Kevin James at Foxwoods for two shows
A second show has been added for the popular actor and stand-up comic Kevin James at Foxwoods Resort Casino on Saturday, Aug. 5.
James is set to perform in the Grand Theater at 7:30 and 10:15 p.m.
The star and executive producer of the sitcom “Kevin Can Wait” for Sony Television and CBS, he recently performed in the feature “True Memoirs of an International Assassin” for Netflix, released November 2016.
According to Foxwoods, James began his career on the Long Island stand-up comedy scene. After being discovered at the 1996 Montreal Comedy Festival, he signed a network development deal to create his own sitcom, the casino said.
“ ‘The King of Queens,’ which premiered in 1998, ran for nine seasons on CBS with James starring and executive producing ... it garnered him an Emmy nomination in 2006 for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series. The show concluded its run in 2007 but continues to air daily in syndication across the country and around the world,” Foxwoods pointed out.
“In 2001, James brought his stand-up act to TV with ‘Sweat the Small Stuff,’ a one-hour special for Comedy Central. In 2005, Kevin James and Ray Romano executive produced and starred in the HBO Sports Special ‘Making the Cut: The Road to Pebble Beach,’ a documentary about the Pebble Beach Pro Am Golf Tournament that was nominated for a Sports Emmy,” it added.
Foxwoods Grand Theater, 350 Trolley Line Blvd., Mashantucket. Saturday, Aug. 5. 7:30 and 10:15 p.m. $84, $54. 800-369-9663.