COVID IS NO JOKE. A Virtual comedy event Friday 8pm for healthcare workers


Sia will perform during the Americares COVID Is No Joke virtual comedy fest, which aims to help healthcare workers on the front lines of the pandemic. We don't know if what she will do is musical or comedy or both. According to a press release, Sia will close the program with “an intimate performance that has never been seen before.” ActorTony Goldwynwill host the fest, which will feature appearances from his Scandal co-stars Kerry Washington and Bellamy Young, as well as Bryan Cranston,Elizabeth Banks,Jack Black,Chelsea Handler,Mindy Kaling,Will Ferrell,Gal Gadot,Patton Oswalt and more.

An anonymous donor has agreed to match the first $100,000 in donations to Americares during the event. Viewers can support Americares COVID-19 response by making a donation on or by texting “JOKE” to 20222 to make a $25 donation.

The health-focused relief organization is providing protective gear, training and emotional support for health workers in the United States and around the world. 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 show will air live on the Americares YouTube channel Friday at 8 p.m. [ET] and

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