YOU'LL LAUGH TILL YOU PEW
For the past four years, comic Jane Edith Wilson and her husband Gary Lucy have produced the monthly Lit Up! It's an evening of comedy in, of all places, a church, with each show benefiting a different charity. But before you quote Luke 6:25 and scoff, "Woe to ye who laugh now, for you shall mourn and weep," ye need to know that the comics are regulars from those co-called alty/cutting-edgy clubs you seem to enjoy. And yes, there's wine. This month features Scott Carter (writer/producer Real Time With Bill Maher ); Annabelle Gurwitch and Jeff Kahn (authors of You Say Tomato, I Say Shut Up), plus David Feldman, Jimmy Dore, Eddie Pepitone and more. Wilson's fave funny story: "When we were first putting this idea together I asked some of the gals from the church outreach committee whether the comics could swear on the shows. One soft-spoken woman named Nancy said, "I can take a little bit of swearing, just not wall to wall ‘motherfucker.'" There's even free childcare and a dessert buffet – praise You-Know-Who!
Sat., May 8, 8 p.m., 2010
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