Mandel to perform at DreamMakers

Howie Mandel speaks at the 2007 National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day celebration in Washington, D.C. (National Institutes of Health photo)

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. — Popular comedian, actor and TV game show host Howie Mandel brings his show to DreamMakers Theater at Kewadin Casino Sault Ste. Marie on Saturday.

Tickets start at $36 and are available for purchase by calling the Kewadin Box Office, 906-635-4917 or 1-800-KEWADIN (1-800-539-2346), or online at

Mandel got his start in comedy in his native Toronto, Ontario, before coming to the United States and moving into television. A force in show business for more than 30 years, Mandel may be best known for playing rowdy emergency room intern Dr. Wayne Fiscus on NBC’s “St. Elsewhere” TV drama. Mandel hosted NBC’s hit game show, “Deal or No Deal,” for several years, and currently is a judge on NBC’s “America’s Got Talent.” He’s also the creator and star of the international animated children’s series, “Bobby’s World.” He performs as many as 200 shows a year throughout the United States and Canada.

Mandel’s Saturday show starts at 8 p.m.

“Kewadin Casinos is working hard to bring back five-star entertainment to the Upper Peninsula,” said Kewadin Casinos CEO Mike Olujic. “A talented actor and comedian, Howie Mandel offers a night of entertainment no one will want to miss.”

Besides Kewadin Casino Sault Ste. Marie, the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians owns and operates casinos in St. Ignace, Manistique, Christmas and Hessel.