Cinderella Cares Comedy for Cure (Los Angeles)
Sunday, February 9, 2014 from 8:00 PM to 11:00 PM (EST)
Los Angeles, CA
Cinderella Cares 3rd Annual Comedy for Cure in the fight against lung cancer and our first event in Hollywood partners with Holy Cross Hospitals Early Diagnosis Free Low Dose Ct Scan and Lung Cancer Alliance Advocacy and Support for those living with and or at risk for lung cancer. Funds raised in (LA) event will go to USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center.
Join us for a night of music and comedy for a great cause and please visit our website to learn more about Cinderella Cares. www.cinderellacares.com
Our Vision: To empower patients and their families dealing with Lung Cancer by promoting early diagnosis, increasing awareness, and supporting research that will hopefully one day find a cure.
Our Mission: To uniquely generate support funding for services and organizations best serving Lung Cancer patients through the use of Comedy and the Arts.
This event is hosted by comedian, actor and co-founder of Cinderella Cares Ian Salmon . Ian has toured internationally for over 15 years and has built an pretty good acting resume as well, but it is Ian's charity work that shines the brightest. Ian has raised money for hurricane victims from the US to the Islands of the Caribbean, he has donated his time to community TV stations and raised funds and awareness for the fight against lung cancer.
Royale Watkins is an actor and writer who has appeared in various shows and movies. He has appeared in Speed 2: Cruise Control and has written for Def Comedy Jam. Royale Watkins has a great stage presence and will having you laughing non-stop.
Jimmy Shubert has built an impressive resume as an actor, both in film and on television. As a comedian, he is recognized as one of the busiest comedians working today, headlining A list comedy clubs, casinos and theaters across the country. His hour-long stand-up comedy special won top ten comedy DVD's for 2010 by Punchline Magazine.
Ian Edwards was born in England and has lived in Jamaica, New York, and California. When he was 21, he stopped working the drive thru at Burger King to try his hand at comedy. Since then he's appeared on Def Comedy Jam (twice) and Show Time at the Apollo. He's written for Saturday Day Night Live, the Lyricist Lounge show on MTV, The Boondocks for the Cartoon Network. Most recently has appeared on the Tonight Show and is a writer for Two Broke Girls.
Rosie Tran is one of the fastest rising young stars in the entertainment business! Originally from New Orleans, Louisiana, she moved to Hollywood to pursue her career as a professional entertainer. The stand up comedian, writer, and actress has toured internationally, at comedy clubs, colleges, and overseas for the USO in Europe and the Middle East.
Sarah Newell never misses a beat with well planned thought provoking material, focused on the art of compromise with influences around you, even if they happen to be family. Often described as "The Advocate for the Fed Up Woman". Sarah is and will continue to be one of the hardest working women in show business.
Keith Reza was born in Texas. After moving with his mother to California when he was two, Keith always wanted to be in show business.When Keith was 13, he was diagnoised with Aspergers Syndrome. Never being able to make friends, or explore romantic relationships, Keith took his disorder to the stage. Keith has been named Top 50 Funniest by the Ultimate Laff-Down Comedy Competition that is produced by Bill Word. Keith has worked with many comedians including Jim Breuer, Darryl Blackshere, Rosie Tran, Jay London, and Mike Black. He has written jokes for Lucas Dick.