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Tracy Morgan Returns to Hard Rock Event Center at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla. Saturday, Nov. 3, at 8 p.m.
Comedian Tracy Morgan returns to Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla. at the resort’s Hard Rock Event Center on Saturday, Nov. 3, at 8 p.m.
Tracy Morgan is one of the most respected comedians in his field. Starring for seven seasons on NBC’s Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning “30 Rock,” Morgan appeared opposite Tina Fey and Alec Baldwin as Tracy Jordan, the unpredictable star of Lemon’s (Fey) hit variety show, “TGS with Tracy Jordan.” In 2016, he headlined a nationwide stand-up tour titled, “Picking Up the Pieces,” and in May 2017, his stand-up special, “Staying Alive” was released globally on Netflix. Morgan can currently be seen in the TBS show, “The Last OG” which he stars in and executive produces. “The Last OG” has been picked up for a second season that will begin shooting this summer. Next, Morgan can be seen alongside Aldis Hodge, Wendi McLendon-Covey, Max Greenfield and Taraji P. Henson in Paramount Players’ comedy, “What Men Want,” set to open in theaters on Jan. 11, 2019. Additionally, Morgan received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the 2016 class.
From his work on “30 Rock,” Morgan has received an Emmy Nomination in the Supporting Actor category and been nominated multiple years for the Supporting Actor NAACP Image Award. The “30 Rock” cast has also won the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series. The beloved series came to an end in January 2013. Outside of the show, Morgan also received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Guest Actor in a comedy series in 2016 for hosting an episode of “SNL.”
In April 2014, Morgan released a stand-up special for Comedy Central titled, “Tracy Morgan: Bona Fide,” which brought Comedy Central one of its largest viewership for a stand-up special that year. Previously, his first stand-up special was titled “Black & Blue” and released on HBO in 2010. Another milestone for Morgan was reached in 2009 with the release of his first book, a compilation of studied anecdotes and some of the more serious moments that shaped him and his career entitled “I Am The New Black.”
Morgan has also had the opportunity to be a part of some of the most successful animated films in recent years. In 2009, he made his animation debut lending his voice for Jerry Bruckheimer’s “G-Force,” a combination live-action/CG film. The film opened No. 1 in U.S. box offices and was celebrated by audiences worldwide. In 2013, he starred as the bulldog, Luiz, in the film “Rio” and again in April 2014, when he reprised his role in “Rio 2.” Morgan’s voice can also be heard in the Oscar-nominated film, “The Boxtrolls,” as one of the film’s antagonist, Mr. Gristle.
Morgan has headlined across the country and abroad on various tours and festivals for his stand-up comedy. He was first introduced to television audiences in his role of Hustleman on the hit comedy series “Martin.” He went on to join “Saturday Night Live” in 1996 where he appeared for seven seasons and created such memorable characters as Astronaut Jones and “Brian Fellows. After leaving “SNL,” Morgan went on to star in his own comedy series “The Tracy Morgan Show” and voiced Spoonie Luv on Comedy Central’s “Crank Yankers.” Additional film credits include: “Cop Out;” the remake of the British film “Death at a Funeral;” “First Sunday” opposite Ice Cube and Katt Williams; “The Longest Yard” opposite Adam Sandler; “Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back;” “Head of State;” “Son of No One;” “Why Stop Now;” and “Fist Fight.”
Upon entry to Hard Rock Event Center, guests with mobile devices will receive Yondr cases and must secure their devices, including smart watches and cameras, inside the locked cases. Guests will be required to switch their phones to vibrate to avoid disruption from incoming notifications. It is the responsibility of each guest to maintain possession of their mobile device inside the venue. Doors will open 90 minutes prior to the start of the 8 p.m. show to allow guests ample time to secure their devices and take their seats. The pouches will be unlocked at the end of the show. If needed, guests will be able to use their phones at designated areas.
Tickets cost $70, $60 and $50. 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 90 minutes prior to show start time. Additional fees may apply.
About Hard Rock Event Center
Hard Rock Event Center is the newly constructed 3,600-seat venue located in the northwest corner of Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Hollywood. As part of the $1.5 billion property expansion, the former Hard Rock Live arena will be razed and replaced with a state-of-the-art 6,500-plus-seat venue in a theater-style configuration, slated to open in 2019. In the interim, a full schedule of concerts, comedy shows and other events will take place in the Hard Rock Event Center. Seminole Hard Rock has hosted some of the hottest musical acts such as John Legend, Bruce Springsteen, Eric Clapton, Marc Anthony, Billy Joel, Andrea Bocelli, Tim McGraw and Carlos Santana; top comedians including Kevin Hart, Tracy Morgan, Chris Rock, George Lopez and the late Robin Williams; 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.myhrl.com.
About Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino is South Florida’s iconic entertainment destination located minutes from Fort Lauderdale’s world-famous beach. The AAA Four Diamond-rated resort features 469 luxury guest rooms and suites, award-winning restaurants, a lagoon-style pool and Beach Club Bar & Grill, a Hard Rock-inspired spa, premium meeting and convention space and Hard Rock Event Center – the 3,600-seat entertainment venue that is home to some of South Florida’s top concerts, comedy shows and events. The casino offers 120 live table games, 2,000 of the newest and most popular slots and a 37-table poker room. Fine dining options include Council Oak Steaks & Seafood, the resort’s signature steakhouse, and Kuro, a luxe and socially vibrant restaurant offering new-style Japanese cuisine. In the heart of the hotel is L Bar, a sophisticated, contemporary lounge showcasing handcrafted classic cocktails with a twist. Contemporary and casual eateries, include Blue Plate, the hotel’s 24-hour diner-inspired restaurant; Constant Grind, a gourmet coffee and pastry shop; and the ever-famous Hard Rock Cafe – Hollywood, part of Hard Rock’s 182 globally recognized rock ‘n’ roll restaurants.