Double Emmy Award winning, NY Times Best Selling Author and Grammy nominated funny lady Kathy Griffin is bringing her own brand of holiday cheer to The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas on Thanksgiving weekend Saturday, November 27 at 8 p.m. The show is jointly presented by Caesars Palace and AEG Live.
Show date & time: Saturday, November 27 at 8 p.m.
Ticket Pricing: $49.50/ $59.50/$69.50/ $85
(All prices include 10% Live Entertainment Tax)
Tickets are now on sale and may be purchased in person at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace Box Office, by calling Ticketmaster at 1-800-745-3000 or by visiting www.ticketmaster.com, keyword “Caesars Palace”. (All Ticketmaster orders may be subject to additional service charges and fees).
After moving west from her native Chicago and joining the famed Los Angeles Groundlings comedy improvisational troupe, Kathy began building her resume with guest starring roles on such series as “ER” and “Seinfeld” – where she created recurring character Sally Weaver. In 1996, Kathy landed the role of Vickie Groener, Brook Shields’ acerbic colleague, on the NBC show “Suddenly Susan”.
After various TV guest spots, Kathy began gaining notice as a stand-up comedienne and landed her own “HBO Half Hour Comedy Special.” In 1998, HBO gave Kathy her own One-Hour Special, “A Hot Cup of Talk.” In August 2005 Kathy’s reality show, “Kathy Griffin: My Life On The D-List,” debuted on Bravo to rave reviews and was nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Reality Program. The second season of “Kathy Griffin: My Life On The D-List” won Kathy her first Emmy for Outstanding Reality Program. The third season of “Kathy Griffin: My Life On The D-List,” which premiered in 2007 won Kathy her second Emmy for Outstanding Reality Program. The fourth season was nominated again for Outstanding Reality Program. The fifth season of “D List” returned to Bravo in the summer of 2009 and the highly anticipated sixth season is premiering this June.
Kathy has performed many successful stand-up specials for Bravo. The first in 2005 called “Kathy Griffin….Is Not Nicole Kidman,” the second in May of 2006 called “Strong Black Woman.” ”Kathy Griffin-Straight To Hell” (November 2008) and “Kathy Griffin; She’ll Cut a bitch” (April 2009) were both nominated for an Emmy in the category Outstanding Variety, Music or Comedy Special. Kathy’s most recent special “Kathy Griffin: Balls of Steal” aired last year on Bravo receiving great reviews. Kathy’s DVD stand up special “Allegedly” is available in stores now.
In June 2008, Griffin released her first comedy album “For Your Consideration”, featuring tracks such as “Straight Guys Wake Up!” and “Hi Barbara Walters.” The album received a Grammy nominated for “Best Comedy Album” and garnered Kathy the acclaim of being the first female comedian ever to debut #1 on the Billboard Top Comedy Albums chart. Her first Christmas Album called “Suckin’ It For The Holiday’s” is in stores now. Kathy was Grammy nominated again in 2009 for “Best Comedy Album.”
Kathy has co-hosted The Billboard Music Awards three years in a row and has hosted Bravo’s A List Awards the past two years, which she garnered great reviews. She has appeared on numerous talk shows including “Late Night with David Letterman,” “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno,” “Howard Stern” and “The View,” and has sub hosted for Larry King on “Larry King Live.” On the small screen she has guest stared on “Privileged”, “Days Of Our Lives” and “Ugly Betty” and has also been featured in the films “It’s Pat” and “Four Rooms” among others. Kathy has supplied voices for characters on the animated series “Dilbert” “The Simpsons” and “Crank Yankers” and she appeared in a dual role on the “X-Files” as well as in Eminem’s video, “The Real Slim Shady”, which was co-directed by Dr. Dre.
On September 8, 2009 Kathy added best-selling author to her list of many achievements. Her tell all autobiography entitled “Official Book Club Selection: A Memoir According to Kathy Griffin” topped the New York Times Best Sellers List. She was also #1 on Wall Street Journal and Publisher’s Weekly. Kathy is very involved with the gay community and was presented with the prestigious Vanguard Award at the 2009 GLAAD Media Awards. Kathy has also been nominated two years in a row for the PGA Award in the category Television Producer of the Year Award in Non-Fiction Television. For tour dates and more information on Kathy, please visit her website at www.kathygriffin.net.