Conan O’Brien to Headline Comedy Show on April 11 to Raise Funds for Incurable Brain Condition

Emmy Award-winning comedian and host Conan O’Brien will headline “In Stitches, a Night of Laughs,” an evening of comedy and cocktails to raise awareness and funds to find a cure for hydrocephalus, a chronic brain condition that affects 1 million Americans. “In Stitches, a Night of Laughs” will take place Thursday, April 11 at 6:30 pm at the Avalon Hollywood in Los Angeles, CA.

WHAT:
Conan O’Brien will bring his unique story-telling skills to Los Angeles for a fun night of laughs for a good cause. A number of actors, comedians, and major movie and television execs will participate in this exciting event. Media are invited to take pictures and conduct interviews during the Pre-Show Red Carpet and Cocktail Hour.

WHO:
Conan O’Brien helms the show “CONAN,” now in its 9th season on TBS. He served as the host for NBC’s “Late Night” from 1992-2009. Conan has also hosted two Emmy Awards, the MTV Movie Awards, conducted two separate multi-city live comedy tours in 2010 and 2018, been the subject of a documentary titled “Conan O’Brien Can’t Stop,” and performed at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner for two Presidents. He’s won 3 Emmy Awards and six Writer’s Guild Awards for comedy writing, the People’s Choice Award for “Favorite Television Host,” and his popular CONAN: Without Borders series has visited 9 countries including Cuba, Haiti, Mexico, Qatar, Korea, Italy, Berlin, Armenia and Japan. In 2015, Conan became the longest-working current late-night talk show host in the U.S., celebrating 25 years in 2018.

WHEN:
Thursday, April 11, 2019
6:30 PM Pre-Show Red Carpet and Cocktail Hour
7:30 PM Comedy show begins
(Media can arrive at 6:00 to set up)

WHERE:
Avalon Hollywood – 1735 Vine St, Hollywood, CA

WHY:
One in every 1,000 babies is born with hydrocephalus, a chronic neurological condition marked by an excess accumulation of fluid in the brain, and anyone at any time can develop hydrocephalus from a brain injury, tumor, infection, or for unknown reasons as part of the aging process. This event will help raise funds to support critical research and programs that improve the quality of life for people living with hydrocephalus and, ultimately, find a cure.

TO PURCHASE TICKETS:
Go to https://benefit.hydroassoc.org/.

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