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WGA Foundation benefit: Finding the funny in ‘life’s little tragedies’

Come one, come all, on Monday night at the WGA Theater in Bev Hills. The Humanitas Prize org and WGA have teamed up to present a panel with a bunch of very funny folks in support of a very worthy cause.


Join us for the panel discussion “That’s Not Funny! Turning Life’s Little Tragedies Into Comedy” and the book signing of five-time Humanitas Prize winner Gary David Goldberg’s autobiography “Sit, Ubu, Sit: How I Went from Brooklyn to Hollywood with the Same Woman, the Same Dog, and a Lot Less Hair,” benefiting the WGA Foundation and Industry Strike Fund for Non-WGA Members. $20 donation suggested.

WHO: Rob Lotterstein, creator of the Fox sitcom The War at Home, will moderate the panel which includes writer/producers Gary David Goldberg (creator of Family Ties, Spin City, Brooklyn Bridge), Cindy Chupack (Sex and the City, Everybody Loves Raymond), Seth MacFarlane (creator of Family Guy), Marc Cherry (creator of Desperate Housewives), Bill Lawrence (creator of Scrubs) and Darren Star (creator of Sex and the City, Beverly Hills 90210, Melrose Place), and Jenji Kohan (creator of Weeds).

WHEN: Monday, February 18th

7:00 PM: Cocktail Reception
8:00 PM: Panel Discussion
9:30 PM: Dessert Reception

WHERE: WGA Theater, 135 S. Doheny Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90211

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