Deana Martin Celebrity Roast honors actor Joe Mantegna at the South Point

By Brock Radke (contact)

Monday, April 9, 2018 | 2 a.m.

Deana Martin is an acclaimed singer and entertainer who’s released five albums and played stages across the country for years. Now she’s following in famous father Dean Martin’s footsteps in another way.

The second Deana Martin Celebrity Roast at the South Point Showroom is set for April 15. Patterned after the recurring NBC TV special “The Dean Martin Celebrity Roast” that ran from 1974 to 1984—and was filmed at the New York Friars’ Club featuring stars like Johnny Carson, Hugh Hefner, Rich Little, Redd Foxx, Kirk Douglas and Don Rickles—the upcoming Vegas event will honor actor Joe Mantegna, known from films like “The Godfather Part III” and “Searching for Bobby Fischer” and TV shows including “Criminal Minds” and “The Simpsons.”

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