Foxwoods Resort Casino Signs Booking Deal with Danny Wimmer Presents

Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Conn., has signed a new partnership with Danny Wimmer Presents (DWP) to book the property’s Premier Theater.

“The team at DWP is second to none when it comes to understanding the nuances of booking entertainment for casinos, and we are very excited to work with this dedicated team,” said Christian Printup, vp of entertainment at Foxwoods, in a statement. “Foxwoods Resort Casino has provided guests with world-class entertainment for over 30 years, and I look forward to working with the DWP team to not only continue that tradition but to take things to the next level.”

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“We are privileged to collaborate with Christian Printup, and the exceptional team of professionals at Foxwoods Resort Casino,” said Del Williams, global head of talent at DWP. “Our goal is to enhance the entertainment experience at this esteemed destination resort, and align with the commitment to excellence upheld by Christian & the entire Foxwoods team.”

DWP has already confirmed several acts set to perform at the Premier Theater, most notably Sessanta, which will see band members from Puscifer, A Perfect Circle and Primus join forces on Apr. 5.

Foxwoods’ Great Cedar Showroom will continue to be programmed by Foxwoods.

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