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Dave Attell (Special Event)

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Available Show Times:
Link Show Time Price Details
Friday, October 24, 2014 at 08:00 PM (Doors open at 06:30 PM) $35.00 18 & over
Two items minimum
Friday, October 24, 2014 at 10:30 PM (Doors open at 10:00 PM) $35.00 18 & over
Two items minimum
Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 08:00 PM (Doors open at 06:30 PM) $35.00 18 & over
Two items minimum
Saturday, October 25, 2014 at 10:30 PM (Doors open at 10:00 PM) $35.00 18 & over
Two items minimum
Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 08:00 PM (Doors open at 06:30 PM) $35.00 18 & over
Two items minimum
Performing Artists (Click on Artist for Reviews and Previews)
  • Dave Attell

    Dave Attell

Show Details
  • Ticket Price: $35.00
  • Door Time: 6:30 PM
  • Show Type: Stand Up
  • Showroom: Main Showroom
  • Restrictions: 18 & over
    Two items minimum
Dave Attell:

 

Born in Queens and raised on Long Island, Dave Attell got into stand-up comedy in the late eighties after graduating from New York University with a degree in Film and Television. Attell used this prestigious degree to land amazing jobs in the food service industry - as a waiter. At night he would hit the "open mic" circuit in Manhattan. After many years, Attell worked his way up through the club scene onto the road, touring across America as a national headliner and developing a huge following among fans and the industry alike.

 

Dave Attell is currently the creator and host of “Dave’s Old Porn” on Showtime. He was named one of the “25 Funniest People in America” by Entertainment Weekly Magazine. His caustic wit, rapid-fire delivery and his choice of material that can best be
described as "very adult" has earned him the reputation as a "comic's comic." But if you ask Attell, he’d say, "I’m just trying to get some laughs and sell some drinks."

In 2001, Attell used this love of booze and laughter to create and host the hit series, "Insomniac with Dave Attell" for Comedy Central. A travelogue show in which Attell goes from city to city looking for late-night fun, The New York Times called the show, "a doubly rare beast, a comedy without rancor and a travel show about the
virtues of the American underdog." To Attell, the Insomniac show is more of a cross between "Girls Gone Wild” and “Cops”.

After four seasons of “Insomniac,” Attell taped several hour-long “Insomniac” specials overseas in Japan, Germany, England and Brazil. Once back in the states, he headed out on a thirty-five city theatre tour ending in Vegas, where he hosted a two-hour special
for Comedy Central featuring Sean Rouse, Greg Geraldo and Dane Cook, some of the biggest comics in the country.

Dave Attell has made numerous appearances on “The Late Show with David Letterman,” “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” “Late Night with Conan O'Brien,” “The Howard Stern Show,” “Last Call with Carson Daly” and “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart”. He also appeared in Chris Rock’s cult film "Pootie Tang”. Other television credits include FOX's "Arrested Development," NBC's "Ed," HBO, Comedy Central’s "Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn" and his
own half-hour stand-up special "Comedy Central Presents Dave Attell”.

When not on the road, Attell makes regular appearances at the Comedy Cellar in New York City.