Posts Tagged ‘Dane Cook’

COMIX Presents Dane Cook at Mohegan Sun Arena On Saturday, April 21st

Monday, December 4th, 2017

UNCASVILLE, CT (December 4, 2017) – Dane Cook, one of the most prolific stand-up comedians of the last decade-plus, is set for a Mohegan Sun Arena performance on Saturday, April 21st at 8:00pm, presented by COMIX Mohegan Sun.

Tickets are $59.00, $39.00 and $19.00 and go on sale Friday, December 8th at 10:00am through Ticketmaster. Ticketmaster customers may log on to ticketmaster.com or call Ticketmaster’s national toll free Charge By Phone number 1.800.745.3000.  Tickets will also be available at the Mohegan Sun Box Office beginning on Saturday, December 9th, subject to availability.

Dane Cook has maintained his reputation as one of today’s most prolific stand-up comedians, while simultaneously distinguishing himself as a charismatic and versatile actor in a variety of film and television projects.

Well known for his appearances on Comedy Central and HBO specials, and for his successful comedy albums including: Harmful If Swallowed; Retaliation; Vicious Circle; Rough Around The Edges: Live From Madison Square Garden; ISolated INcident; and Dane Cook: I Did My Best -Greatest Hits, Cook combines energetic physical comedy, clever wordplay and trenchant observations about human behavior, Cook’s unique brand of stand-up and accessible guy-next-door attitude have galvanized audiences of all ages. In 2006, Retaliation became the highest charting comedy album in 28 years and went double platinum, earning him a place alongside best-selling comedy vets Bill Cosby, George Carlin, and Steve Martin. After inking a multi-faceted production deal with HBO in 2006, Cook created, directed and starred in the network’s nine-part comedy documentary series, Tourgasm and wrote, executive produced and starred in Vicious Circle, a feature-length stand-up event.

In 2014, Cook reprised his role as the voice of “Dusty” in Disney’s animated film Planes: Fire & Rescue, the sequel to Planes, which grossed over $219 million and $145 million worldwide respectively.

Cook has guest starred on Comedy Central’s, Workaholics, and his other film credits include starring roles in My Best Friend’s Girl, opposite Kate Hudson, Dan In Real Life, opposite Steve Carell and Mr. Brooks, opposite Kevin Costner, among others. Cook currently lives in Los Angeles, where he continues to develop new comedy material, and film and television projects.

Mohegan Sun Arena is now ranked consistently among the top venues in the world according to Billboard Magazine, Pollstar and Venues Today. It has won “Casino of The Year” at the Country Music Awards in 2008 & 2010 and in 2013, was voted “Arena Of The Year” at the G2E Global Gaming Conference in Las Vegas.  Mohegan Sun Arena was also ranked among the top 10 arena venues in the nation for 2014, regardless of size. In 2015, Mohegan Sun took home the IEBA award for “Casino of the Year.”  Mohegan Sun also won “Casino of the Year” in 2 categories at the 2013 & 2016 Academy of Country Music Awards. For more information on concerts and other great events, visit Mohegan Sun. 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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Dane Cook Returns To Mohegan Sun

Tuesday, August 17th, 2010

Hilarious comedian performs in the Arena on Saturday, November 6th

Dane Cook, one of today’s most prolific stand-up comedians, will return to Mohegan Sun Arena on Saturday, November 6th at 8:00pm. 

Tickets are $100.00, $75.00 and $50.00 and go on sale Friday, August 20th at 10:00am 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.  Tickets may also be purchased at the Mohegan Sun Box Office starting Saturday, August 21st, subject to availability.

Cook’s numerous film and television projects include starring roles in Touchstone’s Dan in Real Life (with Steve Carell), Lionsgate’s romantic comedy, Good Luck Chuck (with Jessica Alba), MGM’s thriller, Mr. Brooks (with Kevin Costner, Demi Moore and William Hurt), and most recently My Best Friend’s Girl (with Kate Hudson and Alec Baldwin), through his production company, SUperFInger Entertainment.

Combining energetic physical comedy, clever wordplay and trenchant observations about human behavior, Cook’s unique brand of stand-up and accessible guy-next-door attitude have galvanized audiences of all ages. His debut CD/DVD release, Harmful If Swallowed, appeared on eight different Billboard charts and is certified platinum. A few years later, he catapulted to media headlines when his sophomore comedy CDx2/DVD, Retaliation, debuted at #4 on the Billboard 200, hitting double platinum, making him the highest charting comedian in twenty-nine years, and earning him a place alongside best-selling comedy vets Bill Cosby, George Carlin and Steve Martin.

In 2008, Cook again proved his star power in front of a combined live crowd of 70,000 people with two highly rated specials, Vicious Circle (for HBO) and Rough Around the Edges (for Comedy Central).  Last year, Cook teamed up again with Comedy Central with his new special, ISolated Incident –his most ambitious album and special to date, taped in an intimate comedy club setting rather than a arena. The album found Cook covering new kinds of material, from the personal to the political and it debuted commercial-free on Comedy Central in May 2009 and was also shot in one single, edit-free take from beginning to end.

Mohegan Sun Arena was ranked the 4th best venue in 2009 by Billboard Magazine and was the 2008 recipient of a Country Music Award for “Casino of The Year.” For more information on concerts 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.

Comedian Dane Cook Kicks Off His ‘ISolated INcident – Global Thermo Comedy Tour’ at Mohegan Sun

Monday, March 9th, 2009

Hilarious comedian performs in the Arena on April 25th & 26th

Fresh on the heels of the announcement of his Comedy Central special and comedy album, ISolated INcident, comedian Dane Cook has now announced plans to take his material on the road with the ‘ISolated INcident – Global Thermo Comedy Tour.’ Touted as the largest comedy tour in history, Cook will travel within the U.S., Canada, Africa, Brazil, Australia, U.K. and Germany.  Cook is kicking off this massive tour with two shows at Mohegan Sun Arena on Saturday, April 25th and Sunday, April 26th.  Saturday night’s show begins at 10:00pm and Sunday’s show begins at 7:00pm.

Tickets are $100.00, $75.00 and $50.00 and go on sale Monday, March 16th at 10:00am 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.  Tickets may also be purchased at the Mohegan Sun Box Office starting Tuesday, March 17th, subject to availability.

“Taking this new tour around the world is a desire I’ve wanted to fulfill for some time now, based on the tremendous response I received during the select few dates I have done internationally. To travel the globe and see beautiful places, while entertaining fans from every corner of the earth is massive. I promise tons of special surprises while looking forward to pushing myself very hard, performing around 100 shows over the next year, and in the process I hope to bank up some serious frequent flyer miles,” said Cook.

After proving his star power in front of a combined live crowd of 70,000 people with two highly-rated specials, Vicious Circle for HBO and Rough Around the Edges for Comedy Central, Cook has reinvented himself with ISolated INcident, where he shares his stand-up insights with a more intimate crowd. Now, he will once again entertain the masses in large venues on a worldwide scale.

Previously Cook created, directed and starred in HBO’s nine-part comedy documentary series, Tourgasm and wrote, executive produced and starred in Vicious Circle, a feature-length stand-up event. Additionally he has proved to be a strong force in the industry with his debut CD/DVD release, Harmful If Swallowed which has been certified platinum.  His latest CD, Rough Around The Edges, recently hit gold status, and his sophomore release, Retaliation, debuted at #4 on the Billboard 200 and has reached double platinum standing.

For more information on Dane Cook 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.