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Movie and Comedy Night Hosted by The Comedy Commons

  • Terri's Cakes Detroit 16311 E. Warren Detroit, MI 48224 (map)

Join us for a Free Movie and Comedy Night benefiting the historic Alger Theater in MorningSide. The Comedy Commons will be hosting a 3-part film and discussion series, exploring of the joys and pains of community through comedy.

On April 25th and 27th, we will be screening the South African film High Fantasy (2017) by Director Jenna Bass. High Fantasy follows a group of friends who embark on a remote camping trip, only to wake up to discover they have swapped bodies! Stranded in the wildness, they'll have to navigate an intense personal and political landscape if their friendship and lives will ever be the same. Rated PG-13


Save the Dates:

Blackkklasman (2018) by Director Spike Lee - May 25/30

Ralph Breaks the Internet (2018) by Directors Phil Johnston and Rich Moore - June 27/29

Tickets are available through Eventbrite or by calling 313-977-0419


The Comedy Commons is a healing-centered, civic engagement model for neighbors in the MorningSide, East English Village, and Cornerstone Village neighborhoods. More information can be found here:

Visit to join the Friends of the Alger Theater and connect with the movement to restore the historic Alger Theater.

This is a free screening and comedy show, powered by The Knight Foundation and 8 80 Cities.