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Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Las Vegas You Might Have Missed This Week

Happy Friday, BroadwayWorld! Here are the top stories from Las Vegas you might have missed this week!


1) Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Las Vegas You Might Have Missed This Week Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 3/3; THE ELEPHANT MAN in Nashville, La Jolla's FREAKY FRIDAY and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - March 03, 2017

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA in Boston, LITTLE WOMEN in Seattle, FREAKY FRIDAY in San Diego and more. Check out our top features below!. (more...)


2) Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Las Vegas You Might Have Missed This Week Billy Gilman Performs at The Orleans Showroom 4/22-23
by BWW News Desk - March 06, 2017

Singer Billy Gilman will bring his chart-topping hits to The Orleans Showroom April 22-23.. (more...)


3) Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Las Vegas You Might Have Missed This Week BWW Interview: Shea Arender and THE LAS VEGAS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
by Marina Kennedy - March 07, 2017

The Las Vegas Symphony Orchestra is returning to the stage following a 13-year public absence with a new owner, Shea Arender, who will join the Orchestra this Spring with a performance entitled 'The King Symphonic - The Music of Elvis Presley.'. (more...)


4) Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Las Vegas You Might Have Missed This Week Reba, Brooks & Dunn Wrap Another Sold-Out Run at the Colosseum Caesars Palace
by BWW News Desk - March 06, 2017

Last Saturday, March 4, country music superstars Reba McEntire, Kix Brooks and Ronnie Dunn wrapped yet another run of sold-out shows of their hit residency  "Together in Vegas" at  The Colosseum at Caesars Palace.  Since the highly-anticipated opening in June 2015, "REBA, BROOKS & DUNN: Together in Vegas" has performed 45 shows.  Solidified as the longest running country music residency ever at the venue, the trio will next return this summer on June 21, 2017 to kick off their third consecutive year as Colosseum headliners.   . (more...)


5) Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Las Vegas You Might Have Missed This Week The Tenors, William Shatner, and More Raise Money for Water Issues at Cirque du Soleil's Annual Philanthropy Event
by BWW News Desk - March 05, 2017

On Friday, March 3, some of the biggest names in entertainment came together to support the fifth annual One Night for One Drop imagined by Cirque du Soleil®, raising funds and awareness to benefit critical water issues worldwide. Held inside theZumanity Theatre at New York-New York Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, the star-studded event featured performances by multi-platinum selling vocal group The Tenors and Emmy Award-winning actor William Shatner, with additional performances by America's Got Talent (AGT) winner Grace VanderWaal, GRAMMY®-nominated rapper Redfoo from the Party Rock Crew, AGT finalist Malevo and more.. (more...)


6) Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Las Vegas You Might Have Missed This Week BWW Review: ALADDIN DUAL LANGUAGE EDITION Brings the Audience to a Whole New World at Durango High School
by Teresa Rodrick - March 07, 2017

Aladdin, performed by Durango High School under direction from the theatre arts department head Tobias Torres, was shown this last weekend. I have been wondering about this particular production since it is the dual language version, how that would be accomplished in a similar time frame as a single language show. I rearranged my schedule so that I could make it on closing night since it was only a one week production.. (more...)


7) Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Las Vegas You Might Have Missed This Week The Smith Center Celebrates Five Years With Commemorative Anniversary Concert
by BWW News Desk - March 08, 2017

Last night (March 7, 2017), The Smith Center for the Performing Arts celebrated its milestone Fifth Anniversary with a sold-out, commemorative concert featuring Broadway favorites, local talents and more. Emceed by Broadway veterans and stars of THE LAST FIVE YEARS Adam Kantor (FIDDLER ON THE ROOF) and Betsy Wolfe (BULLETS OVER BROADWAY) each talked about the last five years at The Smith Center. Featured performers included Brent Barrett (PHANTOM - THE LAS VEGAS SPECTACULAR), Santino Fontana (CINDERELLA) and Jessica Fontana (IDAHO! THE COMEDY MUSICAL), Chandra Lee Schwartz (WICKED), Teller of Penn and Teller, Nate Dendy (THE TEMPEST), Christopher Convery (KINKY BOOTS), J. Elaine Marcos (MISS SAIGON), Christine Hudman (IDAHO! THE COMEDY MUSICAL), Ashley Loren (BAZ - STAR CROSSED LOVE), Randal Keith (LES MISERABLES), Bruce Ewing (PHANTOM - THE LAS VEGAS SPECTACULAR), Alex Ellis (IDAHO! THE COMEDY MUSICAL), Joan Sobel (PHANTOM - THE LAS VEGAS SPECTACULAR), and Nicole Pryor Dernersesian (PHANTOM - THE LAS VEGAS SPECTACULAR) presented under the musical direction of Keith Thompson. Additionally, Las Vegas favorite Clint Holmes joined GRAMMY® and Tony®-nominated composer Frank Wildhorn onstage for an unforgettable performance of "This Is the Moment.". (more...)


8) Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Las Vegas You Might Have Missed This Week John Fogerty Reunites with His CCR Guitar For Las Vegas Residency
by BWW News Desk - March 03, 2017

After nearly five decades apart, JOHN FOGERTY has reunited with his beloved ACME Guitar, a guitar he owned in the late 60's and wrote such iconic songs as "Proud Mary," "Fortunate Son" and "Born on the Bayou."  JOHN also played this special guitar on many legendary TV performances, including The Ed Sullivan Show, and it so happens to be the very instrument that he played at Woodstock.  You will hear the story of JOHN's reunion with this special guitar as he plays it live, for the first time in decades, during his intimate residency at The Wynn Theatre on March 3 -11 and again - May 19-28.. (more...)


9) Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Las Vegas You Might Have Missed This Week Additional Seats Added as BACKSTREET BOYS Receive Rave Reviews in Las Vegas
by BWW News Desk - March 08, 2017

With three shows under their belt as part of their exclusive headlining Las Vegas residency in The AXIS at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, the best-selling boy band of all time Backstreet Boysare already receiving rave reviews from fans and media around the globe for "Backstreet Boys: Larger Than Life.". (more...)


10) Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Las Vegas You Might Have Missed This Week DISGRACED by Ayad Aktar Opens at UNLV Black Box Theater 3/31
by BWW News Desk - March 03, 2017

Presented by the Nevada Conservatory Theatre in collaboration with Cockroach Theatre Company, "Disgraced" is an unflinching exploration of sex, religion and cultural assimilation.. (more...)



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