Versatile composer-performer died before seeing his promising musical “Sisterella” get to that next level.
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The Rat Pack aesthetic is reflected in at least three shows on the Strip, even if demographics have shifted more to the era of Michael Jackson.
Reba McEntire, reunited Brooks & Dunn determined to make ’90s country hits current in loud arena-style show.
Three companies now offer free show tickets to locals, but tangible benefits to performers even less than they used to be.
Accusations between concert producer and union surround Las Vegas Philharmonic’s exclusion from concert of video-game music.
A ‘Baz’ tribute setting up shop in a nightclub while a cappella Mo5aic picks a ‘Perfect’ time to return to the Strip.
Casinos can’t book enough diva showcases, but not all pop songstresses have what it takes to carry it off.
MGM exec confident two festival grounds will see enough “creative” use to pay off.
Daring ‘Duck’ musical and classic-Vegas Scintas close within three days of each other, proving nothing in Vegas show business can be predicted.
Apparent move of “Crazy Girls” means at least one piece of the hotel’s legacy will carry on.
Anthony Crivello hopes “Louis & Keely” musical can make its way from Chicago to its natural home in Las Vegas.
The financial woes of comedian Vinnie Favorito illustrate the co-dependency of casinos, celebrities and gamblers.
An annual survey puts the Las Vegas show ticket average at $85, with service fees charged even on site.
Once synonymous with one-man comedy ‘Defending the Caveman,’ Rob Becker sold the work and became a full-time ‘Cave Dad.’
Brooklyn Bowl founder upbeat about club’s first year, scoring his share of concert ‘gets’ and building fans for more eclectic bookings.
Comedian will change the format of his act to comment on slides in shows at the Downtown Grand.
When “Caveman” reopens on March 19 at The D, it won’t be alone among cabaret/sketch-comedy/mini-musical/off-Broadway shows we’re not quite sure what to call without using a lot of these / things.
Nostalgia over historic hotel takes backseat to relocating as many as eight shows.
A musical based on “Duck Dynasty” wouldn’t have been my first choice for a new show from Broadway producers either. But the fact that it’s launching here is actually pretty cool.
Ignorance of the marketplace can’t be an excuse for two performers trying their hands as producers.
Paige O’Hara to stay with ‘Menopause for a while, but ‘ShowStoppers’ orchestra contract wasn’t all good news.
The logo for Santana’s Las Vegas shows promises “Greatest Hits Live” and doesn’t include an asterisk with fine print to say “Not necessarily his own.”
Frank Leone never thought he’d have two 30-piece orchestras on the Strip again.
Experience of two producers in same small venue proves the need to be “fully loaded” and to “earn” an audience.
Here’s a funny little quirk of Las Vegas ticketing. The real Elton John is in town this weekend and you can get into the upper balcony for $55, while a loungey little tribute to him (and Billy Joel) called “Piano Man” costs $65.
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