Comedy Cellar at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino Opens April 5th

New York’s world-famous Comedy Cellar comes to Vegas – opening this Thursday, April 5 at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.

Comedy Cellar
Comedy Cellar

Known for its distinctive showcase format, featuring five television-headliner comedians in every show, the iconic club will open its Las Vegas location, an exact replica of its New York club, with comedians Mo Amer (HBO’S “Crashing”), Kyle Dunnigan (Emmy winner; “Inside Amy Schumer”), Nathan MacIntosh (“The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” “Conan”), Jessica Kirson (“The Tonight Show,” ”Last Comic Standing,” Comedy Central) and weekly MC Mark Cohen (Comedy Central; “The Sarah Silverman Program,” “Louie”).

Full listings, including newly-announced May dates, are listed below.

JUST ANNOUNCED:

  • WEDNESDAY, MAY 2 (SHOWCASE): Kathleen Dunbar, Brian Moses, Eddie Ifft, Kyle Dunnigan Time: Showcase performances at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. with an additional 11 p.m. on Saturday. Description: Kathleen Dunbar (“Ladies Night Out,” “Kathleen Dunbar’s Divas of Comedy), Brian Moses (Creator, writer and host of “Roast Battle), Eddie Ifft (NBC’s “Last Comic Standing,” E!’s “Chelsea Lately,” Comedy Central’s “Premium Blend,” “The Bingle Show” podcast) and Kyle Dunnigan (A regular on Howard Stern; writer, producer, and performer on “Inside Amy Schumer;” Emmy Award winner for “Original Music” for the song “Girl, You Don’t Need Makeup” and appearances in “Trainwreck” and “Reno 911”)
  • THURSDAY, MAY 3 THROUGH SUNDAY, MAY 6 (SHOWCASE): Rich Vos, Brian Moses, Eddie Ifft, Kyle Dunnigan Time: Showcase performances at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. with an additional 11 p.m. on Saturday. Description: 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”), Brian Moses (Creator, writer and host of “Roast Battle), Eddie Ifft (NBC’s “Last Comic Standing,” E!’s “Chelsea Lately,” Comedy Central’s “Premium Blend,” “The Bingle Show” podcast) and Kyle Dunnigan (A regular on Howard Stern; writer, producer, and performer on “Inside Amy Schumer;” Emmy Award winner for “Original Music” for the song “Girl, You Don’t Need Makeup” and appearances in “Trainwreck” and “Reno 911”)
  • WEDNESDAY, MAY 9 (HEADLINING SHOW): Gad Elmaleh Time: 9 p.m. and 11 p.m. Description: Gad Elmaleh (Netflix special “American Dream,” “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee,” “Late Night with Seth Meyers” and the “Daily Show with Trevor Noah”)
  • THURSDAY, MAY 10 THROUGH SUNDAY, MAY 13 (SHOWCASE): Matteo Lane, Mia Jackson, Des Bishop Time: 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. with an additional 11 p.m. performance on Saturday Description: Matteo Lane (Appearances on the Comedy Central series “The Comedy Jam,” “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” and “Late Night with Seth Meyers”), Mia Jackson (NBC’s “Last Comic Standing,” “Inside Amy Schumer,” the movie “Mother’s Day” and Vice), 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)
  • WEDNESDAY, MAY 16 THROUGH SUNDAY, MAY 20 (SHOWCASE): Owen Smith, Allan Havey, Lynne Koplitz, Kyle Dunnigan Time: 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. with an additional 11 p.m. performance on Saturday Description: Owen Smith (“Conan,” HBO’s “Def Comedy Jam” and two hour-long specials “Owen Smith: Anonymous” and “Good Luck Everybody.” Writing credits include “Everybody Hates Chris”), Allan Havey – (AMC’s “Mad Men,” “The Office,” “Billions,” “Louie,” “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” “Crashing” and “Late Night with David Letterman), Lynne Koplitz (Hour-long comedy special “Hormonal Beast” on Netflix, the reality show “Joan Knows Best?” the IFC Channel’s “Z Rock,” host of the WB’s “Life & Style” and “Change of Heart”) and Kyle Dunnigan (A regular on Howard Stern; writer, producer, and performer on “Inside Amy Schumer;” Emmy Award winner for “Original Music” for the song “Girl, You Don’t Need Makeup” and appearances in “Trainwreck” and “Reno 911”)
  • WEDNESDAY, MAY 23 THROUGH SUNDAY, MAY 27 (SHOWCASE): Julian McCullough, Ian Edwards, Beth Stelling, Ryan Hamilton Time: 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. with an additional 11 p.m. performance on Saturday Description: Julian McCullough (“Comedy Central Presents,” Fuse and “This American Life”), Ian Edwards (Comedy Central’s “@midnight,” “Conan,” the “Joe Rogan Experience,” “The Adam Carolla Show” and Marc Maron’s “WTF Podcast”), Beth Stelling (Netflix’s “The Standups,” “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” Comedy Central’s “@midnight” and as a writer on HBO’s “Crashing”) and Ryan Hamilton (Netflix special “Happy Face,” “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” “Conan” and “Last Comic Standing”)

UPCOMING SHOWS:

  • THURSDAY, APRIL 5 THROUGH SUNDAY, APRIL 8 (SHOWCASE): Mo Amer, Kyle Dunnigan, Nathan MacIntosh and Jessica Kirson Time: 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. with an additional 11 p.m. performance on Saturday Description: Mo Amer (Performed sold-out shows in 30 countries; toured alongside Dave Chappelle, HBO’s “Crashing”), Kyle Dunnigan (A regular on Howard Stern; writer, producer and performer on “Inside Amy Schumer;” Emmy Award winner for “Original Music” for the song “Girl, You Don’t Need Makeup” and appearances in “Trainwreck” and “Reno 911”), 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) and Jessica Kirson (The Comedian,” NBC’s “The Apprentice,” “The Tonight Show,” “Last Call with Carson Daly,” “Last Comic Standing,” VH-1, Bravo and Comedy Central’s “Premium Blend”)
  • WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11 (HEADLINING SHOW): Steve Byrne Time: 9 p.m. and 11 p.m. Description: Steve Byrne (A ten-time guest on “The Tonight Show,” two hour-long Comedy Central specials, “Happy Hour” and “The Byrne Identity,” the hit Netflix special, “Champion,” and the Showtime special, “Tell the Damn Joke”)
  • THURSDAY, APRIL 12 THROUGH SUNDAY, APRIL 15 (SHOWCASE): Greer Barnes, Emmy Blotnick, Julian McCullough and Emma Willman Time: 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. with an additional 11 p.m. performance on Saturday Description: Greer Barnes (HBO’S “Crashing,” “The Chappelle Show,” “Tough Crowd,” “For Love of the Game” and the “Late Show With David Letterman”), Emmy Blotnick (Comedy Central’s “The Half Hour” and “Comics to Watch;” head writer of Comedy Central’s “The President Show”), Julian McCullough (Comedy Central “The Half Hour,” “Inside Amy Schumer,” Fuse and “This American Life”) and Emma Willman (The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” Netflix, MTV, VH-1 and host of “The Check Spot” on SiriusXM.)
  • WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18 (HEADLINING SHOW): Judah Friedlander Time: 9 p.m. and 11 p.m. Description: Judah Friedlander (Known for his role on NBC’s “30 Rock” and has appeared on a number of late-night television programs, including “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” and “Last Call with Carson Daly.” Television and movie credits include “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” “Showtime,” “American Splendor” and “Meet the Parents.” His current special, “America is the Greatest Country in the United States,” can be seen on Netflix).
  • THURSDAY, APRIL 19 THROUGH SUNDAY, APRIL 22 (SHOWCASE): Matthew Broussard, Phil Hanley, Owen Smith, Ricky Velez Time: 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. with an additional 11 p.m. performance on Saturday Description: Matthew Broussard (Winner of Houston’s Funniest Person and appearances on “Conan,” Comedy Central “The Half Hour” and a finalist on Jeff Ross’ “Roast Battle”), Phil Hanley (Comedy Central’s “The Half Hour” and appearances on “Late Night with Seth Meyers,” “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson,” “The Pete Holmes Show” on TBS and John Oliver’s New York Stand-Up Show), Owen Smith (“Conan,” HBO’s “Def Comedy Jam” and two hour-long specials “Owen Smith: Anonymous” and “Good Luck Everybody.” Writing credits include “Everybody Hates Chris”) and Ricky Velez (Larry Wilmore’s Nightly Show,” “Comic to Watch: Comedy Central” and NY’s Funniest: NY Comedy Festival)
  • WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25 (HEADLINING SHOW): Dov Davidoff Time: 9 p.m. and 11 p.m. Description: Dov Davidoff (Appeared in the movies “Max & Grace,” “Ash Tuesday” and “Invincible,” as well as ongoing roles on NBC’s “Shades of Blue,” and HBO’s “Crashing.” He’s written and performed two one-hour stand-up specials and appeared on “The Tonight Show,” “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” “Showtime” and many others)
  • THURSDAY, APRIL 26 THROUGH SUNDAY, APRIL 29 (SHOWCASE): Dov Davidoff, Lynne Koplitz, Matteo Lane and Owen Smith Time: 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. with an additional 11 p.m. performance on Saturday Description: Dov Davidoff (Appeared in the movies “Max & Grace,” “Ash Tuesday” and “Invincible,” as well as ongoing roles on NBC’s “Shades of Blue,” and HBO’s “Crashing.” He’s written and performed two one-hour standup specials and appeared on “The Tonight Show,” “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” “Showtime” and many others), Lynne Koplitz (Hour-long comedy special “Hormonal Beast” on Netflix, the reality show “Joan Knows Best?” the IFC Channel’s “Z Rock,” host of the WB’s “Life & Style” and “Change of Heart”), Matteo Lane (Comedy Central series “The Comedy Jam,” “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” and “Late Night with Seth Meyers”) and Owen Smith (“Conan,” HBO’s “Def Comedy Jam” and two hour-long specials “Owen Smith: Anonymous” and “Good Luck Everybody.” Writing credits include “Everybody Hates Chris”)

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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Featuring 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 Thursday through Sunday at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. with an additional 11 p.m. performance on Saturday. Headlining performances will be held Wednesday at 9 p.m. and 11 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 or in-person at any Las Vegas Caesars Entertainment Box Office.

ABOUT RIO ALL-SUITE HOTEL & CASINO

Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, home of the World Series of Poker, offers guests a unique all-suite hotel experience. Complete with 2,522 all-suite hotel rooms – including the Samba suites and the luxurious Palazzo Villas with a private entrance – the property overlooks the Las Vegas Strip and sits one block west of the famed boulevard. A variety of entertainment options at the resort include headliners Penn & Teller, the world-famous Chippendales and the internationally-acclaimed water production, WOW. Additionally, Rio Las Vegas is home to family-friendly attractions such as the VooDoo Zip Line, an adrenaline-rushing thrill ride that offers a 360-degree panorama of the famous Strip from 490 feet above the ground, as well as KISS by Monster Mini Golf. The off-Strip resort features a diverse array of dining and nightlife experiences including the new Guy Fieri’s El Burro Borracho, VooDoo Steak, Wine Cellar & Tasting Room, Hash House A Go Go, KJ Dim Sum & Seafood, iBar, VooDoo Beach and VooDoo Rooftop Nightclub, which offers panoramic views of The Strip. For more information, please visit riolasvegas.com. Find Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino on Facebook and follow on Twitter and Instagram.

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