Two New Jersey icons — Bruce Springsteen and Jon Stewart — will as soon as once more headline this 12 months’s Stand Up for Heroes fundraiser, which advantages injured veterans and their households.
The comedy and musical occasion can even characteristic John Oliver, Hasan Minhaj and Ronny Chieng. Will probably be held Nov. Four on the Hulu Theater at Madison Sq. Backyard in New York Metropolis. Tickets go on sale Tuesday at midday Jap.
Stand Up for Heroes was first held in 2007 and is produced by the New York Comedy Pageant and the Bob Woodruff Basis. Woodruff was almost killed throughout a 2006 assault in Iraq whereas embedded with U.S. troops for ABC Information.
“Even after 13 years of Stand Up for Heroes, the occasion continues to encourage our viewers and our nation,” Woodruff stated in an announcement. “We won’t overlook that these courageous people stand as much as serve in our navy, and we have to present our assist by standing up for them in return.”
Springsteen and Stewart have lengthy given their time to the annual occasion over time, alongside performers like Tony Bennett, Jimmy Automobile, Eric Church, Stephen Colbert, Jim Gaffigan, Ricky Gervais, Whoopi Goldberg, John Mayer, Seth Meyers, Trevor Noah, Conan O’Brien, Purple Sizzling Chili Peppers, Jerry Seinfeld, Ray Romano and Robin Williams.
The Stand Up for Heroes occasion kicks off New York Comedy Pageant, the nation’s largest comedy pageant, which runs from Nov. 4-10. Colbert, Invoice Maher, Kevin Smith, Nicole Byer and Noah will headline this 12 months’s pageant.
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