Brad Garrett’s Tall Order in Las Vegas

A new comedy club from the Emmy winner opens March 30 at the MGM Grand as part of the hotel’s $160 million renovation.

Brad Garrett’s new eponymous comedy club in Las Vegas will open at the MGM Grand on March 30.

The three-time Emmy Award-winning comedian closed his former club at the Tropicana, which opened in July 2010, in December. His new 288-seat outpost will be located in the MGM Grand’s Star Lane Shops area leading from the monorail to the hotel lobby.

Garrett, Ralph Harris, Michael Somerville and Geechy Guy are scheduled to perform during the opening weekend.

“When I had the opportunity to build the ultimate comedy club at MGM Grand, I wanted a venue that captured the ambiance and style of the 1940s in New York,” Garrett said in a statement. “Those were times when renovated warehouses were turned into speakeasies and small theaters, creating an intimate atmosphere with great entertainment.”

The MGM Grand is in the midst of a $160 million renovation, scheduled to be completed in September, that includes a revamp of guest rooms, the casino and its entertainment, dining and nightlife options.

The 6-foot-8 Garrett, who starred in the sitcoms Everybody Loves Raymond and ’Til Death, began his career as standup in Los Angeles in 1984. He recently completed a voice role in Disney/Pixar 2013 release Planes and will appear in the magician comedy Burt Wonderstone, which stars Steve Carell, Jim Carrey and Steve Buscemi and is now shooting in Vegas.

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