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Tribute to Mike DeStefano (Special Event)

Wednesday, Nov 9 at 8:00 PM

Tribeca Performing Arts Center 199 Chambers St. New York, NY 10007 View Map Add to my calendar

Tribute to Mike DeStefano

An all-star tribute honoring the late Mike DeStefano

 In March of 2011 the comedy world was dealt a crushing blow as beloved New York City comedian Mike DeStefano suffered a fatal heart attack. A recovering addict who dealt with and overcame many tragedies throughout his life, Mike dedicated his existence towards helping others through the gift of stand-up comedy. Always candid and genuine, Mike always wore his heart on his sleeve and managed to touch so many people's lives by being incredibly honest & caring towards whomever he crossed paths with.

 A few weeks before his death, Mike put together his most personal piece of work, a one man show called Drugs, Disease, and Death: A Comedy. The five show run featured Mike sharing his story to a small captive audience that was reduced to tears and laughter. Only Mike could garner such strong emotions from the crowd in such an entertaining fashion. Mike's goal with the show was to bring his message to a mass audience.
 We are here to carry on his legacy with the Mike DeStefano Foundation, dedicated to helping people who are in recovery. It's what Mike was set to do with his one man show before he was abruptly taken away from us.

 In addition to a great lineup of comedy, this event will feature rare footage of Mike DeStefano as well as tributes from friends and family. Please join us for a special night as we tribute and remember a truly talented and gifted person that the comedy world misses dearly. 

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Artists Performing:

  • Robert Kelly

    Robert Kelly

    Robert Kelly has overcome many hardships in his life, all of which have made him the actor/comedian he is today. From his early days as a kid growing up in Boston in and out of Juvenile Hall, Kelly's unique, honest take on his own life and his relationships makes his comedy clever, abrasive, funny, ... [More]

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    Known For:
    • Tourgasm
    • NYC 22
    • Louie
  • Bonnie McFarlane

    Bonnie McFarlane

    Bonnie did her first open mic in Vancouver, Canada. The manager of the club told her she should enter a contest, The Search for Canada's Funniest New Comic. She did and she won. She moved to New York where she landed a manager, an agent and taped her first half hour special which still airs on Comed... [More]

    Known For:
    • Last Comic Standing
    • One Night Stand
    • Comedy Central Presents
  • Eugene Mirman

    Eugene Mirman

    Join Eugene Mirman and Daniel Kitson in Pretty Good Friends, a Brooklyn-based comedy show produced and curated by long-time collaborators Mirman, Julie Smith and Caroline Creaghead.  The show is an evening of innovative standup comedy and polished chaos that may include short films, mus... [More]

  • Colin Quinn

    Colin Quinn

    s an Irish-American stand-up comedian and writer, best known for his five years in the cast of Saturday Night Live, as the sidekick/announcer of MTV's wildly popular late-1980s gameshow Remote Control and as host of Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn on Comedy Central from 2002-2004.

    Upcoming Shows:
    Known For:
    • One Night Stand
    • Saturday Night Live
    • Tough Crowd w/ Colin Quinn
  • Mike Vecchione

    Mike Vecchione

    Born in Youngstown, Ohio and raised Italian American and Catholic. My father was involved in a family business and my mother was/is an elementary school teacher. As a family, we moved back and forth between northeast Ohio and South Florida throughout my childhood. Started playing contact football at... [More]

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  • Rich Vos

    Rich Vos

    Rich Vos is an incredibly gifted comic who not only has sharp, insightful material, but he is also a master at working the crowd. Hisability to perform in front of any audience has landed him television shows as varied as being the first white comic on Def Jam to performing on the View. Rich was t... [More]

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    Special Guest

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Tribute to Mike DeStefano
Wednesday, Nov 9 at 08:00 PM

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