Magnet Theater is hosting a benefit to support P.S. 261 student and staff families that were affected by Hurricane Sandy.

The event, called "Up The Spout Again," will be an evening dedicated to writers, musicians and performers including Elizabeth Crane Brandt, Ben Gibberd, Ed Herbstman, Melanie Hoopes, Bryn Magnus, Mark McAdam, Amy Warren, Tom Ligon, Abby Sher and more.

Tickets are $20 and all proceeds will go directly to the families through 261Gives, an arm of the P.S. 261 PTA.

Reservations are strongly recommended. For more information, email Melanie Hoopes at

Magnet Theater is located at 254 W. 29th St. in Manhattan.