2010 International VSA Festival: Comedy Night Featuring Josh Blue, Brett Leake & Kathy Buckley
NOTE: This event is NOT at the Kennedy Center.
Venue: DC Improv, 1140 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Date: Wednesday, June 9 at 8:30 p.m.
Headliner Josh Blue
, the Last Comic Standing
season four winner, who has cerebral palsy, uses his incredible sense of humor and likeability to defy stereotypes and encourage others to overcome their preconceived notions about people with disabilities.
The show also features Brett Leake
, the first comedian with muscular dystrophy to appear on NBC's The Tonight Show
. In 2003, public broadcasting stations around the country began running his hour-long comedy special Laughing Matters with Brett Leake
A gifted comedienne, award-winning actress, accomplished author, and renowned inspirational speaker, Kathy Buckley
is a force like no other who uses humor to confront stereotypes about people who are deaf. Buckley is also a five-time American Comedy Award
Nominee as Best Stand-Up Female Comedienne. To purchase tickets or for more information, click here or call (202) 296-7008.