The News is Out!. Montclair resident and Comedy Central star, Stephen Colbert will participate in a live performance on January 9. Producers have just announced that the Comedy Central star will join a reading of Harold Pinter’s Betrayal to benefit New Jersey’s Luna Stage Theatre Company in West Orange, New Jersey.
Colbert will play Jerry, a friend of married couple Emma and Robert, whose adulterous affair with Emma is dramatized in reverse chronological order. Jay O. Sanders and Colbert’s actual wife, Evelyn McGee-Colbert, will costar.
The stage is not new to Colbert: Colbert major in Drama at Northwestern University where he hoped to be a serious actor.