Mitzi Shore, Comedy Store Founder and Stand-Up Impresario, Dead at 87

Mitzi Shore, the comedy impresario who helped launch the stand-up careers of Robin Williams, David Letterman and more, and exerted widespread influence in the 1970s and 1980s as the owner of the Comedy Store in Los Angeles, died Wednesday at 87.  The Comedy Store confirmed Shore's death in a brief statement posted This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Mitzi Shore, Comedy Store Founder and Stand-Up Impresario, Dead at 87

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