Standup comic will emcee gala held Feb. 20

The Writers Guild of America East has tapped Susie Essman to host its Feb. 20 awards ceremonies at NYC’s Hudson Theater. Essman appears on HBO’s “Curb Your Enthusiasm” and recently authored “What Would Susie Say?”

The WGA Awards ceremonies will take place simultaneously in Los Angeles at the Century Plaza Hotel and in New York at the Hudson Theater at the Millennium Broadway Hotel.

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