Catch Some Of The Hottest Comedy Acts At Mohegan Sun

Mohegan Sun will host stand-up comedy Saturday nights in The Cabaret Theatre, presented by Treehouse Comedy Productions

Beginning Saturday, February 13th,  The Cabaret Theatre will begin hosting a comedy night every Saturday evening presented by Treehouse Comedy Productions. Comedy nights will begin at 9:00pm with three-act shows for twenty-one plus audiences unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.  This comedy series will be presented and staged through a partnership between Mohegan Sun and the well-known, Connecticut-based Treehouse Comedy Productions.

All tickets for February comedy acts in The Cabaret Theatre are $22.00 and are on sale now at the Mohegan Sun Box Office and through Ticketmaster.  Ticketmaster customers may log on to ticketmaster.com; call Ticketmaster’s national toll free Charge By Phone number 1.800.745.3000; or visit any Ticketmaster outlet.

Opening night of the comedy series will bring celebrity comic Kevin Meaney to The Cabaret Theatre stage, along with special guests Jim Dailakis and Billy Winn.  Meaney is one of the most popular stand-up comics in the business with more than twenty-five years of experience. His TV and movie credits include Saturday Night Live, The Oprah Winfrey Show, Late Night with Conan O’Brien and the film, Big.  Meaney also starred in the hit Broadway musical Hairspray and most recently taped an upcoming episode on the award-winning TV show, 30 Rock.  

Jim Dailakis has appeared in television shows on VH1, NBC and in commercials around the world. He regularly performs at the top comedy clubs in the nation, had a role in the award-winning film Mona and played a character with severe OCD in the TV pilot Worst First Date.

On Saturday, February 20th, The Cabaret Theatre will host stand-up sensation Tom Cotter with special guests Kerri Louise and Scott Paparcuri.  Cotter’s credits include recently filming his very own half-hour special for Comedy Central; he won the grand prize at the Boston Comedy Festival and was voted “Best Stand-Up” at the Las Vegas Comedy Festival.  Other television appearances include the Tonight Show With Jay Leno, Comedy Central’s Premium Blend, the 2008 Barbara Walters Special, The Late Late Show on CBS and NBC’s Last Comic Standing.

Kerri Louise is best known for being a finalist on the second season of Last Comic Standing and for appearing on television programs such as The Oprah Winfrey Show, The View and The Apprentice

Scott Paparcuri’s comedy career has landed him guest spots on MTV‘s Spring Break: Shut Up and Laugh and HBO‘s Inside the NFL, among other national programs. 

Saturday, February 27th brings stand-up star Andres Fernandez with special guests Tim Young and Rob Falcone.  With his fresh brand of humor that is universal in its appeal, Fernandez breaks down barriers of what an audience expects from a Latino comedian.  He has several television appearances to his credit, including NBC’s Friday Night, Showtime’s Latino Laugh Festival, Comedy Central’s Stand-Up, Stand-Up, a starring role in the Paramont / UPN pilot An American Family and feature roles in soap operas on ABC, CBS and NBC.

Tim Young’s stand-up career has landed him spots on NBC’s Friday Night, Comedy Central’s Premium Blend and MTV’s The Jim Breuer Show.

Rob Falcone is best known for his guest spots on Gossip Girl, Law & Order and Kidnapped, as well as for roles in major motion films including Spiderman 2.

Treehouse Comedy Productions was born out of the Treehouse Comedy Club, Connecticut’s first and original full-time comedy showcase that began in Westport in 1983.  The original club featured then up-and-comers Rosie O’Donnell, Denis Leary and Jon Stewart.  With the opening of various satellite venues throughout the state, Treehouse Comedy Productions hosted and helped launch the careers of such noteworthy comics such as Jim Gaffigan and Lisa Lampanelli.  Treehouse Comedy Productions have staged more than 10,000 shows in the last twenty-five years, presenting the very best in live stand-up comedy in Connecticut.

For more information on The Cabaret Theatre Presents a Treehouse Comedy Production and other great events at Mohegan Sun, visit mohegansun.com. For information on this week’s schedule, call the Entertainment and Special Events hotline at 1.888.226.7711, ext. 27163.

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