Wed, May 30
Dennis Miller Coming to DPAC on September 8
May 30, 2012 (Durham, NC) — Dennis Miller, host of radio talk show, “The Dennis Miller Show" and regular contributor for “The O’Reilly Factor," is coming to DPAC, Durham Performing Arts Center, on September 8, 2012.
Tickets go on sale to the public beginning June 8 at 10am:
• Online at DPACnc.com
• DPAC Ticket Center: 919.680.2787, 123 Vivian Street, Durham, NC
• Ticketmaster.com / Ticketmaster Charge by phone at 800.745.3000
• Ticketmaster outlets including Wal-Mart
Friends of DPAC members may place their orders on June 6. Joining the Friends of DPAC is free, and you can register at www.DPACnc.com/friendofdpac.
"It's been said that Miller is ‘one of the premiere comedy talents in America today’. Dennis will join the growing list of comic greats who have appeared at DPAC. His unique and sharp perspective will play perfectly in our intimate, world-class setting," said Bob Klaus, GM for DPAC.
Miller is a five-time Emmy Award winner for his critically acclaimed half-hour live talk show “Dennis Miller Live” which had a nine-year run on HBO. Miller also garnered three Writer’s Guild of America Awards for the series, as well as an additional WGA Award for his 1997 HBO special, “Dennis Miller: Citizen Arcane.” He also wrote and starred in the Emmy-nominated cable comedy special “Raw Feed.” That show, along with the six other standup specials he did for HBO from 1988-2006, is featured in the recently released DVD set “Dennis Miller: The HBO Specials.” His eighth special for HBO, “Dennis Miller: The Big Speech” debuted last year and is now also available on DVD. He was the host and executive producer of CNBC’s “Dennis Miller”, a topical interview talk show featuring reasoned discourse, opinion and humor. Additionally, Miller has appeared on many politically-oriented television talk shows.
He has also been cast in dramatic film roles, most notably 1994's “Disclosure,” 1995's “The Net,” and 1997's “Murder at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.” He also appeared in the 2008 release, “What Happens in Vegas.”
Dennis has also achieved success in the literary arena with four books: “I Rant, Therefore I Am,” “The Rants,” “Ranting Again,” and “The Rant Zone” have all been New York Times best sellers. For two seasons, Miller called plays alongside Al Michaels and NFL Hall of Fame quarterback Dan Fouts on ABC’s “Monday Night Football.” He was the “Weekend Update” correspondent on “Saturday Night Live” for six years, before exiting in 1991. He has yet to appear in a show with the words, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday or Friday in the title.
Miller currently serves as the National Spokesperson for USA Cares, a non-profit organization that provides financial assistance to military families in need.