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THE LITTLE MERMAID and THE KING AND I to Arrive at Smith Center This Fall THE LITTLE MERMAID and THE KING AND I to Arrive at Smith Center This Fall
by BWW News Desk on August 17, 2017 in Las Vegas

This fall, The Smith Center for the Performing Arts welcomes two Broadway favorites to Las Vegas with the arrival of a magical underwater adventure in Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID and Rodgers & Hammerstein's Tony Award-winning masterpiece, THE KING AND I. (more...)
Caesars Entertainment Prepares For A Knockout Weekend of Events Caesars Entertainment Prepares For A Knockout Weekend of Events
by BWW News Desk on August 16, 2017 in Las Vegas

To celebrate the most anticipated fight of the year, Caesars Entertainment Las Vegas resorts have a weekend filled with the best pre- and post-party activities in Las Vegas. Roll with the punches all weekend long with drink and entertainment specials including: Alto Bar, Lobby Bar and Montecristo Cigar Bar at Caesars Palace and Carnaval Court at Harrah's Las Vegas will raise a glass to the boxing rivalry with specialty themed cocktails. Guests can enjoy the tempting selections the week leading up, including: (more...)
Richard Marx Debuts at Flamingo Las Vegas Richard Marx Debuts at Flamingo Las Vegas
by BWW News Desk on August 16, 2017 in Las Vegas

Famed singer-songwriter and producer Richard Marx debuted his limited engagement, "Satisfied: Only The Hits," in the Donny & Marie Showroom at Flamingo Las Vegas Tuesday, August 15. (more...)
BWW Review: SOMETHING ROTTEN at The Smith Center BWW Review: SOMETHING ROTTEN at The Smith Center
by Jessica Vanek on August 16, 2017 in Las Vegas

I've always been a fan of satire and cheesy comedy, but the Broadway smash 'Something Rotten' by Karey and Wayne Kirkpatrick took this art form to a whole new level. The show is currently on tour, and made a stop in Las Vegas's beautiful Smith Center. I was lucky enough to get tickets and experience this musical masterpiece. (more...)
BWW Interview: The 'New' Mr. Las Vegas, Frankie Moreno Talks 'New Las Vegas' & Songwriting Career BWW Interview: The 'New' Mr. Las Vegas, Frankie Moreno Talks 'New Las Vegas' & Songwriting Career
by Kevin Pollack on August 15, 2017 in Las Vegas

If you go to Las Vegas, there is one act you definitely need to catch and his name is Frankie Moreno.  As a child prodigy on the piano and a gifted multi-instrumentalist, Frankie was first introduced to American audiences at the age of ten with his debut on CBS's “Star Search”. Since then, named “Las Vegas Headliner of the Year” three times, Frankie has been wowing audiences from coast to coast performing his own brand of piano-pounding Rock n' Roll. (more...)
Lionel Richie Announces New Dates For LIONEL RICHIE: ALL THE HITS At Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino Lionel Richie Announces New Dates For LIONEL RICHIE: ALL THE HITS At Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino
by BWW News Desk on August 15, 2017 in Las Vegas

Returning to the Las Vegas Strip by popular demand, multi-platinum-selling artist, four-time Grammy Award winner and music icon, Lionel Richie has announced 14 additional performances for his wildly successful exclusive headlining residency for "Lionel Richie - All the Hits" at The AXIS in Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. (more...)
Fremont Street Experience Unveils Multi-Sensory Zombie Attraction Fremont Street Experience Unveils Multi-Sensory Zombie Attraction
by BWW News Desk on August 11, 2017 in Las Vegas

Fremont Street Experience introduces its newest spine-tingling attraction in Downtown Las Vegas, "Fear the Walking Dead Survival," today, Aug. 11 at 1 p.m. Inspired by AMC's hit TV series, "Fear the Walking Dead," every element of the highly anticipated, zombie-themed walk-through attraction transports guests into a zombie apocalyptic world through a thrilling combination of motion rides, mazes, interactive videogames and non-stop fun. (more...)
Fremont Street Experience Honors Late Singer Chester Bennington During Viva Vision Tribute Show Fremont Street Experience Honors Late Singer Chester Bennington During Viva Vision Tribute Show
by BWW News Desk on August 11, 2017 in Las Vegas

Fremont Street Experience, the five-block entertainment district located in historic Downtown Las Vegas that is home to the "Original Strip," will celebrate the life of late Linkin Park frontman, Chester Bennington. (more...)
Comedic Impressionist Frank Caliendo Returns to The Orleans Showroom 8/11-12 Comedic Impressionist Frank Caliendo Returns to The Orleans Showroom 8/11-12
by BWW News Desk on August 11, 2017 in Las Vegas

Comedian, actor and impressionist Frank Caliendo will bring his high-energy comedy act to The Orleans Showroom on Aug. 11-12. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/11 - CHICAGO, KILL LOCAL, 42ND STREET, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/11 - CHICAGO, KILL LOCAL, 42ND STREET, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on August 11, 2017 in Las Vegas

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 Chicago, Kill Local, 42nd Street, and More! (more...)
Las Vegas Philharmonic Celebrates Opening Night Set for 9/9 Las Vegas Philharmonic Celebrates Opening Night Set for 9/9
by BWW News Desk on August 10, 2017 in Las Vegas

The Las Vegas Philharmonic will commence its 19th concert season with Opening Night: Don Juan - Cabrera Conducts Strauss, Adams & Brahms on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 7:30 PM in Reynolds Hall at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts.  Music Director Donato Cabrera will host a pre-concert conversation in Reynolds Hall one hour prior to the performance (6:30 PM) for patrons who want to learn more about the history and meaning behind the music to be performed that evening.  Following the performance, the Philharmonic will host a champagne, wine and dessert reception on-stage ($50 per person) to toast to the new season.  (more...)
BWW BLOG: An Evening With Burt Bacharach at the Smith Center in Las Vegas BWW BLOG: An Evening With Burt Bacharach at the Smith Center in Las Vegas
by Jessica Vanek on August 10, 2017 in Las Vegas

An Evening With Burt Bacharach at the Smith Center in Las Vegas (more...)
Fremont Street Experience Adds Better Than Ezra To DOWNTOWN ROCKS Fremont Street Experience Adds Better Than Ezra To DOWNTOWN ROCKS
by BWW News Desk on August 09, 2017 in Las Vegas

Fremont Street Experience's free concert series, Downtown Rocks, continues Sunday, Sept. 3 with an electrifying performance on Main Street Stage by world-renowned alternative rock band Better Than Ezra. (more...)
Caesars Entertainment Launches the First WeChat Digital Payment Program in Las Vegas Caesars Entertainment Launches the First WeChat Digital Payment Program in Las Vegas
by BWW News Desk on August 09, 2017 in Las Vegas

Leveraging its longstanding relationship with the world's 10th biggest public corporation Tencent, Caesars Entertainment Corporation (Caesars Entertainment) launches WeChat Pay at 16 select locations inside Caesars Palace, Paris Las Vegas and The LINQ Promenade, becoming the first in the hospitality industry to offer this prominent Chinese digital payment method in Las Vegas. (more...)
WOW Water Spectacular to Make a Splash at Rio Showroom WOW Water Spectacular to Make a Splash at Rio Showroom
by BWW News Desk on August 09, 2017 in Las Vegas

Prepare to be transported into a world of water, wonder and fantasy as "WOW," the internationally-acclaimed production, will make its North American debut with a splash at the Rio Showroom at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas September 26, 2017. (more...)
Boxer Mike Tyson Is Back for 'Round 2' Onstage in Las Vegas Boxer Mike Tyson Is Back for 'Round 2' Onstage in Las Vegas
by BWW News Desk on August 09, 2017 in Las Vegas

Legendary boxer Mike Tyson will return to the stage at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino on the Las Vegas Strip. Following the knockout premiere of UNDISPUTED TRUTH in 2012 and subsequent, sold-out runs on Broadway and again at MGM Grand, the champ will return to the stage for a limited run at Brad Garrett's Comedy Club with Mike Tyson UNDISPUTED TRUTH - Round 2. (more...)
BWW Review: Cirque Du Soleil's MICHAEL JACKSON: ONE DAZZLES WITH THE MAGIC & MUSIC OF MJ at Mandalay Bay BWW Review: Cirque Du Soleil's MICHAEL JACKSON: ONE DAZZLES WITH THE MAGIC & MUSIC OF MJ at Mandalay Bay
by Katherine Damisch on August 09, 2017 in Las Vegas

Michael Jackson ONE is a resident Cirque du Soleil show at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, NV. The show follows four friends being chased by cyborg beings after stealing MJ's iconic bejewelled glove. Along the way, each of them encounters different items of the late performer's visual persona: the aforementioned glove, his shoes, his glasses, and his fedora. Each companion gets a scene focused on them where they encounter one of the shortcomings of their personality, but with the help of one of these items, is able to overcome it. (more...)
SOMETHING ROTTEN! to Arrive at The Smith Center This August SOMETHING ROTTEN! to Arrive at The Smith Center This August
by BWW News Desk on August 08, 2017 in Las Vegas

The completely original new musical SOMETHING ROTTEN!, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Casey Nicholaw (THE BOOK OF MORMON, ALADDIN), with music and lyrics by GRAMMY Award winner and Tony Award nominee Wayne Kirkpatrick and Golden Globe Award and Tony Award nominee Karey Kirkpatrick and a book by Tony Award nominees Karey Kirkpatrick and best-selling author John O'Farrell, opens at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts Aug. 8 - 13, 2017. (more...)
Former Nude Dresser Talks About the Artistry on the Strip; Book Out This August Former Nude Dresser Talks About the Artistry on the Strip; Book Out This August
by BWW News Desk on August 08, 2017 in Las Vegas

Arguably the most unusual amid a host of highly specialized theater occupations on the Las Vegas Strip is the job of nude dresser. Most people think I am joking when I tell them I spent 20 years dressing nudes. (more...)
Planet Hollywood Resort and Britney Spears Partner with Louisiana School Boards Planet Hollywood Resort and Britney Spears Partner with Louisiana School Boards
by BWW News Desk on August 07, 2017 in Las Vegas

As she prepares to return for another run of her wildly popular headlining residency show, legendary pop icon Britney Spears has announced her partnership with Louisiana School Boards Association, where $1 of every ticket purchased to "Britney: Piece of Me" at The AXIS at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino will be donated to public schools in Louisiana. As of August 2017, over $65,000 has been donated to the LSBA as part of Britney's partnership with the organization. (more...)
BWW Review: MOZART ONSTAGE: THE DRAMA OF LOVE at Classical Tahoe BWW Review: MOZART ONSTAGE: THE DRAMA OF LOVE at Classical Tahoe
by Maria Nockin on August 07, 2017 in Las Vegas

On August 5, 2017, high in the Sierra Mountains of Nevada, Classical Tahoe presented four of San Francisco Opera's Adler Fellows in a program of music by Gaetano Donizetti, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and Giuseppe Verdi.The Adler Fellowship Program is a multi-year performance-oriented residency for promising young artists that offers intensive individual coaching, professional seminars and a wide range of performance opportunities. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Las Vegas - Week of 8/06/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Las Vegas - Week of 8/06/2017
by BWW on August 06, 2017 in Las Vegas

Upcoming Shows - Week of 8/06/2017 for Las Vegas (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/4 - NEWSIES, A CHORUS LINE, SPRING AWAKENING, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/4 - NEWSIES, A CHORUS LINE, SPRING AWAKENING, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on August 04, 2017 in Las Vegas

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 NEWSIES, A CHORUS LINE, SPRING AWAKENING, and More! (more...)
Caesars Entertainment Finishes $6.5M Redesign of Meeting Space at Flamingo Las Vegas Caesars Entertainment Finishes $6.5M Redesign of Meeting Space at Flamingo Las Vegas
by BWW News Desk on August 02, 2017 in Las Vegas

Caesars Entertainment Corporation today announced the completion of a $6.5 million renovation of Flamingo Las Vegas' meeting space, which began in April 2017. Executives commemorated the re-opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony. (more...)
The Who to Rock the Colosseum at Caesar's Palace The Who to Rock the Colosseum at Caesar's Palace
by BWW News Desk on July 31, 2017 in Las Vegas

Saturday night, THE WHO came out swinging at their premiere headlining performance at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace. Marking the beginning of their exclusive Las Vegas residency, THE WHO rocked out to a sold-out theater and multiple standing ovations. (more...)