Review: Comedy Benefits Cancer At The Gotham Comedy Club

Cancer Websites, Fundraising Events — By on May 11, 2009 at 8:00 am

gotham1On Wednesday, May 13th, at The Gotham Comedy Club in New York City, “Comedy Combats Childhood Cancer”.  All proceeds for the event will go to The Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Pediatric Cancer Center in Manhattan.

The Mayhem and Madness Comedy Tour for a Cause, co-founded by Jimmy Q and Rich Shultis uses the gift of comedy to provide support for the Fight against childhood cancer. Their goal is to heighten public awareness and raise money with laughter, for children and their family members who are fighting the battle with cancer.  Their efforts have raised thousands of dollars so far!

Every month, Soul Joel Productions teams up with Mayhem & Madness to bring you some of the top comedians in the country to help raise money for kids’ cancer.

Each Soul Joel Production brings in award winning headliners from comedy’s best media including Saturday Night Live, Comedy Central, HBO, Showtime, MTV, Sirius Satellite Radio, and Opie & Anthony. Comedians from all over the Tri-State area perform high energy shows guaranteed to make you laugh. Once a month a show is held at The Gotham Comedy Club in New York City.

Every Thursday Night at 8pm on their stage at the Limerick House in Manhattan, some of the top comedians in the country perform to help raise money for Pediatric Cancer. There is NEVER A COVER. Audience members are encouraged to make a donation of their choice at the end of each show.

ALL OF THE PROCEEDS go to Fight Children’s Cancer. They also reward some random audience members with FREE tickets to 2 of NYC’s hottest comedy clubs at the end of each show.

Laughter CAN make a difference!  Visit: The Gotham Comedy Club and Soul Joel Productions

(The Gotham Comedy Club is located at 208 W. 23rd Street in Manhattan).

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