Live on Saturday, May 11th
UNCASVILLE, CT (March 11, 2019) – Charismatic actor and comedian, Cedric “The Entertainer” is best known for his crowd-pleasing performances in hit films and television shows such as Barbershop, Be Cool, The Original Kings of Comedy and TV’s #1 new comedy The Neighborhood on CBS, to mention just a few of many more. Cedric will be performing at Mohegan Sun Arena on Saturday, May 11th at 8:00pm.
Tickets are $39.00, $29.00 and $19.00 and go on sale Friday, March 15th 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 16th at 10:00am, subject to availability.
Cedric’s universal appeal, versatility and tremendous career success spanning film, live performances and television have solidified his standing as one of the premier entertainers in the world. July 2018, Cedric received a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Other notable accolades Cedric has been honored with are The AFTRA Award of “Excellence in Television Programming,” the NAACP Image Award for “Outstanding Supporting Actor” for The Proud Family, record-breaking four consecutive NAACP Image Awards for “Outstanding Supporting Actor” for The Steve Harvey Show, and The Richard Pryor “Comic of the Year Award.”
On the big screen, the multi-talented funnyman has consistently co-starred alongside some of the most renowned film actors. He was most recently seen in the comedy feature Why Him?, BarberShop: The Next Cut, Top Five, and many additional films. Additionally, Cedric has displayed tremendous voiceover talent in the beloved family features Disney’s Planes, Charlotte’s Web, Madagascar and sequels. Currently, on the television front, Cedric co-stars with Tracy Morgan and Tiffany Haddish in the new hit TBS comedy series, The Last OG. Simultaneously, The Neighborhood was announced as Cedric’s new TV comedy series at CBS, in which he now stars and also executive produce.
As a philanthropist, Cedric founded The Cedric the Entertainer Charitable Foundation, which provides college scholarships and outreach programs to enhance the lives of inner-city youth and their families in his hometown of St. Louis, Missouri. The foundation has awarded hundreds of scholarships and countless incentives and plans to extend its reach to a national level.
Mohegan Sun Arena is now ranked consistently among the top venues in the world according to Billboard Magazine, Pollstar and Venues Now. Mohegan Sun Arena is consistently ranked among the top three “Arenas in the World for its Size” and top 15 in the “World for All Size Venues.” The award – winning venue is the “#1 Casino Venue in the World,” “#1 Social Media Venue in the World” and a seven – time national award – winner for “Arena 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.
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