Ray Romano

Peter Boyle benefit raises more than $700,000 to fight myeloma

Peter Boyle benefit raises more than $700,000 to fight myeloma

Ray Romano riffed on raising teens, JB Smoove had his way with an office chair and Fred Willard channeled Elvis Presley as a stand-up comic Saturday night, all on the way to adding nearly three-quarters of a million dollars to the war chest to fight myeloma. .

The place was the Wilshire Ebell Theatre, and the occasion was the International Myeloma Foundation’s annual Comedy Celebration fundraiser named in honor of “Everyone Loves Raymond” actor Peter Boyle. Now in its 10th year, the event has raised more than $6 million to date to battle the disease that claimed Boyle’s life in December 2006. That amount includes more than $700,000 this year...

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