Posts tagged as: Las Vegas Comedy Shows

Jim Breuer promises to ‘crush it’ in Vegas

Jim Breuer promises to ‘crush it’ in Vegas

As one of the top stand-up comedians touring today, funnyman Jim Breuer has been evolving his craft since his successful run on “Saturday Night Live” in the late ’90s and his ever-hilarious bits as “Goat Boy” and his spot-on impersonation of Joe Pesci. Today, he describes himself as “Cosby with a leather jacket,” and has [...]

Louie Anderson announces Plaza residency

Louie Anderson announces Plaza residency

Emmy Award-winning comic Louie Anderson will begin an open-ended residency at the Plaza in downtown Las Vegas on July 10. Anderson just finished a run with the ABC celebrity diving show “Splash.” But even as he launched himself off platforms and springboards, he had comedy on his mind. “Diving is a lot like stand-up,” he [...]

‘Naughty Mommy’ wins Riviera Comedy Club headliner contest

‘Naughty Mommy’ wins Riviera Comedy Club headliner contest

“Naughty Mommy” Maria Walsh beat out 225 comics to win a week headlining at the Riviera Comedy Club. Walsh’s hilarious commentary on parenting and marriage kept judges laughing through every round of the contest, which lasted more than a month. The Long Island, N.Y. resident has toured the country, driving crowds to hysterics by declaring [...]

Carlos Mencia to push boundaries at Treasure Island

Carlos Mencia to push boundaries at Treasure Island

Stand-up master Carlos Mencia will return to Las Vegas for a one-night-only show that promises countless laughs. His hilarious approach to political and social comedy — especially issues of race and class — promises to bring down the house at Treasure Island on May 9. Famous for pushing the boundaries of comedic commentary on race [...]

Penn & Teller to join Hollywood Walk of Fame

Penn & Teller to join Hollywood Walk of Fame

Six-time Las Vegas Magicians of the Year and Emmy Award winners Penn & Teller will be inducted on Friday into an exclusive club of entertainers. The stars from the Rio will be honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The Magic Castle, located down Hollywood Boulevard from where the star will be [...]

Chris Tucker to play the Pearl

Chris Tucker to play the Pearl

Stand-up master and film star Chris Tucker will visit Vegas this summer to perform in the Pearl at Palms. Best known for his role as detective James Carter in the “Rush Hour” movies, Tucker made his silver screen debut in “House Party 3″ in 1994. But even before he had crowds cheering in the theater, [...]

Bill Maher to stay on for residency at Palms

Bill Maher to stay on for residency at Palms

After a successful first round of shows this weekend, comedian, political commentator and best-selling author Bill Maher will be making The Pearl Concert Theater at the Palms his home for 2013. Maher has pushed the envelope for the last 20 years, challenging the boundaries of political talk on TV and staying on the edge of [...]

Weekender: Have a few laughs, experience ‘Texas’ in Vegas and more

Weekender: Have a few laughs, experience ‘Texas’ in Vegas and more

Shows The Brad Garrett Comedy Club is back, but it’s got a new home: the MGM Grand. The new club features established comedians and up-and-coming acts. Brad Garrett, Ralph Harris, Michael Somerville and Geechy Guy mark the debut lineup for the new BGCC . Tickets start at $46.40 with shows at 8 and 10 p.m. [...]

Big laughs in Vegas

Big laughs in Vegas

By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com When you feel like all odds are against you in Vegas there’s only one thing that can help, aside from booze – laughter. Let’s face it, whoever said “laughter is the best medicine” was clearly low on alcohol. However, according to research, their words of wisdom are true. Laughter actually does have [...]

Vegas Weekender: Vegas is all about variety

Vegas Weekender: Vegas is all about variety

  Shows It’s pretty much an unspoken rule that when producer David Saxe puts on a show, you know it’s going to be good – and this one is no exception. “VEGAS! The Show” packs decades of Vegas entertainment into a convenient 90-minute package, celebrating the performers of yesteryear and asking what it might be [...]

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