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June 22, 2012
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Robin Williams in Tahoe celebrity golf week

Celebrity golf week has become even bigger.

Comedian-actor Robin Williams will perform Friday and Saturday, July 20-21 at MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa, Lake Tahoe Action learned on Friday.

An Academy Award-winning actor and multiple Grammy Award-winning performer, Williams will appear in MontBleu Theatre with David Steinberg. Tickets will go on sale soon, starting at $100.

"We are thrilled to be able to present Robin Williams in this rare and exciting format with David Steinberg," Paul Reder of PR Entertainment said Friday. "It's going to be look inside the mind of one of the world's greatest comedians. The audience will certainly never forget their experience with Robin Williams in Lake Tahoe."

In addition to the July 20-22 American Century Championship, a celebrity golf tournament starring Charles Barkley, Michael Jordan and many others, there will be a concert July 21, Maroon 5, and July 22, Journey, Pat Benatar and Loverboy.

Williams began his entertainment career in standup comedy, delivering a frenetic, free-flowing stream of consciousness.

He starred in a network television show, "Mork & Mindy" in the late 1970s. He went on to star on the big screen with "Popeye," "The World According to Garp," "Moscow on the Hudson," "Good Morning Vietnam," "Dead Poets Society," "he Fisher King," "Hook," "Mrs. Doubtfire," "Jumanji," "The Birdcage," "Good Will Hunting" "Patch Adams" and "Night at the Museum."

The Tahoe shows will begin at 9:30 p.m. Tickets will be sold through Ticketmaster and MontBleu.


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Tahoe Daily Tribune Updated Jun 22, 2012 07:13PM Published Jun 22, 2012 07:12PM Copyright 2012 Tahoe Daily Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.