A Blue Man can catch a marshmallow in his mouth just about anywhere. And that's been an adaptive skill in Las Vegas, where the Blue Man Group became a 15-year institution but carved those years among three casino theaters.
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Youngest? Longest? Brenda Lee has a double shot at Las Vegas entertainment history. If it helps you win at trivia, remember the 70-year-old Nashille icon, who sings at the Golden Nugget on Friday. She may not be a name you'd think of when it comes to entertainers closing in on a 60-year span in Las Vegas.
The Blue Man Group is known to move fast, and that won't change when it relocates from the Monte Carlo, where it plans to close Oct. 11, to the Luxor, where it plans to reopen Nov. 18 in a move mandated by its theater being torn down.
Some acts redefine “comeback” as others tire of the long-term game of selling tickets.
As Reba McEntire and Brooks & Dunn wrap their first team-up there this weekend, they join a short and prestigious list.
Carter, who died of respiratory failure, was a steady headliner in Las Vegas from 1948, when he made his debut at the El Rancho Vegas, into the 1980s.
Conflict between a show producer and venue operator led to the abrupt end of a residency by a cappella quintet Mo5aic at Bally’s. The vocal quintet opened June 5 in the second-floor Windows Showroom leased from Caesars Entertainment.
Those guys from the Boston comedy scene sure make the rest of us look lazy. People wonder how Louis C.K. gets so much done. But Bill Burr, fellow redhead of the same age and region (Burr just turned 48), is no slacker, either.
Frank Sinatra’s heirs and Sinatra impressionist Bob Anderson may be heading for a legal showdown.
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.
Before joining “O” at Bellagio, Bill May was one of the world’s top-ranked synchronized swimmers but couldn’t compete in the sport’s signature events because of his gender. In July, May and two former Olympians will compete in the first-ever mixed duet world championships.
“Fun Home” was one of the biggest winners of Broadway’s biggest night at the 69th annual Tony Awards, taking home four awards including best musical and best performance by an actor in a leading role in a musical for Michael Cerveris.
Accusations between concert producer and union surround Las Vegas Philharmonic’s exclusion from concert of video-game music.
Vinnie Favorito, ousted from the Flamingo in April after complaints about unpaid loans, takes his comedy act to the freestanding Tommy Wind Theater.
A ‘Baz’ tribute setting up shop in a nightclub while a cappella Mo5aic picks a ‘Perfect’ time to return to the Strip.
Almost 100 hopefuls lined up Wednesday outside the Blue Man Theater in the Monte Carlo to audition — silently — for a chance to paint their face blue and drum in front of crowds in Las Vegas, Chicago, Boston or Orlando. It is the first audition in Las Vegas in five years.
Casinos can’t book enough diva showcases, but not all pop songstresses have what it takes to carry it off.
L.A. import “For the Record: Baz” is the latest attempt to stage traditional theater in an immersive club environment.
Jennifer Lopez has been so long rumored as the Strip’s next star-showcase diva that questions have been less about “Will she or won’t she?” than “Where and when?” Those have now been answered: J-Lo will launch at least 20 shows at Planet Hollywood’s Axis Theater starting Jan. 20, returning in February, May and June.
Daring ‘Duck’ musical and classic-Vegas Scintas close within three days of each other, proving nothing in Vegas show business can be predicted.
Mariah Carey got her some Tyson Beckford and Chippendales love Thursday night. She stepped on the Rio stage and was treated to a chair dance.
The irony isn’t lost on “Weird Al” Yankovic, the 55-year-old song parodist who parks at Planet Hollywood Tuesday through Saturday.
Unique in its promise of delivering a career’s worth of No. 1 singles in order, Mariah Carey’s diva showcase still manages to surprise at times.