A Comedic Affair

Saturday, May 14, 2022

Join us for a night of humorous storytelling!

Call for Performers!

We are seeking performers interested in sharing a 5-minute comedic story at Congregation Bet Ha’am’s largest and most visible event of the year. Selected performers will receive a small stipend and have their live performances viewed by over 100 people in-person and via Zoom. Additionally, all performers involved in the event will receive a coaching session from A Comedic Affair’s featured performer, Stacey Bader Currey, a seven-time winner of The Moth StorySLAM whose stories have been featured on NPR’s “The Moth Radio Hour” and PBS’ “Stories from the Stage.” Read more about Stacey here at https://staceybader.com/!

Interested performers should contact ComedicAffair@bethaam.org for more information and complete a short application at the Writer Submission Form link below. Submissions must include a link to a clip of at least 5 minutes of a performance of your material (it does not have to be the piece you would be performing at the event).

All applications must be received by February 1, 2022.


STACEY BADER CURRY is an award-winning storyteller, writer, speaker, and teacher. She is a seven-time winner of The Moth StorySLAM whose stories have been featured on NPR's “The Moth Radio Hour" and PBS’ “Stories from the Stage." Stacey won the Los Angeles Moth GrandSLAM and recently clinched the first ever virtual Moth StorySLAM. She's also performed at“Yum’s the Word,” “Sound Bites," “The Story Collider" and many other shows. Five years ago, Stacey, who knew nothing about storytelling and was terrified of public speaking, took to The Moth stage for the first time. Almost as soon as she began to tell her tale, she realized the audience was with her. She saw a nod of recognition out of the corner of her eye, someone chuckled, and when she got to the outrageous climax of her story, the audience erupted in laughter. Stacey was crowned the night’s winner and thus began her passion for storytelling.

Our Host Committee

For more information joining the Host Committee for A Comedic Affair, please email ComedicAffair@bethaam.org.
Meet 2021's Host Committee

Adventure of a Lifetime Raffle

Our famous Adventure of a Lifetime Raffle is a playful way to expand the fundraising power of A Dramatic Affair. Wishing on your dreams helps secure an enduring future for Bet Ha’am. We hope you will play along!

Tickets are $100 each and only 150 tickets will be sold. One winner will be chosen by drawing to select from our two prize categories, each valued at $5,000. You can:

Travel the World – Got pent up travel desires? When the time comes to act on them confer with our travel mavens to create the trip of your dreams.
Feather Your Nest – Use your winnings to enhance your home or life. Be fanciful or practical. We encourage you to shop local!
Raffle Tickets Available Soon!
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Our Host Committe

Stu & Louise Abramson 
Sherrie Bergman & Donald Quaid
Jamie & Lee Broder
Amy Brusselback & Mark Farrell
Mylan & Maya Cohen 
Elaine Falender & Gordon Gayer
Dan Fishbein & Ilene Schuchman
Jay Geller & Cathy Breen
Robert Morrison & Dana Gold
Ben Grant & Caroline Eliot
Sari Greene & Eric Boutiette
James & Karen Harris 
Steve & Lynda Hubbell 
Andrew & Jennifer Kosak
Andrea Krasker Gavin, Chip & Sophie Gavin 
Donna Landau 
Martin Lodish & Kristin Schardt
Ellie & Charlie Miller 
Jeremy Moser & Laura Kittle
Michael Messerschmidt 
& Doreen Athans
Lisa Munderback & Susan Paris
Perry & Sharon Newman 
Gene & Alice Peters 
David & Jen Polisner 
Dan & Ann Rose 
Elizabeth Rosen 
Tom Rosen 
Toby Rosenberg 
Diane Boas, Barry Schklair & Ben Schklair 
Catherine Share 
Elaine & Stephen Smith 
David Soley 
David & Cindy Stein 
Mark & Deb Stone 
Nathan & Sarah Szanton 
Lee & Lisa Tabenken 
Jerry Olshan & Lynn Urbach
Bill & Jodi Welch 

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