On Tuesday, November 15, 2011, Cherub Improv hosted its first annual Winter Charity Gala at Tribeca Cinemas. The evening featured wine and small bites, as well as a live performance by the Cherubs followed by music and dancing.
A Silent Auction took place with big tickets items such as a private vinyassa yoga class, Nicole Miller gown and Yankees tickets. A live auction followed with guests generously bidding on things like tickets to the Book of Mormon and the big item, of a night a pop art portrait of Lucille Ball painted by Victoria Scheweizer.
Cherub Improv is a unique organization that literally brings the healing power of laughter to the bedsides of the ill and underprivileged in NYC. Founded by New York litigation lawyer Jonathan Goldberg, who moonlights as a comedian, the “Cherubs” perform comedy routines across the city on a weekly basis at American Cancer Society’s Hope Lodge, the Ronald McDonald House and Lenox Hill Neighborhood House to name a few. Cherub Improv is made up of over 40 comedians throughout Manhattan, who perform original skits for charity.