Sami Zayn hosting benefit event for charity

Current WWE Superstar Sami Zayn is hosting a special stand-up comedy event during SummerSlam weekend in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

The event, entitled SamJam Comedy Hour will benefit Zayn’s SamiForSyria charity and feature stand-up comedy from Zayn and James McGee of Just For Laughs.

Special guests will also include WWE RAW announcer Renee Young and Comedian Stacy McGunnigle of Second City,

The SamJam Comedy Hour will take place Friday, August 9 from 8:00pm to 9:00pm ET at the bag Dog Theatre Company in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

You can read the full announcement about the event below:

THE SAMJAM COMEDY HOUR FEATURING WWE SUPERSTAR SAMI ZAYN WITH SPECIAL GUESTS INCLUDING RENEE YOUNG!

It’s a helluva show! The Sam Jam Comedy Hour is coming to Toronto during Summerslam weekend with comedy by WWE Superstar Sami Zayn and his good buddy James McGee (Just For Laughs) on Friday August 9th at 8 PM!

Special guests include comedian Stacy McGunnigle (Second City) and WWE announcer Renee Young.

Part of the funds from this show will be donated to SamiForSyria, Sami’s charity that helps provide life-saving medical care to Syrian refugees. You can donate today at SamiForSyria.com.

Tickets – which are $15 in advance or $20 at the door – are on sale now at baddogtheatre.com/calendar.

This event is produced by 50/50 Improv and Jolly Boy Theatre Co. The link for the Facebook event page can be found here.

ABOUT THE PERFORMERS

Sami Zayn is a world traveled WWE Superstar with over 15 years of pro wrestling experience, and 45 accumulative minutes of improv experience. James McGee is his friend. He is also the Artistic Director at Montreal Improv Theatre. Together, they have performed at OFF-JFL and Zoofest.

Stacey McGunnigle is an actor, writer, and award winning comedian. Renee Young is a Canadian-born commentator on WWE programming. Their podcast Regular Girls can be found at theregulargirls.com.