Universal Pictures has announced a special night of stand-up comedy at The Orpheum Theater in Los Angeles that will be used in the upcoming Judd Apatow film, Funny People, which will hit theaters on July 31, 2009. Here is the full press release below.

WHAT:{@@@[email protected]@@}{@@@[email protected]@@}"A Night of Funny People": a one-time-only comedy performance that will be filmed for use in Universal Pictures' upcoming "Funny People," from{@@@[email protected]@@}{@@@[email protected]@@}writer/director/producer Judd Apatow. The film stars Adam Sandler, Seth Rogen, Leslie Mann, Eric Bana, Jonah Hill, Jason Schwartzman, RZA, Aubrey Plaza and Aziz Ansari.{@@@[email protected]@@}{@@@[email protected]@@}WHO:{@@@[email protected]@@}{@@@[email protected]@@}Judd Apatow hosts, performing live as their characters in the film are Adam Sandler, Seth Rogen, Jonah Hill and Aziz Ansari, as well as Patton Oswalt and other surprise special guests in the line-up.{@@@[email protected]@@}{@@@[email protected]@@}WHERE:{@@@[email protected]@@}{@@@[email protected]@@}The Orpheum Theatre{@@@[email protected]@@}{@@@[email protected]@@}842 South Broadway{@@@[email protected]@@}{@@@[email protected]@@}Los Angeles, CA 90014{@@@[email protected]@@}{@@@[email protected]@@}WHEN:{@@@[email protected]@@}{@@@[email protected]@@}Tuesday, January 13, 2009 - 7:00 PM{@@@[email protected]@@}{@@@[email protected]@@}Tickets are $20 and go on sale through Ticketmaster at 12 PM on Friday, December 19. Call (213) 480-3232 for tickets or go to Ticketmaster.com. Performances are for audience members over the age of 18.{@@@[email protected]@@}{@@@[email protected]@@}WHY:{@@@[email protected]@@}{@@@[email protected]@@}The night will benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and 826LA.{@@@[email protected]@@}{@@@[email protected]@@}826LA is a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting students ages 6 to 18 with their creative and expository writing skills, and to helping teachers inspire their students to write.{@@@[email protected]@@}{@@@[email protected]@@}Funny People arrives in theaters nationwide on July 31, 2009.