“BEN Around Philly”

“BEN Around Philly”

The SpongeBob Musical, Mega Adoption Event, and Chip Chantry at Helium Comedy Club for PAWS Download

25:37 Download December 6th, 2019

Lorenzo Pugliese a 2019 graduate of Philadelphia’s University of the Arts joins Kristen in studio. He’s starring in the national tour of the SpongeBob Musical as the lead role – Spongebob Squarepants! The show includes original songs by Yolanda Adams, Steven Tyler and Joe Perry of Aerosmith, Sara Bareilles, The Flaming Lips, Lady Antebellum, Cyndi Lauper & Rob Hyman, John Legend, Panic! At the Disco, Plain White T’s, They Might Be Giants, T.I., Domani & Lil’C, David Bowie & Brian Eno, Tom Kenny & Andy Paley, Jonathan Coulton, and Alex Ebert of Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros. Tony Award Winner for Best Musical and Best Scenic Design in 2018 and based on the beloved Nickelodeon animated series, The SpongeBob Musical debuts in Philadelphia at the Forrest Theater from December 3rd to the 15th as a part of the Kimmel Center’s Broadway Philadelphia season. Don’t miss it! Tickets at KimmelCenter.org.

Then, Kristen speaks with Linda Torelli, the Marketing Director at the Brandywine SPCA. The Brandywine SPCA has teamed up with a number of other local rescues to host their Mega Adoption Event which will feature over 1,000 animals that will be up for adoption THIS Saturday, December 7th and Sunday, December 8th. For just $35, you can take your new pal home with you – that same day – spayed/neutered, microchipped, and up to date on vaccinations. Pick up your new best friend, 10am to 6pm either day, with a fast pass option at 9am for a fee. For more, please visit BVSPCA.org/MEGAADOPT.

Then, stand up comedian and television writer Chip Chantry joins Kristen to talk about his upcoming comedy show at Helium Comedy Club to benefit PAWS (Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society). The show features Chip and three other great comedians, this Tuesday, December 10th at 8pm. Tickets are $20, and $10 goes directly to helping PAWS continue their life-saving mission. Chip was 2013’s Philly’s Phunniest Contest winner at Helium, named “Funniest Comedian” in Philadelphia’s annual Comedy Awards in both 2012 and 2014, and named Best Comedian 2018 by Philadelphia Magazine. He’s a recurring guest on the Doug Loves Movies and Todd Glass Show Podcasts, co-host of the Junk Miles with Chip and Jeff Podcast, and he’s opened for national headliners such as Dave Chappelle, Bob Saget, and Tig Notaro. Check out his comedy albums, ACROSS FROM THE ADONIS and SWINGERS PARTY on iTunes (or Amazon, wherever) and come out to support PAWS and see great show Tuesday, December 10th, 8pm. Buy tickets at Philadelphia.heliumcomedy.com. You can also bring items to donate to PAWS. 21+

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