The Comedy Works at The Plaza features live stand-up comedy inside its vintage Vegas showroom with red velvet booth seating, an updated sound system, full bars, and table cocktail service. Headliners include world-class performers who have been seen everywhere from Netflix to The Tonight Show to Comedy Central. New shows are added regularly.

Where

Plaza Showroom

Details

  • The BEST stand-up Comedy Downtown!
  • Located in the iconic Plaza showroom (adjacent to the casino floor)
  • VIP seating available
  • Must be 21 years or older
  • No outside drinks allowed in showroom

Tom Thakkar

July 1-2

Tom Thakkar is a comedian you’ve seen on "The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon," “Comedy Central’s Stand Up Presents,” “This Week at the Comedy Cellar,” “CONAN,” and as the host of Comedy Central’s “Stand Up with Tom Thakkar.” Currently, he hosts the podcast “Stand By Your Band,” and when the world isn’t shut down by a pandemic, he does stand up all around country and all around New York as a regular at The Comedy Cellar, Caroline’s on Broadway, New York Comedy Club, Stand Up New York, and more.

Kevin Downey, Jr.

July 15 - 16

Born in Detroit, Michigan, Downey Jr. made his television debut at only age six on CKLW’s “The Bozo Show. After moving to New York seeking fame and fortune, he enjoyed his first comedy show at New York’s Comic Strip Live and immediately realized his calling; however, it took three years for him to build up the courage to get on stage and perform. Downey Jr. has since headlined clubs all across the USA, and can be heard as a regular guest on The Bob and Tom Show, and Sirius and XM Satellite radio.

Jaye McBride

July 22 & 23

Jaye McBride is funny, smart and proudly transgender. Jaye is the first openly transgender comedian to perform at Madison Square Garden is a regular at New York City’s “Comedy Cellar". In 2021 she was featured as one of the "New Faces" at the Just For Laugh's comedy festival and has also been featured at The Boston and Limestone Comedy Festivals.

Kurt Metzger

July 29 & 30

Kurt Metzger is an Emmy and Peabody Award winning writer and producer who recently played a series regular alongside Alan Alda, Jessica Lange, Steve Buscemi, and Edie Falco on HORACE AND PETE. He is best known for his work on Inside Amy Schumer where he earned two Emmy nominations and one win.

Rodney Laney

August 5 & 6

Rodney Laney’s first book Lighten Up is available now. So, Laugh Your Past Off! With Rodney Laney’s Prescriptions for Light-Hearted Living Rodney Laney has completed pilots for Comedy Central, MTV, and A&E. He has been seen on HBO, FOX News Channel’s Red Eye, The Late Late Show on CBS, Comedy Central’s Premium Blend, comedy.tv on the HD channel, two appearances on Gotham Comedy Live AXSTV, and Live in Gotham VR.

Michael Palascak

August 12-13

Michael Palascak is a comedian who grew up in Indiana and now lives in LA. He performed on both The Late Late Show with James Corden and The Late Show with Stephen Colbert in the same year. In addition, his resume includes A Little Late with Lilly Singh, The Tonight Show, Letterman, Craig Ferguson, Conan, has a Comedy Central Half Hour special, and was a Top 5 Finalist on Last Comic Standing where one judge claimed, “My first impression of Michael was a great likability." Consistently writing and performing, this summer Michael released both a new album— The Internet Live through 800 Pound Gorilla and a new stand-up special on the Dry Bar app— 1984.

Brittany Schmitt

August 19-20

Brittany is an LA-based, Wisconsin-raised comic. Don’t be fooled by her girl-next-door looks, her humor is insidious and unapologetic. She can currently be seen on Comedy Central’s "Stand Up Featuring….."

Matt Bergman

August 26 & 27

Matt Bergman realized his love for comedy in the last year of college where he was pursuing a degree in criminal justice. After graduating he realized he was afraid of criminals and decided stand-up comedy was the way to go.

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