The Venetian Las Vegas has announced the addition of comic legend Roseanne Barr to its new comedy series “Lipshtick – The Perfect Shade of Stand-Up”. The popular women's comedy series launched to sold-out crowds this summer, featuring famous funny women including long-time Las Vegas performer Rita Rudner, Caroline Rhea, Heather MacDonald of “Chelsea Lately” and now Roseanne Barr. Barr is the latest addition to the Lipshtick lineup and will perform two shows on Nov. 7 and 8.
Roseanne Barr is best known for the sitcom “Roseanne” in which she produced and starred. The show ran for nine seasons and earned four Emmy awards. She started her career in the world of stand-up, turning her stories of being a wife and a mother into a comedy act. Barr took a hiatus for a few years before returning to stand-up. She has also written a best-selling book, starred in a reality show called “Roseanne’s Nuts” and was a judge on NBC’s “Last Comic Standing.”
Lipshtick “The Perfect Shade of Stand-Up” is a resident comedy series that is made up exclusively of female performers. The new series opened with a roster of 14 comediennes and due to popularity, added more dates and performers. The list of comediennes performing August through November includes Lisa Lampanelli, Whitney Cummings, Joy Behar, Susie Essman, Jen Kirkman, Natasha Leggero, Jennifer Coolidge, Loni Love and Wendy Williams.
All shows take place in The Sands Showroom at The Venetian.Ticket prices range from $37.50 to $77.50 plus tax. Guests can also purchase a special Lipshtick Suite Package that includes a luxury Suite for two nights, two mid-level seating tickets for Lipshtick, a complimentary ECO-Fin with purchase of any Spa Manicure or Pedicure at Canyon Ranch SpaClub, a complimentary Premier Shopping Passport for the Grand Canal Shoppes and Summer Passaporto, a digital planning tool for your Las Vegas summer of play, available exclusively on your smart phone. Package starts at $199.
There are also a limited number VIP show packages that include preferred front-row seating and a meet-and-greet with the performer. For more information or to buy tickets, visit lipshtick.com.