Laughing and raising money for Haiti at the same time – a winning combination

This week is Comedy Week for Haiti, basically folks will be making you laugh, and the money you spend on said laughter will go to the International Committee of the Red Cross Haiti Fund. 

More info in this press release below:

MEDIA ALERT – Comedy Week for Haiti – Toronto’s Comedy Community Comes Together in Support of Earthquake Relief.

Toronto, ON   – Toronto’s comedy community is coming together to contribute to relief efforts in Haiti.  For one week, various performers and venues across Toronto will generously donate all box-office proceeds to the International Committee of the Red Cross Haiti Fund. Funds raised will support the ICRC efforts to provide medical aid and support for earthquake survivors in Port-au-Prince and Panama, Haiti. For more info visit www.icrc.org 

WHEN:  Sunday, January 24 – Sunday, January 31, 2010

WHERE: Participating comedy venues across Toronto

SCHEDULE:
SUNDAY, JANUARY 24
9PM – “Laugh Sabbath” at the Rivoli (332 Queen St. W)
www.laughsabbath.com 

9PM – “Sunday Night Live” at Comedy Bar (945 Bloor St. W)
www.comedybar.ca 

MONDAY, JANUARY 25
9PM – “ALTdot Comedy Lounge” at the Rivoli (332 Queen St. W)
www.altdotcomedylounge.com 

TUESDAY, JANUARY 26
8PM – “Shut Up and Show Us Your Tweets” at The Second City (51 Mercer St.)
www.secondcity.com 

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 27
9PM – “Spirits Open Mic Comedy” at Spirits Bar & Grill (642 Church St.)
http://www.spiritsbarandgrill.com/index.html

9PM – “Carnegie Hall” at Bread & Circus (299 Augusta Ave)
www.breadandcircus.ca 

THURSDAY, JANUARY 28
8:30PM – “Absolute Comedy” (2335 Yonge St.)
www.absolutecomedy.ca 

FRIDAY, JANUARY 29
8PM – “Globehead 2010” at Bad Dog Theatre (138 Danforth Ave)
www.baddogtheatre.com 

8PM – “Catch 23” at Comedy Bar (945 Bloor St. W)
www.comedybar.ca 

SATURDAY, JANUARY 30
10PM – Hawkmail presents “First Draft” at Comedy Bar (945 Bloor St. W)
www.comedybar.ca 

SUNDAY, JANUARY 31
“Sunday Night Live” at Comedy Bar (945 Bloor St. W)
www.comedybar.ca 

Contact Information
Jen Fitzgerald                 Daniel Shehori
Comedy Bar                   The Second City
 jen@comedybar.ca       shehori@secondcity.com

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