FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Kambri Crews
New York, NY - September
10, 2005 - Comedian Christian Finnegan will headline
Northern Hospitality - A Benefit for
the Bayou, a comedy event to be held at the Kraine Theater
on Wednesday, September 14, 2005. Every penny raised will be donated
to the Red
$20 admission, guests will be treated to an oustanding line up of comedy
and know that their money is going directly to those most in need.
tickets will be sold for $1 and will include a chance to win tickets
to The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
from The Araca Group, a blue Ipod Mini,
tickets to Drumstruck courtesy of Dodger
Theatricals, a Comedy Central media &
swag basket, a messenger bag, t-shirts and many more terrific prize
artists donating their time include feature act Anthony DeVito
(US Weekly's Fashion Police) who is also co-producing the event,
Shayna Ferm (Fearsome), Andres du Bouchet
(Giant Tuesday Night Of Amazing Inventions And Also There Is A Game!!!)
of the evening Susie Felber (ComedyCentral.com, Court
are grateful to all of the performers and those who donated raffle prizes
for their generosity in this grassroots effort to help those affected
by Hurricane Katrina," said Kambri Crews, owner
and founder of Ballyhoo Promotions. "We may not know how to rescue
survivors or rebuild homes, but we do know how to put on a
show. It would be harder to do nothing."
Christian Finnegan is a stand-up comedian,
writer and actor based in New York City. He just completed taping
an independent feature film with Tom Lennon (Reno
911) & Kimberly Williams (According
to Jim) entitled Eden Court and currently
can be seen on VH1's hit series Best Week Ever and every
Monday on TV Land’s interstitial game show Game Time.
Other credits include Comedy Central Presents, Chappelle's
Show and Premium Blend.
addition to his on-camera work, Christian served as a staff writer
on Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn and is a frequent contributor
to Jest Magazine. Christian has also performed at clubs
and colleges all over America most recently with Comedy Central's
No Class College Tour and FHM's Comedy Tour. He can also proudly
name all five members of the German heavy metal band The Scorpions.
offbeat musical creation of Tony award-winning composer and lyricist
William Finn, Rachel Sheinkin, and Rebecca
Feldman is directed by Tony Award-winner James
Lapine. This hilarious tale of overachievers' angst --
tender and sardonic -- chronicles the experience of six adolescent
outsiders vying for the spelling championship of a lifetime.
- The show Time Out New York called "Simply Exhilarating.
Simultaneously a dazzling exhibition of song, dance, percussion,
humor and storytelling, and a mesmerizing interactive experience."
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