Kevin Burke: Mind-Blowing Comedy combines insightful humor, mentalism and fire eating in Kevin Burke’s own form of comedy at the D Las Vegas. Voted Las Vegas Entertainer of the Year, Kevin Burke brings his wacky personality and off-the-cuff comedy to create an unforgettable night of entertainment.
A little bit about Kevin Burke – he has been performing “Fitz of Laughter” (recently renamed Kevin Burke: Mind Blowing Comedy when The Fitzgeralds became “The D”) since October of 2008. Originally he was asked to fill in and perform a one-time comedy set. However, his comedic style and timing connected so well with the audience that resort decided to give him his own show.
Since 2003, Kevin Burke has also been starring in the Broadway tour of DEFENDING THE CAVEMAN to critical acclaim. A native of Chicago, Kevin has been featured on OPRAH, THE CBS MORNING NEWS, NPR’s TALK OF THE NATION, THE DR. LAURA BERMAN SHOW on XM Satellite Radio, NBC-TV’s FRIDAY NIGHT, and ABC-TV’s AMERICA’S FUNNIEST PEOPLE which awarded Kevin its grand prize.
Kevin is also one of the founding actors of the famed IMPROV OLYMPICS, and has starred in stage productions of MAN OF LA MANCHA, WEST SIDE STORY, GEMINI, SEXUAL PERVERSITY IN CHICAGO, GUYS & DOLLS, THE UNDERPANTS, WHOSE LIFE IS IT ANYWAY?, A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM, and A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM under the direction of David Swann of the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts. Kevin’s own solo play BORN TO GOOF debuted at the Phoenix Theater in Indianapolis, and was the hit of the 2001 Chicago Comedy Festival.
Kevin holds a BA in Acting and Directing from Indiana University in Bloomington. Kevin has also studied physical comedy at Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Clown College, acting with Howard Jensen of the Utah Shakespeare Festival, and movement with Michael Sokoloff.
Kevin Burke performs nightly at 9:13pm. The D Las Vegas, downtown.