ALYSE KENNY PRESENTS… IT’S A CHARITY THING!
Gotham Comedy Club 208 W 23rd St New York, NY 10011 View Map
Monday, Oct 1 at 7:30 PM
Featuring MC Jimmy Failla, Alyse Kenny, Eddie Brill, Vidur Kapur, Judy Gold & Michele Balan!
Exciting raffle prizes including 2 $50 gift certificates to Bogota Latin Bistro and 2 free tickets to the Broadway musical Chicago!
Alyse Kenny is a stand-up comic, actress and emmy-winning television producer. She currently plays a variety of roles on ABC’s “What Would You Do?”, the ultimate soccer mom in a new Shout commercial, a femme fatale on The Bio Channel’s “I Killed My BFF” and was just cast to play a dancing shop owner for Hanky Panky Underwear. Other TV credits include being a Series Regular and Co-writer of the pilot, "Pryor Knowledge" with Richard Pryor Jr., Host of the comedic clip show “Alphabet Soup” on ABC Digital and comedy sketches on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.” Her clean, fun brand of comedy showcases her skewed view of growing up the daughter of a shrink and cardiologist, her first few years of marriage and jobs working in television.
About Men Having Babies
Men Having Babies is a nonprofit that offers guidance and financial assistance for gay men who want to become fathers. Our mission includes the provision of educational and practical information to assist gay prospective parents achieve biological parenting, and promoting the affordability of surrogacy and other parenting related services for gay men through financial assistance and the encouragement of transparency and customer feedback. We conduct seminars, exhibits and workshops for parents and prospective parents in locations worldwide, and publish user ratings of related agencies and clinics.
Our fund will provide several $10k and $20k grants annually to gay men who require financial assistance to become parents. The fact is that gay men face the most obstacles in their quest for parenting, not the least of which is financial. Heterosexual couples, single women and lesbian couples can become biological parents relatively easily, and those who need more advanced infertility services can approach dozens of foundations that provide financial assistance to infertile people. However to date there were no comparable fund to assist gay men, who are not considered “infertile” even though they need substantial third party assistance in order to become parents.
GA Ticket: $25.00 Cover plus 2 beverage minimum per person.
VIP Ticket: $50.00 Cover plus 2 beverage minimum per person. Includes VIP seating.
Alyse Kenny is a stand-up comic, actress and emmy-winning television producer. She was recently featured on NY1 and currently plays a variety of roles on ABC’s “What Would You Do?” You may have seen her recently on TLC playing the ultimate soccer mom for Shout and other TV credits ... [More]
- What Would You Do?
- Shout Commercial
- Pryor Knowledge
- Michele Balan
is an American comedian, writer, and actor. He is also the warm-up comedian and talent coordinator of Late Show with David Letterman. Eddie is also the creative director of the wildly successful Great American Comedy Festival which is held each June in Johnny Carson's home town of Norfolk, Nebraska.... [More]
- Comedy Central Presents
- The Late Show w/ David Letterman
Jeff Caldwell is known to audiences nationwide as a clean, clever comedian with one of the brightest standup acts around. Whether at a comedy club or a corporate event, Jeff delivers smart, funny jokes on topics ranging from the daily news to the daily grind, subtly tailoring his material to fit ... [More]
- Late Show With David Letterman
- Jimmy Failla
Emmy Award winning actress and comedian, Judy Gold, is the star of the critically acclaimed long-running Off Broadway hit show 25 Questions for a Jewish Mother, for which she was nominated for a 2006 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Solo Performance. In addition, the show recently won the 2007 GLAAD... [More]
Vidur Kapur was nominated in ‘08 for a "NewNowNext" Award by MTV Network's Logo as "Brink of Fame: Comic". He is one of the top three booked acts on US college campuses for ‘08-'09 and has catapulted barriers and moved South Asians and LGBT students from confinement on the margins to the campus core... [More]
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