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Carnival to host comedy show benefit for CHARLEE of Dade County

Carnival to host comedy show benefit for CHARLEE of Dade County
The Fort Lauderdale Improv will be transformed into Carnival Cruise Lines’ Punchliner Comedy Club on Wednesday as part of a fundraiser benefiting CHARLEE of Dade County. This nonprofit organization provides resources and support to help abused, abandoned and neglected children and their families throughout South Florida.

The event is sold out.

Sponsored by Carnival’s Global Contact Center and hosted by Eli Rodriguez, one of the company’s personal vacation planners who is also a professional comedian, the show will include sets by four comedians—John Dicrosta, Tony Esposito, Thea Vidale and Billy D. Washington—who have entertained thousands of cruisers in Carnival’s shipboard comedy clubs and appeared at comedy venues throughout the country.

Punchliner Comedy Clubs presented by George Lopez are on board all 24 of the line’s Fun Ships. It’s estimated the clubs host upwards of 20,000 comedy shows annually.