrity tell-alls: from the "he-said, she-said" accounts of Burt and Loni... how Tiger Woods strokes his putter....Mr. T's acting tips... the re-enactment of Tommy Lee and Pamela Anderson's courtship, to the most famous love triangle in Hollywood history - Elizabeth Taylor, Debbie Reynolds and Eddie Fisher.
Running for three sold-out years in New York City, Celebrity Autobiography has been profiled in virtually every major media outlet including Nightline, CBS Sunday Morning, CNN, NPR's All Things Considered and The View, and won the 2009 Drama Desk Award for Unique Theatrical Experience.
Audiences will leave the show asking "Did these celebrities really write that?" Yup--we are not making any of it up!
"THE FUNNIEST SHOW IN TOWN, HANDS DOWN, IS CELEBRITY AUTOBIOGRAPHY AT THE TRIAD!" -- Michael Riedel -- The New York Post.
Premium Seating — includes 2 glasses of champagne - $150.00
Gen. Admission - includes 2 glasses of champagne - $100.00
Balcony - includes 1 glass of champagne - $75.00
Weeping with laughter - priceless.
(*Cash bar available all evening)
*** VIDEOS AND MORE INFO AVAILABLE ON THE SMARTTIX TICKET PAGE OR AT: www.celebrityautobiography.com
Friday, January 01, 2010
Kate Dawson’s “The Asshole in My Head” at the Triad: The Triad scored again, performer-wise, with Dawson’s bracingly fresh reinvention of cabaret, taking every performer’s worst enemy, namely herself, and making her into a hilariously obnoxious, though unseen, other character onstage. It was deliciously absurd, as well as tellingly real, and offered the funniest line of the year: “Oh God, not another ballad!” Dawson’s gorgeous voice didn’t hurt, either. With her lovely looks and screwball take, she was like a cabaret version of Carole Lombard.
Jon Peterson’s “Song Man, Dance Man” at The Triad: There was no better dancing to be seen all year than this spirited, moving tribute to Peterson’s idols: Astaire, George M. Cohan, Gene Kelly, Anthony Newley, and Sammy Davis, Jr. Peterson transformed the Triad’s tiny stage into Radio City with his dazzling versatility and infectious love of performing.
Complete Article at the link below:
Sunday, December 06, 2009
Photos of Sherri Shepherd, Ryan Reynolds, Kristen Wiig in Celebrity Autobiography at Triad Nov. 23rd Show
Blake Lively attended to see some of her friends in the cast.
Monday, November 16, 2009
Ryan Reynolds to Read From the Book of LogginsBy PATRICK HEALY
The heartthrob actor Ryan Reynolds (”The Proposal,” “Definitely, Maybe”) will make his debut next week in the New York edition of the theatrical comedy “Celebrity Autobiography: In Their Own Words,” where stars read humorous snippets from memoirs of the entertainment world’s A-list through D-list.
Given Mr. Reynolds’s popularity in movies and on “Sexiest Man Alive” lists, a second show has been added for the Nov. 23 production at the Triad Theater on the Upper West Side; performances will be at 7:30 and 9:30 p.m.
Mr. Reynolds is scheduled to read from Kenny Loggins’s “The Unimaginable Life: Lessons Learned on the Path of Love.” Other performers that night include Rachel Dratch, Carol Kane, Sherri Shepherd, Michael Urie andKristen Wiig.
Forty-five years after his death, Cole Porter has never truly left town. His songs are a staple of Manhattan’s cabaret scene: one performer finished a tribute at the Algonquin last month, while two others just opened shows that prominently feature his work.
None are as ambitious as Stevie Holland, a jazz singer who has tried to steer into somewhat more daring precincts. Apparently drawing on sources like William McBrien’s fine Porter biography and the 2004 film “De-Lovely,” Ms. Holland and her husband, the composer Gary William Friedman, have written “Love, Linda: The Life of Mrs. Cole Porter.”
It’s billed as a one-woman play, directed by Ben West. Really, though, it’s cabaret. Ms. Holland takes the nightclub stage of the Triad Theater as Linda Lee Porter, the dazzling divorced socialite from Kentucky who wed Porter, eight years her junior, in 1919 when both were expatriates in Paris. Despite her husband’s homosexuality — Ms. Holland has Linda saying she “accepted his romantic appetite for men because I had his love” — the couple stayed married for 35 years, until Linda’s death from emphysema in 1954.
With a trio playing smoothly behind her, Ms. Holland runs through truncated versions of some of Porter’s best-known songs — “In the Still of the Night,” “I Love Paris,” “What Is This Thing Called Love?” — as well as a handful of comparative rarities. Instead of conventional patter, she ladles out bits of the Porter chronology in a Southern-tinged lilt.
There’s a lot of ground to cover, even for a more polished actress than Ms. Holland: the couple’s time in Europe; the return to the States and Porter’s first great Broadway successes; the move to Hollywood; the horse-riding accident that disabled him; Linda’s failing health. As a result, the piece, which clocks in at just about an hour, feels rushed. Not only does it make great demands of Ms. Holland, who between her singing and narration barely has time to pause, but it also shortchanges the audience, which for the most part gets only bits and pieces of songs that cry out for full, lustrous renditions.
This is a shame because Ms. Holland, tall and stately, has a graceful, silken voice that glides easily through her material. “Love for Sale,” which she sang after discussing the Porters’ growing estrangement in Hollywood, carried emotional weight, and she gave the closing number, “When a Woman’s in Love,” a real sense of triumph.
“Love, Linda: The Life of Mrs. Cole Porter” runs through Nov. 21 at the Triad Theater, 158 West 72nd Street, Manhattan; (212) 352-3101, lovelindathemusical.com.
Friday, September 04, 2009
Congrats to Sherri Shepherd for winning an Emmy award. The picture above is from The View and pictured with Sheri are the other co-hosts from The View along with the Triad's Celebrity Autobiography show team. A few months ago The View featured Celebrity Autobiography
Sunday, August 09, 2009
The hottest and most exciting talent on Broadway will offer their own unique interpretation of the genre featuring an erotically-charged evening of dance, slinky , risqué stand-up comedy, steamy story telling…and well, who knows what else?
The performance will also feature Tony Nominee (Movin’ Out, Guys & Dolls), Tonya Wathen (Chicago), Ioana Alfonso (9 to 5), Joe Ricci (I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change), Michelle Pruiett ( ), and many more of Broadway’s hottest performers.