Mark Russell To Perform At Robert H. Jackson Center

Mark Russell, pictured above, will perform a fundraiser for the Robert H. Jackson Center on Aug. 5. Submitted photo

The Robert H. Jackson Center will present legendary humorist Mark Russell to offer his “Mid-Term Report” to benefit the Jackson Center on Sunday, Aug. 5.

Russell, an American political satirist, comedian and longtime friend and supporter of the Jackson Center, will make an exclusive appearance at the Chautauqua Suites in Mayville in support of the Jackson Center. The evening will begin at 5 p.m. and include a cocktail hour with hors d’oeuvres and cash bar, dinner, dessert and a “Midterm Report” by Russell.

A Western New York native, Russell is best known for his satire on current political headlines. His comedy specials, aired live between 1975 and 2004, mixed political stand-up comedy covering current events with musical parodies that set new humorous lyrics to familiar melodies.

Seating is limited. To register, visit or call 483-6646. Admission is $100 per person or $750 for a table of eight.