The Sin City Comedy Club may be the launch pad for Eric Jordan Young’s self-produced showcase “Shakin’,” but it’s clearly not the endgame. Young isn’t a cabaret singer scaling down to his environment, but a musical theater veteran with a voice to match his outsized stage presence.
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New batch of shows continuing the superstar’s 11-year run on the Strip includes dates canceled by Celine Dion.
Rob Garrett’s Neil Diamond shares small showroom gem with Jason Tenner’s Prince homage, Purple Reign.
Geoff Downes stuck with with band through both “supergroup” and lean years.
Dancers from “Thunder from Down Under” provide the last joke in kid-friendly “Alexander” comedy, proving the troupe’s ubiquity.
By day a mild-mannered Christian dad, at night Scorch morphs into a fire-breathing, demented clown for Freakling Bros. Trilogy of Terror. His mission is to keep up the frights as visitors await their turns in the haunted houses.
Jeff Leibow has seen benefit concert inspired by his daughter grow to the point where he will attempt more of them around the country.
The cabaret-circus tent show has gone from an upstart to unlikely fixture on the Strip.
Interactive show hoped to be up and running in time to tap into wedding market created by lift of same-sex marriage ban.
Performers Bob Anderson and John Payne launched new vehicles for themselves with different outcomes.
The troupe makes its first working visit to Las Vegas with Saturday’s “Impractical Jokers” Tour, which Vulcano describes as basically a celebration of the hidden-camera prank show.
As he films the final season of “Parks and Rec,” the comedian translates stand-up popularity into projects such as a not-so-jokey book.
This limited run at the Plaza (through Nov. 1) displays some good ideas and formula-free thinking within what is kind of a frenetic mess. The title of an old Melissa Etheridge album, “Brave and Crazy,” comes to mind for both what you see on stage and the business plan behind showcasing it.
Triple-threat entertainer stages a variety showcase saluting the TV and variety influences of his youth. Sketches included.
Impressionist Bob Anderson invited back for a year’s run after testing “Frank” tribute with free showcase last May.
A spotlight on Sonny Charles in recent concert for Nevada’s 150th inspires a list of other less-heralded entertainment veterans.
“Georgia On My Mind” brings seasoned pros together in the name of Ray, and of old-Vegas showmanship on the Strip.
This season’s musical acts join magician Mat Franco for two shows that won’t otherwise tour.
Tropicana scouted both classic rock tribute and Riviera magician Jan Rouven to fill theater vacated by ‘Mamma Mia!’
Monday’s Nevada Sesquicentennial All-Star Concert at The Smith Center included both a Mark Twain and Elvis Presley impersonator. The real Wayne Newton and those Cirque du Soleil courtesans in the red frocks and powder wigs who are as synonymous with the new Las Vegas as Newton was to the ’70s.
If the number of years a show is in business means something to you, here are a few who might be notable.
Jerry Lewis and Wayne Newton join contemporary headliners in Smith Center celebration of sesquicentennial.
R&B legend Diana Ross has all the checkmarks needed to take over dates Celine Dion canceled.
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