A portion of the proceeds from these shows will benefit Armed Services Arts Partnership, a non-profit that directly empowers veterans and military family members to re-enter, find a voice, and thrive in their communities through the arts, including stand-up comedy. I will be bringing three graduates from their comedy bootcamps to give them an opportunity and to help them experience and share in a great night of comedy, both for the audience and veterans themselves. This is a special night not to be missed. I often say “laughter is the surprise recognition that we are not alone.”
The Laugh Button website put together a list of 10 comedians who have put their country before themselves and have since gone on to serve a second career on the stand-up comedy stage. I have great admiration for the veterans on this list. I’ve shared stages, travels & my life with many of them. Very cool to be included.
Very honored to be able to play a small part in a really impressive organization. If I’ve learned anything over the years, it’s important to be there for people.
Veterans Coming Home put together a short piece from a night I got to perform with some real American heroes now performing stand-up comedy thanks to The Armed Services Arts Partnership. I am on the ASAP advisory committee and have fortunately gotten to spend time with a few of the Comedy Bootcamp graduates. It’s a really special non-profit making positive things happen for our Veterans, Active Military & their families.