4th Annual “Merry All, Comedy Ball” – ORDER YOUR TICKETS HERE

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SUNDAY, DECEMBER 8th, 2013 (5pm – 9pm)



Please join DS Action and celebrate the holiday season with laughter and charitable compassion.  The 4th Annual “MERRY ALL, COMEDY BALL”, a charity comedy event and auction, will be held on Sunday, December 8th, 2013 at the Mad House Comedy Club (502 Horton Plaza – Gaslamp District on the top level, near Nordstrom).  Holiday festivities are from 5pm – 9pm.  Guests must be 21 to attend.  Be sure to scroll down to learn about our exceptionally talented performers.

ORDER YOUR TICKETS via our StayClassy event site:  http://bit.ly/1b135nx

Click here to check out DS Action’s “Merry All, Comedy Ball” VIDEO to learn more about this amazing and inspiring event.

We are excited to welcome RUSS STOLNACK a.k.a. RUSS T. NAILZ, a six time Emmy award winner, who will be the Headliner for this spectacular show.  Russ T. Nailz is well known for his many accomplishments working as a morning radio host, television business news reporter, comedian, guest speaker and so much more.  He will be joined on stage by an amazing lineup of performers, Zoltan (Host), Erik Rivera, Mal Hall, Scott Bowman (Auctioneer) and The Amanda Waggener Band.  They will keep the laughter and holiday cheer rolling through the crowd.  (To find out more about these amazing entertainers, scroll down to read their bios below and find links to their websites.)

The festivities will begin at 5pm, when the doors open, the red carpet is rolled out and the pre-show begins.  Guests will have an opportunity to enjoy some holiday cheer, view auction items and experience some surprises, while being entertained with the soulful Blues music of The Amanda Waggener Band.   The pre-show will be followed by a live auction and the main event, the comedy showcase.

You won’t want to miss one of San Diego’s most unique holiday events. DS Action appreciates how the community bands together to support our organization and commitment to individuals with Down syndrome and their families.  Donations received from this event will directly support the Down Syndrome Center at Rady Children’s Hospital, along with DS Action family programs and community awareness projects.

Details regarding the charity event, the performers, to purchase tickets or make a donation please see DS Action’s website www.dsaction.com or the event site at www.stayclassy.com/dsactioncomedyball2013.    It will be a night of laughter, music, celebration and holiday cheer.  This is a ticketed event.  Holiday festive attire suggested.  Tickets are $35-$45/per personA full menu will be available for those who would like to purchase food and beverages.




RUSS T. NAILZ (Headliner):

Comedian RUSS STOLNACK, well known in San Diego as RUSS T. NAILZ, will be the Headliner for this charitable comedy event.  Russ began as a comic radio personality in San Diego for 91X-FM, which transitioned to the stand-up scene and television.  He delivers personalized comedy on various platforms, including impressions and musical comedy.  Russ is an accomplished Entertainer, Professional Speaker and Auctioneer, who has won six Emmy awards and a Cable Ace Award.  He has opened for George Carlin, Robin Williams, Jerry Seinfeld, Roseanne, Jay Leno, Jim Carrey, Kenny Loggins, Dennis Miller and Ray Charles.



We are excited to welcome back, ERIK RIVERA, who joined DS Action’s “Merry All, Comedy Ball” in 2011.  Since bursting onto the New York City comedy scene in 2004, Erik Rivera’s name has become synonymous with comedy. His boy next door good looks and unique perspective make him one of today’s fastest rising young comedians. His quick wit, along with his commanding stage presence, charisma, and infectious smile make him a favorite act at comedy clubs, events, awards shows and colleges throughout the country.  Erik is one of the most requested comedians on both coasts.  He spends much of his time in New York City and Los Angeles.


MAL HALL is a comedian, from San Diego, whose primary passion is doing stand-up.  He makes his home in Los Angeles and is currently one of the brightest up and coming comedians in the country. He has quickly evolved into a popular and successful college act, performing at hundreds of campuses across the country. Mal’s conversational style, keen observations and cool delivery have proven to be greatly appreciated and well received by his audiences, both young and old.  DS Action is grateful to Mal for his ongoing support of DS Action and our cause.

Zoltan:  (Host)


Zoltan Kaszas a.k.a. Zoltan is a rising star in the comedy world.  He has gone from bombing on stage during his first standup routine in 2006 to winning several comedy contests over the past year.  He is considered, by other local comedians, as one of the top comics in San Diego.  Zoltan’s unique style of storytelling and social commentary has won him numerous fans, which has him touring all over the country from clubs, colleges and festivals.



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