Bruce Springsteen, Jon Stewart on Tap for ‘Stand Up For Heroes” NYC Event
Bruce Springsteen is brushing up on his dirty joke telling skills, as he is set to join Jon Stewart, John Oliver and more for the 13th annual Bob Woodruff Foundation “Stand Up For Heroes” benefit Nov. 4 at the Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden.
The event–which supports veterans and their families–kicks off the New York Comedy Festival (Nov. 4-10). This year’s fest will feature more than 200 comedians in more than 100 shows across the city. The SUFH event will also feature Ronny Chieng and Hasan Minhaj, along with some surprise guests. Past performers included Whoopi Goldberg, Jerry Seinfeld, Robin Williams and Seth Meyers.
“Even after 13 years of Stand Up for Heroes, the event continues to inspire our audience and our nation,” said Bob Woodruff, ABC News correspondent and co-founder of the Bob Woodruff Foundation. “We can’t forget that these brave individuals stand up to serve in our military, and we need to show our support by standing up for them in return.”
The event has raised more than $50 million for the foundation since is began in 2007. In the past, Springsteen auctioned off a private dinner featuring his mother’s famous lasagna.
Showtime is at 8 p.m.