If the number of years a show is in business means something to you, here are a few who might be notable.
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Matt Kazam uses premise ‘40 Is Not the New 20’ to shape wide-ranging stand-up act.
Mat Franco attended veteran magician Jeff McBride’s classes when he was just 12 years old.
Darwin’s Magic Club celebrates 50 years as a weekly gathering of pros and enthusiasts.
The Clarion’s closing includes two Debbie Reynolds-designed venues that became bottom rung of Las Vegas show ladder.
Australian Bee Gees is now a more diverse show, remembering the pop trio beyond disco.
A response to the producer’s lawsuit claims “Vegas Nocturne” lost $1 million per month and defied the concept of integrated “social club.”
Flop didn’t work in either silly or vulgar form, yet still taught lessons on how to bridge local theater and tourist entertainment.
Stratosphere’s ode to calendar girls has figured out how to be more cool than cute.
‘Vegas Nocturne’ producer’s lawsuit alleges mismanagement, but it’s hard to argue the marketing was too cryptic for its own good.
Once upstarts, Penn & Teller are now a more direct version of magic’s quality police.
‘Wizard Wars’ could push Vegas magic in a better direction.
Watching a guy juggle pins and balls is so old it may seem new again for families headed to or from the high-tech High Roller Ferris wheel.
“Viva Veracruz” opens at Planet Hollywood Resort for a four-month run on Aug. 11, showcasing the music, dance and folklore of Mexico’s state of Veracruz.
The Prince salute “Purple Reign” is back in business at the D Las Vegas downtown. Jason Tenner’s take on His Funky Majesty has been rock solid for more than 15 years. But if you spent more of the ’80s listening to “The Joshua Tree,” there’s Arms of America, a U2 tribute playing through Aug. 18 at the Sin City Theatre in Planet Hollywood Resort.
Ticket sales begin Friday for “Route 91 Harvest,” an Oct. 3-5 festival in the lot actually called The Lot, across Las Vegas Boulevard from the Luxor and Mandalay Bay.
There’s no such thing as a sure thing in Vegas. Well, there is that rule about always splitting eights and aces.
Ray Charles tribute last seen at The Smith Center jumps to Strip at casino executive’s request
“Jersey Boys” unfolds like a movie on stage, both in its cinematic pace and a story told by four narrators mixing up the usual arc of a two-act structure.
Just about everyone agrees it’s time for something new in Las Vegas entertainment. Everyone, apparently, except the incoming owners of The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
It’s a fair question, especially from an act called the Las Vegas Tenors, when one of them asks if people even know what a tenor is?
If big, bold experiments in Las Vegas entertainment were unraveling this week, smaller but still-encouraging ones continue.
The billboards make them look like magic’s version of “The Avengers.” And they fight their way out of a basement like superheroes, too.
Watching the rehearsal in front of him, show producer Adam Steck declares, “You gotta have an Aboriginal routine in an Australian show.”
Figuring out how to get the club demographic to buy show tickets is still a bit of a mystery. But one thing isn’t.