“Comics Come Home” Announces Line-up for 24th-annual Event
BOSTON -- Comics Come Home, the longest-running comedy fundraiser in the nation, today announced that comedian, actor, and radio host, Jim Breuer and Pete Correale, will join the talented line-up of comedians who will perform at Boston’s TD Garden, November 3.
Founded by NHL Hall of Famer and Bruins President Cam Neely and actor/comedian Denis Leary, Comics Come Home has raised over $11.5 million since inception. All proceeds from the annual show benefit The Cam Neely Foundation for Cancer Care which provides comfort, support and hope to adult and pediatric cancer patients and their families.
Named one of Comedy Central’s 100 Greatest Stand-Up Comedians of All-Time, Breuer remains one of today’s top entertainers, continuing to win over audiences with his off-the-wall humor and lovable personality.
Internationally renowned comedian, writer and broadcaster Correale is one of the most requested acts in the comedy chains.
Breuer and Correale will join this year’s 24th annual Comics Come Home lineup of fan favorites and new faces like; Lenny Clarke, Billy Gardell, Christine Hurley, Robert Kelly, Jessica Kirson, and Brian Regan.
Additional comedians may be announced and details are subject to change, so we encourage following @CamNeelyFdn on Twitter hashtag #CCH24 for the latest updates.
“This Comics Come Home concert makes 24 years in a row where we have the great honor of making people laugh while raising money to help The Cam Neely Foundation for Cancer Care,” Leary said in a press release. “Everybody in the lineup is bringing their A game and if it’s anything like last year’s show - the audience will be holding their sides and still talking about the surprises they saw onstage - some of them comical and some of them musical. We can’t wait.”
Proceeds from this year’s show will go towards funding the foundation’s current initiative, The Neely Center for Nutrition and Integrative Care, a first-of-its-kind center dedicated to improving the lives of cancer and auto-immune patients. The Center’s innovative solutions will spur patients’ improved health and future wellness, including evidence-based nutrition and complementary therapies as well as state-of-the-art research and education.
Neely said in the press release: “Every year I am humbled by the generosity of those that support our foundation and Comics Come Home. This year’s event is especially important as the foundation embarks on an exciting new venture that will allow access to complementary nutrition therapies at The Neely Center for Nutritionand Integrative Care.”