Worldwide phenomenon and Worcester, Mass. native, Doug Stanhope, is coming back to New England to perform for his hometown fans at Foxwoods Resort Casino, as Comix welcomes the
comic visionary to the Fox Theater stage on Saturday, May 11 at 8 p.m. Tickets will be available for presale through Comix and Ticketmaster on Wednesday, Mar. 13 at 10 a.m., and regular tickets will go on sale Friday, Mar. 15 at 10 a.m. Fans can purchase tickets in advance for $25, $35 and $45. This show is for mature audiences only.
Stanhope began performing standup in 1990 in Las Vegas and began making well-received appearances at a variety of high-profile comedy festivals, including the 1995 San Francisco International Comedy Competition, where he edged out Dane Cook to take home the top prize.
In the years since, he has delivered attention-getting performances at virtually every major comedy festival, including the Just For Laughs in Montreal, the U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen, the Chicago Comedy Festival and the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in Scotland, where he won the Strathmore Press Award in 2002.
Tickets are available online at www.comixatfoxwoods.com; by calling the Foxwoods Box Office at 800-200-2882; or in person at the Comix, Fox Theater or MGM Grand Theater Box Offices. Please contact the Comix Comedy Club at 860-312-5050 for additional information or with
questions regarding group sales or private parties.