NIAGARA FALLS, ON, June 10, 2013 /CNW/ - Fusing his signature story-telling antics and astute ability to make people laugh, Bill Cosby will present two hilarious nights of comedy at Fallsview Casino as part of September's month-long lineup of shows.
"It's a thrill to have Bill Cosby joining the list of stars that have performed here," said Greg Medulun, Director of Communications at Fallsview Casino and Casino Niagara. "He's a household name that will have everyone talking, but more importantly he'll connect with audiences and give them two great nights of laughs."
A master of the form, Cosby's revered and influential career spans five decades captivating generations of fans through his award-winning television career, popular albums and blockbuster books. His vast list of credits as an entertainer includes multiple Grammy Awards, Emmys, Golden Globes and People's Choice Awards. He has also been recognized with the Kennedy Center Honors (Lifetime Achievement Award), the Presidential Medal of Freedom (for his contributions to television) and the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.
Leading off September's performances with a two-night stand is famed singer, songwriter and pianist Neil Sedaka, whose countless hits have crowned him as one of rock/pop music's legendary pioneers. Fallsview Casino's international showcase marries the talents of pop singer Patty Pravo with psychedelic rock band Formula 3 for a two-night engagement of Italian classic rock.
The complete September 2013 performance schedule for Fallsview Casino Resort is as follows:
Thursday, September 5: Showtime 8:30PM
Friday, September 6: Showtime 9:00PM
Tickets start at $35
Celebrating over 50 years of success, Neil Sedaka, pop/rock superstar from the 50s and 60s, performs a collection of his enduring hits such as: "Breaking Up Is Hard to Do", "Oh! Carol", "Calendar Girl", "Bad Blood" and "Laughter In The Rain".
Formula 3 & Patty Pravo
Saturday, September 7: Showtime 9:00PM
Sunday, September 8: Showtime 7:00PM
Tickets start at $80
International best-selling artist Patty Pravo joins Alberto Radius, Gabriele Lorenzi and Tony Cicco, from psychedelic rock band Formula 3, for a two night performance featuring Italian classic rock favourites such as: "Ragazzo triste", "Qui e là", "Dies irae" and "Eppur Mi Son Scordato Di Te".
Return To Grace
September 12 - September 27 (excluding September 18 & 25)
September 12, 17, 19, 24 & 26: Showtime 3:00PM & 8:30PM
September 13 & 20: Showtime 9:00PM
September 14, 21 & 27: Showtime 3:00PM & 9:00PM
September 15 & 22: Showtime 3:00PM & 7:00PM
September 16 & 23: Showtime 3:00PM
Tickets start at $30
Dubbed "The King of Rock & Roll", cultural icon Elvis Presley was one of the most popular entertainers of the 20th century. Join us as a talented cast of singers and dancers pay tribute to Presley's timeless songs that remain as relevant today as when they first hit the top of the charts.
Sunday, September 29: 3:00PM
Monday, September 30: 8:30PM
Tickets start at $55
As one of the world's most respected and well-known entertainers, Grammy Award-winning comedian Bill Cosby is considered a national treasure. With his signature easy-going style and whimsical humour, Cosby's remarkable success has spanned over five decades from hit television series to best-selling books and legendary stand-up.
Tickets to the September shows will be available starting at noon on Friday, June 14 at the Fallsview Casino Box Office (on any show date) or at all Ticketmaster outlets, by calling Ticketmaster at 1-877-833-3110 or by visiting www.ticketmaster.ca. Media organizations interested in photographs of any of the artists performing at Fallsview Casino Resort may obtain them by visiting www.fallsviewcasinoresort.com and clicking on "Media Centre."
Built on a cliff overlooking the world-famous Horseshoe Falls, Fallsview Casino Resort is the largest and most elegant gaming resort facility in Canada and the crown jewel in Niagara's stunning array of wonders. It features a casino with over 3,000 slot machines and 100 gaming tables, a 374-room luxury hotel, a full-service spa and fitness centre, a 1,500-seat Avalon Theatre, dozens of dining and shopping options and over 30,000 square feet of meeting and convention space.
SOURCE: Fallsview Casino
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