January 18, 2022 Breaking News, Latest News, and Videos

Brad Garrett’s Comedy Club Open For Laughs Inside MGM Grand:

Best known for his role of Ray Romano’s big brother Robert on “Everybody Loves Raymond,” Brad Garrett is now calling the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas “home” with the opening of his comedy club last weekend.

While the opening was held over the April Fool’s weekend of March 30-April 1, it’s no joke that the Emmy Award-winning comedian and actor has ambitious plans.

“I’m bringing the best comics from across the country,” Garrett told The Mirror. “It’s a very nice place for comics to come, hang-out, and just really do great shows. Everyone that’s going to play at the club is either from HBO, or Letterman, or Leno.”

Garrett said the intimate 288-seat comedy club was designed to replicate famous New York night spots like The Copacabana, The Stork Club, and Jilly’s.

The comedy club sits in Starlane Mall, to be redubbed the MGM Underground, the entrance of which is just off the hotel’s main lobby.

He joked the old converted New York warehouse feel of the comedy club would also be accompanied by the smell you’d expect – as well as the body parts of a few Italians.

“It’s being built from the ground up,” he said. “MGM Underground, the floor below what used to be a bunch of shops and retail areas, is being redesigned to give it a whole entertainment vibe with new bistros, restaurants, and clubs. This will be the first venue going in there.”

The April Fool’s weekend included performances by Garrett, Ralph Harris, Michael Somerville, and Geechy Guy.

Club show times will be Sunday-Thursday at 8 p.m. and Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and 10 p.m.

General admission tickets are priced at $59 and $79 when Garrett appears on stage, or $39, $49, and $59 during non-Garrett performances, not including applicable service charges and taxes.

Tickets are available by calling Ticketmaster at 800.745.3000 or going online at www.bradgarrettcomedy.com or www.mgmgrand.com.

Meanwhile, upstairs the rest of MGM Grand is in the midst of its “Grand Renovation” introducing remodeled rooms.

Currently underway, the $160 million hotel remodel includes all 3,570 guest rooms and 642 suites in MGM Grand’s main tower and is expected to conclude by September this year.

More than 700 rooms are now complete and available for reservation.

Click here to read more.

in News
Related Posts

Los Angeles Homeless Count Postponed Amid COVID-19 Surge

January 18, 2022

January 18, 2022

LAHSA count to take place February 23 for Westside By Sam Catanzaro On Friday, the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority...

Anti-Semitic Fliers Linking Jewish People to Anti-Vaxx Movement Posted at Santa Monica Schools

January 17, 2022

January 17, 2022

Police investigation incidents at Eddison, Will Rogers, McKinley and Grant elementary schools By Sam Catanzaro Santa Monica police are investigating...

Demolition Delayed For Parking Lot 3 Due to Injunction: Santa Monica Beat – January 17th, 2022

January 17, 2022

January 17, 2022

Local news and culture in under 5 minutes.*  New Covid Policies For SMMUSD Unvaccinated Students*  Demolition Delayed For Parking Lot...

Tsunami Leaves Santa Monica Undamaged

January 17, 2022

January 17, 2022

Volcanic explosion in Tonga sends small tsunami to West Coast over the weekend By Sam Catanzaro A tsunami that reached...

Tsunami Advisory Issued, Lifted for Santa Monica

January 15, 2022

January 15, 2022

Update: the National Weather Service canceled the tsunami advisory at 12:37 a.m. January 16. No damage expected for Santa Monica...

Santa Monica Vons’s Development Sees Design Changes

January 14, 2022

January 14, 2022

Santa Monica’s 710 Broadway development design changes shown in new renderings By Dolores Quintana The 710 Broadway Project developer has...

Bel Air Megamansion ‘The One’ Is Finally Being Put up for Sale

January 14, 2022

January 14, 2022

$295 million asking price for infamous property By Dolores Quintana The One, the most famous of all the megamansions and...

Burglar Arrested After Victim Recognizes Him Wearing Shirt

January 13, 2022

January 13, 2022

Mynor Calderon arrested in connection to January 6 incident By Sam Catanzaro.  Santa Monica police recently arrested a home burglar...

Pier Vendor Arrested for Burning Other Vendor With Oil From Hot Dog Cart

January 13, 2022

January 13, 2022

Arrest made in connection to November incident By Sam Catanzaro Police recently arrested a Santa Monica Pier street vendor for...

Santa Monica to Begin Accepting Applications for Families Displaced by Construction of Freeway and Civic Center

January 11, 2022

January 11, 2022

Below Market Housing for Historically Displaced Households pilot application window to open January 18 By Sam Catanzaro Santa Monica will...

Local Mountain Lions Show First Reproductive Effects of Inbreeding

January 11, 2022

January 11, 2022

“It’s quite severe,” says the lead researcher in UCLA study  By Sam Catanzaro UCLA scientists tracking two local mountain lion...

Cedars-Sinai Urges Blood Donations

January 11, 2022

January 11, 2022

As 2022 begins, Cedars-Sinai is facing a critical blood shortage and is encouraging prospective donors to give blood as soon...

Santa Monica Issues Permit for Second Medical Marijuana Dispensary

January 11, 2022

January 11, 2022

Dispensary would be located at 1416 Wilshire Boulevard By Dolores Quintana The medical marijuana dispensary Harvest of Santa Monica has...

Nearly 2,000 Tests a Day Available at New Santa Monica Covid Test Facility: Santa Monica Beat – January 10th, 2022

January 10, 2022

January 10, 2022

Local news and culture in under 5 minutes.*  Nearly 2,000 Tests a Day Available at New Santa Monica Covid Test...