Pasadena, CA (Vocus) October 7, 2010
Who: Marking its 50th anniversary, The Ice House prepares for another All Star Comedy Show to benefit Hillsides, a Pasadena foster care children’s charity that creates safe places for vulnerable children and families living in Los Angeles County, and the USO. The show features an amazing array of comedic talent* including:
- Comedian Jay Leno of “The Tonight Show”
- “‘Til Death’s” Brad Garrett
- Showtime’s Gabriel Iglesias
- SNL and Wayne World’s Dana Carvey
- NPR’s Paula Poundstone
- The New “Mr. Vegas” George Wallace
- Star of “Hot Tub Time Machine” and the host o NBC’s “Last Comic Standing” Craig Robinson
- NBC weatherman/comic Fritz Coleman
- Comedy Central Star John Caparulo
- Ice House “Top 5 Comic” Steve McGrew
- Doo Wop sensations “The Alley Cats”
- And special surprise guests
*Acts subject to change without notice
What: The oldest operating comedy club in America, The Ice House Comedy Club has continuously run stand-up comedy for 50 years, featuring such acts as Robin Williams, Lily Tomlin, George Carlin, Steve Martin, Bob Newhart, Billy Crystal, Jerry Seinfeld, Jay Leno, David Letterman, George Lopez, Ellen DeGeneres, Tim Allen, and others too numerous to mention have all wowed audiences in its intimate 200 seat showroom.
When: Sunday, October 10, at 6:30 p.m.
Where: Pasadena Civic Auditorium at 300 E Green Street, Pasadena, Ca 91101
Why:: During its five-decade tenure, The Ice House has become a legend in the comedy industry and, in Pasadena, a generous supporter of Hillsides’ mission. For the past eleven years, Fisher, recipient of Hillsides’ Special Recognition Award, has donated all the proceeds of its anniversary show to Hillsides Volunteer Network. Not only has Fisher brought laughter to more than four million people, his talent in captivating guests has brought laughter to Hillsides’ children through the numerous activities this event supports. In addition, Fisher has hosted the children living at Hillsides with a special performance and lunch.
How: Tickets are $25, $45, $65 and $100 (VIP). For ticket information, call Ticketmaster at 800-653-8000 or purchase tickets online at http://www.Ticketmaster.com. Tickets can also be purchased by contacting the Pasadena Civic Center box office at 626-449-7360. To learn more about the All Star Comedy Show, visit http://www.icehousecomedy.com. To learn more about Hillsides, visit http://www.Hillsides.org.