The International Myeloma Foundation's 8th Annual Comedy Celebration will present the smash hit stage show Celebrity Autobiography on Saturday, November 8 at The Wilshire Ebell Theatre.
Created and developed by Emmy award nominated writer-performer Eugene Pack and Dayle Reyfel, Celebrity Autobiography features outrageous celebrity memoirs acted out hilariously on stage by an all-star cast. Celebrity Autobiography has been one of the most critically-acclaimed and popular productions ever Off-Broadway, and has won a 2009 Drama Desk Award and a 2010 Bistro Award.
Ray Romano (Everybody Loves Raymond, Parenthood) will host the event, and scheduled performers include Danny DeVito (It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia), Lucy DeVito (Deadbeat), Patricia Heaton (Everybody Loves Raymond, The Middle), Howard Hesseman (Mike & Molly, Head of the Class), Laraine Newman (The Boxtrolls, Saturday Night Live), Lesley Nicol (Downton Abbey), Rhea Perlman (Kirstie), Doris Roberts (Everybody Loves Raymond), Rita Wilson (Girls), with more to be announced.
Proceeds from the IMF 8th Annual Comedy Celebration will benefit the Peter Boyle Research Fund and support the Black Swan Research Initiative (BSRI). Renowned actor Peter Boyle died in late 2006 after a four year battle with myeloma, an incurable cancer of the bone marrow and one of the fastest growing blood cancers in the world. Through laughter, the event honors Boyle and raises money for research to find a cure.
The Peter Boyle Research Fund has supported the International Myeloma Foundation’s research since the Fund’s inception in 2007. For the second year, the Fund is focused on the IMF’s Black Swan Research Initiative, a groundbreaking and internationally collaborative effort to find pathway to a cure for myeloma, and is progressing ahead of schedule since its 2013 launch. The research team has developed a first-ever test for quantifying minute amounts of disease remaining after treatment, which will help steer patient treatment in the most targeted and effective way ever. Black Swan Research trials are set to begin in early 2015.
WHERE: The Wilshire Ebell Theatre & Club – 743 South Lucerne Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90005
WHEN: Saturday, November 8, 2014
6:00pm Cocktail Reception & Silent Auction
8:00pm Comedy Show
10:00pm VIP Cast Party & Dessert Reception
TICKETS: VIP Admission: $700 per person – Includes VIP seating at the show as well as admittance to special pre-show cocktail party, silent auction, and post-show VIP reception.
General Admission: $400 per person – Includes Preferred seating at the show as well as admittance to the special pre-show cocktail party and silent auction.
Show Only: $100 per person – Includes admission to the show only. Seating is assigned based on date of ticket purchase.
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