Raising the Roof's SHAUN MAJUMDER & FRIENDS

Raising the Roof's SHAUN MAJUMDER & FRIENDS

March 24, 2010 11:18 ET

Shaun Majumder Lands Drama Pilot in LA and Returns to Toronto to Do Raising the Roof on April 16 & 17 at the Rivoli

In the midst of a busy season, SHAUN MAJUMDER returns to support RAISING THE ROOF & solutions to youth homelessness. Good deeds are rewarded as the star of This Hour Has 22 Minutes has just landed a new Hollywood pilot.

Franklin Templeton Investments Presents 'SHAUN MAJUMDER & FRIENDS' At The Rivoli April 16 & 17

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 24, 2010) - Gemini & Canadian Comedy Award winning comedian Shaun Majumder returns from Hollywood in the midst of pilot season to headline his favourite comedy event. Raising the Roof's WEEKEND OF COMEDY, presented by Franklin Templeton Investments, is all about laughter in support of solutions to youth homelessness. The weekend kicks off with SHAUN MAJUMDER & FRIENDS, Fri. April 16 & Sat April 17 at 7:30pm & 9:30pm, at The Rivoli, 332 Queen St. W. at Spadina, and culminates with a Comedy Cabaret Gala at The Second City, Sun. April 18, 2010.

Comedian Shaun Majumder recently landed his first drama pilot in the role of Detective Aman Majan on the ABC pilot 187 DETROIT starring Michael Imperioli (who played Christopher on The Sopranos). Shaun is a series regular on CBC's This Hour has 22 Minutes. He has had much success in Hollywood appearing in 24, the Farrelly Brothers' sitcom Unhitched and sketch show Cedric The Entertainer Presents all on Fox. The busy Shaun Majumder appears on a number of Canadian TV series including: Less Then Kind (HBO Canada); Republic of Doyle, Hatching, Matching and Dispatching (CBC); and 'Da Kink in My Hair (Global TV). He is a favourite at comedy festivals across the country and has made numerous appearances at Just for Laughs, The Winnipeg Comedy Festival and ha!, The Halifax Comedy Festival.

Raising the Roof's 'WEEKEND OF COMEDY' starts at the Rivoli, a second home for Shaun and a place where he honed his act during the formative years of his career. Audiences can expect an extra special night that transcends humour and helps over 65,000 young Canadians in need. Shaun Majumder returns to this intimate setting for the 11th year – to show his support for Youthworks and to bring audiences a hearty laugh and a heart-warming opportunity to make a difference in the lives of Canada's homeless and at-risk youth.

LIMITED TICKETS! THIS SHOW SELLS OUT EVERY YEAR!!

The funds raised by Raising the Roof's WEEKEND OF COMEDY support their Youthworks initiative, aimed at breaking the cycle of youth homelessness in Canada. Raising the Roof is Canada's only national charity dedicated to long-term solutions to homelessness with an emphasis on prevention.

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Raising the Roof's SHAUN MAJUMDER & FRIENDS

• At the Rivoli • Shaun Majumder April 16 & 17 @ 7:30pm & 9:30pm • $34.95

For tickets & info call TicketKing (416) 872-1212 or order online at www.mirvish.com. More info at www.raisingtheroof.org.

To view a photo of Shaun Majumder, please visit the following link: http://media3.marketwire.com/docs/majumder0324.jpg.

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