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Making a Difference One Laugh at a Time benefit for K.I.D.S. – Kids In Distressed Situations

Tuesday, Oct 23 at 8:00 PM

Gotham Comedy Club - The Vintage Lounge 208 W 23rd St New York, NY 10011 View Map Add to my calendar

Making a Difference One Laugh at a Time benefit for KIDS  Kids In Distressed Situations
The mission of Making a Difference One Laugh at a Time is to bring awareness and funding to charities, and projects that provide relief to the poor, distressed, ill or underprivileged through laughter by producing comedy shows with the world’s top comedians.  To participate, give back, or help in any way send an email to For more information go to

Featuring Marina Franklin, Jim Melis, Marion Grodin, Brian Scott McFadden, Rodney Laney and Cory Kahaney!

All proceeds from this show will benefit Kids In Distressed Situations (K.I.D.S.)

Kids In Distressed Situations’ (K.I.D.S.) mission is to provide NEW clothing, shoes, baby products, books, toys, and more to children and families challenged by poverty, homelessness, domestic abuse, low literacy, military family service, major illness, incarcerated family members, and disaster survival. Over the past 26 years, K.I.D.S. has provided more than 70 million underprivileged and disaster-struck children with over one billion dollars of merchandise, giving these children, and often their entire families, hope and self-esteem through a gift of something BRAND NEW. 

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Doors Open 7:30PM
Showtime 8:00PM

Artists Performing:

  • Jim Melis
  • Marina Franklin

    Marina Franklin

    New-York based Marina Franklin is emerging as one of the hottest comedians in the comedy scene today, with such notable appearances as Chapelle’s Show, NBC’s Last Comic Standing Season II, VH1’s Black to the Future, Oxygen’s Girls Behaving Badly, Comedy Central’s Premium Blend, and Showtime at The A... [More]

  • Marion Grodin

    Marion Grodin

    When it comes to comedy, Marion Grodin can pretty much do it all….When it comes to life…well, she’s still working on paying her parking tickets, and trying not to eat cake. Marion started out as a staff writer for the network sitcoms “It’s a Living” and “P... [More]

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  • Cory Kahaney

    Cory Kahaney

    You probably know Cory best from Season One of Last Comic Standing (NBC), but she’s been pretty busy since then. Take a look at the numbers; 3 appearances on the Late, Late Show with Craig Ferguson (CBS), 2 Comedy Specials (Comedy Central & HBO), 7 Tough Crowd appearances (Comedy Central), 4 Politic... [More]

    Known For:
    • Last Comic Standing
  • Rodney Laney

    Rodney Laney

    Born and raised in Paterson New Jersey, Rodney has always been a comedian. Even as a toddler, he would entertain at family gatherings, most of the time against his will. Years of therapy have helped him recover from these traumatic times. Thanks to Rodney's school years, school administrators decide... [More]

    Known For:
    • Premium Blend
    • The Late Late W/ Craig Ferguson
  • Brian Scott McFadden

    Brian Scott McFadden

    Actor/Comedian Brian Scott McFadden is one of the hottest stand up comics working today. Recently making his debut on The Late Show with David Letterman, Brian will soon be seen later this year on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson on CBS. Brian is a regular on the NY comedy club circuit &... [More]

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Making a Difference One Laugh at a Time benefit for K.I.D.S. – Kids In Distressed Situations
Tuesday, Oct 23 at 08:00 PM

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