Comedy Night at World Academy: The Funniest Fundraiser Of The Year!


World Academy, 138 Spit Brook Road, Nashua, NH 03062


Friday, May 11th. Doors open at 6:45 p.m.

Life is so busy that we rarely have time to connect with those in our community, aside from a quick passing in the hall. Why not get together for some laughs once in a while?

Join us for a night of fellowship and laughs at our Comedy Night/Annual Auction on Friday, May 11th!

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Meet the Comedians

Frank Santorelli

Frank is an Italian-American who is best known for playing the recurring role of "Georgie the Bartender" in The Sopranos. Frank is also well known for his role in The Godfathers of Comedy. Frank has starred in numerous movies, including: No Reservations, Meet the Parents, and Crooked Lines.

Frank's passion has always been comedy. He has headlined at some of the world's most famous comedy clubs:

  • Comic Strip (New York, NY)
  • Catch a Rising Star (New York, NY)
  • Comedy Cellar (New York, NY)
  • Carolines on Broadway (New York, NY)
  • Hilarities 4th Street Theatre (Cleveland, OH)
  • Laugh Factory (Los Angeles, CA)
  • The Improv (Los Angeles, CA)

Dave Russo

Recently named "Best Male Comic" in the city by the Boston Examiner, Dave Russo has been a mainstay of Boston comedy for the last fifteen years.

Dave has been featured on:

  • The E! TV series "The Entertainer,"
  • Comics Come Home with Denis Leary,
  • NBC's NHL Bruins/Rangers commercial,
  • ESPN's #whywewillwin Super Bowl spots,
  • USO shows nationwide
  • and can be seen every Saturday & Sunday nights at 11:30pm as co-host of NESN's Dirty Water TV!

Joe Yannetty

As a seasoned, professional comedian, Joe Yannetty draws on his travels, his Italian heritage, family situations and Boston blue-collar upbringing to bring family-oriented comedy to audiences around the world. Yannetty has been a guest on dozens of television shows and has headlined around the world. Joe has also appeared at:

  • CEASER'S PALACE in Las Vegas, NV
  • RADIO CITY MUSIC HALL in New York City
  • KENNEDY CENTER in Washington, D.C.

The success of our past fundraising events is a true testament to the spirit and generosity of our community. Please consider being an event sponsor, making a monetary donation, or providing an item for the auction.

If you can help with an item donation or sponsorship please contact Lynn Kish at or call the school at 603-888-1982.

Child care will be available from 6:30 p.m. until 30 minutes after then end of the comedy. You can register for childcare when you purchase your tickets.

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