18, 2006 - THEY improv
to double the benefit with two shows for the Leukemia & Lymphoma
Society 'Team in Training' Program.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
improv to double the benefit with two shows for the Leukemia &
Lymphoma Society 'Team in Training' Program.
Lauderdale, FL: THEY improv, South Florida's
Comedy With A Cause, continues their effort at
changing the face of comedy with their benefit performances for
the Leukemia & Lypmphoma Society 'Team in Training' at the
Hollywood Improv (Wednesday, September 6th) and the Palm Beach
Improv (Tuesday, September 12th).
shows feature 90 minutes of improvised comedy utilizing the best
comedic talent to help the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society in
their mission to cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and
myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their
families through their Team in Training (TNT) program.
is the world's largest endurance sports training program, and
the leading fundraising campaign of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
This year, TNT will train 30,000 people - from novice to seasoned
athlete - to run or walk a marathon or half marathon, cycle a
century ride or complete an Olympic distance triathlon. As part
of this effort they raise money to sponsor their efforts. More
information on the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society can be found
at their website, www.lls.org.
More information about the Team in Training program can be found
at their website at www.teamintraining.org.
show on Wednesday, September 6th at 8pm at the Improv at the Seminole
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino will feature the cast members of
THEY improv providing non-stop comedy for 90 minutes in a top
notch no-holds barred show. Tickets are available by calling the
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society directly at (954) 961-3234.
show on Tuesday, September 12th at 8pm will feature a special
two for one show. Two troupes, THEY improv and MOD27, will be
joining together on stage at the Palm Beach Improv in a show featuring
the top performers that South Florida has to offer. MOD27 is one
of the premier improv troupes anywhere and has headlined improv
festivals across the country. Beyond that, they are local to Palm
Beach and perform normally in Lake Worth. More information about
Mod27 is available on their website at www.mod27.com.
This 90 minute show will leave the audiences laughing and crying
for more. Tickets are available by calling the Leukemia &
Lymphoma Society directly at (561) 775-9954x11.
These two-of-a-kind comedy shows have all the tickets being sold
by the TNT volunteers to be applied towards their fundraising
goals. For tickets to the shows, including donations needed to
obtain tickets, contact the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society directly
Sept. 6th - 8pm
Seminole Paradise Improv
Sept. 12th - 8pm
Palm Beach Improv
happy to be able to find a way that we can actually help make
a difference," said THEY improv director Todd Rice. "The
daunting task of fighting Leukemia seems way too big. These volunteers
are taking the steps needed to find a cure and put up the good
fight. Our improv shows might not be able to stop cancer, but
we can help the people who are working to make a difference, and
make them laugh."
THEY improv provides their Comedy With A Cause program
to help local charities find the recognition and fundraising they
need, while not one penny goes to the improv troupe for their
performance. These shows have helped raise tens of thousands of
dollars for local charities and awareness for their causes. If
you would like to find out how you can help the Comedy With A
Cause program, you should contact THEY improv directly.
About THEY improv
THEY improv is Broward County's improv comedy
troupe, selected by the ImprovMiami Prizes as Broward's Best Short
Form Troupe 2005. Often performing for charities, THEY improv
is changing the face of comedy in South Florida. THEY can be seen
in various venues in the area and the website at www.THEYimprov.com
is regularly updated with information about upcoming events and
About The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society®, headquartered in White Plains,
NY, with 66 chapters in the United States and Canada, is the world's
largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding blood
cancer research and providing education and patient services.
The Society's mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease
and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their
families. Since its founding in 1949, the Society has invested
more than $483 million in research specifically targeting leukemia,
lymphoma and myeloma. Last year alone, the Society made 4.2 million
contacts with patients, caregivers and healthcare professionals.
For a media contact for the LLS, please contact:
Senior Campaign Director
Team In Training
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
Phone 561-775-9954 Ext. 11