Russell Peters Set for Comix At Foxwoods Tonight

Russell Peters Set for Comix At Foxwoods Tonight

One of Forbes top ten highest grossing comics in the U.S. in both 2009 and 2010, Russell Peters, will look to start the weekend off right, as he visits the MGM Grand Theater at Foxwoods tonight, Sept. 27 at 9 p.m.

Fans can purchase tickets in advance for $45, $55 and $65. This show will feature all new material from his "Notorious World Tour" and is for mature audiences only.

Tickets are available online at; by calling the Foxwoods Box Office at 800-200-2882; or in person at the Comix, Fox Theater or MGM Grand Theater Box Offices. Please contact the Comix Comedy Club at 860-312-5050 for additional information or with questions regarding group sales or private parties.

With more than 60 million views on YouTube and over 300,000 copies of his DVDs "Outsourced" and "Red, White and Brown" sold, Peters is currently in the developmental stages for a new sitcom on NBC titled I'm With Russell. Peters' book, "Call me Russell," charted at number one on the Globe and Mail Non-Fiction Bestseller list.

No stranger to the big or small screen, Peters appeared in "Source Code" starring Jake Gyllenhaal, and has been seen on The Tonight Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live,Craig Ferguson and Lopez Tonight, as well as on networks like Showtime, Comedy Central, HBO, MTV, BBC, CNN International and Al Jazeera. He has also hit the festival circuit, playing to audiences at HBO's Aspen Comedy Festival, the Las Vegas Comedy Festival, the Just For Laughs Festival in Montreal and Chicago and the Edinburgh Festival.

He has sold out shows across the globe, including performing at the largest indoor show in Just For Laughs history in 2009 with more than 11,000 tickets sold. He has also served as host of the Juno Awards in 2008 and 2009, receiving the Gemini Award for Best Host or Performance in a Variety Series in 2008, and hosted Showtime's Comics Without Borders and Russell Peters Presents.

Laugh it up at Comix At Foxwoods with upcoming shows including: Robert Kelly (Jun 27-29, Comix); April Macie (Jul 4-6, Comix); Tone Bell (Jul 11-13, Comix);Cedric 'The Entertainer' (Jul 12, MGM Grand); Mark Viera (Jul 18-20, Comix); Whitney Cummings (Jul 20, Fox Theater); Dan Soder (Jul 25-27, Comix); ); 'Nasty' Special with Lenny Clarke, Bobby Slayton, Otto & George (Jul 31, Comix); Nick Vatterott (Aug 1-3, Comix); Sherrod Small (Aug 8-10, Comix); Tommy Johnagin (Aug 15-17); Mike Hanley (Aug 22-24, Comix); Bill Burr (Aug 23, MGM Grand); Gabriel Iglesias (Sept 1, MGM Grand) and Nick Offerman (Sept 5, Fox Theater).