Laugh It Up Milwaukee 2019

  


 

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THE EVENT

Laugh It Up Milwaukee 2019 presents television host and performer Seth Meyers for an evening of laughter, friendship and community. Join the Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center — and our signature partner, Running Rebels — at the Pabst Theater on Saturday, January 12, 2019. Together, we will celebrate the power of partnerships coming together to build a healthier Milwaukee.

This benefit event is presented by the JCC, and will support the JCC, Running Rebels, and past Laugh It Up Milwaukee partner organizations.

The JCC is a non-profit, social service agency committed to meeting the ever changing needs of the entire community by offering diversified social, educational, recreational and cultural programs within a Jewish setting.

The  Running Rebels Community Organization engages the community, youth, and their families, prevents involvement in gangs, drugs, violence, and the juvenile justice system, intervenes and guides youth by assisting them with making positive choices, and coaches youth through their transition into adulthood.


ABOUT SETH MEYERS

Seth Meyers is an Emmy Award-winning writer and current host of “Late Night with Seth Meyers.”

Meyers hosted the 66th Primetime Emmy Awards in 2014 and was Emmy nominated in 2017 and 2018 for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series. In 2018 he hosted the 75th Golden Globe Awards, which was Emmy nominated for Outstanding Variety Special. In addition, Meyers was named one of the 2014 TIME 100, Time magazine’s 100 most influential people.

Meyers began his TV career with Saturday Night Live in 2001, where he was a cast member for 13 seasons. Meyers served as head writer for nine seasons and  Weekend Update anchor for eight. In 2011, Meyers won the Emmy for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics for host Justin Timberlake’s musical monologue. In all, Meyers has garnered 20 Emmy nominations for his work in television.

Meyers currently executive produces the NBC comedy A.P. Bio and also executive produced and lent his voice to Hulu’s animated superhero show The Awesomes, which ran for three seasons. In addition, Meyers has joined forces with SNL alums Fred Armisen and Bill Hader to create IFC’s Emmy-nominated docu-parody series Documentary Now!

Meyers hosted the 2010 and 2011 ESPY Awards on ESPN and headlined the 2011 White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner to rave reviews

 



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Benefitting the programs of the Harry & Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center and Running Rebels.