december, 2017

This is a repeating event

29dec7:30 pm12:44 amJohn OliverFoxwoods

Event Details

John Oliver will be performing at Foxwoods on December 29 at 7:30 and 10:30pm, and on December 30 at 7 and 10pm. Tickets are $74 and $89.

John Oliver is an Emmy and Writer’s Guild award-winning writer, comedian, and host of HBO show, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. On his occasional breaks from television, John returns to his first love of stand-up, performing to sold-out venues around the world.

From 2006 to 2013, he was a correspondent on the multi-award winning The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, guest-hosting the show for two months during Stewart’s absence in 2013.

He first came to prominence as a cutting-edge political stand-up in the U.K., with a string of television appearances and sold-out solo shows at the Edinburgh Festival. Having made the move to America in 2006 to work on The Daily Show, Oliver won the Breakout Award at the Aspen Comedy Festival in 2007. With long-time collaborator Andy Zaltzman, Oliver co-wrote and co-presented the hugely popular weekly satirical podcast The Bugle, which grew to be a chart-topping success, pulling more than 500,000 downloads a week. He wrote and starred in his first hour-long Comedy Central stand-up special John Oliver: Terrifying Times in 2008 and went on to host four seasons of his own stand-up series of Comedy Central, John Oliver’s New York Stand Up Show, which featured a handpicked selection of his favorite comedians.

Time

(Friday) 7:30 pm - 12:44 am

Location

Foxwoods

350 Trolley Line Boulevard, Mashantucket

Foxwoods350 Trolley Line Boulevard, MashantucketFoxwoods Resort Casino is a hotel and casino complex owned and operated by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation on their Mashantucket Pequot Indian Reservation, within Ledyard, Connecticut. Including six casinos, the resort covers an area of 9,000,000 sq ft (840,000 m2). The casinos have more than 380 gaming tables for blackjack, craps, roulette, and poker and have more than 4,700 slot machines. There are several restaurants within the casinos, among them a Hard Rock Cafe. Foxwoods has two hotel towers, with a total of 2,266 hotel rooms; and a two-story game arcade for children and teens. In 2015 a retail complex, known as Tanger Outlet Mall, opened with 85 stores for luxury goods. It is located between the two hotel towers

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