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Avengers Cast Conducting Our Town Reading to Benefit Puerto Rico Relief Efforts

October 20, 2017 | Posted by Jeremy Thomas
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The cast of The Avengers are teaming up for a reading of Our Town to benefit Puerto Rico relief efforts. THR reports that Scarlett Johansson is organizing the reading, which will include Robert Downey Jr., Mark Ruffalo and Chris Evans and takes place on November 6th from the Fox Theater in Atlanta.

Kenny Leon is directing the reading. The Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers 4 are both filming in Atlanta. Tickets go on sale on October 23rd at 10 AM ET, with all proceeds donated to support The Hurricane Maria Community Relief & Recovery Fund.

“The struggle faced by Puerto Rican residents since their island was ravaged by Hurricane Maria is terribly heartbreaking and has left many feeling hopeless and helpless,” said Johansson. “It is a great privilege to be able to participate in whatever way I can, to provide some relief to those that are struggling to access even the most basic of human needs in the aftermath of this disastrous event. Please help me and my co-stars in coming together for an extraordinary, one-time-only evening to raise lifesaving funds for a devastated island and to help celebrate the true meaning of community with this unique reading of a great American classic.”