FREE Comedy Showcase for ALL Long Island Military Veterans

The Paramount will welcome Long Island Military Veterans at a special FREE Comedy Showcase on Saturday, April 28 @ 3pm.
April 11, 2012 - PRLog -- (Apr. 10, 2012 – Huntington, NY)  The Paramount will welcome Long Island Military Veterans at a special FREE Comedy Showcase on Saturday, April 28 @ 3pm.   “We’re excited to be partnering with The Paramount on this big show” said comedian Paul Anthony who produces The Paramount Comedy Series.  “Tickets for this special performance are being made absolutely FREE to all Long Island Veterans and Veteran organizations across Long Island.  The show is just a simple way to say thank you, and recognize the local military personnel for their important contributions.”

The Paramount approached Anthony with the idea after hearing about Our Heroes Night Out, a program he produced for homeless vets at the Northport V.A. Medical Center.  “It all came together very quickly”, he said.  “Laughter has the ability to bring people together, and that’s really what we’re hoping to achieve here. We’re hoping to bring laughter and fun into the lives of the Long Island Veterans community.”  With the Paramount Comedy Series quickly becoming the most popular comedy showcase on Long Island, we’re making plans for this special performance to be a very memorable one” said Anthony.

Showtime is 3 pm on Saturday, April 28 at The Paramount.  Tickets will be available through local Long Island Veteran’s organizations, by e-mail at, or veterans with military ID can pick up their FREE tickets at The Paramount Box Office – while supplies last.  Up to 1,000 FREE tickets will be distributed for this event – first come, first serve.  The Box Office is open daily from 12 noon – 6pm and during events.

*The Paramount Comedy Series runs monthly and features top comedians from Long Island, NYC and around the globe.  The series is produced by Paul Anthony of Long Island Comedy.
*Paul Anthony performs his stand-up comedy regularly in N.Y.C. and on Long Island and is the official host of The Paramount Comedy Series and Long Island Comedy Festival.

*Performances by: Maria Walsh (“America’s Naughtiest Mommy” and national headliner) and Chris DiStefano (direct from Caroline’s and the N.Y.C. comedy scene).  More comedians will be announced soon!

The Paramount:

Opened September 28, 2011 this 1,555 capacity live entertainment venue located in downtown Huntington, Long Island, features; concerts, boxing, comedy, community and other special events.  Booked by Live Nation, the Paramount has hosted nearly 75 events in its first six (6) months of operation and quickly established itself as the premier music venue on Long Island.  Some recent acts to take the stage have been; Pitbull, Taking Back Sunday, The Pixies, Elvis Costello, Rusted Root, Warren Haynes, Willie Nelson, Brand New, Goo Goo Dolls, The Script, Panic! at the Disco, All Time Low and many, more.
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