Photo Flash: Pia Zadora Joins Cast of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET in Vegas
Strip headliner Pia Zadora joined the cast of the smash-hit musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTETonstage for a special encore performance at Harrah's Las Vegas, singing a rendition of Brenda Lee's "Sweet Nothings."
Following the finale of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, Zadora was welcomed to the stage with applause from the crowded Showroom. Audiences cheered and sang along to the rockabilly tune, giving Zadora and the cast a standing ovation at the conclusion of the performance.
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A celebrated singer and actress, Zadora began her career on Broadway and has since received accolades including Golden Globe winner and GRAMMY Award nominee. Zadora is the fifth performer to join the cast of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET onstage to celebrate the music of the production's era through live jam sessions. Previous entertainers that have graced the stage with the cast include Bally's Las Vegas headliner and one-woman vocal phenomenon, Véronic DiCaire, "American Idol" winner and Paris Las Vegas headliner Taylor Hicks, Stratosphere headliner Frankie Moreno and E! reality star Holly Madison.
The Tony Award Winning musical, MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET takes place on December 4, 1956, when Sam Phillips, the "Father of Rock 'n' Roll," brought iconic musicians Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins together at the Sun Records storefront studio in Memphis for the first and only time.
MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET brings that legendary December night to life with the extraordinary story of secrets, betrayal, and the once in a lifetime celebration of four friends that is both poignant and funny. Relive the era with the smash-hit sensation featuring an incredible score of rock 'n' roll, gospel, R&B and country hits, performed live onstage by world-class actors and musicians. Showcased hit songs include: "Blue Suede Shoes," "I Walk the Line," "Great Balls of Fire,""Sixteen Tons," "Who Do You Love?," "Fever," "Folsom Prison Blues," "Hound Dog," "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On," "Ring of Fire," and more. MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET performs Sunday - Wednesday and Friday at 7 p.m.; Thursday at 5:30 and 8 p.m.; and is dark on Saturday. Ticket prices begin at $62.70 plus applicable fees. For more information on MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, visit www.MDQVegas.com.
Golden Globe winner, GRAMMY Award nominee, ShoWest winner, accomplished singer, film and Broadway star all describe Pia Zadora. Performing since the age of six, for those who have seen her in concert, what comes to mind first and describes this multi-talented performer is simply this: Pia Zadora is the complete entertainer. For more information, visit piazadora.com or follow her on Twitter @OfficialPiaZ.
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Pia Zadora jams with MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
Pia Zadora with the Cast of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
Pia Zadora with the Las Vegas Company of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET