The Cocktail Cabaret At Caesars Palace Announces Summer Schedule And New Show Time

The Cocktail Cabaret At Caesars Palace Announces Summer Schedule And New Show Time"The Cocktail Cabaret" on the Las Vegas Strip at the famed Cleopatra's Barge at Caesars Palace returns with its original cast, a new summer schedule and a new show time at 6 p.m. with performances Wednesday through Saturday.

The stellar cast includes Broadway veterans Niki Scalera ("Hairspray," "Tarzan," "Footloose") and Eric Jordan Young ("Rock of Ages," "Vegas! The Show," "Ragtime," "CHICAGO," "Seussical the Musical," "Look of Love," "Dreamgirls"), Maren Wade ("America's Got Talent," "Confessions of a Showgirl," "Pin Up," "50 Shades! The Parody"), along with rising multilingual classical/pop cross-over vocalist Daniel Emmet who has commanded stages from The Staples Center in Los Angeles to the Palais Todesco in Vienna.

The singers are joined on stage by a four-piece band led by renowned pianist with the "flying fingers" Philip Fortenberry, whose career has taken him to concert stages from Lincoln Center to Carnegie Hall, from The Kennedy Center to The White House, and around the U.S. performing his own solo shows, "The Man At The Piano" and "The Hands of Liberace," to rave reviews. The awesome band with Fortenberry includes drummer Don Meoli ("Jersey Boys"), bassist Josh Jones ("Million Dollar Quartet") and saxophonist Eric Tewalt (Celine Dion, "Jersey Boys").

"The Cocktail Cabaret" is an upbeat, stylish, intimate musical cabaret-style revue reminiscent of vintage Vegas designed to enhance the cocktail hour experience as a prelude to dinner, the theatre, special event or fun night on the town. With seating for 150 in Cleopatra's Barge, this 70-minute show features a combination of live original music and well-known stylized and re-imagined modern standards. These exciting musical performers perform a variety of songs including such hits as "Girls Just Wanna Have Fun," "Viva Las Vegas," "Diamonds Are Forever," "That's Life," "Bridge Over Troubled Water," a cocktail medley, a tribute to the blues and many more.

This critically-acclaimed show is the first on the Las Vegas Strip created and produced by PK Entertainment, a Las Vegas-based entertainment company founded by powerhouse musical team Keith Thompson ("Jersey Boys," "Idaho! The Comedy-Musical" and "The Composers Showcase" at The Smith Center) and Fortenberry, a sought-after and award-winning pianist who has played for 10 Broadway productions and eight national tours and was the Liberace hand/body double for actor Michael Douglas in HBO's biopic, "Behind the Candelabra."

Truly a piece of Caesars Palace's storied history, Cleopatra's Barge offers a classic Vegas lounge and bar experience. With its intimate size and red and gold décor, the luxurious floating barge is an ornate replica of the graceful craft that transported the royalty of Egypt on the Nile River in the time of Julius Caesar.

The show will be dark these summer dates: June 20; July 4 and 18 - 21; and Aug. 1 - 4 and 8 - 11. General Admission tickets are $39 and VIP tickets are $59. Additional service fees apply. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit CocktailCabaret.com, visit any Las Vegas Caesars Entertainment Box Office or call 702-777-2782 or 855-234-7469.

Caesars Palace

World-renowned Las Vegas resort and a Top 10 "Best U.S. Casino" by USA TODAY 10BEST Readers' Choice, Caesars Palace features 3,980 hotel guest rooms and suites, including the all-new Palace Tower featuring 10 new luxury villas, the 182-room Nobu Hotel Caesars Palace and Forbes Star Award-winning The Laurel Collection by Caesars Palace. The 85-acre resort offers diverse dining options from the award-winning Bacchanal Buffet, to celebrity chef-branded restaurants, including the newest additions Gordon Ramsay HELL'S KITCHEN and from Giada De Laurentiis, Pronto by Giada, as well as Bobby Flay's Mesa Grill, one of Nobu Matsuhisa's largest Nobu Restaurant and Lounge, Restaurant Guy Savoy and MR CHOW. The resort also features nearly 130,000 square feet of casino space, including a recently renovated race and sports book boasting the largest screen on the Strip at 138 ft., a five-acre Garden of the Gods Pool Oasis, the luxurious Qua Baths & Spa, COLOR Salon by celebrity hairstylist Michael Boychuck, five wedding chapels and gardens, and the new 75,000-square-foot OMNIA Nightclub with the top DJs such as Calvin Harris, Kaskade and Zedd. The 4,300-seat Colosseum, Billboard Magazine's Venue of the Decade, spotlights world-class entertainers including Celine Dion, Rod Stewart, Reba, Brooks & Dunn, Jerry Seinfeld and Mariah Carey (opening July 2018). The Forum Shops at Caesars Palace showcases more than 160 boutiques and restaurants. Caesars Palace is operated by Caesars Entertainment (NASDAQ: CZR). For more information, please visit caesarspalace.com or the Caesars Entertainment Las Vegas media room. Find Caesars Palace on Facebook and follow on Twitter and Instagram.

Photo: Philip Fortenberry on piano, Daniel Emmet, Maren Wade, Niki Scalera and Eric Jordan Young, The Cocktail Cabaret, photo credit: Killer Imaging

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