LAS VEGAS (September 4, 2018) – Cedric ‘The Entertainer,’ Eddie Griffin, D.L. Hughley and George Lopez will come together for the comedy event of the year, “The Comedy Get Down,” at Mandalay Bay Events Center on Friday, Nov. 23. The show is scheduled to begin at 8 p.m.
Tickets are on sale now and start at $63.18, not including applicable service charges, and go on sale Friday, Sept. 7 at 10 a.m. PT. Tickets can be purchased online through axs.com or in person at the Mandalay Bay Events Center Box Office. M life Rewards members can purchase tickets beginning Thursday, Sept. 6 at 10 a.m. PT. To join the program or for more information, visit mgmresorts.com/mlife.
The four comedians have been breaking ground in the comedy business and bringing laughs for decades with numerous film appearances, countless television shows, sitcoms and standup specials, a talk show, three radio shows and three books. This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see four members of comedy royalty come together for this highly anticipated event.
Cedric ‘The Entertainer’ is best known for crowd-pleasing performances in hit films and television shows such as the “Barbershop” franchise, “Be Cool,” “The Original Kings of Comedy” and the popular “Madagascar” animated franchise. He was the Executive Producer and star for five seasons of his own hit comedy series, “The Soul Man” on TV Land. Currently, Cedric stars alongside his fellow funnymen George Lopez, D.L. Hughley, Eddie Griffin and the late Charlie Murphy in the clever mockumentary TV series, “The Comedy Get Down.” The series exaggerates what happens to comics while on tour. Additionally, Cedric co-stars opposite Tracy Morgan and Tiffany Haddish in the much-buzzed-about new TBS comedy series, “The Last OG.”
Eddie Griffin has received worldwide recognition for acting, writing and producing numerous stand-up comedy specials, movies, television appearances and albums. Notable projects from Griffin include “Def Comedy Jam,” “HBO One Night Stand” and “Malcolm & Eddie” for which he won the NAACP Image Award for Best Actor in a Comedy Series. Most recently he has been featured in the Netflix film “All About The Money,” played opposite of Lady Gaga in the soon-to-be-released “A Star Is Born” and his much anticipated Comedy Special “Eddie Griffin: Undeniable” aired on Showtime Network in February 2018. Comedy Central also honored Eddie as one of the Top 100 Greatest Stand-Up Comedians of all time.
D.L. Hughley has created a name for himself as an accomplished stand-up, actor, talk show host and author. Hughley starred in his namesake TV show that ran on ABC, “The Hughley’s,” and is known as one of the standout comedians on the hit comedy tour and docu-film “The Original Kings of Comedy.” In addition to touring on the Comedy Get Down Tour, Hughley can be heard weekday afternoons as host of the nationally syndicated radio show “The D.L. Hughley Show.” Known for being astute and politically savvy in true comedian style, Hughley is a published author. His third book, “How Not to Get Shot,” was released in June 2018.
George Lopez is a multi-talented entertainer whose career encompasses television, film, stand-up comedy and late-night television. For two seasons, Lopez hosted “Lopez Tonight,” a late-night television talk show on TBS; and television’s groundbreaking hit sitcom “George Lopez,” which ran for six seasons on ABC. Lopez quickly became one of the premier comedic talents in the entertainment industry and has been named a Harris Poll Top 10 Favorite Television Personality. Lopez also is known for his extensive charity work with various foundations. In 2017, Lopez filmed his HBO Comedy Special, “George Lopez: The Wall, Live from Washington, D.C.” He currently stars in the hit TV Land comedy “Lopez.”
About Mandalay Bay:
Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino is set on 120 lush acres featuring Mandalay Bay Beach, a tropical pool paradise with real sand. The Mandalay Bay Events Center, award-winning restaurants, exhilarating entertainment, unique shopping, Shark Reef Aquarium and the recently expanded 2-million-square-foot Mandalay Bay Convention Center combine to make Mandalay Bay a distinctive Las Vegas resort destination. The resort offers three distinct hotel experiences: Mandalay Bay with 3,211 luxurious rooms and suites reflecting a modern tropical ambiance; Four Seasons Hotel, a AAA Five Diamond hotel offering 424 rooms and suites; and the luxury all-suite Delano Las Vegas. Mandalay Bay is owned by MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM). For more information and reservations, visit mandalaybay.com, call toll free at (877) 632-7800 or find us on Facebook and Twitter.