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Comedian and TV host Arsenio Hall performs stand-up at Mt. Airy Casino Resort in Mt. Pocono on Feb. 4

Comedian and TV host Arsenio Hall performs stand-up at Mt. Airy Casino Resort in Mt. Pocono on Feb. 4
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From a press release:

Comedian, actor, announcer, producer, and TV host Arsenio Hall will be performing stand-up comedy in Gypsies Lounge at Mount Airy Casino Resort in Mount Pocono on Saturday, Feb. 4 at 8 p.m.

Tickets, which are $45 and $55, plus fees, can be purchased via and all Ticketmaster outlets or at the Mount Airy Casino Resort box office (312 Woodland Rd., Mount Pocono).

Best known for hosting his Emmy Award-winning talk show “The Arsenio Hall Show,” which aired from 1989 until 1994, and again in 2013 to 2014, Arsenio Hall’s continued appeal to fans has led to huge success and made him a household name.

A versatile talent, Hall first became involved in the performing arts at the Cleveland Play House and has continued to hone his craft through his Kent State University years. Hall later moved to Chicago and then to Los Angeles to pursue a career in comedy, making appearances on “Soul Train,” “Solid Gold,” and “The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson.” His first film cameo was in “Amazon Women on the Moon” directed by John Landis. In 1984, he was the announcer and sidekick for Alan Thicke during the short-lived talk show “Thicke of the Night.” In 1987, Hall was asked to replace Joan Rivers on the Fox Network series “The Late Show.” He was also the original voice of Winston Zeddemore in the cartoon “The Real Ghostbusters” from 1986-1987. In 1988, he co-starred in the comedy film “Coming to America” with Eddie Murphy.

Hall was featured in the HBO Sports Documentary “Magic & Bird: A Courtship of Rivals” in 2010, as well as the A&E two-hour documentary special “The Battle for Late Night.” He made appearances on the OWN Network’s “Your OWN Show” in 2011 and guest co-hosted the entertainment talk show “Access Hollywood Live.” In 2012, he was featured in the NBA Entertainment documentary “The Announcement” on ESPN.

Other television shows and films Hall has appeared in include “Martial Law,” “Star Search,” “Comic Relief III,” “Chappelle’s Show,” “The Jay Leno Show,” “Lopez Tonight,” “Piers Morgan Tonight,” and the movie “Harlem Nights.” In 2012, Hall won as a finalist on NBC’s reality-meets-competition game show “Celebrity Apprentice 5” over the other celebrity finalist, singer Clay Aiken. He won the $250,000 grand prize for his charity, the Magic Johnson Foundation. In 2016, he became the host of the ABC music program “Greatest Hits.”

Hall has performed at festivals, events, and stand-up comedy clubs around the country, always presenting a great comedic act for performances that fans love and will always remember.