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Published on April 11th, 2018 | by StandUpTalk

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Mitzi Shore Has Passed Away at 87

While this is no surprise it is a sad day in comedy today with just about everyone in comedy giving condolences on social media.

The Comedy Store released the following statement on Wednesday morning:

“It is with great sadness and very heavy hearts that we report the passing of Mitzi Shore, the legendary Godmother of the world famous Comedy Store. Mitzi was an extraordinary businesswoman and decades ahead of her time who cultivated and celebrated the artistry of stand-up comedy. She was also a loving mother, not only to her own four children, but to the myriad of comedians who adored her. She leaves behind an indelible mark and legacy and has helped change the face of comedy. We will all miss her dearly.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to The Motion Picture and Television Fund, where The Comedy Store has created a Comedian’s Assistance Fund – https://www.mptf.com/donate.

The Comedy Store will be closed today.”


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