Join us for a night of humorous storytelling!

Saturday, May 14th at 7:00 pm

Join us for Cocktail Hour beginning at 7pm for delicious appetizers from Churchill Catering along with beer, wine and a signature cocktail at a cash bar. Desserts will be available at intermission.

This year’s gala continues the theme of storytelling as 6 performers share humorous and touching anecdotes from their lives. We could all use a little levity during these uncertain times, and this year’s “Affair” promises to warm your heart as well as tickling your funny bone.

Featuring MOTH Grand Slam winner Stacey Bader Curry performing “Home,” the story of when Stacey’s husband got a fantastic job developing solar projects in Maine, and she told him there was no way she was leaving her beloved New York City to live in ‘the wilderness’. And then the pandemic hit…

Also joining us will be the following storytellers:

Lynne Cullen – “Aye, Claudius”
A tale from Lynne’s youth in Boston: When Lynne tries to rescue an alley cat, everything quickly goes Looney Toons in a big, bad, way.

Lisa Mayer – “Belly Up”
When you want to surprise your husband for his big birthday, you think big, you think biblical, you think belly dancing…

Julie Nye – “From Old to New England”
Experiences as a Brit moving to and living in Maine offer life lessons

Daniel Oppenheim – “Do You Know the Way to Lingerie” 
High school boys’ sneak-in plan goes awry

Krister Rollins – “The Mystery of the Possessed Record Player”
When a record player started playing the last track on the album on its own, a seemingly supernatural phenomenon with a surprisingly rational explanation provides the evidence to believe in Something Greater.

David Bass-Clark will return as Master of Ceremonies.

Be the first to show your support for our annual spring gala by purchasing your tickets early! All proceeds benefit Congregation Bet Ha’am and help us serve our mission and community.


Click the button below to order event tickets, join our Host Committee or learn more about our Gala Raffle featuring a $5,000 cash prize!

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Last Year's Host Committee Members

A Comedic Affair Raffle

Our annual gala raffle is an important way to expand the fundraising power of A Comedic Affair. Taking a chance 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 for a cash prize of $5,000. Take a trip, feather your nest, pay college tuition, or donate back to Bet Ha'am--the choice is yours. We're taking a new approach to raffle sales this year. Due to changes in state and federal regulations, raffle tickets cannot be purchased through our Typeform. No fear! Simply click the button below to have a Gala Representative reach out and take your order.
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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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