Hosted by Ray Romano

Actor and Comedian Ray Romano once again hosts the International Myeloma Foundation’s 13th Annual Comedy Celebration. Catch Ray in action with an all-star lineup of comedians on Thursday, October 17 at our new location, The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, CA.

Join us for an unforgettable evening for an important cause. Laughter is the best medicine: It brings awareness and hope to the challenge of finding a cure for myeloma. Thanks to funds raised by this yearly event, the IMF is able to support patients and conduct groundbreaking research. All these efforts bring us closer to a cure.

Ray Romano performing

Honoring Peter Boyle

The IMF’s 13th Annual Comedy Celebration benefits the Peter Boyle Research Fund and supports the IMF’s signature research project, the Black Swan Research Initiative®, or BSRI. The BSRI’s mission is simple: to find a cure for myeloma. Your attendance or donation to this event means so much. You make it possible for leading myeloma experts to continue to collaborate and advance cutting-edge research. We are so grateful for having you take part!

Spearheaded by the IMF’s Black Swan Research Initiative, iStopMM (Iceland Screens Treats or Prevents Multiple Myeloma) is the first large-scale screening study aimed at preventing myeloma before it develops. Watch a video about the iStopMM project now!

Peter Boyle

Comedy Celebration – Red Carpet Live from the Beverly Hilton Hotel:

This exclusive red carpet event starts at 6:30PM PT and is streamed on IMF's Facebook ( The live stream is hosted by TV personality and Ologies Podcast creator, Alie Ward. It features red carpet interviews with celebrity attendees and myeloma experts. This year’s live stream show will include clips from past performance greats such as Ray Romano, Kevin Nealon, Gabriel Iglesias, Marc Maron, and Cristela Alonzo, to name a few.

*Please note: The live stream includes red carpet arrivals. This year's performances will not be streamed. Attend the event in-person by purchasing tickets now.

Watch Last Year's Red Carpet Hosted by Alie Ward & Daphne Lee

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In the U.S., every 15 minutes someone is diagnosed with multiple myeloma. The International Myeloma Foundation (IMF) is dedicated to the multiple myeloma community with our mission of improving lives while working toward prevention and a cure.


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