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Jack Black, Rachel Bloom, Jeremy Allen White Set for Live Fundraiser – The Hollywood Reporter

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The “Give Back-ular Spectacular” is coming into focus.

Organizers for the stay telethon-style fundraiser — set to happen on the Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles on Oct. 25 — have confirmed a roster of movie star individuals that features (in alphabetical order) Jason Alexander, Jack Black, Rachel Bloom, LeVar Burton, Nicole Byer, Bryan Cranston, Lil Dicky, Lindsay Dougherty, Simon Helberg, Janelle James, Michael McKean, Kumail Nanjiani, Patton Oswalt, June Diane Raphael, Andrea Savage, Paul Scheer, Dax Shepard, Lily Tomlin, Julian Velard and Jeremy Allen White. This system is ready to characteristic sketch comedy, stand-up, stay interviews, musical performances and extra. 

As beforehand introduced, the aim is to “raise money for emergency financial relief for the entire community of artists, craftspeople, technicians, production assistants and support staff facing financial difficulty due to the strikes.”

The occasion is being produced by Marta Kauffman, Paul McCrane, Robbie Rowe Tollin, Jesse Schiller, Paul Scheer, Tony Phelan, Tara Miele and Kate Wagener in affiliation with the Union Solidarity Coalition. TUSC was based by a bunch of writer-directors who had been moved to assist their crews affected by this yr’s WGA and SAG-AFTRA strikes. The group launched with a spotlight to supply direct monetary assist to crew members who’ve misplaced medical health insurance attributable to strike-related manufacturing shutdowns.

In a joint assertion, the organizers of the fundraiser praised crew members as “the backbone” of manufacturing” and members of “work families.” The assertion continued, “Regardless of when work resumes, this will be a difficult year for union crews and their families and proceeds raised from ‘The Give-Backular Spectacular’ will be used to alleviate some of that hardship.”

Tickets at the moment are accessible with the code “Solidarity.”

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