Debbie Hall is a long-time resident of Las Vegas (40 years and counting) and has always loved entertainment. Whether attending touring Broadway shows or high school productions, she enjoys the play, the characters, the music and everything behind the scenes. She currently works as an editor-in-chief for several publications and is thrilled to share her experiences with live theater and other forms of entertainment with the audiences of both Broadway World and those supporting the arts.
Las Vegas is known as a party town but the fun is not just on the Las Vegas Strip. 'T-Fox's House Party' starring T-Fox brings back good times in the Oasis Ballroom at Oasis Las Vegas Resort on March 30.
The stage becomes a living room with tables, couches, chairs, a piano and fireplace while T-Fox invites the audience to his house party. With his flair, T-Fox performs R&B, jazz, neo-soul, funk, country, top 40 and blues. Along with some Broadway show tunes, he adds the great swing and standards of the '40s, '50s and '60s, hits from the Motown era, dance tunes and love songs from the 1970s to 1990s. Current hits are thrown in since it is a party for all ages.BWW Interview: Michelle Johnson of SPOTLIGHT: THE MUSIC OF ICONS at Myron's Cabaret Jazz At The Smith Center For The Performing Arts February 26, 2018
International vocalist Michelle Johnson has worked with some of the biggest music legends. When she sings their songs in her show, it is from the heart and soul of a performer who understands the lyrics and music. Johnson will be performing 'Spotlight: The Music of Icons' in Myron's Cabaret Jazz at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts on March 2.BWW Feature: AN ILLEGAL START at Santa Monica Pier's Merry Go-Round Building February 5, 2018
Merry Go-Rounds are a part of everyone's childhood, even today and 'An Illegal Start' explores the twists and turns of two friends who meet at this beloved ride. The audience is invited to experience this relationship in environmental theatre on the Merry Go-Round inside the landmark Hippodrome, now the Santa Monica Pier's Merry Go-Round Building, beginning Feb. 9 for a five week run.BWW Feature: HEART OF EDUCATION AWARDS at The Smith Center For The Performing Arts January 17, 2018
It is the art of illusion, mystery of magic and mind-blowing sleight-of-hand showcased in Masters of Illusion now performing at the historic Jubilee Theater at Bally's Las Vegas. Showcasing the live version of the CW television series Masters of Illusion, the ensemble cast is comprised of five of the world's best magicians. Jason Bird, Farrell Dillon, Greg Gleason, Tommy Wind and Chris Randall create an exciting and hilarious family-friendly evening of entertainment.BWW Feature: THE COCKTAIL CABARET at Cleopatra's Barge At Caesars Palace December 7, 2017
In theater cities such as New York City, many people begin the evening at a cabaret in an intimate venue before going to a show and dinner. The Cocktail Cabaret, a new live musical revue, is now part of the entertainment scene of Las Vegas. The revue will be performed at the iconic Cleopatra's Barge at Caesars Palace. Las Vegas tourists and locals will be immersed in a new Vintage Vegas revue featuring modern standards and original music.BWW Feature: CHUBBY CHECKER at South Point Showroom November 20, 2017
The Twist by Chubby Checker actually transformed the dance floor when people danced without touching each other. The music remains timeless as the performer celebrates the history of rock 'n' roll with his upcoming show at the South Point Showroom in Las Vegas.BWW Previews: POLE SHOW LA at House Of Blues Las Vegas September 7, 2017
Pole Show LA is returning to Las Vegas with an over-the-top production featuring pole dancers showcasing choreography, aerialists, athleticism and sex appeal. The cutting edge show will be performed at House of Blue Las Vegas at Mandalay Bay on Sept. 8.BWW Previews: CIRCUS 1903 at Paris Theater At Paris Las Vegas July 18, 2017
For every great show filled with entertainers coming together (such as the Rat Pack and "Million Dollar Quartet"), there are some that can only be imagined to be great if it had happened. While entertainment icons Elvis Presley and Frank Sinatra have passed, what a collaboration if Elvis, Sinatra and Neil Diamond had come together to entertain audiences. Rob Garrett had the same idea. He wrote and stars in "American Trilogy" about all three singing together on stage.BWW Feature: SEX TIPS FOR STRAIGHT WOMEN FROM A GAY MAN at Anthony Cools Showroom At Paris Las Vegas June 21, 2017
'Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man,' the longest running off-Broadway show, is making its mark in Las Vegas. The production starring Kendra Wilkinson ('The Girls Next Door, Kendra on Top) and Jai Rodriguez (('Queer Eye for the Straight Guy,' ABC's 'Malibu Country), is scheduled for a limited run on the Las Vegas Strip at the Paris Las Vegas through Aug. 20.BWW Previews: G'DAY LAS VEGAS at Cabaret Jazz Room At The Smith Center For The Performing Arts June 7, 2017
In a world where clowns are born, "Clowntown" is an original musical combining murder, romance, laughs and big shoes. The musical created by Le Reve Musical Director Michael Brennan and Composer's Showcase Co-founder John Masse will debut at the Judy Bayley Theatre May 27-28.BWW Previews: CONTACT! at The Showroom At South Point May 18, 2017
Paul Lynde, the brilliant comedic actor, lives on to entertain audiences in "The Paul Lynde Show starring Michael Airington." Generations remember Lynde from his performances on Broadway and in the film "Bye Bye Birdie," his television roles including Uncle Arthur on "Bewitched" and comedian extraordinaire in the center square on "The Hollywood Squares."BWW Previews: THE REALISTIC JONESES at The College Of Southern Nevada Backstage Theatre April 24, 2017
In 1959, pioneers of rock Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper were part of the Winter Dance Party tour when their plane crashed in an Iowa cornfield. But the music and their contribution lives one and John Mueller's "Winter Dance Party" will pay tribute to the artists, their music and legacy at the South Point Showroom in the South Point Hotel Casino and Spa April 21-23.