Diva Comedy Night – March 19, 2016

diva comedy night 2016The second annual Girls at Work, Inc. Diva Night will be an evening of hilarious comedic storytelling with top-billed comedians, including New Hampshire Magazine’s “Remarkable Women of the Arts” award winner Cindy Pierce, Moth and Extempo Story Slam winner Kevin Gallagher, and Sue Schmidt, 2015 winner of the New England Public Radio Valley Voices Grand Slam.

Doors will be at 5:30 pm, with the show starting at 6 pm. There will be lots of delicious chocolate on hand, plus a wine cash bar. Get a general admission ticket for $25 online ($30 at the door), a VIP ticket for early entry and a seat upfront for $50, or buy a reserved table that seats 8 for you and your friends for $400!

Diva Night allows us to bring afterschool programs to our inner city girls and helps to make our Girls at Work mission part of girls’ experiences, all over New England.

If you’re interested in sponsoring this event, view the sponsorship levels, here.

This year’s featured comedians

Cindy Pierce is a leading social sexuality educator and comic storyteller who has been performing her one-woman comedic show and providing educational program around healthy sexual behavior and choices since 2004. Cindy has been honored as one of 14 Remarkable Women of the Arts in New Hampshire magazine and a Pioneer with three others in the category. Cindy is the author of SEXPLOITATION: Helping Kids Develop Healthy Sexuality in a Porn Driven World and is co-author of Finding the Doorbell. With three kids storming into their teens, Cindy is a bit of a social liability for them, but her husband, Bruce, keeps the family grounded. Cindy and Bruce live in Etna, N.H., where they own and run Pierce’s Inn.

Susanne Schmidt is a standup comic and comedic storyteller. She is a Moth Story Slam winner, host, and regional producer. In 2015, Susanne was voted the winner of both the New England Public Radio Valley Voices Grand Slam and Vermont’s Extempo Tell Off. She has appeared in the Green Mountain Comedy Festival, the Boston Women in Comedy Festival and the Toronto SheDot Festival, as well as in venues from Maine to Alaska. Susanne is a Licensed Clinical Mental Health and a faculty member for the graduate program in clinical mental health at Southern New Hampshire University.
Kevin Gallagher is a mental health therapist by day and hilarious storyteller by night. A Moth and Extempo Story Slam winner, Kevin has appeared in shows throughout the country. Kevin is an international speaker in the areas of team building, working collaboratively and using stories as a way to engage people in meaningful interactions.


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