JAMESTOWN, NY – April 21, 2015 – Comedians Pete Lee and Michael Palascak have been announced as the featured performers for an Evening of Comedy at the Lucy Desi Museum & Center for Comedy on Saturday, May 30th. Both will perform at two shows taking place at 6:30pm ($37.50) and 9:30pm ($15).
Beer and wine will be served via cash donation. Dinner, cocktail hour, and waived museum admission costs will be offered for guests attending the 6:30pm event.
Pete Lee, a fan favorite from the 2014 Lucille Ball Comedy Festival, has performed on Letterman, shot his own Comedy Central half-hour special, and is a regular cast member on VH1’s Best Week Ever.
Michael Palascak has performed on Letterman, Leno, Ferguson, and more. He won the Chicago region of Comedy Central’s Open Mic Fight and went on to make his Comedy Central debut on Live at Gotham Season 3. In 2014, he was one of 12 comedians in America and internationally to debut his half hour special on the inaugural season of Comedy Central’s The Half Hour.
As part of a year-round series of programs for the National Comedy Center, the event will take place downtown in the Tropicana Room above Desilu Studios at 2 W. 3rd Street, Jamestown, NY. The Tropicana Room is a re-creation of Ricky Ricardo’s famous Manhattan night club.
Tickets are available by visiting www.lucycomedyfest.com, or by calling the Lucy Desi Museum & Center for Comedy at 716.484.0800.
Lucille Ball’s hometown of Jamestown, NY honors the legacy of “The First Couple of Comedy” with the Lucille Ball Desi Arnaz Museum. The museum attraction is open seven days a week, and features replica sets, Lucille Ball’s Emmy awards, props, costumes, and rare memorabilia from I Love Lucy. For additional information on the Lucy Desi Museum & Center for Comedy visit www.lucy-desi.com.