Some of comedy’s biggest stars are coming together (in the comfort of their own homes) to provide some much-needed laughter amid the coronavirus crisis.
Americares’ “COVID Is No Joke” virtual comedy fest will also include a special performance from Sia. The event will feature a mix of sketches, stand-up comedy and heart-felt messages to help raise critical funding for Americares COVID-19 response.
The health-focused relief organization is providing protective gear, training and emotional support for health workers in the United States and around the world. An anonymous donor has agreed to match the first $100,000 in donations during the evening.
Bryan Cranston, Chris Mann, Dwayne Perkins, Stephanie Beatriz, Reid Scott, Timothy Simons, Matt Walsh, Elizabeth Banks, Ike Barinholtz, Jack Black and Tenacious D, Wayne Brady, D’Arcy Carden, Kristin Chenoweth, Tom Cotter, Mackenzie Davis, Mark Duplass, Will Ferrell, Gal Gadot, Kyle Gass, Linda Hamilton, Chelsea Handler, Mindy Kaling, Kerri Louise, Jonathan Mangum, Patton Oswalt, Natalia Reyes, Adam Scott, Finn Straley, Paige Weldon, and Jenny Yang are all on the night’s bill.
Catch the”COVID Is No Joke” benefit on Friday (May 1) at 8 p.m. EST below.