Comedy for Cancer

A hilarious good time!


Start 2023 with laughter at The H Foundation’s Comedy for Cancer! Enjoy a hilariously good time with friends while supporting basic science cancer research. This is a don’t want to miss event with great food from local restaurants, top Chicago comedians who share our passion to find a cure for cancer, and coming together with those who want to find a cure. Join us for a night you’ll be laughing about through the New Year!

All Proceeds Benefit Basic Science Cancer Research at the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University.

Thursday, March 2, 2023

Tivoli Theatre in Downers Grove
Doors Open: 6:00pm | Show Starts: 7:30pm
Tickets: $75 Each

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Introducing Our 2023 Lineup!

Headliner: JOHN CAPONERA, featuring John Dacosse, Tim Benker, and Emcee Andrea Darlas

John Caponera

Caponera is considered a comic's comic, a true professional offering a mix of material from topical to impressions to characterizations to stories and one liners. You may recognize John as the star of his own sitcom called "The Good Life" or as the host of Comedy Central's sport show "Jocks" and ESPN's "Talk II".

John Dacosse

WGN & WLS Radio personality, John Da Cosse, has developed a solid reputation nationwide opening for big names like Ellen DeGeneres, George Lopez, Craig Ferguson and Billy Gardell and has appeared on NBC, Comedy Central and TBS.

Tim Benker

Comedian Tim Benker is a veteran of Chicago stand-up comedy, having performed in 35 states opening for many well-known acts such as Jay Leno, Rosie O Donnell, Richard Lewis, Drew Carey and Walt Willey.

Andrea Darlas

Andrea Darlas is an Emmy-nominated, award-winning radio and television news anchor/reporter and talk show host based in Chicago. Andrea is currently the Senior Director of Constituent Engagement for the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, based at the Illini Center in Chicago.

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