of the funniest standup comedians working the boards today, and a veteran of
the Comedy Stop at the Tropicana Hotel, is currently holding down the fort at
New York-New York. It's Richard Jeni and he's working in the 400-seat Cabaret
Theatre while the wonderful Rita Rudner is on the road promoting her new book
"Tickled Pink." Jenni will be performing this time through Sunday, Nov. 18,
returning again Dec. 6-12.
have personally watched this remarkable comedian grow in stature over the years
and can guarantee you a great night of comedy should you stop in to watch. His
most famous routine, the one that brought him fame and an HBO Special was
"Platypus Man." He also was in the blockbuster movie "The Mask" with Jim Carrey
and is the voice you hear in the Office Max commercials. The American Comedy
Awards honored Richard as the "Best Male Stand-Up Comic" in 1993. Tickets for
the Richard Jenni engagement are priced at $29.95 inclusive.
crooner Johnny Gill returns to Texas Station and the Dallas Events Center this
coming Saturday with a 9 pm., show. His 1985 album "Chemistry" helped to build
his reputation and led to a stint in the boy band New Edition. Some of his hits
since have been "Rub You The Right Way", "My My My" and "Fair-Weather
Friend." Tickets are priced at
$39.50 plus tax.
Rickles opens tonight (Thursday) in the Wayne Newton Theatre at the Stardust
Hotel for a four-night stand. His opening act this time is Patty Smyth. Last
time Don had the wonderful Lorna
Luft opening for him. In this writers opinion this was a tremendous combination
and one we hope to see again and again. Tickets are priced at $49.95 plus tax
and tip but do include one beverage.
Rio, over on Tropicana, has a full schedule of entertainment, one that should
please just about anyone. First and foremost is the fabulous Scintas in the
Copacabana Showroom. This is a high-energy presentation with a taste of great
music, comedy and some of the best singing in the world along with wonderful
impressions. They are dark on Wednesday and Thursday and tickets are $44.95
plus tax. Call for showtimes. The Samba Theatre has David Cassidy scheduled for
Nov. 22-24. The legendary teen idol has been honored with multiple Grammy
nominations will entertain royally with such hits as "I Woke Up In Love This
Morning", "Cherish", "Rock Me Baby" and "I Think I Love You."
Teenage idols, Frankie Avalon and Bobby Rydell return to The Orleans Hotel showroom
tonight (Thursday) though Sunday evening with showtime at 8 pm. This is a fun-filled
show with both men doing some of their most requested hits. Songs such as "Venus,"
"De De Dinah," "Bobby Sox to Stockings," "Volare," "Wild One" and "Kissin Time"
are always a part of their show. Tickets are priced at $39.95 to $55.95 plus
at the Suncoast, opening tomorrow evening (Friday) through Sunday is a true
legend of the comedy genre, Ms. Phyllis Diller. She has been recognized as the
leading female stand-up comic in the world today. This Lady, with the wild
hair, has been making us all laugh for over 40 years, and thank God she's still
going strong. Tickets are priced at $29.95 to $39.95 with a 7 pm. showtime.
Hey, gang, I'm outa here!
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