(January 8, 2013) -- MSG Entertainment and the Garden of Dreams Foundation announced today that actress, host of The View and Garden of Dreams Foundation board member Whoopi Goldberg; John McEnroe; Rangers legend Adam Graves; actor John Leguizamo; hip hop pioneer Darryl "DMC" McDaniels; and Brooke Shields, among others, will participate in Garden of Laughs, a comedy event presented by Chase to benefit the Garden of Dreams Foundation. This esteemed list of entertainers and sports icons will serve as on-stage presenters on Saturday, January 26, 2013 at The Theater at MSG.
"We are grateful to all the participants who have generously donated their time and talent to be a part of this memorable evening to benefit the Garden of Dreams Foundation. This will be an extraordinary night of comedy and through this fundraising benefit we will be able to create even more memorable opportunities and experiences for children in our Foundation," said Hank Ratner, president and CEO, The Madison Square Garden Company and chairman of the board, Garden of Dreams Foundation.
Garden of Laughs, with special guest host Bob Costas, will feature stand-up performances by some of the biggest names in comedy including Adam Ferrara, Darrell Hammond, Robert Klein, Brian Regan, Ray Romano, and Wanda Sykes. The evening will benefit the Garden of Dreams Foundation, which works with all areas of The Madison Square Garden Company, including MSG Entertainment, the Knicks, the Rangers, the Liberty, MSG Networks, and Fuse to make dreams come true for children facing obstacles.
Tickets are on sale now and available through Ticketmaster and in person at MSG, Radio City Music Hall and the Beacon Theatre Box Offices. All net proceeds raised will help support the Garden of Dreams Foundation.