2018 Comedy Show

Dena Blizzard “One Funny Mother”
Saturday, April 7 at 8 pm
Performing Arts Center

Tickets range from $18-$45. To purchase tickets: Click Here
Tickets may be purchased separately or with the Ladies Retreat Package.

Dena Blizzard 

Dena Blizzard is One Funny Mother! She’s a former Miss New Jersey, comedian, and mother of three who recently starred Off Broadway in her one-woman show “One Funny Mother”, a hilarious multimedia theater show about motherhood. Dena’s recent viral video “Chardonnay Go”, seen over 23 million times, is now a hilarious board game called “Chardonnay Go, The Board Game for Wine Lovers, Moms and Other Shameless People.” Additionally, Dena is a corporate host, has been featured in the NY Times, co-hosted with Anderson Cooper and has performed at Catch a Rising Star, The Comedy Stop at the Tropicana, Gotham Comedy Club and The Laugh Factory. She has also served as the preliminary host and on air correspondent for the Miss America Pageant on ABC. When she’s not working on TV, she is writing/producing content for her web series, where she makes inappropriate videos about parenting that are sure to put her kids in therapy. See Dena live on Facebook on Tipsy Tuesdays at 9 PM and Chardonnay Go Live on Fridays at Noon!

 Missy Grynkiewicz

Missy Grynkiewicz wants to live in a world where nobody is cranky out loud, menopause is a happy thing, pants are optional, laughter is required, and dogs are in charge. As a stand up comic who has performed at The Comic Strip, Levity Live, Helium, Greenwich Village Comedy Club, Comedy Cabaret, Comedy Works, Parx Casino, and countless venues up and down the East Coast, Missy’s personable, intimate, and captivating style is winning with a wide range of audiences. Drawing from real life experience, her sharp-witted and ingenious insights into being human are universally appealing. Missy was the 2013 winner of the LOL at the Grand Opera House competition in Wilmington, Delaware. Signed by Realize Records in 2012, her freshman CD, “Miss Representation,” made the first round Grammy nomination list for funniest comedy album and was picked up by Pandora radio. Her sophomore CD, “Fifty Shades of Earth Day,” is slated for release by in 2016. An actress/singer who has been performing and directing on stage for more years than she cares to mention, Missy was cast in a featured role in the upcoming feature film with Eric Roberts, “Days of Power, slated for release in 2016. She also filmed a pilot for TruTv which was picked up and was aired this year. Missy’s bag of tricks also includes writing and motivational speaking. Her first book, co-written with Richard Keller and published by Wooden Pants publishing company is titled Thinking Inside My Box. Missy began her journey into motivational speaking when asked to speak at the DivaGirl Philly Conference in 2015, and her relatable style enables her to motivate others to see the ability to move forward and find joy and acceptance within themselves. Find out more about Missy, including tour dates, booking information, video clips, social media links and blog at

Vinnie Vitale is a stand up comedian and writer from New Jersey—go figure. He has performed wherever he is permitted to speak aloud, which includes world-renowned venues such as Carolines on Broadway, Gotham Comedy Club, New York Comedy Club, Stand Up NY, and The Grand Opera House. He was the first guest to be invited on a now wildly popular feminist podcast hosted by fellow comics Corinne Fisher and Krystyna Hutchinson. The episode was featured on the Huffington Post and has since amassed over a million listens. He was the star of an episode of the MTV reality show Damage Control, whereby Kelly Clarkson personally destroyed his washing machine. He also appeared on the daytime talk shows Bethenny and ABC’s The Revolution. All three shows were cancelled shortly after his episode aired. When he isn’t complaining onstage or at work or at home, he writes about his girlfriend’s fiancé’s cooking on their blog My Hot GF Cooks. He lives with his hot fiancé, Allison, and their dog named Mulligan.