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Ben Bailey and More Give 'BAC' in Comedy Benefit for Brooklyn Autism Center Tonight


Comedians Ben Bailey, Hannibal Buress, Michelle Buteau, Janeane Garofalo, Al Madrigal, Mark Normand and surprise guests will give "BAC" when they perform on "Stand-Ups Give BAC," a benefit for the Brooklyn Autism Center, tonight, February 5 at 7:30 p.m., at Carolines on Broadway, 1626 Broadway, between 49th and 50th Streets, New York City.

Doors open at 6:00 p.m. for a cocktail reception and silent auction prior to the show.

General Admission seats are $125.00 per person. Premium Seats are $175.00 per person. Premium Tables of 8 are $1,200.00; Premium Tables of 10 are $1,500.00; and Premium Tables of 12 are $1,800.00. Teacher Donation Tickets that can be given to a teacher or BAC staff member so that they can attend the event are available for purchase for $100.00. This ticket option does not include entry for the purchaser.

Advance tickets can be purchased at or can be purchased at the door with cash or check. The ticket price includes two beverages and is a tax-deductible donation. All proceeds from tickets sales will benefit BAC. For questions about the event or ticket purchase, please call 718.554.1027.

"I look forward to Stand Ups Give BAC all year long. It's such a wonderful event - not only is it incredibly fun, but it also supports a great cause - quality education for children with autism. It doesn't get better than that!," says Sydnee Jorgl, president, board of directors, of BAC.

"The Brooklyn Autism Center has created a model program second to none. I'm proud to be associated with this outstanding school and thank these world-class comedians for their generosity and support," says Marc Hirschfeld, producer of the event.

The Brooklyn Autism Center is a not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) school, serving children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) in Brooklyn, New York. The school was established in the Fall of 2007. BAC's program is founded by parents, educators and community activists who are determined to provide high quality, effective educational services for children on the Autism Spectrum. BAC's philosophy is grounded in a data-based scientific study, Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), which is the educational standard and best practice for children with autism. The BAC admits students of any race, color and ethnic origin. All the rights, privileges, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic and other school-administered programs are made available to all students.

Founded in 1982, Carolines on Broadway is one of the country's most popular live entertainment destinations and special events venue, presenting the best comedy entertainment in its spacious, upscale environment seven days a week, 365 days a year. Carolines on Broadway is located at 1626 Broadway, between 49th and 50th Streets, in the heart of New York City's Times Square district. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit Carolines on Broadway online at, or call 212.757.4100. Follow Carolines on Twitter and become a fan on Facebook.

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