Multi award-winning comedian, Paul Mecurio, and monthly favorite act, Dueling Pianos, will welcome in 2013 at Comix At Foxwoods with an evening of dancing, drinking and fun, lasting until 3 a.m. The New Year's Eve festivities will begin at 9 p.m., when Mecurio, will showcase his hilarious routine on the Comix stage, followed by Dueling Pianos, who will hit the stage at 10:30 p.m. New Year's Eve party favors, a champagne toast and a post-midnight dessert buffet will follow the two exceptional comedy performances. 2013 Comix Countdown tickets can be purchased in advance for $50 (general admission) or $125 (VIP admission). Buy your tickets early, as prices are subject to change as New Year's Eve approaches. A two drink minimum applies to all tickets. This show is intended for mature audiences only.
As a writer for "The Tonight Show" and "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," Mecurio has racked up many prestigious accolades, winning two Emmy Awards for "Outstanding Individual Achievement in Writing in a Variety, Music, or Comedy Program," and a Peabody Award for Excellence in Broadcasting. He has also contributed his talents to CNN, Fox News, MSNBC and CNBC, and has been featured on "The Daily Show" as a correspondent and in "The Daily Show" segment, "Second Opinion." Mecurio also created, executive produced, stars in and hosts the HBO Sports web series, "Got No Game with Paul Mecurio."
He is subsequently heard by millions of listeners nationwide in his recurring segment, "Paul Mecurio's Image Makeover," on the nationally syndicated morning radio show, "The Bob & Tom Show," which is syndicated to over 150 markets with more than 4 million listeners. He's also currently developing two television shows in which he will star.
Monthly Comix showcase, and Comedy Club favorite, "Dueling Comix Pianos," features two grand pianists, who will be playing contemporary tunes, combined with bits of comedy and lyric substitutions. The musicians for "Dueling Comix Pianos" take audience requests in addition to the songs and stylings of the highly entertaining and energizing comedic pianists.
Tickets are available online at www.comixatfoxwoods.com; through Ticketmaster; by calling the MGM Grand Theater Box Office at 866-646-0609; 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.
Laugh it up at Comix At Foxwoods with upcoming shows including: Andrew Schulz (Oct 25 – 27, Comix); Tracy Morgan (Oct 27, Fox Theater); Ryan Hamilton (Nov 1 – 3, Comix); Jeff Garlin (Nov 2, Fox Theater); Jim Breuer (Nov 3, Fox Theater); Michael Blaustein (Nov 8-9, Comix); Eddie Griffin (Nov 9, Fox Theater); John Mulaney (Nov 10, Comix); Jermaine Fowler (Nov 15-17, Comix); Mike Gaffney & Chris Johnston (Nov 23-24, Comix); Jim Jeffries (Dec 1, Fox Theater); Lisa Lampanelli (Dec 15, MGM Grand).