Comedy vs Cancer

Comedy vs Cancer returns to Jazz at Lincoln Center on April 20, 2023

Join us on April 20 for an unforgettable evening of humor and hope to support blood cancer research at MSK. See performances by Hasan Minhaj, Colin Quinn, Sarah Silverman, and more superstar comedians.*

*Lineup is subject to change.

Comedy vs Cancer  
Rose Theater, Jazz at Lincoln Center  
New York City  
April 20, 2023  | Doors: 7 p.m. 


Get Involved

Thank you to our Host Committee and Sponsors for their generous partnership. Discover our partners and additional ways you can accelerate lifesaving blood cancer research at MSK.

The Impact

Comedy vs Cancer’s inaugural event raised more than $1 million for blood cancer research at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Learn how one night of humor is transforming cancer care for patients everywhere.

Past Events

2022 Highlights

On October 11, 2022, Ellie Kemper led an amazing cast of comedians to outwit blood cancer at Carolines on Broadway. The evening featured a special Q&A with MSK medical oncologist Anthony Daniyan, who shared how funding from Comedy vs Cancer is shaping the future of immunotherapy.

2021 Highlights

On Thursday, September 23, Nick Kroll returned alongside Michael Birbiglia, Ronny Chieng, Rachel Feinstein, and Roy Wood Jr. for an evening of humor and hope. This year’s event was a socially distanced affair at Pier 17.

2020 Highlights

Saturday Night on Broadway, a virtual concert held during the COVID-19 pandemic, featured some of Broadway’s top talent as well as special cameos by comedians, in the true spirit of Comedy vs Cancer.

2019 Highlights

On Tuesday, May 14, 2019, Nick Kroll, Hannibal Buress, Tina Fey, Jim Gaffigan, Seth Meyers, John Mulaney, Jason Mantzoukas, and Jaboukie Young-White took the stage to outwit blood cancers, raising over $1 million.