CLASSIC COMEDIANS
Class Time: WED 10 AM - 12 Noon
CLASSIC COMEDIANS

Who likes to laugh (comedians call that low hanging fruit)? We all do. In fact, I would bet for most of us it is one of the things we like to do best. Milton Berle was known to say, “Laughter is an instant vacation”, and who doesn’t need a vacation? Charlie Chaplin said, “A day without laughter is a day wasted”, and at my age I can’t waste any of them.

Remember gathering around the TV (the little round box with a black and white picture) with the family? The year is 1953 and it is a Tuesday night. Everyone is excited because it is 8:00 PM and The Milton Berle Show is coming on NBC. It is 8:30 and a choice must be made because someone wants to change the station to CBS to catch The Red Skelton Show. One thing is for sure, at 9:00 one of the kids will have to go to the TV and change the station to ABC because it is time for Make Room for Daddy with Danny Thomas. What a great night, everyone laughed so hard their sides hurt. Don’t you miss those funny people?

Well here is your chance again to hear many of those people who made you laugh until tears rolled down your face, and learn a little about their lives. Woody Allen said, “I am thankful for laughter, except when milk comes out my nose”.

Coordinator: Gary Moore