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Carol Channing to Star in Comedy Benefit for UCSF Patient Services

By Kristen Bole, UCSF News Services | March 20, 2007

Actress Carol Channing will return to her home town of San Francisco to perform in "Love & Laughter...and Legends: Just What the Doctor Ordered," a benefit for patient services at UCSF Mount Zion Medical Center.

The April 21 evening of comedy will include performances by Channing, who is best known for her starring role in "Hello, Dolly!," as well as by entertainers Will Durst, James P. Connolly, Ross Turner, George Thomas and Theee Stupeds.

The event will honor UCSF's Ernest H. Rosenbaum, MD, for his 50-year career as a skillful and dedicated healer in the field of cancer treatment. It is being hosted by the Mount Zion Auxiliary, the 130-year-old volunteer philanthropic organization that supports the hospital.

"Love & Laughter..." will take place at the Palace of Fine Arts, 3301 Lyon Street, San Francisco. It will begin at 6:30 p.m. with a reception and silent auction. Performances will commence at 8:00 p.m.

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