Lily Tomlin, THE LION KING et al. Set for MGM Mirage in April
MGM Mirage has announced its upcoming entertainment schedule for the month of April. They include shows at ARIA, Bellagio, MGM Grand, New York-New York, Luxor and Circus Circus, amoung others.
Viva Elvis. ARIA celebrates the greatest entertainment force of all time, Elvis Presley. Presented by Cirque du Soleil® in an 1,840-seat theater, Viva ELVIS pays tribute to his music and life through a harmonious fusion of dance, acrobatics, and live music. Nostalgia, modernity, and raw emotion provide the backdrop for his immortal voice and the exhilaration and beauty of his music. The show, just like Elvis, is powerful, sexy, whimsical and truly unique. The creative combination of live musicians and singers, exclusive video, dance and the latest in multimedia sound and lighting technology stimulate the senses and offers an emotional bond with the audience. The show brings Elvis back to Las Vegas for millions of his fans and enables him to create untold numbers of new fans. Extraordinary artistry, stunning special effects and The King of Rock ‘n' Roll electrify Vegas in a show like no other.
Viva Elvis is performed Friday through Tuesday at 7pm and 9:30pm. Tickets start at $99 and can be purchased at the Viva Elvis box office, online at www.cirquedusoleil.com/vivaelvis or www.arialasvegas.com or by calling (877) 25-ELVIS or (702) 590-7760.
"O" BY Cirque du Soleil® Cirque du Soleil® weaves an aquatic tapestry of artistry, surrealism and theatrical romance in the timeless production of "O." The international cast of world-class acrobats, synchronized swimmers, divers and characters perform in, on and above water to create a breathtaking experience in a magnificent theatre reminiscent of a European opera house.
"O" is performed Wednesday through Sunday at 7:30pm and 10pm. Tickets start at $93.50. Tickets can be purchased at the Bellagio Box Office, online at www.cirquedusoleil.com/o or www.bellagio.com or by calling at (888) 488-7111 or (702) 693-7722.
David Copperfield. Master magician and illusionist David Copperfield returns to MGM Grand's 740-seat Hollywood Theatre with his latest stage production, An Intimate Evening of Grand Illusion. David Copperfield was named "our era's giant of magic" by the New York Times.
Copperfield will perform April 8 through 28 at 7:30pm and 10pm with a 4:30pm matinee on Saturdays only. Tickets are $99.25, $79 and $69. Meet-and-greet VIP packages which include front row seating and a souvenir photo are available for $199.25 (matinee and 7:30 p.m. performances only). Tickets can be purchased at any MGM Grand ticketing outlet, online at www.mgmgrand.com or www.ticketmaster.com or by phone at (800) 929-1111 or (702) 891-7777.
Lily Tomlin. Lily Tomlin, one of America's most brilliant comediennes, will perform her unique brand of comedy in the Hollywood Theatre at MGM Grand. Throughout her extraordinary entertainment career, Tomlin has received numerous awards including six Emmy® Awards, two Tony® Awards, a GRAMMY® for her comedy album and two Peabody Awards for Edith Ann's animated special "Just Say Noël" and the HBO documentary film "The Celluloid Closet." In 2003, Tomlin received the prestigious Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.
Tomlin will perform April 29 through May 5 at 8pm. Tickets are $168.50 (limited number of Golden Circle tickets), $80.50 and $58.50. The Golden Circle tickets include a meet and greet and photo opportunity. Also available is the highly coveted honorary membership to the "Not Playing with a Full Deck" VIP Club with special seating in the Joker section as well as other playful perks. Tickets can be purchased at any MGM Grand ticketing outlet, online at www.mgmgrand.com or www.ticketmaster.com or by phone at (800) 929-1111 or (702) 891-7777.
KÀ BY Cirque du Soleil®. Cirque du Soleil® is world renowned for presenting an innovative blend of traditional circus arts and theatrical performance. With KÀ, Cirque du Soleil has taken the genre to a new level - introducing martial arts, puppetry, interactive projections and pyrotechnics to create an epic tale of groundbreaking proportions.
KÀ has performances Tuesday through Saturday at 7pm and 9:30pm. Tickets start at $69 and are avaiable for purchase at the KÀ Box Office or any MGM Grand ticketing outlet, online at www.cirquedusoleil.com/ka or www.mgmgrand.com or by calling (866) 740-7711 or (702) 531-3826.
Mandalay Bay Theatre
Disney's The Lion King. From the imagination of award-winning director Julie Taymor comes THE LION KING, the spectacular musical phenomenon based on one of the most successful animated films in history. The rhythms of the African pridelands miraculously come to life onstage with a cast of more than 50 actors and an unforgettable score including Elton John and Tim Rice's Oscar®-winning "Can You Feel the Love Tonight" and songs by South African composer Lebo M, Mark Mancina, Jay Rifkin, Julie Taymor and Hans Zimmer.
The Lion King has performances Monday through Thursday at 7:30pm, and Saturday and Sunday at 4pm and 8pm. Tickets start at $64 and are avaliable at The Lion King Box Office, online at www.mandalaybay.com or by calling (877) 632-7000 or (702) 632-7777.
Love TheatreThe Beatles Love By Cirgue Du Soleil®. LOVE brings the magic of Cirque du Soleil® together with the spirit and passion of The Beatles to create an intimate and powerful entertainment experience. Inspired by the poetry of the lyrics, the creative team designed a series of scenes inhabited by colorful characters in extravagant costumes. The show captures the essence of love that John, Paul, George and Ringo inspired during their astonishing adventure together
Love has performances Thursday through Monday at 7pm and 9:30pm. Tickets start at $99 and are avaliable at the LOVE Box Office, online at www.mirage.com, www.cirquedusoleil.com/love or www.thebeatles.com or by calling (800) 963-9634 or (702) 792-7777.
New York-New York
Zumanity, The Sensual Side Of Cirque du Soleil. Zumanity is a provocative cabaret-style production with a Cirque du Soleil twist. On the cutting edge of contemporary Las Vegas entertainment, ZUMANITY blends playful innuendo with daring eroticism in the intimate ZUMANITY Theatre. Created for an adult audience of 18 years and older, ZUMANITY explores different perspectives of love and contains explicit and provocative content.
Zumanity has performances Tuesday through Wednesday and Friday through Sunday at 7:30pm and 10:30pm. Tickets start at $69 and can be purchased at the Zumanity Box Office, online at www.cirquedusoleil.com/zumanity or www.nynyhotelcasino.com or by calling (866) 606-7111 or (702) 740-6815. Guests must be 18 years or older.
Menopause The Musical. Inspired by a hot flash and a bottle of wine, writer and producer Jeanie Linders created the show as a celebration of women who are on the brink of, in the middle of, or have survived "The Change." From its first performance, Menopause The Musical® has evolved as a "grass-roots" movement of women who deal with life after 40 and all the challenges that result in the mental, physical and spiritual freedom of the post-World War II baby boomer generation. The Las Vegas cast includes Queen Emily, a finalist in last year's America's Got Talent, and Paige O'Hara, the voice of Belle in the Disney classic Beauty and the Beast. Additional cast members include local favorites Laura Lee O'Connell, Annette Verdolino, Cheryl Spencer, Sandra Benton and Lori Legacy.
Menopause the Musical has performances Wednesday through Monday at 5:30pm and Tuesday at 5pm and 8:30pm. Tickets are $65 and $49.95 and can be purchased at the Luxor Box Office, online at www.luxor.com or by calling (800) 557-7428 or (702) 262-4400.
Thunder From Down Under Showroom
Defending The Caveman. Broadway's smash hit about the sexes, "Defending the Caveman" is a hilarious insightful play about the ways men and women relate. It offers side-splitting opinions on contemporary feminism, masculine sensitivity and the erogenous zone. The longest-running solo play in Broadway history, "Defending the Caveman" originally opened in San Francisco in 1991 and moved to Broadway in 1995. Since its debut, "Defending the Caveman" has been seen by more than eight million people worldwide and continues to grow in popularity.
Defending the Caveman has performances Sunday through Thursday at 3pm, and Friday and Saturday at 3pm and 7pm. Tickets for the 3pm shows are $44.95 and $34.95, tickets for the 7pm shows are $64.95 and $39.95. Tickets can be purchased at Excalibur's Ticket Booth, online at www.excalibur.com or by phone at (702) 597-7600. Guests must be 13 years of age or older.
For a complete list of events visit http://www.mgmmirage.com/.