Celebrity Comedians Stand Up To Benefit The Susan G. Komen For The Cure® Greater Nashville
Nashville, TN / August 26, 2009 – Breast cancer is no laughing matter, but International Man of Comedy Tom Rhodes along with Beth Donahue, Brian Bates and Shawn Tidwell invite you to get Tickled Pink. Chuckles and cheers are sure to be heard lingering out of the Belcourt Theatre on Friday, September 18, 2009 when the show kicks off with a bang at 7:30pm. But the real reason to come out for a few laughs is to support the Susan G. Komen For The Cure Greater Nashville Affiliate, as a portion of the evening’s proceeds will benefit the organization. Sponsored by the Moosehead and Alice Crafts, CPA, LLC, tickets are on sale now for $25 at www.belcourt.org and are going fast.
Standing up together for the fight against breast cancer, this special evening’s celebrity roster of comedians is guaranteed to hit your funny bone. Headliner Tom Rhodes has had a raucous stand up career spanning 25 years and 7 continents with appearances on HBO, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and filmed two half hour specials for Comedy Central “Comedy Central presents…Tom Rhodes.” Former Nashville radio personality and member of the highly acclaimed Southern Fried Chicks Tour Beth Donahue, Brian Bates and Shawn Tidwell complete the bill.
Breast cancer is the most frequently diagnosed cancer among women, and Susan G. Komen for the Cure Greater Nashville Affiliate estimates that 4,520 cases of breast cancer will be diagnosed in Tennessee in 2009. Working to better the lives of those facing breast cancer, this organization has joined more than a million breast cancer survivors and activists around the globe in the race to find a cure and invested over $2.5 million in community breast health programs for the 11-county area the Nashville Affiliate serves. Comedy for the Cure: Tickled Pink is an initiative by the Susan G. Komen Foundation to foster an environment that is fun, entertaining, and supportive while increasing awareness about breast cancer. And that is exactly what you can expect attending this memorable bash.
Other Susan G. Komen Events Taking place in the coming weeks include: