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Comedian Margaret Cho to Perform at GW to Benefit Program on LGBT Health Policy and Practice

Margaret Cho will perform at a benefit show for GW’s LGBT Health Policy & Practice Program
Event Will Serve as Fundraiser for GW’s Public Health Program on LGBT Issues
May 10, 2017
MEDIA CONTACTS: 
Brett Zongker: bzongker@gwu.edu, 202-994-6466
Tim Pierce: tpie@gwu.edu, 202-994-5647 
 
EVENT:
Margaret Cho, the stand-up comedian and actress, will perform at a benefit show for the George Washington University’s LGBT Health Policy & Practice Program.
 
Ms. Cho’s biting humor, laced with social commentary on gender, sexuality and race, catapulted her into stardom as a stand-up comedian in the 1990s and sold out concert tours like “I’m the One That I Want” and “Notorious C.H.O.” She has also appeared on television and in movies and has released numerous popular books and concert videos.
 
WHEN: 
Thursday, July 13, 2017; 7 p.m. 
 
WHERE: 
The George Washington University
Lisner Auditorium
730 21st St., NW
Washington, D.C.
Foggy Bottom-GWU Metro (Blue, Orange and Silver lines)
 
TICKETS: 
Tickets go on sale to the public May 10. Ticket prices range from $55 to $75. VIP tickets are available that include prime orchestra seating and a private meet-and-greet with Ms. Cho after the performance. Tickets are available to the public and can be purchased here
 
MEDIA INFORMATION: 
A limited number of press tickets are available. Media interested in reviewing the show must contact Brett Zongker at bzongker@gwu.edu or 202-994-6466 no later than 48 hours before the performance. High-resolution photos are available upon request. Attention calendar editors: Please do not publish media contact information.    
 
BACKGROUND:
In 2013, the George Washington University established the LGBT Health Policy & Practice Certificate Program. The yearlong graduate-level program in LGBT health offers in-depth training leading to competencies for those who seek to better serve and advocate for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community. Proceeds from the performance will support program activities, curriculum development and student scholarships. 
 
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