The benefit was hatched after one local comic saw the tornados damage firsthand. Lori Callahan had a meeting a few days after the tornado, says Comedy Works director of marketing Susan Collyar. She called us in tears and said, We have to do something. And so they did. The club expects to raise $10,000 through ticket sales and a silent auction for the Windsor Community Foundation, which addresses community needs through donations. The evening will feature Denver-based comics Steve Mudflap McGrew from radio station KYGO, Dr. Kevin Fitzgerald of Animal Planet, and Last Comic Standings Phil Palisoul and Matt Vogl, among other comics and surprise guests.
Comic Relief for Windsor takes place at the Comedy Works, 1226 15th Street. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at www.comedyworks.com, 303-595-3637, or the Comedy Works box office, between 10 a.m. and 8 p.m. Monday through Friday. The show is 21-and-up; doors open at 6:45 p.m., and the program starts at 8.
Wed., July 9, 8 p.m., 2008