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Tivoli Theatre – The H Foundation Presents Comedy for Cancer Featuring a Comedic Conversation with Andy Richter
February 29 @ 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm$75.00
The H Foundation will host its 6th Annual Comedy for Cancer at the Classic Cinemas Tivoli Theatre located at 5021 Highland Avenue in Downers Grove on Thursday, February 29. The fundraiser helps support basic science cancer research studies at the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University and will feature a comedic conversation with comedian, writer and actor, Andy Richter. The event also features stand-up comedians Jim Flannigan and WGN TV’s Mike Toomey & Ana Belaval; renowned regional comics who perform regularly at comedy clubs in Chicago and across the country and have appeared nationally on network and cable TV. The evening will include emcee Andrea Darlas and Comedic Conversation host Steve Cochran.
The H Foundation is one of the top private nonprofit organizations in the nation dedicated to funding early-stage scientific research. The grassroots, volunteer-led organization has raised over $12 million for clinical studies that have leveraged over $250 million in additional grants based on breakthrough scientific discoveries. Many leading cancer experts cite early-stage research funding as crucial to the overall goal of curing a disease that affects 1 in 3 people.
Comedy for Cancer doors will open at 6 p.m. with an opening reception featuring delicious cuisine from local restaurants. The comedy program begins at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets are $75 per person and include lite bites from local restaurants. For more information visit The H Foundation website or the Facebook event page.