Gilda’s Club Kentuckiana will celebrate a decade of laughter to support a serious cause with the organization’s 10th annual Night of a Thousand Laughs (NOTL).
Local VIPs, celebrities, and business leaders will brave the hot spotlight and share the stage with a professional comic on Friday, May 17 for the annual evening of lighthearted fun. In addition, NOTL alumni from the past 10 years will make special appearances throughout the evening. Performers this year include:

COMIC HEADLINER: Mandee McKelvey (2018 Carney Award Winner for Comedian of the Year, recently opened for Tig Notaro at the Kentucky Center)

HOST/DJ: Ankur Gopal (NOTL alum, CEO of Interapt)


– Sharon Allen (Tri-Arrows Aluminum)

– Karen Lawrence (Louisville-based philanthropist) – Bernie Lubbers (Heaven Hill) – Rob King (Northwestern Mutual)

– Alli Truttman (Wicked Sheets)

Ticket sales for Night of a Thousand Laughs benefit families, men, women, teens and children who seek cancer support at Gilda’s Club Kentuckiana, 633 Baxter Ave. The evening features a VIP cocktail reception and dinner that includes a meet and greet with the comedians, a live comedy show and an after party.

WHEN/WHERE: Friday, May 17

The Louisville Palace 625 S 4th St, Louisville, KY 40202 5:30 p.m. – VIP reception

6 p.m. – VIP dinner

7:15 p.m. – comedy show

9:30 p.m. – after party

COST: Show Only – $50 (perfect for the designated driver)

Party Pass – $95 (open bar, show and after-party with desserts, drinks, and music)

VIP – $200 (seated dinner prior, open bar, preferred theater seating, and after-party with desserts, drinks, and music. Limited quantity.)