Shaquille O'Neal Kicks Off All-Star Comedy Jam Tour at Mandalay Bay Theatre

September 2
4:45 AM 2011

NBA legend Shaquille O'Neal kicks-off his All-Star Comedy Jam Tour at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino Friday, Sept. 2. The show will feature comedians Bruce Bruce, Gary Owen and Corey Holcomb taking the stage at Mandalay Bay Theatre at 9 p.m. Additionally, the performance will be filmed for "All-Star Comedy Jam Backstage," a reality show produced and distributed by Codeblack Entertainment.

Tickets priced at $75, $60 and $45, inclusive of tax and fees, go on sale Friday, Aug. 12 at 10 a.m. and will be available at all Ticketmaster locations (select Smith's Food and Drug Centers and Ritmo Latino). Ticket sales are limited to eight (8) per person. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Mandalay Bay at (877) 632-7400 or Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets also will be available for purchase at or

ComedIan Bruce Bruce, notorious for his wit, spontaneity and dazzling personality, has been entertaining audiences for years with his captivating improv skills and larger-than-life comedic style. Bruce's steady style of comedy has been showcased nationwide and although he is known for his adult comedy, he prides himself on not using vulgarity in his stand-up routines. On the big screen, Bruce has appeared in several feature films including "The Wash" featuring Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre, "Hair Show" starring Mo ‘Nique, "Larry the Cable Guy: Health Inspector" and "XXX: State of the Union" with Ice Cube.

Actor-comedian Gary Owen has been entertaining America for more than a decade with his side-splitting comedy. He has performed in major comedy rooms across America including The Laugh Factory Hollywood, The Comedy Store and Carolines on Broadway in New York. Owen is a series regular on Tyler Perry's successful sitcom "House of Payne" and has been seen in such films as "Rebound" featuring Martin Lawrence, "Little Man" with the Wayans Brothers and "Daddy Day Care" starring Eddie Murphy.

Funnyman Corey Holcomb hit his first open mic in 1992 and was an immediate success. He has taken top honors at multiple comedy festivals including the Miller Genuine Draft Comedy Search, Budweiser Comedy Competition, Chicago Home Jam and Laffapalooza. Additionally, Holcomb has performed at the Montreal Just for Laughs Festival and the Chicago Comedy Festival. Holcomb's television credits include "Last Comic Standing," "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," HBO's "Def Comedy Jam," Showtime's "Shaq's All Star Comedy Jam," BET's "Comic View," FOX's "Mad TV" and Comedy Central's "Premium Blend" and "It's Showtime at the Apollo."
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