Posts Tagged ‘Stand-up’

Mohegan Sun Arena Welcomes Back Jeff Dunham

Monday, April 10th, 2017

Comedian Performs Live in the Arena on Friday, July 21st

UNCASVILLE, CT (April 10, 2017) – Internationally acclaimed ventriloquist Jeff Dunham and his troupe of characters are returning to Connecticut for a one-night only engagement at Mohegan Sun Arena on Friday, July 21st at 8:00pm.

Tickets are $60.00 & $50.00 and go on sale Friday, April 14th 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 starting Saturday, April 15th, subject to availability.

A regular on Forbes’ Celebrity 100 list of most powerful entertainers, Dunham has built a comedy empire over years of constant touring and innovation. Using colorful characters like Walter the Grumpy RetireeAchmed the Dead Terroristredneck Bubba JPeanut and Jose Jalapeno, Dunham has carved a unique corner in the comedy world that’s as funny as it is popular. He has set the record for viewership on Comedy Central, sold more than 7 million DVDs worldwide and nearly a billion views on YouTube.

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.

Chris Tucker Plots Return To Mohegan Sun Arena

Monday, March 13th, 2017

Comedian will perform live at Mohegan Sun on Sunday, May 28th

UNCASVILLE, CT (March 13, 2017) – Multi-talented entertainer Chris Tucker will be making his way back to Mohegan Sun Arena with a hilarious new routine as he returns to his stand-up roots on Sunday, May 28th at 7:30pm.

Tickets are $45.00, $35.00 and $25.00 and go on sale Friday, March 17th 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, March 18th, subject to availability.

Chris Tucker is best known for playing the role of Detective James Carter in the Rush Hour film series. Tucker began his career as a frequent stand-up performer on Def Comedy Jam in the 90s. He rose to prominence in the 1995 film Friday, alongside Ice Cube and then appeared in Luc Besson’s The Fifth Element before beginning work on the highly commercially successful Rush Hour films.  More recently he co-starred in the 2013 Oscar®- nominated film Silver Linings Playbook with Robert DeNiro, Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper. To date, Tucker has starred in films that have collectively grossed over one billion dollars in box office sales worldwide.  His first stand-up movie, Chris Tucker Live, is available exclusively on Netflix, and marks the first project that Tucker has starred in and produced through his own company, Chris Tucker Entertainment.

Tucker is also a humanitarian and spends much of his spare time traveling and working with his foundation.

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.

Chris Rock Makes His Return To Mohegan Sun

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

The acclaimed comedian performs live in the Arena on April 22nd

UNCASVILLE, CT (December 7, 2016) – Grammy and Emmy Award winning comedian, actor, director, writer and producer, Chris Rock, announced today a highly anticipated return to live comedy with an all-new tour. The Total Blackout Tour 2017 will be the acclaimed comedian’s first tour in over 9 years and will visit Mohegan Sun Arena on Saturday, April 22nd at 8:00pm.

Tickets are $119.00, $89.00 and $69.00 and go on sale Friday, December 9th 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 10th, subject to availability.

Lauded by peers and critics alike, Chris Rock is one of our generation’s strongest comedic voices. As an actor, director, producer and writer he has created many memorable moments.

Rock returned in 2016 to host the 88th Annual Academy Awards. In the past year, he has directed HBO’s comedy special Amy Schumer: Live at the Apollo.

With a career spanning more than three decades, Rock has enjoyed ongoing success in both film and television as a comedian, actor, writer, producer and director.  In 2014 he led the ensemble cast of Top Five, a critically acclaimed comedy feature that he also wrote and directed.  In 2009 Rock ventured into the documentary world as a writer and producer of Good Hair, and in 2014 he executive produced Eat Drink Laugh: The Story of the Comic Strip, a documentary recounting the history of one of New York’s most famous comedy venues.  His feature acting credits include the Grown Ups and Madagascar franchises, Head of State, Nurse Betty, CB4, Death at a Funeral, I Think I Love My Wife, 2 Days in New York, Dogma and “New Jack City.”

His television work includes serving as executive producer, writer and narrator for the series Everybody Hates Chris, which ran from 2005 to 2009, and as a cast member on Saturday Night Live from 1989-1993.

Rock has won four Emmy Awards, three Grammy Awards and is a New York Times Best-Selling Author. In addition, he received two nominations for the 2016 Emmy Awards, for “Outstanding Director for a Variety Special” for Amy Schumer: Live at the Apollo, and “Outstanding Special Class Program” for the 88th Annual Academy Awards.

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.