Thank you to our sponsors who supported our 2018 Hilarity for Charity event for Connecticut's very own Homes for the Brave. And of course thank you to the continued support of our community who came out and made this a fantastic event. We couldn't have done this without you!
Charles McBee has made two national stand-up comedy appearances on Gotham Comedy Live on AXS TV and was a favorite on the tv show Laughs on FOX Seasons 1 and 2. He also starred in the critically acclaimed Off-Broadway Production, “HA!… The Musical, from Emmy award-winning writer, Michelle Wendt. He’s also performed at the New York Comedy Festival and stars in his web series, It’s a Chucked up Life which he wrote directed and produced. Charles has written for several tv shows including MTV's Fear Factor, Uncommon Sense Live with Charlamagne Tha God and VH1's Hip Hop Honors 2017. Charles’ comedy is a mix of witty humor with a positive message. He creates laughter by combining personal stories with social commentary. Charles has been called a “hilariously inventive comedian” by the Comedy Cellar’s Rick Crom. You can catch Charles performing at the top comedy clubs in NYC as well as clubs and colleges across the country.
Joe Alfano is a stand-up comedian based in New York City and proud native New Yorker. He produces "Thunderbird," a monthly comedy show at the Grisly Pear in NYC. He performs at the Broadway Comedy Club, New York Comedy Club, Gotham Comedy Club , has performed at Carolines on Broadway, and Long Island's Brokerage Comedy Club, and Governors Comedy Club. He can be heard on Sirius XM Radio and played "Abe" in the comedy web series "Happy Cancer Chick." He can be seen performing regularly in the West Village in NYC.
Teresa DeGaetano is the bubbly girl next door with a witty sense of humor. Whether she's talking about growing up as a plus-size eight year old, or her love for Oprah, she does it with style and lots of hand gestures. She's Italian, it's in the blood. Teresa has worked in clubs all over the city. Sometimes Teresa forgets she's not onstage and pauses for laughter after she runs through the drink specials. Cheers!