BOSTON (CBS) – Some of Boston’s best-known personalities took part in an April Fools tradition Friday night for a good cause.

WBZ-TV’s Jim Smith reports

Senator Scott Brown, Governor Patrick, and Mayor Menino all took the stage at the House of Blues. None of them hesitated to become the butt of their own jokes

‘Banned in Boston’ is a one-night-only musical comedy that raises money for Urban Improv, a nationally acclaimed violence prevention program that benefits thousands of students in and around Boston each year.