Posts Tagged ‘Stand-up comedy’

Sebastian Maniscalco Live At Mohegan Sun

Monday, March 20th, 2017

Hilarious comedian to perform in the Arena on August 26th & 27th

UNCASVILLE, CT (March 20, 2017) – Just for Laughs’ “Stand Up Comedian of the Year (2016)” Sebastian Maniscalco continues spreading his laughs across the U.S. on his Why Would You Do That? Tour.  The tour will be live at Mohegan Sun Arena on Saturday, August 26th and Sunday, August 27th.  Both shows will begin at 7:30pm.

Tickets are $149.00, $99.00, $79.00 and $59.00 and go on sale Friday, March 24th 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 25th, subject to availability.

Maniscalco is one of comedy’s fastest rising new stars. Born and raised in a working-class Chicago neighborhood, he moved to Los Angeles in 1998 to pursue his comedy career. There, he employed the work ethic his father instilled in him to build his name – simultaneously working as a waiter at the Four Seasons Hotel – and eventually drew the attention of actor Vince Vaughn, who cast him in Vince Vaughn’s Wild West Comedy Show. Maniscalco also stars in his own wildly popular The Pete and Sebastian Show podcast every Friday night. Maniscalco can be seen in the 2016 season of Jerry Seinfeld’s Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee as well as in the upcoming feature films The House, starring Will Ferrell and Amy Poehler; Cruise, directed by Rob Siegel and produced by Jeremy Renner; and the animated feature Nut Job 2.

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.

Adam Sandler & Friends Return To Uncasville

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016

Comedians perform live at Mohegan Sun Arena on December 10th

UNCASVILLE, CT (October 18, 2016) – One of the biggest movie stars on the planet is returning to Uncasville for another night of hilarious stand-up comedy.  Adam Sandler, along with friends David Spade, Rob Schneider and Nick Swardson, will be live in Mohegan Sun Arena on Saturday, December 10th at 8:00pm.

Tickets are $99.00 & $79.00 and go on sale Friday, October 21st 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, October 22nd, subject to availability.

This hilarious group of comedic actors started their journey together back in the early 90s while on Saturday Night Live. In 1999, Sandler founded Happy Madison Productions, a successful production company that has produced numerous films and television series.  Since then Sandler collaborated on different occasions with some or all of his friends in various films including Happy Gilmore, Billy Madison, The Wedding Singer, The Waterboy, Big Daddy, Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigalow, Little Nicky, The Animal, The Hot Chick, 50 First Dates, You Don’t Mess with the Zohan, Grown Ups 1 & Grown Ups 2.

Most recently the group has teamed with Netflix for The Ridiculous Six, a spoof of Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight, and The Do Over.

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. Also in 2013, Mohegan Sun won “Casino of The Year” in 2 categories at the Academy of Country Music Awards. 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.” 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.

Seth Meyers Live At Mohegan Sun Arena

Monday, December 8th, 2014

Late Night with Seth Meyers host to perform stand-up at Mohegan Sun on May 2nd; Tickets on sale Friday, December 12thMohegan-Sun-Arena-Welcomes-Seth-Meyers-May-2nd

UNCASVILLE, CT (December 8, 2014) — Mohegan Sun is excited to announce that Emmy winner Seth Meyers is scheduled to play the Arena on Saturday, May 2nd for a stand-up comedy performance at 8:00pm.

Tickets are $49.50 and go on sale Friday, December 12th 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 will also be available at the Mohegan Sun Box Office starting Saturday, December 13th, subject to availability.

Meyers began his TV career with Saturday Night Live in 2001. He completed his 13th season on the legendary sketch comedy program in December 2013 where he served as head writer for nine seasons and “Weekend Update” anchor for eight seasons. Viewers recognized Meyers for his sharp wit, satirical commentary on topical events and newsmakers, and hilarious interactions with the wide array of guests that visit the “Weekend Update” desk.

A graduate of Northwestern University, Meyers studied and performed at ImprovOlympic before moving on to the Boom Chicago Theater in Amsterdam, Holland. His acclaimed show “Pick-ups and Hiccups” with partner Jill Benjamin toured Europe and eventually caught the eye of SNL. Meyers also lends his voice to Hulu’s animated superhero show The Awesomes, which he co-created with Mike Shoemaker. The show premiered August 2013 and quickly became a runaway hit before being picked up for a second season. Meyers hosted the 2010 and 2011 ESPY Awards on ESPN and headlined the 2011 White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner to rave reviews. In 2011, Meyers won the Emmy for “Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics” for host Justin Timberlake’s musical monologue, and has also garnered ten additional Emmy nominations for his work as a writer in television.

Meyers currently resides in New York City with his wife, Alexi, and their dog, Frisbee. His birthday is December 28th.

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. Also in 2013, Mohegan Sun won “Casino of The Year” in 2 categories at the 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.