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A Funny Thing Happened….

by Amanda N. Ross Photographed by Tracy Pollan, Michael J. Fox==A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Cure Parkinson's An Evening of Comedy & Music to Benefit The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research==Waldorf Astoria, NYC==November 14, 2015==©Patrick McMullan==Photo - Presley Ann/PMC====
Monday, November 16, 2015
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A funny thing happened on the way to the A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To Cure Parkinson’s Gala on Saturday night. The signature, feel-good benefit by the Michael J. Fox Foundation at the Waldorf Astoria, brought together a group of A-listers and FOMs (Friends of Michael) for an evening of laughs, music and, of course, fundraising for Parkinson’s Disease.


Denis Leary hosted the event again this year, introducing comedic sets by Lenny Clarke, Jeff Ross, and Larry Wilmore, and a musical performance by John Fogerty.


The event totally sold out as it has regularly in the past, and counted Katie Couric, Rachel Ray, Juliana Margulies, John McEnroe, Ali Wentworth, and Christopher Lloyd as attendees and supporters.


Fox recently celebrated the 30th anniversary of his classic film Back to the Future with a heartfelt blog post on the state of research and development of brain disease cures.


Learn more about the Michael J. Fox Foundation and the fight to end Parkinson’s here.


Photos by PMC. 



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