SETH MEYERS TO HEADLINE FORGOTTEN HARVEST’S 25TH ANNUAL COMEDY NIGHT AT THE FOX THEATRE ON JUNE 17
Tickets On Sale Now
(DETROIT– April 24, 2017) — Late-night host Seth Meyers will headline the 25th Annual Comedy Night hosted by metro Detroit’s only food rescue organization, Forgotten Harvest, at the Fox Theatre on Saturday, June 17 at 8 p.m.
Tickets ($28.50, $52.50, $88.50 and $153.50) are on sale now and can be purchased at OlympiaEntertainment.com, The Fox Theatre and Joe Louis Arena box offices, Hockeytown Authentics in Troy (without service charge) and Ticketmaster.com. To charge tickets by phone, call (800) 745-3000. For additional information, call (313) 471-6611. Corporate sponsorships start at $500 and can be purchased by contacting Rebecca Gade-Sawicki at (248) 864-7527.
In 1992, Forgotten Harvest’s Comedy Night began with the support of television, film star and local native Tim Allen and Mark Ridley, Detroit-area comedy impresario. This night has become Detroit’s premier annual comedy event that brings in renowned celebrities like Jay Leno, David Coulier, Martin Short and Sinbad.
The event offers a chance for Forgotten Harvest and their supporters to celebrate their achievements in the community.
“It is our distinct pleasure to have Seth join us for Comedy Night,” said Forgotten Harvest CEO Kirk Mayes. “Forgotten Harvest is fortunate to have the support of Seth, our sponsors and the community at our largest annual fundraising event. Proceeds will go directly to fight food insecurity in metro Detroit.”
Seth Meyers is an Emmy Award-winning writer and current host of “Late Night with Seth Meyers.” Meyers was named one of the 2014 TIME 100, TIME Magazine’s 100 most influential people. Meyers also hosted the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards.
Meyers began his TV career with “Saturday Night Live” in 2001, where he was a cast member for 13 seasons. Meyers acted as head writer for nine seasons and “Weekend Update” anchor for eight seasons. In 2011, Meyers won the Emmy for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics for host Justin Timberlake’s musical monologue. Meyers also garnered ten additional Emmy nominations for his work as a writer in television.