Aha! is a benefit show featuring a reception with UVA head football coach Mike London and a clean, funny standup comedy show showcasing nationally recognized standup comedians, hosted by WINA’s Jane Foy. All proceeds go to Building a Bridge!
Date: March 31st 2011 Time: Reception 6:30 pm, Comedy show 7:30 pm Location: Jefferson Theater, 110 East Main Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902 Ticket price: $75 — Reception and comedy show, $20 — Comedy show only
Details: At the reception and silent auction that precedes the comedy show, our honored guest UVA football coach Mike London will take a few minutes from his busy schedule to remind us why we must never give up. Coach London will share with us some of his compelling personal narrative. As a community leader who shares our determination to make the most out of what we’ve got and our vision to move forward with our lives Building a Bridge will present him with our first ever “Never Quit” award.
Comedy show: After the reception the evening continues with Jane Foy from WINA, Co-host and Producer at the Charlottesville Radiogroup who will host the comedy show introducing our two comedians: Frequent guest on The Tonight Show and recipient of the National Humor Treasure Award, Brett Leake will be headlining the evening. Brett, himself no stranger to adversity, describes himself as a sit-down stand up comic as he performs his act from a wheelchair.
Tony Deyo, a comic and former professional symphony musician, who bills himself as semi-obscure but who co-authored The Complete Idiot’s Guide To Jokes and was part of HBO’s U.S. Comedy Arts Festival will also entertain.
The brain injury attorneys of Allen, Allen, Allen & Allen are proud to sponsor this event and Building A Bridge. Building A Bridge is a private, long-term residential community for adult survivors of traumatic brain injury in Charlottesville, Virginia.