Laughter In Lockdown Special On May 29 Will Benefit The Actors Fund

NY Laughs, in partnership with The Actors Fund, is putting on a special one-night-only streaming event “Laughter in Lockdown,”to benefit comedians and other comedy professionals in need on Friday, May 29 at 8 p.m. Eastern (5 p.m. Pacific) on

“Laughter in Lockdown” will be hosted by Mo Amer, with appearances and performances by Wanda SykesJudd ApatowRay RomanoRoy Wood Jr.Carl ReinerCraig RobinsonDave AttellGary GulmanGina YashereIan EdwardsJeff RossJim NortonJon FischKeith RobinsonMarina FranklinMoody McCarthyPete HolmesRobert KellyRonny ChiengTed GreenbergSal VulcanoBrian Stokes MitchellVanessa Hollingshead, and more. Plus Starrkeisha’s Cheer Squad and Piff The Magic Dragon joined by Mr. Piffles and Jade Simone.

Proceeds will benefit struggling comedians and comedy club professionals as part of The Actors Fund’s greater initiative to help entertainment creatives in comedy affected financially due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The two-hour event will stream at and will be accessible on YouTube thereafter.

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