Adam Sandler, Chris Rock, Jon Stewart & More Return To Night Of Too Many Stars


The Night of Too Many Stars benefiting autism programs is returning to New York City’s Beacon Theatre on Dec. 11, and performers for this year’s event include Rachel Bloom, Stephen Colbert, Ron Funches, James Austin Johnson, Chris Rock, Adam Sandler, Amy Schumer, Jon Stewart and “too many more.”

The benefit is thrown by NEXT for AUTISM, a foundation that was created by SNL and Conan O’Brien writer/producer Robert Smigel and his wife, Michele Smigel, in order to help find alternative education for their autistic son. Over the last 20 years, they’ve raised over $30 million supporting programs that enhance the education, home, work, social, health and well-being of autistic individuals.

Along with the show’s comedy performances, there will be a live auction. Sponsorships and ticket options will be available for purchase.

The event’s committee includes Michael Schtender and Michael Auberach, Tanja and James Dixon, Dee and Tommy Hilfiger, Dr. Jen Clark and Andy Korbak, Bellanca Smigel Rutter and Mitch Rutter, Jackie and Adam Sandler, Rena and David Schwartzbaum, Laura and Harry Slatkin, Lucia Smigel, Michelle and Robert Smigel, Tracey and Jon Stewart and Christopher “CJ” Wallace.

Tickets go on sale to the genera public via Ticketmaster on Oct. 27 at 11 a.m. ET, with prices starting at $134.55. Fans can purchase tickets in-person at the Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall and Beacon Theatre box offices on Oct. 28.