“Absinthe” is among some shows trying to remain open in the Nevada governor’s latest COVID directive.
Save Our Stages is the $10 billion grant program to help offset the the economic impact that COVID-19 has had on live entertainment.
Bobby Kingston finally got his wish of a formal response Thursday, when an OSHA official called him and told him it was OK to stage his ambient music. Or keep staging it, in this instance.
In a pandemic, the Entertainment Capital of the World is a tough room. Las Vegas businesses that stage music along with food and drink are learning this the hard way.
Angela Stabile of Stabile productions says, “We need to be accounted for. This is the Entertainment Capital of the World, and we need him to make us a priority.”
MGM Resorts International notified a large majority of its entertainment and sports division employees Monday that they will be laid off effective Aug. 31.
Smith Center President Myron Martin says, “The whole experience was very emotional to me, because it is so, so perfect, in every way.”
For a quarter century, Cirque du Soleil has been a Las Vegas Strip phenomenon. That bond is never more apparent than today, as the company leans on Vegas for support.
In a move that would have been unheard of even a year ago, Cirque du Soleil, the Las Vegas Strip’s preeminent production company for more than two decades, has filed for bankruptcy.
Veteran Las Vegas show producer David Saxe says, “We’ll be back as soon as we’re legally allowed to be back. If the demand is there, I think we’ll go seven days a week.”