March 1st, 2017

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Stand-Ups Give BAC Show Celebrates 10 Years of the Brooklyn Autism Center

On February 28, comedians Ryan Hamilton, Andy Kindler, Jordan Temple, and Tom Thakkar provided the laughs for a packed house as the Brooklyn Autism Center (BAC) celebrated its tenth anniversary at the Stand-Ups Give BAC show at Carolines on Broadway.  It marked the ninth consecutive year the event was held at the Times Square comedy hotspot.

In addition to all of the great food, drinks, and countless laughs, the annual fundraiser also featured a raffle for two VIP passes to a taping of CBS’ the Late Show with Stephen Colbert.

For the ninth straight year, Stand-Ups Give BAC was produced by BAC parent and Emmy Award winning casting director Marc Hirschfeld, whose numerous credits include Seinfeld, That 70′s Show, and The Nanny.

Among those who have performed on the Stand-Ups Give BAC in past years include Amy Schumer, Zach Galifianakis, David Cross, Reggie Watts, Janine Garofalo, Hannibal Buress, John Oliver, Michael Che, and Jay Pharoah, among others.

BAC is a not-for-profit school, serving children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) in Brooklyn, New York. The school was established in the Fall of 2007.  BAC’s program is founded by parents, educators and community activists who are determined to provide high quality, effective educational services for children on the Autism Spectrum.

From its humble beginnings serving four students in a church basement, BAC has grown to become a leader in the field of autism education and a much sought after school highly regarded for its comprehensive, scientifically validated educational and behavioral services designed to foster individual growth and personal achievement.

For more information on BAC, please visit www.brooklynautismcenter.org.

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January, 19 2018

Gloria Steinem, Kathy Najimy and More Celebrate Four Years of “Sisters of Comedy”

L to R:  Kathy Najimy, Linda Sarsour, Gloria Steinem and “Sisters of Comedy” producer Ogunda Okeyo.  Photo Credit:  Michelle Smith On January 17, Gloria Steinem and Kathy Najimy joined other die-hard supporters of “Sisters of Comedy,” New York City’s longest running comedy show that features black women at its center, to celebrate the show’s fourth […]

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November, 14 2017

David Angelo Named “New York’s Funniest Stand-Up at the 2017 New York Comedy Festival

Comedian David Angelo out-joked ten other finalists at the tenth annual New York’s Funniest Stand-Up competition at Carolines on Broadway on Saturday, November 11.   The competition, launched in 2008 as part of the annual New York Comedy Festival, is open to any and all New York-based comedians who think they have what it takes to make ‘em laugh here — […]

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May, 16 2017

Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Alliance Celebrates 16th Annual Stand Up for Madeline and OCRFA

The Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Alliance (OCRFA) and Carolines on Broadway celebrated sixteen years of the Stand Up for Madeline and OCRFA, an evening of laughter in tribute to the legendary Madeline Kahn, on May 15 at the club.   Hosted by Bob the Drag Queen, who was crowned “America’s Next Drag Superstar” on the hit […]

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March, 30 2017

Kerry Coddett Crowned 2017 Carolines Comedy Madness Champion

Congratulations to Kerry Coddett, who outlasted 63 other comedians over five rounds to be crowned champion of the 2017 Carolines Comedy Madness stand-up competition.   For winning the event, Coddett will receive a cash prize and have the opportunity to perform at the 2017 New York Comedy Festival in November. Coddett, who won one week after […]

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