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AUGUST LINEUP AT WORLD-FAMOUS COMEDY CELLAR LV

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PUBLISHED: August 2, 2018

The world-famous Comedy Cellar has announced the August lineup for its first West Coast location, an exact replica of its New York club, at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. Known for its distinctive “showcase format,” featuring five television-headliner comedians performing their best 15-20 minute sets, the renowned comedy club brings the unique vibe from the iconic, underground Greenwich Village club, including the “brick wall and stained glass,” low-ceiling design and full food and drink menu from the club’s sister bar and late-night hangout The Fat Black Pussycat.

Comedy Cellar showcase performances are held Thursday through Sunday at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m., with headlining performances held Wednesday at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Tickets are $45 plus applicable taxes and fees for general admission. Tickets for Las Vegas locals with a valid ID are $25 plus applicable taxes and fees. All tickets can be purchased online at RioLasVegas.com or ticketmaster.comby phone at (702) 777-2782 or (855) 234-7469, or in-person at any Las Vegas Caesars Entertainment Box Office. For groups of 10 or more call 1-866-574-3851 or email EntertainmentGroupSales@Caesars.comGuests must be 18 years or older.

UPCOMING SHOWS:

MONDAY, AUGUST 6 (HEADLINER):

Ryan Hamilton

Time: 7 p.m.

DescriptionArmed with the unique perspective of growing up in rural Idaho, Ryan Hamilton has become a favorite in the New York stand-up comedy scene. He’s truly one-of-a-kind. Ryan recently released his first stand-up special on Netflix titled Happy Face, which follows a wealth of television appearances and a non-stop headlining tour. He’s been named one of Rolling Stone’s “Five Comics to Watch” and recent appearances include “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” “Conan” and opening spots for Jerry Seinfeld as well as Gad Elmelah at Carnegie Hall.

  • WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 8 THROUGH SUNDAY, AUGUST 12 (SHOWCASE):

Des Bishop, Nathan MacIntosh, Ian Edwards, Kathleen Dunbar and MC Mark Cohen

Time: 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.

Description: Des Bishop (HBO’s “A Comic’s Climb,” “The Today Show,” the television series “Des Bishop Work Experience” and BBC’s Best of Edinburgh Fringe), Nathan MacIntosh (“The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” “Conan” on TBS, his own half hour special on The Comedy Network/CTV and the prestigious Just For Laughs Comedy Festival), Ian Edwards (Comedy Central’s “@midnight,” “Conan,” the “Joe Rogan Experience,” “The Adam Carolla Show” and Marc Maron’s “WTF Podcast,” Kathleen Dunbar (Winner of the Las Vegas Comedy Festival) andMark Cohen (Comedy Central; “The Sarah Silverman Program,” “Louie”).

  • WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15 THROUGH SUNDAY, AUGUST 19 (SHOWCASE):

Mia Jackson, Mike Yard, Traci Skene, Rocky Dale Davis and MC Mark Cohen

Time: 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.

Description: Mia Jackson (“Last Comic Standing,” Vice, “Mother’s Day”), Mike Yard (“Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore,” “Bad Boys of Comedy,” Def Comedy Jam and “Showtime at the Apollo”), Traci Skene (Author of “The Comedy Bible”), Rocky Dale Davis (Kevin Hart’s “Heart of the City,” on Comedy Central, Conan O’Brien’s “Team Coco” Comics to Watch,” MTV “Greatest Party Stories Ever,” “High Crimes”) and Mark Cohen (Comedy Central; “The Sarah Silverman Program,” “Louie”).

  • WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 22 THROUGH SUNDAY, AUGUST 26 (SHOWCASE):

Sean Patton, Tony Woods, Emmy Blotnick and MC Mark Cohen

Time: 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.

Description: Sean Patton (Comedy Central Half Hour, Comedy Central’s @midnight, “Inside Amy Schumer” and “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon”), Tony Woods (Comedy Central Presents, “Last Comic Standing” and “Late Night with Conan O’Brien”), Emmy Blotnick (Writer on “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” Comedy Central Half Hour special, head writer of Comedy Central’s “The President Show”) and Mark Cohen (Comedy Central; “The Sarah Silverman Program,” “Louie”).

 

  • WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 29 THROUGH SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 2 (SHOWCASE):

Robert Kelly, Rich Vos, Keith Robinson, Paul Virzi and MC Mark Cohen

Time: 7 p.m. and 9 p.m.

Description: Robert Kelly (“The Tonight Show,” the movie “Trainwreck,” FX’s “Louie,” CBS’ “NYC 22” and “Opie And Anthony”), Rich Vos (Opie and Jimmy, Marc Maron’s “WTF Podcast,” “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” Comedy Central, “Women Aren’t Funny” and his radio show and podcast “My Wife Hates Me”), Keith Robinson (HBO’s “Crashing,” the movie “Trainwreck,” hour comedy special on Comedy Central, “Conan O’Brian Show,” “Wanda Sykes Show” and Comedy Central’s “Tough Crowd”), Paul Virzi (TruTV’s “Comedy Knock Out,” Fox’s “Red Eye” and the NFL Network’s “Good Morning Football.”) and Mark Cohen (Comedy Central; “The Sarah Silverman Program,” “Louie”).

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ABOUT COMEDY CELLAR

The Comedy Cellar discovered Dave Chappelle, Ray Romano, Jon Stewart, Dave Attell, Amy Schumer and Chris Rock. In addition to these household names, virtually every important comedian of the last 30 years began their careers at the iconic venue. These stars continue to use the Cellar as their home base; in other words, Comedy Cellar has the world’s best taste in comedians. As the most successful and longest-running comedy club in New York City history, the Cellar has been hailed by the toughest and meanest critics in the world, including the New York Times, who said the club has “a billion dollars’ worth of comedians.”

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