LOS ANGELES, Oct. 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Seth Rogen and Lauren Miller Rogen's Hilarity for Charity® (HFC), a movement led by the couple and established with the Alzheimer's Association® to inspire change and raise awareness of Alzheimer's disease among the millennial generation, today announced comedians Bill Hader, Kyle Kinane, Al Madrigal, Ron Funches and Justin Willman will join Seth Rogen, James Franco, Miley Cyrus, and HAIM as performers at HFC's Fourth Annual Variety Show: James Franco's Bar Mitzvah. At this sold out event, attendees will have the opportunity to receive an up close and personal experience with the biggest names in entertainment while supporting the fight against Alzheimer's.
Additionally, HFC has partnered with Funny Or Die (FOD) to live stream the event to the public. For the first time ever, HFC and FOD are giving comedy and music fans the opportunity to watch the exclusive event live on the free go90app available through the App Store or Google Play. Simply search 'Funny Or Die' to begin viewing the event live. The event will begin live streaming on Saturday, October 17th at 8 p.m. PST.
Rogen and Miller Rogen established the Hilarity for Charity Fund in 2012 as part of the Alzheimer's Association, through which monies raised are directed to help families struggling with Alzheimer's care, increase support groups nationwide and fund cutting edge research. The flagship Los Angeles Variety Show continues to create the next generation of Alzheimer's advocates through an evening filled with music and comedy.
Past Variety Show musical guests have included The Backstreet Boys, Bell Biv Devoe, Bruno Mars and Mayer Hawthorne. HFC's Variety Show has attracted some of Hollywood's biggest stars, with performances and appearances by Judd Apatow, Aziz Ansari, Jack Black, Ty Burrell, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Kevin Hart, Samuel L. Jackson, Nick Kroll, Leslie Mann, Paul Rudd, Sarah Silverman and many more!
About Hilarity For Charity
In 2012, Seth Rogen and Lauren Miller Rogen (along with some amazing friends), created Hilarity for Charity (HFC), a movement to inspire change and raise awareness of Alzheimer's disease among the millennial generation. They later established the Hilarity for Charity Fund as part of the Alzheimer's Association, through which monies raised are directed to help families struggling with Alzheimer's care, increase support groups nationwide, and fund cutting edge research. Since its inception, Hilarity for Charity has raised $2.5 million to support these efforts. Through evenings filled with music and comedy, the flagship Los Angeles Variety Show is creating the next generation of Alzheimer's advocates. Join the online conversation by using the hashtag #HFC and following Hilarity for Charity on Twitter (@Hilar4Charity), Instagram (@hilarityforcharity) and liking us on Facebook.com/hilarity4charity. For more information, hilarityforcharity.org.
About Funny Or Die
Funny Or Die launched in April 2007 and has grown into a premier comedy brand and production studio known for creating award-winning, high-quality content with a global audience of more than 70 million. Funny Or Die's social media division produces content for over 15 platforms and is the #1 comedy brand on both Twitter and Facebook. Funny Or Die is the top destination for celebrity-driven comedy videos and highly topical political commentary. Funny Or Die's founders are Gary Sanchez Productions (Will Ferrell, Adam McKay, and Chris Henchy), and Creative Artists Agency (CAA). Judd Apatow is also a principal partner.
About Alzheimer's Association®
The Alzheimer's Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer care, support and research. Our mission is to eliminate Alzheimer's disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Our vision is a world without Alzheimer's. For more information, visit alz.org®.
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