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Venetian touts 'Lipshtick' residency for comediennes

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The Venetian Las Vegas hotel-casino announced Thursday a new comedy residency that features exclusively women.

In Lipshtick, the Strip property touted the residency as a first-of-its-kind program in the entertainment history of Las Vegas. The show will make its debut July 11 and it will feature 14 comediennes through December.

Some of the performers include 2 Broke Girls co-creator Whitney Cummings, former The View co-host Joy Behar, Las Vegas mainstay Rita Rudner and "Queen of Mean" Lisa Lampanelli.

Tickets went on sale Thursday for the first announced dates. Tickets can be purchased at the Venetian Box Office at 702-414-9000 or online at or

Upcoming shows include:

  • July 11: Wendy Williams;
  • July 18 and 19: Heather McDonald and Iliza Schlesinger;
  • July 25 and 26: Rita Rudner;
  • Aug. 1 and 2: Caroline Rhea and Wendy Liebman;
  • Aug. 8 and 9: Lisa Lampanelli;
  • Aug. 15 and 16: Whitney Cummings;
  • Aug. 22 and 23: Joy Behar;
  • Sept. 5 and 6: Susie Essman;
  • Sept. 12 and 13: Natasha Leggero and Jen Kirkman;
  • Sept. 19 and 20: Jennifer Coolidge;
  • Oct. 3 and 4: Lisa Lampanelli;
  • Oct. 10 and 11: Loni Love;
  • Nov. 28 and 29: Whitney Cummings;
  • Dec. 26 and 27: Lisa Lampanelli.

Shows will be held on Fridays at 10 p.m. and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. Some performance dates will include a second Saturday night show at 10 p.m.

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