Night of a Thousand Laughs

Gilda’s Club Louisville hosted their annual charity fundraiser at The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts chaired by Mary Rivers and presented by Northwestern Mutual. Guests were treated to a cocktail hour, delicious dinner and a show featuring a number of local comedians, plus a performance by Vegas Headliner Mac King. Proceeds from the event help Gilda’s Club further their work in helping those who have been impacted by cancer.

Photos by John Sodrel.

  • Anna and Matt Smith.

  • Ursula and Nick Melhuish.

  • Debbie Reiss and Judy Shapira.

  • Page Johnson and Cooper Robertson.

  • Night of a Thousand Laughs Event Chair Mary Rivers and Presenting Sponsor Northwestern Mutual's Managing Partner Dan Rivers.

  • Sue Vogt and Gilda’s Club Louisville Board Chair Howard Vogt.

  • Kosair Charities Board members Matt Brotzge and Pat Miller.

  • Dinner guests were able to watch the Preakness.

  • Arne and Virginia Judd.

  • Jim Lancaster, Gilda’s Club Louisville President/CEO Karen Morrison and Suzy Lancaster.

  • Greta and Orn Gudmundsson and Matthew and Beth Allen.

  • Michael Bush and Bert Kremer.

  • McCall Eng and Kelly and Jerry O'Daniel.

  • Rae Machado and Kristi Forrest.

  • Lindsey and Jesse Rasmussen.

  • Host Sadiqa Reynolds, guest speaker Lori Mangum, guest comedienne Stephanie Von Trapp and guest comedienne Debra Clary.

  • Guest comedian Ankur Gopal, guest comedian Lee Davis, comedic coach Keith McGill, headliner Mac King and guest comedian Mark Kull.

  • Emcee Dean Corbett.

  • Guest speaker Lori Mangum.

  • Night of a Thousand Laughs at The Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts.

  • Guest comedian Ankur Gopal.

  • Guest comedienne Debra Clary performs as Gilda Radner's character Roseanne Roseannadanna.