Whoopi Goldberg, Adam Graves, John Leguizamo, Darryl McDaniels, John McEnroe, Steve Schirripa, Brooke Shields, Tony Sirico, John Starks, and Justin Tuck, With More Names to be Announced to Participate in Night of Comedy Presented by Chase to Benefit the Garden of Dreams Foundation Comedic Performers Include Adam Ferrara, Darrell Hammond, Robert Klein, Brian Regan, Ray Romano and Wanda Sykes With Special Guest Host, Bob Costas on Saturday, January 26 at The Theater at Madison Square Garden
NEW YORK, Jan. 8, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- 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; Rangers legend Adam Graves; actor John Leguizamo; hip hop pioneer, Rock & Roll Hall of Famer and Garden of Dreams Foundation board member Darryl "DMC" McDaniels; tennis legend and sports announcer John McEnroe; actress Brooke Shields; cast members from the Emmy Award-winning series The Sopranos including Steve Schirripa and Tony Sirico; Knicks legend John Starks; and New York Giants Defensive End and two-time Super Bowl Champion Justin Tuck 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 Madison Square Garden with more presenters to be announced.
"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 chief executive officer, The Madison Square Garden Company and chairman of the board, Garden of Dreams Foundation.