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Stand Up! for Main Street

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Click the button below to purchase tickets. Tickets are $100 — with a reduced cost for students and public interest employees of $25. For five or more tickets or to sponsor the event, please contact Amanda Fleming at (202) 588-7734 or email events@citizen.org.

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Event Details

Sunday, November 1, 2015 • 6:30 – 8 p.m.
Writers Guild Theater • 135 South Doheny Drive • Beverly Hills, California

Emceed by

Steve Skrovan


Jerrod Carmichael

Jerrod Carmichael is an actor, writer and stand-up. He currently stars in NBC’s The Carmichael Show, which he co-created. He has appeared in Neighbors and HBO’s Love and the Store.

Brent Morin

Brent Morin currently stars as Justin Kearney in NBC’s Undateable. He has as appeared regularly as a stand-up comic on shows with The Comedy Store, The Improv and Laugh Factory.

Jimmy O. Yang

Jimmy O. Yang currently stars as Jian-Yan on HBO’s Silicon Valley. He has appeared on It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia and Criminal Minds, and he has performed on The Arsenio Hall Show.

Kira Soltanovich

Kira Soltanovich has worked in the entertainment world as a writer, actor and producer. She has appeared on shows such as The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Girls Behaving Badly, PrankStars, Hell’s Kitchen and Jimmy Kimmel Live.

Angelo Tsarouchas

Angelo Tsarouchas has appeared on TV shows such as Mad Men, Sullivan & Son and Blue Mountain State. He headlines worldwide and has been touring with Vince Vaughn’s Wild West Comedy Show.

Will Durst

Will Durst is a five-time Emmy nominee. With more than 800 television appearances, he has been featured on The Late Show With David Letterman, HBO, Showtime, CNN, ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox News and the BBC.

Beth Stelling

Beth Stelling is a stand-up comedian, writer and actor. She has appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live, @midnight, Chelsea Lately and The Pete Holmes Show. She has a weekly stand-up show at UCB Sunset called CHURCH.


Contact Kristen Caruana at (202) 588-7759 or events@citizen.org.

Directions and Parking

Covered parking is available 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.

Click here for a map showing the location of the Writers Guild Theater.

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