The GIs of Comedy
Task Force: Funny Tour
|Saturday, November 2, 2013|
$20 General Admission
The GIs of Comedy, a Comedic Troupe of Troops will film their live special for television broadcast duirng this show. The group of stand up comedians, all veterans of the United States military continue to serve with their comedic talents. Created by SUNY Buffalo State '04 alum and Young Alumnus Award Winner '12, Thom Tran a Western New York native and former combat veteran of the United States Army, the GIs of Comedy also include US Air Force Reserve Major Jose Sarduy (host of Nuvo TV's Stand Up & Deliver), and former US Army Private First Class Tom Irwin, also a Buffalo native.
The group has toured military installations all over the country as well as comedy clubs including the World Famous Laugh Factory and the Hollywood Improv since 2010 bringing laughter to their brothers and sisters in uniform as well civilian supporters of the military, and just comedy fans in general. The group has raised and donated over $10,000 to the Special Operations Warrior Foundation, a charity that provides college scholarships for the children of US Special Operations Forces killed in the line of duty.
The show will be filmed for broadcast and DVD distribution, and will be a once in a lifetime opportunity for the students of SUNY Buffalo States broadcasting department to take part in the actual production! Seating is limited for the general public as many of the seats will be filled by members of the US military from the Wester New York Area!