Comedy vs Cancer Past Events


Watch the 2019 highlights below!


About the Event

In May 2019, Nick Kroll and an all-star lineup took the stage at Rose Theater at Jazz at Lincoln Center to outwit cancer. Over $1 million was raised for blood cancer research at MSK.

Special thanks to our Event Founders, Niccole and Jeremy Kroll, and Jennifer Rogers and Robert Carlock, for their relentless dedication to ending blood cancers through humor and hope.

2019 Performers

Nick Kroll

Tina Fey

Seth Meyers

John Mulaney

Jason Mantzoukas

Jaboukie Young-White


Thank you to Comedy vs Cancer’s 2019 corporate sponsors for their partnership in advancing lifesaving blood cancer research initiatives.

Host Committee

Thank you to Comedy vs Cancer’s 2019 Host Committee for their passion for Memorial Sloan Kettering’s mission and integral efforts in making Comedy vs Cancer a night to remember. 

2019 Host Committee Chairs
Christina & Emmanuel Di Donna
Buzzy Geduld
Julie & Lance Meyerowich

2019 Host Committee Partners
Max & Dale Berger
The Julian Foundation
Lynn & Jules Kroll
Elizabeth Lawrence & Andrew Infante
Jonathan & Natalie Silverstein
Debra Wasserman & Jason Glasser

The Impact

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