Dr. Nancy Berk’s Las Vegas Comedy Month: Bet on These November Shows to Rock The Strip!

What happens in Vegas doesn’t always stay in Vegas. And that’s a good thing when you’re talking laughter and it’s positive side effects. In fact, the impact of great humor can last longer than a vacation and extend beyond its initial audience.

Sin City is notorious for top notch entertainment and that includes amazing comedy. From stand-up and variety shows to magic and more, whether it’s straight up comedy or humor-laced productions, the non-stop entertainment in Las Vegas is a perpetual salute to the breadth and power of humor. So what better combination than launching a column about Vegas comedy on HumorOutcasts.com, a premiere website for all things humor?

Las Vegas view from The Cosmopolitan. (photo by Nancy Berk Media, LLC)

I am excited to introduce my very first Vegas-driven comedy column focusing on the funny options for November 2017.

Why should you care if you’ll be nowhere near The Strip this month?  Many acts are recurring, so you can take notes for future travel.

What if Vegas isn’t on your list of vacation destinations? I’ll feature comics and performers whose tour schedules aren’t exclusive to Vegas. And I’ll highlight some of the cool properties that just might change your travel plans. Plus, you’ll learn why it’s important to encourage comedy in your corner of the world.

What if stand-up isn’t on your radar when you’re in the land of Cirque du Soleil and Celine Dion? There’s always time and a myriad of options when it comes to adding comedy to your afternoon and evening. And I’ll be talking about the comedy style of your favorite Las Vegas acts and performers— like Cirque and Celine, and those you need to know.

Whether you’re in Vegas or just need to smile more, Las Vegas Comedy Month will help you prepare to let a little more comedy into your life. Here we go….

Adam Sandler

November 10, 17, January 27.

Adam Sandler (photo by Michael Jacobson for ARS Touring)

November is the month to give thanks for some phenomenal comedy and properties that are committing to adding a comedy dimension to their entertainment line ups. Perhaps the biggest news and best example of this is Adam Sandler’s upcoming residency at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. While the venue has welcomed comics to their stage, this is a first for a Cosmopolitan humor residency. Says Fedor Banuchi, Vice President of Entertainment, “Adam Sandler is the property’s first-ever resident comedian. In looking at our history, we’ve had the likes of Jay-Z, Adele, Coldplay, Drake, Amy Schumer, Bob Dylan, Dave Chappelle, Bruno Mars, country superstars, up-and-coming indie acts and everything in between – our roster is eclectic and dynamic, much like our brand. To announce Adam Sandler as our first comedic resident is very exciting for us and we’re thrilled to welcome him to The Cosmopolitan.” Get ticket information.

Whoopi Goldberg

November 10

EGOT (In case you didn’t know, that’s the acronym for an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony winner!) legend Whoopi Goldberg takes in the view from the stand-up stage at Treasure Island Las VegasGet ticket information.

Andrew Dice Clay

November 9, 10, 11.

Controversial comic Andrew Dice Clay goes about 17 miles off The Strip to bring comedy to one of the best off-the-beaten path Vegas destinations Red Rock. Enjoy a day hiking Red Rock Canyon and cap off your evening with some outrageous humor. Get ticket information.

We are looking for more female comedy shows and up and coming comics to feature! Give Nancy a shout out in the comments if there’s a show you want to put on our radar.

David Spade and Ray Romano

November 17, 18, December 1, 2 and beyond.

The Mirage offers up a dynamic duo of comedy in this teaming of TV and film favorites David Spade and Ray Romano. Collaborative joking seems like the perfect comedy combo. Get ticket information.

Howie Mandel and Puddles Pity Party

November 24, 25.

There’s gonna be a lot of America’s Got Talent-style laughs in the room when comedy veteran Howie Mandel and that AGT Season 12 sad sack clown Puddles Pity Party land on the stage of the Terry Fator Theater at the Mirage Las VegasGet ticket information.

Terry Fator

Multiple November dates.

Resident entertainer and Vegas fave Terry Fator will show you why he’s got a theater with his name on it. Check out the singer, ventriloquist, and master of interactional comedy at the Mirage Las VegasGet ticket information.

Carrot Top

Multiple November dates.

It takes a lot to keep the crowds coming and the Luxor Hotel & Casino’s zany resident comic Carrot Top routinely cracks audiences up. Get ticket information.

Upcoming Comedy Shows….

  • Patton Oswald hits the stage on December 2nd at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino’s The Joint.
  • Jay Leno will perform at the Mirage in December and January.
  • Stand-up ventriloquist Jeff Dunham will rock the Caesar’s Palace stage December 6th.
  • Jeff Foxworthy lands at The Venetian in January.
  • Jerry Seinfeld heads for Caesars Palace in March.

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