Clean, clever, comedic – Comedy show in Parkers to benefit Lonnie Schultz Memorial Scholarship FundClean and clever comedy? That is what you’ll find when you attend the Parkers Prairie Comedy Fundraiser starring Rox Tarrant, Wild Bill Bauer, David Harris and Patrick Ryan.
Clean and clever comedy? That is what you’ll find when you attend the Parkers Prairie Comedy Fundraiser starring Rox Tarrant, Wild Bill Bauer, David Harris and Patrick Ryan.
The event, set for Saturday, April 4 at 8 p.m. at the Praire Event Center, is a benefit for the Lonnie Schultz Memorial Scholarship Fund.
Lonnie Schultz, who is Tarrant’s brother, was killed in a tragic hunting accident in October of 1999.
Schultz was a beloved friend to many. The scholarship fund was initiated by Schultz’ friends as a way to keep his memory alive, and to also promote education in his hometown of Parkers Prairie.
Each year, the Lonnie Schultz Memorial Scholarship Fund raises money to provide one or two scholarships to selected graduating seniors from Parkers Prairie High School.
The scholarship is in its 10th, and so to celebrate and honor Schultz, the comedy show was produced.
A portion of the proceeds will benefit the scholarship fund.
Tickets for the show only are $15 in advance or $17 at the door. For dinner and the comedy show, the cost is $30 and tickets need to be reserved by April 1.
For VIP reserved seating, which can only be purchased in advance, tickets are $20.
Tickets are available at the Parkers Prairie City Hall, Dick’s Standard, Sammy’s and RK’s Café, which are all in Parkers Prairie.
About the performers
•Rox Tarrant – When Tarrant, founder of Comedy on the Rox and the Twin Cities Diva of Late Night Comedy, was a young girl, she dreamed of being a comedienne. Now that she is a comedienne, she dreams of being a young girl.
She is the driving force behind this show and continually engages and entertains audiences across the Midwest.
•Wild Bill Bauer – A brilliant writer with a unique and manic delivery, Bauer combines his bizarre observations and weird personal tales into a show that is both shockingly hilarious and hilariously shocking.
Bauer is a radio favorite on the nationally syndicated Bob and Tom Show and has more than 25 national television appearances on NBC, ABC, MTV, Showtime, Comedy Central, A&E and more. His most recent appearance was on a Louie Anderson comedy special. Wild Bill has written episodes of Valdez and The Jackie Thomas Show, and he also did a script re-write for the movie Carpool.
•David Harris – Harris is a comedian and magician from the Minneapolis area. He entertains at Fortune 500 companies, colleges and clubs with his innovative, interactive and personal style of comedy and magic.
Patrick Ryan – Ryan is a writer for the acclaimed series, Drinking with Ian. He is also a founding member of the Minneapolis Comedy Death Squad and a regional finalist in NBC’s Last Comic Standing.