The Orleans will bring top comedians and musical performers to The Orleans Showroom and Bourbon Street Lounge. January entertainment will feature performances by celebrated comedians Arsenio Hall, Rob Schneider and Chris Kattan, as well as iconic singer Engelbert Humperdinck and more (Pictured: Arsenio Hall).
The Orleans Showroom
Saturday, Feb. 3
Arsenio Hall arrived on the comedy scene after moving to Chicago, Ill., in 1979. After touring with several major headliners and a brief stint as host of Fox Network’s “The Late Show,” Hall received the opportunity to co-write and co-star in the Paramount hit movie “Coming to America.” In 1989, Hall debuted “The Arsenio Hall Show,” which later became an Emmy Award-winning late-night talk show. During the show’s successful five-year run, Hall provided a forum for cutting-edge comedy, politics and television debuts of pop stars, including Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men. He has appeared regularly on television and talk shows, including being named the “Celebrity Apprentice” winner for Season 5 of the hit NBC show. Additionally, Hall co-starred on Season 4 of BET’s hit comedy series “Real Husbands of Hollywood.”
Hall continues to perform his celebrated stand-up routines across the country, and is now a co-host on the nationally-syndicated radio program “The Tom Joyner Morning Show.”
Showtime is 8 p.m. Tickets start at $29.95 plus tax and fees, and can be purchased by calling Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000; online at www.orleanscasino.com; or in-person at gift shops inside The Orleans, Suncoast, Gold Coast and Sam’s Town. Tickets may also be purchased the day of the show (depending upon availability) at the venue box office.
Engelbert Humperdinck: The Prodigal Son Tour
Saturday, Feb. 10 and Sunday, Feb. 11
In the mid-1960s, Humperdinck found early success in Europe with the hit single “Release Me,” which spent 56 weeks in the “Top 50” of the U.K. charts, and reached “No. 1” in 11 countries. Humperdinck continued to produce hits in the 1970s, including “After the Lovin’,” which became a “Top Ten” single in the U.S., earning Gold designation. His album of the same name charted in the “Top 20” in the U.S. and was a Double-Platinum success for the singer. As the years went on, Humperdinck became a household name thanks to appearances on “The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson” and popular television shows, including “The Love Boat,” “Hotel” and “Fantasy Island.”
Throughout his career, Humperdinck has recorded 64 Gold albums, 35 Platinum albums and has been nominated for four Grammy Awards. In addition, he has sold more than 140 million records worldwide. Humperdinck has also recorded with several fellow music legends, including Elvis Presley, Elton John, Kenny Rogers, Neil Sedaka, Gloria Gaynor and Willie Nelson.
Showtime is 8 p.m. Tickets start at $64.95 plus tax and fees, and can be purchased by calling Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000; online at www.orleanscasino.com; or in-person at gift shops inside The Orleans, Suncoast, Gold Coast and Sam’s Town. Tickets may also be purchased the day of the show (depending upon availability) at the venue box office.
Rob Schneider with Chris Kattan
Saturday, Feb. 24
Award-winning comedians Rob Schneider and Chris Kattan join forces to bring audiences a memorable side-splitting performance at The Orleans Showroom. Schneider first came to prominence on NBC’s “Saturday Night Live,” along with well-known comedians Adam Sandler, Tim Meadows and David Spade, and went on to receive three Emmy Awards as part of “Saturday Night Live’s” writing staff. The comedian has starred in some of the top comedy features of the past 20 years including “Grown Ups,” “You Don’t Mess with The Zohan,” “Big Daddy” and “The Waterboy.” Rob also starred in the several movies, including “The Hot Chick,” “The Animal” and “Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigolo,” which was the second highest grossing DVD in the US in 2000.
Kattan started his comedy career with the improv and sketch group “The Groundlings” in Los Angeles, Calif. The comedian’s fame skyrocketed after joining the cast of “Saturday Night Live” in 1996, and completed his seventh and final season in 2003. Throughout his career, Kattan has appeared in numerous films, including “Scouts Honor,” “Tanner Hall” and “Undead or Alive.” Kattan has received rave reviews for his performance in the independent romantic comedy “Adam and Steve, which debuted at the Tribeca Film Festival. Other big-screen credits include “Undercover Brother,” “Corky Romano,” the script of which was based on a character Kattan developed, and “A Night at the Roxbury,” which was written by Kattan and Will Ferrell.
Showtime is 8 p.m. Tickets start at $39.95 plus tax and fees, and can be purchased by calling Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000; online at www.orleanscasino.com; or in-person at gift shops inside The Orleans, Suncoast, Gold Coast and Sam’s Town. Tickets may also be purchased the day of the show (depending upon availability) at the venue box office.
Bourbon Street Lounge
Bourbon Street is a 140-seat lounge where guests can enjoy a genuine Louisiana-style ambiance and freespirited
productions from the best in live entertainment.
- Wednesdays in February The NiteKings 5 p.m.
- February 1-3 CHYNA 9 p.m.
- February 8-10 In-A-Fect 9 p.m.
- February 15-17 Nitro 9 p.m.
- February 22-24 Volume 1 9 p.m.
More information on The Orleans Hotel and Casino can be found at http://www.orleanscasino.com.