Secret Policeman’s Ball recruits all-star comedy lineup for first U.S. benefit

For its first-ever venture into the United States, Amnesty International’s Secret Policeman’s Ball certainly seems intent on making a big and funny splash across the pond when it takes place March 4, 2012, at New York City’s Radio City Music Hall.

The benefit’s lineup includes comedy and music from the likes of Aziz Ansari, Fred Armisen, Matt Berry, Russell Brand, Hannibal Buress, Stephen Colbert, Coldplay, David Cross, Bill Hader, Seth Meyers, Aubrey Plaza, Maya Rudolph, Bob Odenkirk, Sarah Silverman, Paul Rudd, John Oliver, Chris O’Dowd, Peter Serafinowicz, David Walliams, Noel Fielding, Micky Flanagan, Jack Whitehall,  Jon Stewart, Reggie Watts, Kristen Wiig, and Mumford & Sons.

Tickets, available via Ticketmaster, run from $68 to $535.

Sean L. McCarthy

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