Noted comedians and one of Pittsburgh's most promising vocal talents will lend their talents to the fight against myasthenia gravis.
Comedy for a Cause will be held March 28, 2015, at the Morningside VFW. Proceeds from the evening will benefit the Myasthenia Gravis Association of Western Pennsylvania. Comedians scheduled to appear include David Kaye, a Pittsburgh native who has appeared with Drew Carey, David Brenner, Weird Al Jankovic and on Comedy Central; Tom Musial, also of Pittsburgh, who has shared stages with Jim Breuer and Eddie Ifft; and Lisa Dapprich, host of Date Night TV and a longtime regular at local comedy clubs.
Also scheduled to appear is singer Chris Jamison of Ross Township, who was a finalist on Season Seven of "The Voice" on NBC-TV.
Tickets for Comedy for a Cause are $35 and include admission, a buffet dinner and non-alcoholic beverages.
Myasthenia gravis is a chronic autoimmune neuromuscular disorder characterized by weakness of voluntary muscle groups. About 20 of 100,000 people in the United States are affected by the disorder.
Tickets are available at the Myasthenia Gravis of Western Pennsylvania office 490 East North Avenue #410, Pittsburgh, PA 15212. Phone: 412-566-1545: Website: www.mgawpa.org.
Tickets also are available through Slapsticks Productions: http://slapsticksprod.laughstub.com/event.cfm?id=367085&cart,
The Morningside VFW is located at 1820 Morningside Avenue, Pittsburgh 15206.
More information about myasthenia gravis is available at www.myasthenia.org/.
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