Comedian, actor, writer and radio personality D.L. Hughley will bring his popular standup act to The Orleans Showroom, April 4 and 5.
Hughley, well-known for his role in the film “The Original Kings of Comedy,” has entertained millions over the course of his career, with appearances on daytime, prime-time and late-night television, as well as film and radio. He also appeared on season 16 of the ABC hit “Dancing with the Stars” alongside dancing partner Cheryl Burke.
On television, Hughley was the producer and star of “The Hughleys,” which ran on ABC and UPN from 1998 through 2002, and was also a series regular on NBC’s “Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip.” He has appeared on HBO’s “Def Comedy Jam,” BET’s “S.O.B.: Socially Offensive Behavior, ” ABC’s “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire” and has filmed several comedy specials, including “D.L. Hughley: Goin’ Home,” “D.L. Hughley Live,” “Shocked & Appalled” and the HBO special “D.L. Hughley: Unapologetic.”
Additional television and film credits include “Inspector Gadget,” “Scrubs,” “Scary Movie 3,” “Soul Plane,” “Hawaii Five-O” and “Glory Daze.” In 2012, his one-hour special, “Reset,” premiered on Showtime and later Hughley went on to co-host a new game show on TBS, “ Trust Me, I’m a Game Show Host.”
On radio, he is currently a weekly contributor to the nationally syndicated program, “The Tom Joyner Morning Show.” Recently, Hughley also began hosting his own afternoon radio show, “The DL Hughley Show.”
In 2012, he released his first humorous book, “I Want You to Shut the F— Up: How the Audacity of Dopes is Ruining America.”
Showtime is 8 p.m. Tickets are available starting from $39.95 plus tax and convenience fees. Tickets can be purchased at any Boyd Gaming Box Office, by calling 702.365.7075, or by visiting www.orleanscasino.com.