CBS’ The Late Late Show’s Craig Ferguson Gets “Hot and Grumpy” at Hard Rock Live on Saturday, November 16
Tickets on Sale Friday, September 13 at 10 a.m.
Hollywood, Fla. – CBS’ The Late Late Show’s multi-talented host Craig Ferguson will bring his “Hot and Grumpy” stand-up stop to Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on Saturday, November 16, 2013 at 8 p.m. Tickets go on sale Friday, September 13 at 10 a.m.
Craig Ferguson entered the world of late night comedy following a diverse and eclectic career that encompassed film, television and the stage. Since taking the helm of the Late, Late Show in 2005, the show has set all-time viewer records. He won his first Emmy nomination in 2006 and received the 2009 Peabody Award for Excellence in Broadcasting for his interview with Archbishop Desmond Tutu.
Ferguson has also become a huge success on the North American comedy circuit. He performs all over the country and has sold out Carnegie Hall and Radio City Music Hall. Additionally, Craig has three widely acclaimed standup comedy specials: A Wee Bit o’ Revolution which premiered on Comedy Central and was released on Home Video in 2009, Does This Need To Be Said, which premiered on Epix in February 2011 and was released on Home Video in 2011 and I’m Here To Help, which premiered on Netflix this past March
Born in Glasgow, Scotland, Ferguson got his start in the entertainment industry as a drummer for some of the worst punk bands in the UK. Too wimpy to be in punk rock, he started acting. He played Drew Carey’s boss, “Nigel Wick,” in The Drew Carey Show from 1996-2003.
In 2003 he made his directorial debut with I’ll Be There, which he also wrote and starred in. I’ll Be There went on to receive the Audience Award for Best Film at the Aspen, Dallas and Valencia Film Festivals. Ferguson was also named Best New Director at the Napa Valley Film Festival. His other film credits include Niagara Motel, Prendimi ‘lanima, Life Without Dick, Chain of Fools, Born Romantic and the self-penned The Big Tease and Saving Grace. He was in DreamWorks’ animated feature How To Train Your Dragon as the Viking, “Gobber,” a role he will reprise in the 2014 sequel. In 2011 Craig portrayed “Owl” in the Disney classic, Winnie The Pooh, and recently portrayed “Lord Macintosh” in Pixar’s Oscar-winning animated feature, Brave.
A celebrated writer, in April 2006, Ferguson debuted his first novel, Between the Bridge and the River, which was on the New York Times bestseller list. In 2009, Harper Collins published Ferguson’s memoir, American On Purpose, which debuted at #4 on the New York Times bestseller list and received a Grammy nomination for Best Spoken Word Album.
Tickets cost $54, $44 and $34*; all seats are reserved and available at all Ticketmaster outlets online at www.myhrl.com, www.ticketmaster.com or charge by phone: 1-800-745-3000. Doors open one-hour prior to show start time. *Additional fees may apply.
About Hard Rock Live Hard Rock Live, a spectacular state-of-the-art facility, further expands the ultimate entertainment experience at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. This 5,500-seat indoor arena has attracted more than 1.5 million people since its opening in 2005, and has regularly hosted South Florida’s greatest variety of musical acts such as Bruce Springsteen, Eric Clapton, Marc Anthony, Billy Joel, Andrea Bocelli, Tim McGraw and Carlos Santana; top comedians including Chris Rock, Robin Williams, Kathy Griffin and George Lopez; as well as major sporting events and events of major sports stars, from UFC matches to charity galas for Jason Taylor, Alonzo Mourning, Dwyane Wade and more. For additional information, please visit www.hardrocklivehollywoodfl.com or www.myhrl.com, facebook.com/MyHRL and twitter.com/hard_rock_live.
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