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Saturday, October 8, 2016


 (Among the artists appearing in “Artists for Autism Comedy Night” are Troy Tesla, Analakshmi, Mo Vawda and David M. Pic by Sharlene Versfeld)

A bunch of local comedians will gather in force as Artists for Autism in a jam-packed comedy night to help raise funds for Action in Autism on October 14 at the George Campbell School Hall .

Action in Autism, which provides early intervention for 16 children under the age of 6 at their Centre in Sydenham, will host the Comedy Night with 12 local comedians featuring Analakshmi and Neil Green as the headline acts. Comedians include Troy Tesla, SbuMnyandu, Mo Vawda, Kamz, Mathew, Mfundo, David M, Darryl, Xolani and Vanessa – who all bring their unique blend of humour to the stage for an evening of laughter and fun.

“Action in Autism, besides running early interventions, also provides a free walk-in resource and support service, a free diagnostic clinic, and regular support group meetings for families of people with autism,” explains Chairperson Liza Aziz. “Many organisations such as ours are working with people with special needs and have no support whatsoever from government and we rely heavily on the goodwill of civil society for funds – so we urge everyone needing some light relief to come join us for some fun and help us support people with autism. A special thanks to these artists who have agreed to help us with this fundraiser too!”

Snacks and refreshments will be on sale. All proceeds go to ensuring the continuation of Action in Autism’s services to the autistic community.

Artists for Autism Comedy Night takes place on October 14 at 19h00 at the George Campbell School Hall, 261 Sylvester Ntuli Road, Durban. Tickets R120 available from the Action in Autism office and Computicket. For more information about Action in Autism and to secure tickets, call 031 207 4858 or email: