Megan Fox, Jesse Eisenberg to star in "24 Hour Plays on Broadway"

Actress Megan Fox poses for a portrait at the 2011 Maui Film Festival at the Celestial Cinema on June 15, 2011 in Wailea, Hawaii. Michael Buckner/Getty Images For Maui Film Festival

Actress Megan Fox poses for a portrait at the 2011 Maui Film Festival at the Celestial Cinema on June 15, 2011 in Wailea, Hawaii.
Michael Buckner/Getty Images For Maui Film Festival

(CBS) Megan Fox, Jesse Eisenberg, Sarah Silverman, John Krasinski, David Cross and Woody Harrelson are some of the celebrities that will be gracing the stage for this year's "24 Hour Plays on Broadway."

The annual event is a challenge for writers, directors and actors, who literally have 24 hours to write, produce and perform a play on Broadway. According to a press release, proceeds will benefit the Urban Arts Partnership, an organization that promotes arts-integrated education programs in underprivileged communities.

Pictures: Megan Fox
Pictures: Jesse Eisenberg
Pictures: Sarah Silverman

On Nov. 13 at 10 p.m., the full group of participants will begin the process of creating their plays, which will be performed on stage at the American Airlines Theater in New York at 8 p.m. the following day. According to the official website, the plays typically run about eight to twelve minutes each, with three to four actors or actresses in each performance. Typically, about six plays are featured.

Last year's participants included Gloria Estefan, Elizabeth Banks, Nia Vardalos, Claire Danes, Sarah Silverman Elijah Wood, America Ferrera, Christopher Meloni and Julia Stiles, according to Playbill.

This year's list of participants are:
Actors/Actresses:
Amber Tamblyn
Billy Crudup
Carla Gugino
Cheyenne Jackson
David Cross
Diane Neal
Gabourey Sidibe
Greta Gerwig
Jack McBrayer
Jason Biggs
Jason Sudeikis
Jesse Eisenberg
John Krasinski
Julia Stiles
Justin Bartha
Kathy Najimy
Lake Bell
Megan Fox
Nia Vardalos
Nick Swardson
Rachel Dratch
Rosie Perez
Sarah Silverman
Tracy Morgan
Woody Harrelson

Directors:
Derek Cianfrance
Josie Rourke
Peter Ellenstein
Thomas Kail
Tony Goldwyn

Writers:
David Lindsay-Abaire
Doug Wright
Lynn Nottage
Rachel Axler
Terrence McNally
Musical Act:
Laura Bell Bundy
Andy Davis

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