The Trevor Project announced that 2 Broke Girls actress Jennifer Coolidge will host its annual TrevorLIVE Los Angeles (TrevorLIVE LA) event on December 7 at the Hollywood Palladium, presented by Wells Fargo. Additionally, The Trevor Project has also announced that Darren Criss, Mia Pfirrman, Ty Herndon, and Anita Cochran will give special performances. There will also be appearances by Kellan Lutz, Adam Scott, Nolan Gould, Kiernan Shipka, Alex Borstein, Michael Gladis, George Kotsiopoulos and Alexandra Billings, Phoebe Tonkin, Matthew Moy, Ian Harvie, Paul Wesley, Kevin Zegers, and Harry Shum, Jr.
All join previously announced talent including Katharine McPhee, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Alex Newell, Melora Hardin and Marc Shaiman. Brittany Snow, Katherine Heigl, Dan Bucatinsky, Lisa Kudrow, Kelly Osbourne, Beth Behrs, Wentworth Miller, Matt McGorry, Jason Collins, Billy Eichner, Jay R. Ferguson, Jack Falahee, Ryan Eggold, Elisabeth Rohm, and Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom are also scheduled to appear.
“I am honored to be hosting TrevorLIVE Los Angeles. The work that The Trevor Project does on a daily basis is critical to saving lives.” said Coolidge. “It’s imperative that we rally around our youth in crisis and show them that we will not stand idly by. We are with them, walking side-by-side in their struggle. Their struggle is our struggle.”
Coolidge is known for her many memorable roles in the American Pie films, A Cinderella Story, and Legally Blonde films. Coolidge has also starred in Christopher Guest’s Best in Show, A Mighty Wind and For Your Consideration. She is currently a series regular on the hit CBS series 2 Broke Girls and can most recently be seen opposite Steve Carell in Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.
“The Trevor Project and the LGBTQ community are proud to have allies like Jennifer Coolidge,” Abbe Land, executive director & CEO of The Trevor Project said. “We are thankful for her support and are looking forward to her providing her irreverent comedy as we gather to support our important work.”
The high-profile evening of music, comedy and entertainment celebrates 16 years of The Trevor Project’s life-saving, life-affirming work to prevent suicide among LGBTQ youth.
As previously announced, the event will include the presentation of the Trevor Hero Award to Robert Greenblatt, Trevor Youth Innovator Award to Skylar Kergil, and the Trevor 20/20 Visionary Award to Yahoo! TrevorLIVE LA is produced and directed by Adam Shankman, who will celebrate his 5th consecutive year directing the event.
As an exciting addition to this year’s TrevorLIVE, The Trevor Project and Toyota have partnered to give attendees the chance to enter to win a 2015 Toyota Scion FR-S. Tickets to TrevorLIVE LA may be purchased at: TheTrevorProject.org/TrevorLIVELA.