(GREAT BARRINGTON, Mass.) – The Friars Club Comedy Festival at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center on Sunday, July 15, 2012, at 7pm, will pay tribute to scheduled host Freddie Roman, who organized the event but then had to withdraw from the performance due to illness. The show will go on in Roman’s honor, with his long-time friend, Stewie Stone, the ‘Prior of the Friars,’ hosting a slate of on-the-rise stand-up comics who are carrying on the Catskills comedy tradition. In addition to Stone, the evening will feature comics Michele Balan, Tom Cotter, Cory Kahaney, and Dave Konig.
Tickets are $35 to $67. The Mahaiwe is located at 14 Castle Street in Great Barrington, Mass. Box Office Hours: Wednesday through Saturday from noon to 6pm and three hours before show times. For tickets and information, see Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center or call 413.528.0100.