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Posted on 03/18/2014

SNL Alumni Dana Carvey and Dennis Miller Bring Their Iconic Comedy To Hard Rock Live on Sunday, July 13

 

Tickets on sale, now

 

Hollywood, Fla. (March 18, 2014) – Dana Carvey  and Dennis Miller will bring their iconic comedy  to Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on Sunday, July 13 at 7 p.m. Tickets are on sale, now.

 

Emmy-award winning comedian Dana Carvey has maintained an illustrious career. A repertory member of Saturday Night Live for seven seasons, Carvey is best known for his characters the Church Lady; Hans, of the Hans and Franz body building duo, the immensely popular sketch Wayne's World, and Weekend Updates Grumpy Old Man.  In 1992, Wayne's World leaped from the small screen into a hit blockbuster that grossed over $160 million. The public demanded a sequel, and in 1993 Carvey appeared in Wayne's World 2, which was also largely successful.

 

Carvey won an Emmy Award in 1993 for Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program. He has received a total of six Emmy nominations, one of which was for a guest appearance on HBO's highly acclaimed Larry Sanders Show. He was honored with The American Comedy Award as Television's Funniest Supporting Male in 1990 and 1991.

 

Since 2007, Dennis Miller has been heard five days a week on his nationally syndicated Westwood One Radio talk show, The Dennis Miller Show.  He is also a regular contributor for The O'Reilly Factor on the FOX News Channel.

 

Miller is a five-time Emmy award winner for his critically acclaimed half-hour, live talk show Dennis Miller Live which had a nine year run on HBO. Miller also garnered three Writer's Guild of America Awards for the series as well as an additional WGA Award for his 1997 HBO special, Dennis Miller: Citizen Arcane.  He also wrote and starred in the Emmy-nominated cable comedy special Raw Feed.  That show, along with the six other standup specials he did for HBO from 1988-2006, is featured in the recently released DVD set, Dennis Miller: The HBO Specials. His eighth special for HBO, Dennis Miller: The Big Speech debuted last year and is now also available on DVD. He was the host and executive producer of CNBC's Dennis Miller, a topical interview talk show featuring reasoned discourse, opinion and humor.  Additionally, Miller has appeared on many politically oriented television talk shows.

 

He has also been cast in films, usually in dramatic roles, most notably in 1994's Disclosure, 1995's The Net, and 1997's Murder at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.  He also appeared in the 2008 release, What Happens in Vegas.

 

Miller has also achieved success in the literary arena with four books, I Rant Therefore I Am, The Rants, Ranting Again, and The Rant Zone have all been New York Times best sellers.  For two seasons, Miller called the plays alongside Al Michaels and NFL Hall of Fame quarterback Dan Fouts on ABC's Monday Night Football.  He was also the Weekend Update correspondent on Saturday Night Live for six years, before exiting in 1991.  He has yet to appear in a show with the words, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday or Friday in the title.

 

 

Over the years, Miller has become both a public and critical favorite.  The New York Times said, "Mr. Miller is exquisitely attuned to contemporary foibles…his material can be scathing, his delivery low key…Mr. Miller reaches a bit farther than most comedians for the scorching comment…this smart aleck has an uncommonly sharp eye…" and The Hollywood Reporter called his most recent special, "an hour of topical, scathing brilliance that helps cement Miller's status as the Lenny Bruce of the new millennium…the most cerebral, astute and clever standup ever to put mouth to microphone."

 

Tickets cost $79, $64 & $54*; all seats are reserved and  are available at all Ticketmaster outlets online at www.myhrl.com, www.ticketmaster.com or charge by phone: 1-800-745-3000. Doors open one-hour prior to show start time. *Additional fees may apply.

 

About Hard Rock Live

Hard Rock Live, a spectacular state-of-the-art facility, further expands the ultimate entertainment experience at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. This 5,500-seat indoor arena has attracted more than 1.5 million people since its opening in 2005, and has regularly hosted South Florida's greatest variety of musical acts such as Bruce Springsteen, Eric Clapton, Marc Anthony, Billy Joel, Andrea Bocelli, Tim McGraw and Carlos Santana; top comedians including Chris Rock, Robin Williams, Kathy Griffin and George Lopez; as well as major sporting events and events of major sports stars, from UFC matches to charity galas for Jason Taylor, Alonzo Mourning, Dwyane Wade and more. For additional information, please visit www.hardrocklivehollywoodfl.com or www.myhrl.com, facebook.com/MyHRL and twitter.com/hard_rock_live.

 

About Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino invites you to PLAYHARD!  Play, stay, dine, and shop at South Florida's ultimate entertainment destination. Over 90 tables offer Blackjack, Mini-Baccarat, Pai Gow Poker, Three Card Poker, Texas Hold'em Bonus Poker, Casino War and Let it Ride on a nearly three-acre casino floor. Additionally, over 2,500 slots include the Native-American Casino linked Multi-Area Progressive Jackpots and Mega Jackpots. Separate high-limit rooms for table games and slots, in addition to a non-smoking room, are available for guests to enjoy. Loyal Player's Club members also have access to the exclusive VIP Plum Lounge and VIP Chef's Table show kitchen. The Poker Room at Seminole Hard Rock hosts various games and tournaments of Limit and No Limit Texas Hold 'em, 7-Card Stud and two dollar and four dollar limit Omaha Hi Lo games. Located inside the casino is Hard Rock Cafe -Hollywood, part of Hard Rock's 138 globally recognized rock 'n' roll restaurants. The Green Lodging Certified by the State of Florida, AAA Four Diamond-rated resort showcases 500 luxurious guest rooms, 40,000 square feet of meeting room space, Rock Spa, award-winning restaurants, high-energy nightclubs, lounges and bars, boutique retail shops, the 350-seat Paradise Live theater and the 5,500–seat Hard Rock Live concert arena. Located on State Road 7 (U.S. 441) in Hollywood, Florida. Take I-95, exit Stirling Rd. and travel west to 1 Seminole Way. For more information, call (954) 327-ROCK, 1 800-937-0010 or visit us online at www.seminolehardrockhollywood.com, facebook.com/seminolehardrockhollywood, twitter.com/SHRHollywood, instagram.com/semhardrockhollywood and youtube.com/semhardrockhollywood.

 

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