Comedy Benefit for Recovery


Saturday, October 7th, 2017 @ IMA
4000 Michigan Rd., Indianapolis, IN 46208

Get ready to laugh your ass off while doing a good thing. 100% of Profits go to 2017 Beneficiaries in Indianapolis
Donate

Intended for Mature Audiences

Headliners

 

Kevin McPeek

HBO, Showtime, ABC, CBS, Fox Laughs

An exciting and hilarious comedian, Kevin has been entertaining audiences all over the world for 2 decades. He has written for TV (ABC, CBS, FOX) as well as screenplays and countless other comedians. An edgy and creative comic Kevin is always on the cutting edge of what's trending in comedy, social media and in entertainment. His hilarious facial expressions as well as exceptional performances and story telling makes Kevin, as the DETROIT FREE PRESS put it:

"One of the break out comics to watch, he is destined for stardom"

Check out his website.

Mary E. Kennedy

Conan, Showtime's hit series Shameless

"A Boston native, she has just launched her video blog What a Kennedy Thinks, after being the host of the, “Oh Mary!" Show an edgy, current event talk show vodcast on ohmaryshow.com. The “Oh, Mary!” show was also one of the top rated vodcast's on The Jon Lovitz Comedy Network. “Oh, Mary!” show got it's start as a radio show on the award winning LA Talk Radio for 4 years. Before that she was featured on The DAMage Report with Johnny Dam (Talkers Magazine's The Frontier Fifty) weekly as their Parental Correspondent. Before that she was heard regularly on the Man Cow radio show in Chicago.

A Professional Actress, you can see her as the new recurring character “New Fiona” on Shameless Season 7. She will be seen in the feature, Shattered release date, 2017. She co-stars in the feature film Creative Differences. Was a featured mom commentator on The Mom Rules Webseries and did the pilot, for Nickelodeon's new network, NickMOM called Road Mamas which she also Co-Created. You can also see her comic acting regularly in various sketches for CONAN. She just took off her dancing shoes after appearing as a featured dancer in Allee Willis' BADEYA BABY! with choreographer, Keith Young (RENT). She also was a recurring on NBC’s ER as Officer Trudy Lange for Season 12. Recently she appeared as Queen Elizabeth, on VanityFair.com which accompained their cover, The Queen and Her Corgis.

You have seen her in national commercials for, FLIR, HULU Plus, FORD, Vonage, Cingular Wireless, Sony Ericcson, Captain Morgan and E-Trade. Promos, for George Lucas' Star Wars and CBS Sports, with sports personality, Jim Rome.

She got her start in theatre, in Boston, NY and now in LA. She wrote and starred in, 36 Plots at the El Portal Theatre (LA). Her one woman show Calls from the Purse, has been performed at the Road Theatre Company, the Zephyr Theatre and a part of the Women's Theatre Festival, at Whitefire Theatre and La Macha Theatre all in Los Angeles.

She also hosted the new reality show pilot Breaking In for SPIKE and played an Ugly Betty type for VH-1’s pilot American Ugly.

A finalist for the HBO Comedy Arts Festival Talent (ASPEN)search. Her comedy has been seen on, Jlcn.tv, Comedy Central, SPIKE and the USA Network.

In Los Angeles, she is a regular at The Laugh Factory. Headlined, Garret Morris' Downtown Comedy Club in Los Angeles, Zanies in Chicago and Marblehead Little Theatre, Marblehead, MA. She also featured for the show Gender Blender at the Improv and has toured with Mom’s Night Out!, a comedy show that is performed by Moms for Moms.

In addition, she was the Warm-Up Comic for the game show, “Who’s King of the Water Cooler” at the Ontario Improv and has appeared at The Comedy Store.

In New York City she appeared at Caroline's, The Comic Strip, Gotham Comedy Club, New York Comedy Club and Stand-Up New York. She features and headlines for Rascals Comedy Club, Bonkerz Comedy Club in Orlando, FL, Rooster T. Feathers in Sunnyvale, CA and for corporate events around the country. Her credits also include, Casino Pauma, San Diego, CA, Edgewater Casino, Laughlin, NV Comedy Studio and Nick's Comedy Stop in Boston, MA, Rascals Comedy Club in Phoenix, AZ, Zanies in Chicago, IL, The Comedy Connection in Portland, ME, Potowami Casino in Milwaukee, WI, Three Rivers Casino, in Florence, OR, San Manuel Casino, Highland, CA and The Punchline in San Francisco, CA and just recently, The Comedy Palace, San Diego, CA. She has also featured for headliners, Taylor Negron, David Allen Grier, Joy Behar, Margaret Cho and Leslie Jordan.

She has been showcased in the Bud Light Ladies of Laughter Competition, Hampton's Comedy Festival, Boston Comedy Festival and at the California Funniest Female Festival.

REPRESENTATION:

Paul Jacek

The Comedy Store, Los Angeles, CA

Paul Jacek received his theatre training at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts. He just wrapped the Feature Film, The Bastard Son of Pedro Presley in the role of Father Presley. He was the Co-Host and Head Writer, for the “Oh, Mary!” show on ohmaryshow.com, which also was on The Jon Lovitz Comedy Network. He also appeared regularly on the Man Cow show in Chicago ans was the Co-Writer for JOAN RIVERS on TVLand’s hit show, “HOW’D YA GET SO RICH?”. He just Guest Starred on Betty White's hit "OFF THEIR ROCKERS" for NBC.

Paul also starred as Rose in 85 SOLD OUT LIVE Performances of the GOLDEN GIRLS in Los Angeles.

Paul was also a Feature Dancer for Allee Willis' BADEYA BABY! with choreographer, Keith Young (RENT).

Paul is a regular at the World Famous Comedy Store on Sunset Blvd, and a featured comic at the Riviera Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas Paul is seen weekly at the hip Story Salon in Studio City, California.

His one-man-show SECRETS OF A BEVERLY HILLS SHAMPOO BOY ran for a year in Los Angeles, and is in development as an independent feature film. The sequel TRAY TABLES UP! MY WALK IN THE CLOUDS enjoyed a nine-week run at the Whitmore-Lindley Theatre. A member of The Group Repertory Theatre, he recently originated the role of Mark Kincaid in the World Premiere of a new play, CLOSETS.

You can also find Paul at www.iloveagoodstory.com, and www.handwrittentheater.blogspot.com. GENRE magazine and THE NEW YORKER have profiled Paul as an important comic to watch! Paul is a correspondent for Notes from Hollywood one of the top 100,000 sites on the World Wide Web. www.notesfromhollywood.com. Currently residing in Hollywood, California.

Check out his website

(323) 283-2931

Emcee

 

Marti MacGibbon

Marti MacGibbon is a humorous motivational speaker, standup comic, and nationally award-winning author. Her memoir, Never Give in to Fear: Laughing All the Way Up from Rock Bottom, is an Amazon bestseller and has earned critical acclaim from Kirkus Reviews, Midwest Book Review, Foreword Reviews, San Francisco Book Review and more. Marti has performed at the world-famous Hollywood Improv and at the Comedy Store in Hollywood, and at clubs and colleges all over the U.S. She’s been interviewed in Investors Business Daily and Entrepreneur, on ABC-TV, CBS-TV, FOX-TV, and numerous radio stations.

Marti is founder, producer, and emcee of Laff-Aholics. The Indiana Addictions Issues Coalition (IAIC) honored Marti with the 2015 Indiana Lifetime Recovery Advocate Award, and the 2014 Recovery Advocate of the Year Award, for outstanding accomplishments in support of recovery, and her work in breaking away the stigma surrounding addiction, mental illness, and other issues.

Check out her website

Details

When

Saturday, October 7th
Show starts at 8pm

Where

Indianapolis Museum of Art - Toby Theater
4000 Michigan Road
Indianapolis, IN 46208

Bonus

Come early and dine at the Nourish Cafe!
Opens at 6pm

Get your tickets now!

For the funniest benefit of the year!