(SAVANNAH, Ga.) – Comedian Vic Henley will star in the second annual Laughs for Lemonade: An Evening of Comedy to Fight Ovarian Cancer on Sept. 29.
Co-author of a national bestselling book with fellow comedian Jeff Foxworthy, Henley has appeared on HBO, CBS, NBC, FOX, MTV, BRAVO, CMT and just about every other standup comedy show on television. He was a VH-1 VJ and has his own Comedy Central Presents half hour special as well as performances on The Late Show with David Letterman and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.
Whether it’s HBO’s US Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen, Montreal’s Just For Laughs Comedy Festival, or the granddaddy of them all – The Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland, Henley has drawn rave reviews and packed houses. His success at Edinburgh led to a slew of BBC TV appearances on stand up and talk shows, some where he was the first American to perform. Henley has also performed on over 500 college campuses receiving 8 “Comedian of the Year” nominations.
Laughs for Lemonade will be held Thursday, Sept. 29 at 8 p.m. at the Lucas Theatre. Tickets are $25 General Admission, $35 Reserved Seating and $50 VIP, which includes Reserved Seating and admittance into the "Meet and Greet" after-party. For tickets, visit www.lucastheatre.com or call (912) 525-5050. The box office is located at 216 E. Broughton St. The Lucas Theatre is located at 32 Abercorn St.
Laughs for Lemonade is the main fundraiser for Mom's Lemonade Fund, which supports local women and their families struggling with ovarian cancer in the Savannah area. The fund's mission is to provide medications, testing, wigs, as well as comfort care items for the patients and their families.
Karen Morgan, whose appearances include Nick at Nite and Sirius, will open the evening. Born and raised in Athens, Georgia, Karen Morgan’s Southern accent is an anomaly in Maine, where she now lives. After years as a successful trial lawyer, Karen become a full-time comedian in 2005 after being chosen as a finalist on Nick at Nite’s First Search for the Funniest Mom in America. She has worked nonstop ever since in theatres and clubs around the country.
Morgan can be heard on Sirius XM Radio’s Blue Collar Comedy, Raw Dog and Laugh Break as well as every week on the Coast Morning Show.
About Mom’s Lemonade Fund:
Mom's Lemonade Fund supports local women and their families struggling with ovarian cancer in the Savannah area. The foundation’s purpose is to raise awareness of ovarian cancer, assist with emotional and medical needs and to provide comfort care items for patients, their family members, and caregivers battling the disease.
Mom's Lemonade Fund was created in August 2009 by the families of Mary Anne Feist Mahfet and Ellen McAlpin Hogan to honor their memory by proactively helping women and their families struggling with ovarian cancer.
Find Mom’s Lemonade Fund on Facebook.
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