FROM THE WRITER OF GILMORE GIRLS, ROSEANNE, AND GOLDEN GIRLS comes The NYC premiere of the new play, RIGHT BEFORE I GO. Stars of Hollywood and Broadway unite for a one-night-only benefit at NYC's Town Hall on Thursday, December 4, 2017with the New York premiere play RIGHT BEFORE I GO written by Stan Zimmerman (Gilmore Girls, Roseanne, The Golden Girls) and directed by Michael Wilson (The Trip to Bountiful, Gore Vidal’s The Best Man). The evening raises funds and awareness for suicide prevention. RIGHT BEFORE I GO brings to life the last words of those lost to suicide including the heartsick, bullied, survivors of war, mentally ill and the achingly lonely. This poignant, deeply moving, and often humorous evening, aims to provide a sense of understanding and hope for the living. “POWERFUL! DEEPLY MOVING!"– Stage Scene LA; “BRAVO TO MR. ZIMMERMAN FOR THIS HEARTFELT PIECE OF THEATRE!"– The Broadway Radio Show; “THIS PIECE SHOULD BE HEARD!”– ShowMag.com
Cast includes former NFL New York Giants running back RASHAD JENNINGS, two-time Emmy, Tony Award-winner JUDITH LIGHT, multiple Grammy, Tony and Emmy Award nominee VANESSA WILLIAMS, Academy, Emmy, and Tony Award-winning actress ELLEN BURSTYN, Tony Award-winner ELIZABETH ASHLEY, Broadway, film, and television star EDWARD HIBBERT, stage and screen star LOIS SMITH, MAULIK PANCHOLY (“30 Rock”), RAVIV ULLMAN (Disney’s “Phil of the Future”), JENNIFER LIM (Chinglish), MAGGIE LACEY (Dividing the Estate), WILSON BETHEL (“The Young and the Restless”), comedian/actor CHRIS GETHARD, AMBER TAMBLYN (“Joan of Arcadia”), and actress/model HARI NEF.