MADtv Alumna Anjelah Johnson to Appear at Las Vegas' Orleans Showroom, 6/28-29

MADtv Alumna Anjelah Johnson to Appear at Las Vegas' Orleans Showroom, 6/28-29

Comedienne, actress and Internet sensation Anjelah Johnson brings her stand-up act to The Orleans ShowroomJune 28 and 29.

Johnson's viral video "Nail Salon" skyrocketed her into online stardom around the same time she earned a recurring role on the sketch comedy series "MADtv" in 2007 and 2008. Her infamous "MADtv" character "Bon Qui Qui," a disgruntled fast food employee with no filter, received worldwide success and has been watched by more than 55 million YouTube viewers.

Johnson hosted a one-hour Comedy Central special, "Anjelah Johnson: That's How We Do It" in 2009. A second special will be released from her hometown of San Jose, Calif. later this year.

As an actress Johnson has starred in, and lent her voice to, numerous films including "The Box," "Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel," "Marmaduke" and "Our Family Wedding." On the small screen, Johnson has guest starred on "Curb Your Enthusiasm," "On the Up" and "Ugly Betty."

Johnson began her career as a professional cheerleader for the Oakland Raiders. As an Oakland Raiderette, she was named Rookie of the Year in 2002 and performed in Super Bowl XXXVII. She credits cheering on the Raiders for helping her make the transition to stand-up comedy.

Showtime is 8 p.m. Tickets are available starting from $29.95 plus tax and fees. Tickets can be purchased at any Boyd Gaming Box Office, by calling 702.636.7075 or by visiting www.orleanscasino.com.

Located at 4500 W. Tropicana Ave., The Orleans includes more than a dozen restaurants, an 18-screen movie theater, 70-lane bowling center, 827-seat showroom featuring theater-style seating, and a 9,500-seat Orleans Arena. The property has a 135,000-square foot casino with 60 table games including Blackjack-21, Roulette, Baccarat, Craps and Pai Gow. Guests will also find more than 2,800 slot and video poker machines. Additionally, The Orleans includes a bingo parlor, keno lounge and race and sports book. More information on The Orleans Hotel and Casino can be found at www.orleanscasino.com, on Facebook (www.facebook.com/orleanscasino), and Twitter (@orleanscasino). The Orleans Hotel and Casino is a property of Boyd Gaming. Headquartered in Las Vegas, Boyd Gaming is a leading diversified owner and operator of 22 gaming entertainment properties located in Nevada, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and New Jersey. Additional news and information on Boyd Gaming can be found at www.boydgaming.com.

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