Comedy Mania 2014 is on November 11th at 7:30 pm. It benefits the Calipari Foundation, GSPAN, and Samaritan's Feet.
"Coach John Calipari and The Calipari Foundation have joined with Global Sports Aid Network and Samaritan's Feet for a benefit effort, Comedy Mania.
Headlining the event will be comedian Bill Engvall from the Blue Collar Comedy Tour and Dancing with the Stars, along with actor/comedian, Sinbad. "I'm really honored and excited to be a part of this event," Engvall stated. "There is nothing more rewarding than helping people in need." Other performers include comedians Henry Cho and Mark Christopher Lawrence. Illusionist Curt Anderson will perform several mind boggling tricks including an attempt to escape from a straight jacket while hanging from the rafters of Rupp Arena. The event will be co-hosted by Ted DiBiase, WWE Hall of Fame wrestler, and John Calipari, Head Coach, University of Kentucky Men's Basketball. Proceeds will support clean water initiatives and provide shoes for children and families across the globe. Funds raised will also go towards literacy programs."