Friday, June 24, 2011

GILDAS CLUB 'Great Comic Search' Fundraiser - THIS SUMMER!

UPDATE: Congrats to the 2011 Winner - Aaron Kleiber

The FINALS show will be held
at The Improv @ the Waterfront
LAUGHING IN THE FACE OF CANCER is the culminating event of our annual "Faces of Gilda’s Club" campaign, which began three years ago during Young Adult Cancer Awareness week in April.  The campaign consists of outstanding individuals who commit to raising money and funds for Gilda’s Club throughout a 6-month period between April and September.  All proceeds will be used to fund the Clubhouse located at 2816 Smallman St in the Strip, where a philosophy of "cancer support for the whole family, the whole time" is brought to life by developing programs that support those whose lives are affected by cancer.

BUY presale TICKETS to the Gilda's Club Great Comic Search FINALS

@ the IMPROV!

100% of the proceeds will go to GCWPA!

For more info about the event or sponsorship:
Email Aimee Arnold:
**previous info**
Gilda’s Club Western PA’s Third Annual Great Comic Search!  
Gilda’s Club of Western PA (GCWPA), a local non-profit providing social and emotional support to anyone who has been touched by cancer, has teamed up with Club Café (56 South 12th Street Pittsburgh, PA 15203) to host its annual comic search. 
The Gilda's Club will be holding the open mic comedy events once a month for the months of June, July, and August with a culminating event at the Improv highlighting the winning acts!

The show dates at CLUB CAFE: 
Wed, June 29th
Wed, July 20th
 Wed, August 24th
Doors open at Club Café at 7PM - show at 8PM

Shows will consist of a lineup of an average of 12 comic’s each month - four will be picked from each show to move on to a final competition in September at the Pittsburgh Improv!

This year’s judges will consist of Gilda’s Radner Leadership group members, Aimee Arnold (former manager of The Improv), Shannon Barry, Carly Reed (Development and Outreach Coordinator for Gilda’s Club), and Dana Kuskie as well as last year’s Comic Search Winner, Tony Monteleone - hosted by a special guest host each month!

 Admission will be a $5 cover charge at the door the evening of the events - there will be no pre-sold tickets.

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