Comedian Liza Dye, who earlier this month told us about getting hit by a train at the Broadway-Lafayette station in mid-February, was released from Bellevue Hospital on Friday, having undergone nine surgeries since the incident. As promised, she quickly scheduled her first post-accident stand-up (“sit-down”) appearance. More →
Liza Dye at Bellevue Hospital Center on Sunday night (Photo by: Jenna Marotta)
Tonight, hours after Liza Dye has her eighth surgery since being struck by a B train on February 13, Abbi Crutchfield will host a benefit at the Jersey City Comedy Festival, in hopes of adding to the $63,000 that have already been raised for Dye . Sunday, from her hospital bed at Bellevue, the 25-year-old stand-up from South Carolina told us her story in detail for the first time. More →
Supporters of the comedian who was hit by a train at the Broadway-Lafayette station a week ago have upped their fundraising goal after bring in over $53,000 — and there’ll be another benefit in the East Village tonight. More →
The woman who was struck by a train at the Broadway-Lafayette station Thursday morning has been ID’d as Liza Dye, a Bed-Stuy comedian who was a regular at UCB East. The Beast is holding a benefit for her tomorrow and fellow comics have started a fundraising campaign that aims to raise $50,000 for her medical expenses.