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Event Details

Sunday, October 19, 2014 • 6:30 – 8:00 p.m.
Writers Guild Theater • 135 South Doheny Drive • Beverly Hills, California

Emceed by Steve Skrovan and Lew Schneider


Demetri Martin

Demetri Martin is a writer and comedian whose body of work includes The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, Important Things with Demetri Martin, and Late Night with Conan O'Brien. He starred in the film Taking Woodstock.


Kevin Nealon

Kevin Nealon is a former cast member of Saturday Night Live (1986-1995). Kevin is most recognized for the characters he created, including Mr. Subliminal and Franz (from Hans & Franz), and anchoring Weekend Update. He recently starred in the hit series Weeds.

Carol Leifer

Carol Leifer is an Emmy-nominated writer for her work on such television shows as Seinfeld, The Larry Sanders Show, Saturday Night Live, and the Academy Awards.

Cathy Ladman

Cathy Ladman was awarded the American Comedy Award for best female stand-up comic. She has made countless appearances on The Tonight Show and The Late Late Show. Her writing credits include The Caroline Rhea Show and Roseanne.

Suli McCullough

Suli McCullough is a writer, actor, and comedian whose writing credits include The Tonight Show and Lopez Tonight. His acting credits include The Jamie Foxx Show and Don’t Be A Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in The Hood.

Jake Johannsen

Jake Johannsen has starred in multiple comedy specials and is a frequent guest on The Late Show with David Letterman.

Wayne Federman

Wayne Federman is a comedian and writer, including such works as his biography of "Pistol" Pete Maravich. His supporting comedic acting roles include The X-Files, The Larry Sanders Show, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Legally Blonde, 50 First Dates, The 40-Year-Old Virgin, and Step Brothers.

Laurie Kilmartin

Laurie Kilmartin is an Emmy nominated writer for her work on Conan. Her writing credits include The Bonnie Hunt Show, Too Late with Adam Carolla, and The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson. She has appeared on The Last Comic Standing, Jimmy Kimmel Live, and Comedy Central.


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Directions and Parking

The Writers Guild Theater contains over six levels of covered parking in the adjacent structure north of the building and south of Wilshire Boulevard on the west side of Doheny Drive. The rate is $5 on Sunday. Please use the parking structure and do not park in the surrounding residential areas.

Location map of the Writers Guild Theater

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