Third Avenue Playhouse of Sturgeon Bay Hosts Fundraiser Event

Third Avenue Playhouse will present a fundraiser event on Saturday, April 16. The fun will begin at 6 pm with refreshments in the back room addition of the theater followed by Laugh Your Taxes Off, featuring the stand-up comedy of Mike Mercury and Roger Radley at 7:30 pm.

Currently under renovation, the theater is raising money to convert the back room addition to a versatile, multi-purpose space which will facilitate fundraising events and function as a small studio theater.

Audiences may remember Mike Mercury and Roger Radley as two of the original cheeseheads from The Cheesehead Monologues. Mercury is a professional stand-up comedian and writer. After working in Los Angeles for a number of years at the world renowned Comedy Store, Mercury returned to Wisconsin. He has opened for Louis Anderson, Robin Williams, and Sam Kinison.

Roger Radley is an award-winning comedian who has been performing comedy for over 25 years. He has headlined at comedy clubs, produced his own shows for theaters, and written for other nationally-touring comedians, sharing the stage with such stars as George Carlin, Johnny Cash, and B.B. King.

Tickets for Laugh Your Taxes Off are $20 and include food, a cash bar and a full-length comedy show. Tickets can be purchased at the theatre box office at 239 N. Third Avenue in Sturgeon Bay, over the phone at 920.743.1760, or by visiting Tickets are also available at Dancing Bear, 13 N. Third Avenue in Sturgeon Bay.