Joan Rivers Takes On Las Vegas

Las Vegas, Nevada (PressExposure) July 22, 2009 -- August 27 – 29 and September 3 – 5 at The Venetian Showroom

Hot off her Season Two win on NBC’s hit show The Celebrity Apprentice, comedic icon Joan Rivers will perform in “Sin City” for a limited engagement at The Venetian Resort-Hotel-Casino late this summer. Rivers will bring her unique sense of humor and tenacity to her stand-up show in the 742-seat Venetian Showroom August 27 - 29 and September 3 - 5.

"I am thrilled to be back in Vegas at The Venetian,” said Rivers. ”This city is the only place where you can see Cher, Bette Midler, Celine Dion and me all in one night.... and it’s all the same guy.”

Rivers is a self described “force of nature” and one of the hardest working celebrities in show-business. In addition to being an award-winning comedian, Rivers is a best-selling author, Tony-nominated actress, Emmy-winning talk-show host, jewelry designer, syndicated radio host and more.

Rivers will star in two upcoming television projects, a new series “How’d You Get So Rich” premiering August 5 on TV Land and “The COMEDY CENTRAL Roast Of Joan Rivers” premiering August 9. For more information about Joan Rivers, visit

Rivers went on to say, “I can’t wait to start. Vegas audiences are the best in the world!... and performing at The Venetian is even better than going to Venice as it’s just as beautiful plus its canals are clean.”

Tickets go on sale Wednesday, July 15 at 10 a.m. Ticket prices are $45.75, $65.75 and $85.75 inclusive of tax and handling fees. A limited number of VIP Packages, which include front-row seats and the opportunity to meet Rivers after the show, will be available for $145.75 per person inclusive of tax and handling fees. Performance dates are subject to change. Tickets are available for purchase at any Venetian Box Office, online at [] and by phone at (702) 414-9000.

Joan Rivers to Perform in The Venetian Showroom 2009

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Media Contact: LeAnn Tinch, The Venetian Public Relations Department, (702) 414-2423, Judy Katz, Joan Rivers Personal Publicist, (212) 489-5595,

About The Venetian

The Venetian Resort-Hotel-Casino, the largest property in the country to receive AAA’s Five Diamond Award and Mobil Four-Star, is one of the world’s most luxurious resort and convention destinations. Re-creating Venice’s legendary landmarks, the resort offers unmatched service and quality for leisure and corporate guests. Located in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, The Venetian features The Grand Canal Shoppes, an indoor streetscape complete with gondolas and singing gondoliers, the Canyon Ranch SpaClub, world-class gaming, exquisite restaurants, and a wide variety of entertainment such as Phantom-The Las Vegas Spectacular, Blue Man Group, David Spade and Wayne Brady on its premises, as well as extensive convention and corporate services. For additional information, visit []

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Press Release Submitted On: July 22, 2009 at 4:18 pm
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