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Mitzi Shore, Owner and Founder of the Comedy Store, Dies at 87

Mitzi Shore passed away April 11 after a battle with Parkinson's disease. The Comedy Store, which Shore owned and founded in Los Angeles in 1972, will be closed that day in her honor.

Michael Khuraibet, Digital Editor-in-Chief

April 11, 2018

Mitzi Shore, owner and founder of the Comedy Store in Los Angeles, died at 87 early Wednesday. According to the Los Angeles Times, Shore had been battling Parkinson's disease. Her son, Pauly Shore, announced on Twitter that his mother was in hospice care on April 7, before announcing her passing days...

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