Comix At Foxwoods presents the hilarious standup comedian and renowned Internet sensation and Mike Hanley for a three-night, four-performance event beginning Thursday, Aug. 28 at 8 p.m.
Mike Hanley recently appeared live on the “Today Show” after a video of a five-minute dance routine with his daughter went viral. It has more than 6 million views between YouTube and Yahoo!, and has been featured on “Good Morning America,” “Anderson Cooper 360,” CNN International, People Magazine, Huffington Post, MSN Now, International Business News and countless other websites, radio and television shows all over the world. Additionally, Yahoo! named Mike one of the Top 20 "Men We Loved in 2012".
Hanley has finished as a finalist in multiple competitions, including the Rhode Island Comedy Festival, WBCN’s “Boston Comedy Riot” and The Tonight Show’s “Funniest Person in Rhode Island.” In addition to headlining clubs all over New England, he also lends his comedy chops to various fundraisers and benefit shows.
Hanley has become one of New England’s foremost standup comics, receiving numerous accolades throughout the region. His additional achievements include taking home top honors in “Catch a Rising Star’s Comedy Competition” at Twin River Casino, Jokers Wild’s “Next Big Thing” contest in New Haven, Conn., and “Funniest Person on Campus – Stand-up Comedy Competition” at the University of Connecticut.