Venue: Suncoast Showroom
9090 Alta Dr
Las Vegas, NV
Show Dates: November 16, 2013 - November 17, 2013
Show Times: 7:30pm
$17.50 - $44
For more than forty years, Robert Klein has entertained audiences, and he continues to have an acclaimed career in comedy, on Broadway, television, and film. Born in the Bronx, he was a member of the famed "Second City" theatrical troupe in Chicago.
He was nominated twice for Grammy Awards for "Best Comedy Album of the Year" for his albums "Child of the Fifties" and "Mind Over Matter." He received a Tony Award nomination for Best Actor, and won a Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award for his performance in the hit Neil Simon musical, "They're Playing Our Song." In 1993, Klein won an Obie and the Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Performance by an Actor in Wendy Wasserstein's, "The Sisters Rosensweig."
In 1975, Klein was the first comedian to appear in a live concert on Home Box Office. He has gone on to do nine one-man shows for HBO and received his first Emmy nomination for Outstanding Music and Lyrics in 2001 for Robert Klein: "Child in His 50's." Klein released "Robert Klein: The HBO Specials 1975-2005," a collector's DVD box set to critical acclaim.
His most recent special for HBO, "Robert Klein: Unfair and Unbalanced" earned him a second Emmy nomination for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics.