Tony Nominee Robert Klein, Jerry Seinfeld and More Set for 8th Annual Laugh For Sight Benefit

News   Tony Nominee Robert Klein, Jerry Seinfeld and More Set for 8th Annual Laugh For Sight Benefit
 
The 8th Annual Laugh For Sight NYC All-Star Comedy Benefit will be held Oct. 28 at The Gotham Comedy Club in New York City.

Hosted by WFAN's "Boomer & Carton In the Morning"'s Craig Carton, the performance will feature Emmy winner Jerry Seinfeld and Tony nominee Robert Klein as well as Hiram Kasten.

The evening will begin at 7 PM with a silent auction and cocktail reception followed by the stand-up comedy show at 8:30 PM.

Laugh For Sight, which was founded in 2004 by comedian Brian Fischler, is a non-profit organization focusing on improving public awareness and raising funds for Retinal Degenerative Eye Disease research.

Fischler, who was diagnosed with the disease at age 12 and has been visually impaired since his late 20’s, said in a statement, "It continues to blow my mind the generosity of the comedy world and all of the talented performers who continue to donate their time to Laugh For Sight, and help us strive towards a cure for retinal degenerative eye diseases."

The Gotham Comedy Club is located at 208 W. 23rd St (between 7th and 8th Avenues). Tickets will go on sale Sept. 9 and can be purchased through Gotham Comedy Club’s website (www.gothamcomedyclub.com) or by calling (212) 367-9000. Sponsorships are still being accepted. For more information or to donate, visit www.laughforsight.com or email info@laughforsight.com.

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