"Fritz helps put this event together single-handedly by recruiting
some of the best local stand-up comics in the area," Farina said. "He is
always there himself to warm up the audience and get everyone in a spirit
Proceeds from the $20 tickets support classes in first aid and CPR,
and volunteer training in disaster response as well as presenting
disaster preparedness information to the community at local meetings and
at the Red Cross center.
Topping the bill are Bobby Kelton, who has performed on TV and
Maryellen Hooper, who was voted Best Female Comic of the Year at the
American Comedy Awards.
After the tragic events of Sept. 11, Coleman said, it's time for some
"We are going to have coffee and doughnuts for the soul to lower the
tension a little bit," he said. "Humor gives us control over our fears.
We want to do that this year more than ever."
IF YOU GO:
WHAT: Fritz Coleman Comedy Night.
WHEN: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.
WHERE: Glendale Centre Theatre, 324 N. Orange St., Glendale.