OLD COLONY MEMORIAL – Plymouth resident Valleen Patino will be a featured act in “FunnyBones,” a fundraiser event to be held at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18 at South Shore Art Center, 119 Ripley Road, Cohasset.
Doors open at 7 p.m. “FunnyBones” is produced by South Shore Story Slams and Laughs and Company.
“FunnyBones” is a night of comedy and comedic storytelling showcasing some of the area’s talent. South Shore Story Slam winners will also participate, sharing five-minute stories. Milton’s Mindy Mazur from Laughs and Company will be joined by comedians Erin Lynch, Jill Shastany and Ed Hayward, along with storytellers Colleen Blanchard and Mat Brown, of Scituate, Meghann Perry, of Bridgewater, Valleen Patino, of Plymouth, and Maria DeRosa, the 2018 second place Grand Story Slam winner from Boston.
A cash wine bar will be available and free parking is available on site.
South Shore Story Slams founder and storyteller Andrea Lovett will appear as host and emcee. Lovett has performed and taught storytelling professionally since 1992. Lovett has also taught storytelling workshops/residencies at Tufts University, Lesley College, and at schools and festivals across the country.
Laughs and Company, co-produced by Mindy Mazur, is a South Shore-based comedy show on the South Shore at Maggie’s Lounge in Quincy.
Tickets to FunnyBones are $20 general admission in advance at EventBrite at http://tinyurl.com/y4copc7h, or $25 at the door, limited to capacity. For more information about the venue at South Shore Art Center, visit http://ssac.org.