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Posted on 05/14/2014

Multi-talented Comedians The Wayans Brothers Featuring Damon, Keenen, Marlon and Shawn Wayans Set To Entertain Crowds at Hard Rock Live on Friday, August 15

 Tickets on Sale Saturday, May 17 at 10 a.m.

Hollywood, Fla. (May 14, 2014) – Multi-talented comedians, The Wayans Brothers, featuring Damon, Keenen, Marlon and Shawn Wayans will entertain crowds at Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on Friday, August 15, 2014 at 8 p.m. Tickets go on sale Saturday, May 17 at 10 a.m. Fans will have access to presale tickets beginning Friday, May 16 at 10 a.m. through Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood's FacebookTwitter and Google+ pages.

Successful individually and as a group, The Wayans Brothers have left their mark on the entertainment industry. The brothers have worked together on classic comedies such as the television series In Living Color, The Wayans Bros. and films Hollywood Shuffle (1987), I'm Gonna Git You Sucka (1988)and Scary Movie (2000).

Damon Wayans is a legend in the entertainment industry, appearing in successful television series including My Wife and Kids and In Living Color. Damon has also excelled on the big screen appearing in comedy classics  Beverly Hills Cop (1984), Roxanne (1987), Hollywood Shuffle (1987), Punchline (1988), Colors (1988), I'm Gonna Git You Sucka (1988), Earth Girls are Easy (1988), The Las Boy Scout (1991), The Great White Hype (1996)and Celtic Pride (1996)Damon excelled in independent film, Harlem Aria (1999)and Spike Lee's critically acclaimed film Bamboozled (2000). 

Damon has also excelled in the literature world, penning New York Time's Best Selling Bootleg (1999) and Red Hats (2010). Currently, Damon is adding to his ever-evolving resume with the development of his new mobile phone app, Flick Dat. The app allows users to create unique business cards featuring 30 seconds intro videos all shareable by the flick of the thumb. The app is available on iOS and Android devices.

Keenen Wayans is a multi-talented writer, director and producer. Keenen's first hit film, Hollywood Shuffle (1987) showcased Keenen's unique and hilarious point of view highlighting the plight of the black actor in Hollywood.  In 1990, Keenen's creative baby In Living Color exploded on the pop-culture scene. The television hit turned into a family act as Damon, Marlon and Shawn all appeared on the irreverent series that showcased the deviously scathing social humor Keenen was infamous for.

Keenen directed the hilarious horror spoofs Scary Movie (2000) and Scary Movie 2 (2001), which prominently displayed brothers Shawn and Marlon, and is one of the most successful feature films ever directed by an African-American. Most recently, Keenen directed White Chicks (2004); co-produced, co-wrote and directed Little Man (2006); and co-produced and co-wrote Dance Flick (2009).

Marlon Wayans is an actor, model, producer, comedian, writer and film director. His films have grossed more than $736-million in domestic box office, an average of nearly $50-million per outing. Marlon's success transcends his comedy hits such as A Haunted House (2013), The Heat (2013), and A Haunted House 2 (2014), as the star has worked on dramatic films such as the critically acclaimed Requiem for a Dream (2000) and G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009).

Recently, Marlon has partnered with former Funny or Die CEO Randy Adams to create WhatTheFunny.com an online destination for urban comedy. In February 2014, TBS announced a new comedy competition series featuring Wayans, "Funniest Wins," which will run for eight episodes. The winner of the competition will star in a series on WhatTheFunny.com.

Shawn Wayans made his acting debut in his brother Keenen's feature film, I'm Gonna Get You Sucka (1988). Following his feature film debut, Shawn joined the cast of the Emmy Award-winning comedy series, In Living Color. Shawn began co-writing his string of blockbusters including the smash Scary Movie (2000) where he played Ray, an ambiguously gay football jock. Shawn also starred in the box office hits, White Chicks (2004) and Little Man (2006), both of which he also co-wrote and co-executive produced.

When not on the road performing standup, Shawn can be found hard at work in the "lab" where he and his brothers are busy concocting their next project.

Marlon and Shawn Wayans have been a comedic force within the entertainment industry. The pair's hit television sitcom The Wayans Bros. was the first WB show to be sold into syndication, after leading the WB network lineup for five years. They moved on to co-star, co-write and co-produce comedy classics such as Don't Be a Menace to South Central While Drinking Your Juice in the Hood (1996), Scary Movie (2000), Scary Movie 2 (2001), White Chicks (2004) and Little Man (2006).

Tickets cost $69, $59 & $49;* all seats are reserved and available at all Ticketmaster outlets online at www.myhrl.comwww.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.comfacebook.com/MyHRL and twitter.com/hard_rock_live.

 

About Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino invites you to play, stay, dine, and shop at South Florida's premier destination for fun and entertainment, Where Rock Royalty Lives. 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.comfacebook.com/seminolehardrockhollywoodtwitter.com/SHRHollywoodinstagram.com/semhardrockhollywood and youtube.com/semhardrockhollywood.