Submitted by kali on Mon, 06/21/2010 - 5:53pm Town Crier
Celebrate the first annual Plymouth Rock Comedy Festival and help benefit Plimoth Plantation
Loretta LaRoche Productions, Inc. announced today that it will be hosting a gala benefit, The Art of Laughter – an Intimate Evening with Loretta LaRoche and Film Producer Kris Meyer, on Tues., July 6th at 7:00 p.m. at Plimoth Plantation in Plymouth, Mass. The event kicks off the first annual Plymouth Rock Comedy Festival (PRCF) - A week long comedic festival taking place in America’s hometown, July 5- 10, to celebrate humor and the art of film-making. All proceeds from the event will go directly toward Plimoth Plantation’s educational programs, which provide unique perspective on history for students and teachers around the world about life in the 1600s. Guest host, Susan Wornick of WCVB-TV Channel 5 will emcee the evening, presenting Hollywood film producer Kris Meyer with the Ruffled Feather Excellence in Film Award, an award developed by Loretta LaRoche productions that recognizes a talented individual who has positively ruffled the feathers of the world through humor and creativity. Meyer has produced or co-produced major films, such as Fever Pitch, The Heartbreak Kid, On Broadway, Me, Myself and Irene and others. Internationally acclaimed humorist, Loretta LaRoche, will also host the event and share her humorous wit and wisdom with guests. As a speaker, author, consultant , stress management expert and PBS star, LaRoche will conduct a personal, interactive discussion with guests. There also will be a question & answer session with LaRoche, as well as with Meyer, emceed by Wornick. Adding to the evening of humor, enlightenment and entertainment will be a performance of Wampanoag hand drums, as well as a visit by one of Plimoth Colony’s light-hearted Pilgrim Colonists.