LOS ANGELES, Aug. 27, 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 GRAMMY®-nominated recording artist Miley Cyrus as headliner of their Fourth Annual Variety Show: James Franco's Bar Mitzvah. Cyrus is set to perform several songs throughout the evening on Saturday, October 17, 2015 at the Hollywood Palladium in Los Angeles.
Recently, Rogen and his writing partner Evan Goldberg collaborated with Cyrus for the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards, which she is hosting on Sunday, August 30, 2015. Cyrus also appears in Rogen's upcoming film, The Night Before, coming out Wednesday, November 25, 2015.
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!
For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit www.hilarityforcharity.org.
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 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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