Funnyman George Lopez Live at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino
Comedian, actor and producer George Lopez<https://georgelopez.com/> brings “The Wall World Tour” to the Special Events Center at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino on Friday, May 31.
Lopez’s multi-faceted career encompasses television, film, stand-up comedy and late-night television. Lopez will next be seen in the film El Chicano, releasing on May 3rd alongside Raúl Castillo, Aimee Garcia, and Emilio Rivera.
Lopez has received numerous accolades throughout his career, including Grammy Award nominations for Best Comedy Album for “Tall, Dark and Chicano” in 2009, “El Mas Chingon” in 2006 and “Team Leader” in 2004. Lopez was also the focus of the award-winning documentary, “Brown is the New Green: George Lopez and the American Dream.” In 2005, Time Magazine named Lopez one of the 25 Most Influential Hispanics in America. That same year, the Harris Poll named him one of the Top Ten Favorite Television Personalities.
For two seasons, Lopez hosted Lopez Tonight, a late-night television talk show on TBS, which represented Lopez’s return to series television after co-creating, writing, producing and starring in Warner Bros. Television’s groundbreaking hit sitcom George Lopez, which ran for six seasons on ABC. George Lopez remains a hit with viewers in syndication on both broadcast stations and cable’s Nick at Nite, ranking as one of the top-rated shows on the network and among the top five comedies and top 20 weekly programs in syndication. George Lopez is one of only four off-net comedies to post weekly ratings gains among households from the 2007-’08 to 2008-’09 season.
Lopez currently stars in the multi-camera ensemble comedy Saint George. The show revolves around the chaotic life of a recently divorced working class Mexican-American (Lopez) turned successful entrepreneur. Co-created by Lopez, Saint George airs on FX and is produced by Lionsgate Television.
In 2013, released his second memoir, I’m Not Gonna Lie And Other Lies You Tell When You Turn 50, where he tells the unabashed and hilarious truth about aging – as only he can. In 2012, Lopez debuted his third solo stand-up special It’s Not Me, It’s You on HBO. Lopez also voiced animated characters in a string of animated blockbuster films including Rafael in Rio and Rio 2 along with Jamie Foxx, Anne Hathaway and Jesse Eisenberg, Thurman in Escape from Planet Earth opposite Jane Lynch and Sofia Vergara, Grouchy Smurf in The Smurfs 1 and 2, and The Beverly Hills Chihuahua 1, 2, and 3. His other most recent film credits include the box-office hit Valentine’s Day directed by Garry Marshall, Swing Vote, Henry Poole Is Here and Balls of Fury.
In August 2009, Lopez filmed his second HBO Comedy Special, Tall, Dark and Chicano, which was nominated for a GRAMMY in the category of Best Comedy Album. He headlined his first HBO Comedy Special, America’s Mexican, in 2007. Lopez has also performed as part of HBO and TBS’s Comic Relief 2006. His acclaimed comedy concert, Why You Crying?, debuted on Showtime in 2004. He released his third standup CD, El Mas Chingon, in 2006, which also earned Lopez a GRAMMY nomination in the category of Best Comedy Album. Prior to that, in 2004, he was nominated for a GRAMMY in the same category for his CD Team Leader. In May 2004, his autobiography, Why You Crying?, entered The New York Times Bestsellers List top 20. The book was co-written by Emmy winning writer and sportscaster Armen Keteyian. Lopez also was the focus of the award-winning documentary Brown is the New Green: George Lopez and the American Dream.
Tickets for the 8PM performance are on sale now or $59, $79 and $99 at the Fantasy Springs Box Office, via telephone (800) 827-2946 or online at [http://www.FantasySpringsResort.com<http://www.FantasySpringsResort.com]www.FantasySpringsResort.com<http://www.FantasySpringsResort.com>.
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