COMEDY CENTRAL’S NATASHA LEGGERO TO HEADLINE JULY 4TH WEEKEND AT VALLEY FORGE CASINO RESORT

COMEDY CENTRAL’S NATASHA LEGGERO TO HEADLINE JULY 4TH WEEKEND AT VALLEY FORGE CASINO RESORT

King of Prussia, PA – Celebrated actress, writer and comedian Natasha Leggero will headline 4th of July weekend festivities at Valley Forge Casino Resort. Leggero will bring her stand-up comedy show to King of Prussia on Saturday, July 2, 2016 during the on-going series Valley Forge Music Fair. The timing couldn’t be better for Philadelphia fans, as Leggero is currently in the new comedy Dice! (by Andrew Dice Clay) on Showtime, and her show Another Period starts a third season on Comedy Central on June 15th. Her performance will take place in The Venue at Valley Forge Casino Resort (1160 First Avenue) at 9:00pm. Doors open at 8:00pm. Event is standing room with regular tickets at $45 and VIP tickets for $80. Tickets are on sale now on Ticketmaster, or visit www.vfcasino.com.

Leggero’s appearance is part of the extended holiday weekend of festivities at Valley Forge Casino Resort in honor of July 4th and Independence Day. Valley Beach Poolside Club will officially extend hours to seven days a week that weekend. On Friday, July 1st, look for a special holiday weekend poolside party with DJ and drink specials. On Saturday, July 2nd, look for The FM Band to perform on the poolside stage at 9:00pm. On Sunday, July 3rd and Monday, July 4th, look for poolside music, games, extended hours and special events. That weekend through Labor Day, Valley Beach Poolside Club will open Monday through Thursday, 11:00am to 7:00pm, Friday 11:00am to 1:00am, Saturday, 10:00am to 1:00am, and Sunday, 10:00am to 8:00pm. Admission to Valley Beach is $10 for a day pass, or season memberships are available. Must be 21 or older to visit Valley Beach and to purchase a membership. Other July 4th Weekend festivities will be announced later in June – stay tuned.

“We are thrilled to welcome such a talented and celebrated actress, comedian and now producer to the Valley Forge Music Fair stage,” said VFCR Chief Marketing Officer Jennifer Galle. “Natasha is the perfect choice to heat up our summer as this leading lady of comedy is on fire this summer. She is selling out shows across the country, just made a debut in the new comedy by Andrew Dice Clay, and her show Another Period was renewed for a third season. Fans will be able to get up close and personal as she celebrates 4th of July weekend with a stop in the Philadelphia region.”

Natasha Leggero is an accomplished actress, writer, and stand-up comedian whose garnered attention across film, television and the web. Leggero created, wrote, produced and will star in the upcoming Comedy Central sitcom, Another Period.  Set in 1902 as an American period sitcom and spoof on modern day reality shows, Another Period explores the debaucherous life of Newport, RI’s socialites the Bellacourt’s, focusing on fame-hungry sisters Lillian (Leggero) and Beatrice (Riki Lindhome). The series will premiere on June 23, running for 10 weeks and is produced by Ben Stiller’s Red Hour.

Stemming from her breakout appearance on the Comedy Central Roast of James Franco, Natasha was recently lauded as the stand out roaster on the Comedy Central Roast of Justin Bieber, which aired on March 30, 2015. The actress has also recently appeared in an episode for NBC’s Marry Me and the hit show Modern Family in the episode “Fight or Flight.”

On the big screen, Leggero starred in two comedy films including Neighbors alongside Seth Rogen, as well as Let’s Be Cops opposite Jake Johnson and Damon Wayans, Jr. She also had a role in the 2009 romantic comedy He’s Just Not That Into You. In 2012, the actress was featured in the Emmy® nominated web series, Burning Love. Produced by Ben Stiller, the scripted series parodies the popular reality television shows The Bachelor and The Bachelorette.

Leggero has built her body of work with numerous roles on prominent television series including NBC’s Community, FX’s It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Arrested Development, Comedy Central’s Reno 911 and Drunk History, ABC’s Suburgatory, the sketch comedy Key and Peele, Comedy Bang! Bang! Chelsea Lately, and The Tonight Show, among many others. In addition, Leggero’s voice can be heard on multiple animated series such as Comedy Central’s Ugly Americans and Brickleberry, The Life and Times of Tim on HBO, as well as Aqua Teen Hunger Force and China, IL for the Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim.

Born in Rockford, Illinois, Leggero first began acting when she was 10 years old. She moved to New York City after high school where she studied at the Stella Adler Conservatory and received her B.A. in theater criticism from Hunter College. She currently resides in Los Angeles.

Leggero joins a growing list of stars that have visited King of Prussia during Valley Forge Music Fair, including Emmy, Grammy, Tony and Oscar award winners, Hall of Fame musicians, and world-class comedians. Recent artists have included Whoopi Goldberg, Heart, Kenny Rogers and Third Eye Blind. Other acts announced for the 2016 summer at Valley Forge Music Fair include:

** Friday, June 3, 2016, experience six-time Grammy winner and Rock Hall inductee Dr. John at The Venue. Dr. John has recorded over 20 albums including a top-20 hit with Right Place Wrong Time. If you’ve seen the latest version of Disney’s The Jungle Book, then you probably heard Dr. John crooning his blues-inspired version of Bare Necessities.  Tickets are on sale now and are available through Ticketmaster.com for $55, $60 and $110 each.

** Friday, July 8, 2016 at The Venue, have a devilishly good time with The Charlie Daniels Band. Front man Charlie Daniels has scored hits on the rock, country, pop and Christian charts, including the ever popular Devil Went Down to Georgia. Tickets are on sale now and are available through Ticketmaster.com for $59, $69 and $119 each.

VALLEY FORGE MUSIC FAIR

Continuing the revival of a 40-year local tradition, Valley Forge Casino Resort presents this on-going music, comedy and entertainment series showcases top headliners and up-and-coming stars of tomorrow. All performances are held in the property’s newly renovated high-tech convention center and Waterford Ballroom.

For more information on the Valley Forge Casino Resort Music Fair, visit:  https://www.vfcasino.com/entertainment/valley-forge-music-fair/.

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VALLEY FORGE CASINO RESORT

Valley Forge Casino Resort is the region’s only full-amenity gaming resort, located conveniently near the Main Line and easily accessible from Philadelphia and the Pennsylvania Turnpike.

Valley Forge Casino Resort offers an unparalleled guest experience featuring a safe, exclusive gaming environment with 600 of the hottest slot machines and 50 table games; live entertainment including the Valley Forge Casino Resort Music Fair, which brings national headliners to the Valley Forge Casino Resort Convention Center; world-class dining at Luke Palladino’s LP Steak and Fianco, the only celebrity chef-driven concepts in the area; the area’s hottest DJ’s at Center Bar; Valley Beach, a daytime poolside and outdoor club and music venue; and Valley Tavern where sports fans can watch their favorite teams on big screen TVs while enjoying pub fare and a wide assortment of craft and draft beers.

Valley Forge Casino Resort offers over 100,000 square feet of recently renovated meeting, conference and banquet facilities, and luxurious hotel accommodations. Valley Forge Casino Resort, Philadelphia’s premier entertainment destination.