COMEDIAN JEFF DUNHAM BRINGS “DISORDERLY CONDUCT” TO
THE COLOSSEUM AT CAESARS PALACE
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2013
Tickets for Las Vegas show go on sale Friday, Sept. 13 at 10 a.m.
As critics and fans alike rave over his riotous performances, Jeff Dunham, the comedic tour de force, and his hilarious cast of characters, announced they are taking Las Vegas by storm once again when his “Disorderly Conduct” tour stops by The Colosseum at Caesars Palace on Thursday, Dec. 12 at 8 p.m. The show is jointly presented by Caesars Palace and AEG Live.
Tickets go on sale Friday, Sept. 13 at 10 a.m. and may be purchased in person at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace Box Office, by calling 1-888-9-AXS-TIX (1-888-929-7849) or online by visiting www.thecolosseum.com or www.axs.com, keyword “Jeff Dunham.” Ticket prices are $89.50, $69.50, $59.50 and $49.50 (all prices include 10% Live Entertainment Tax). Showtime is 8 p.m. Orders are subject to additional service charges and fees.
Fans all over the world can look forward to a new jam packed show with more laughs than ever before. Dunham’s famed troupe of sidekicks are back: Walter the Grumpy Retiree, Achmed the Dead Terrorist, the beer-fueled redneck Bubba J, the manic purple creature Peanut, the spicy pepper from south of the border José Jalapeño, and Peanut’s own ventriloquist dummy Little Jeff, a mini-version of the ringmaster himself.
Dunham and his comedic sidekicks’ most recent Comedy Central one hour special entitled “Minding the Monsters,” is the fifth in a string of record-breaking specials. It debuted on Comedy Central to 7.5 million viewers, making it the most watched special of the year for the network. Upon its release on DVD, it was the #1 comedy DVD on Amazon.com and exceeded platinum sales within six days. It has already reached triple platinum status.
The amazing rise of Dunham continues apace, with 2013 having seen him continue to pack arena-sized venues. Dunham and his sidekicks are preparing for their fifth trip to Europe this fall, stopping in Scandinavia, Belgium, the Netherlands and Iceland.
Outside of the tour, fans will soon get the chance to see Achmed the Dead Terrorist like he’s never been seen before! Dunham will be premiering his very first animated feature “Achmed Saves America,” starring the world’s most beloved, failed bad-guy! In this full length animated movie, Achmed is having a very bad day… After accidentally blowing himself up, the world’s most incompetent suicide bomber finds himself whisked away from his homeland by a giant bald eagle and dropped off in… Americaville, USA. There, mistaken by the kind-hearted Wilson family for a visiting French exchange student, “The Little Skeleton That Couldn’t” bumblingly plots to destroy the town and all of its “infidels.” But, once he’s exposed to the sweet things in life — including all-you-can-eat buffets and frozen yogurt — Achmed’s campaign of hate turns into a patriotic All-American lovefest.
The phenomenal international success of Dunham and his cohorts have been driven by his Comedy Central specials, which set global records for both ratings and sales. Dunham’s 4th Comedy Central TV special “Controlled Chaos,” premiered to a staggering 8.3 million viewers overall. The global TV event enjoyed a never-before simultaneous same day worldwide debut in a dozen countries. Dunham continued to break ratings records at the end of 2011, when The Bio Channel’s premiere of Jeff Dunham: “Birth of a Dummy” became the network’s top-rated telecast ever.
No wonder The New York Times Magazine declared Dunham “the most successful comedian working in America.” Dunham was recently named Pollstar’s #1 Comedy Tour in North America for three years running as well as their Top Worldwide Tour for two years in a row.
About AEG Live
AEG Live, the live-entertainment division of Los Angeles-based AEG, is dedicated to all aspects of live contemporary music performance. AEG Live is comprised of touring, festival, exhibition, broadcast, merchandise and special event divisions, fifteen regional offices and owns, operates or exclusively books thirty-five state-of-the-art venues. The current and recent concert tour roster includes artists such as Taylor Swift, The Rolling Stones, Bon Jovi, Usher, Carrie Underwood, Daughtry, Justin Bieber, Leonard Cohen, Wisin & Yandel, Kenny Chesney, P!nk, Enrique Iglesias and Paul McCartney. The company is also currently producing residency shows at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas including Celine Dion, Rod Stewart and Shania Twain and is the exclusive promoter at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas. AEG’s exhibition portfolio boasts the most successful exhibition of all time, Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs, which has attracted more than 8 million visitors since 2005. AEG Live is also the largest producer of music festivals in North America from the critically acclaimed Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival to Stagecoach Country Music Festival and New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. www.aeglive.com
About Caesars Palace
Reigning at the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, Caesars Palace features 3,960 hotel guest rooms and suites, including the Forbes Star Award-winning luxury accommodations, The Laurel Collection, and the world’s first Nobu Hotel. The 85-acre resort offers 25 diverse dining options including celebrity chef-branded restaurants by Gordon Ramsay, Bobby Flay and Guy Savoy, the award-winning Bacchanal Buffet, nearly 130,000 square-feet of casino space, a five-acre Garden of the Gods pool oasis and the luxurious Qua Baths & Spa. The Forum Shops at Caesars showcases more than 160 boutiques and restaurants and the 4,300-seat Colosseum spotlights world class entertainers such as Celine Dion, Elton John, Rod Stewart, Shania Twain and Jerry Seinfeld. For more information, please visit www.caesarspalace.com or caesars.thedigitalcenter.com to access media materials and request high-resolution images. Find Caesars Palace on Facebook and follow on Twitter.