“Absinthe” is among some shows trying to remain open in the Nevada governor’s latest COVID directive.
Room operator Dean Coleman said of the “Aussie Heat” premiere, “The show was fantastic. We had to remind the crowd not to get too handsy, which is common in this type of show.”
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.”
Signs trumpeting coronavirus-safety protocol line the MGM Grand’s 12th-floor hallways: “You may not leave the bubble!” is one.
MGM Resorts International notified a large majority of its entertainment and sports division employees Monday that they will be laid off effective Aug. 31.
“The response went through the roof,” the owner of the D Las Vegas and Golden Gate said a day after giving away 2,000 flights to tourists across the country.
For 25 years, Megan Belk’s family has touched the Las Vegas entertainment community in myriad ways.
“Absinthe” producer Ross Mollsison says, “When Caesars said that they wanted to do a television commercial that indicates Vegas is really ready to open, I said, ‘I’ll plug the tree in.’ ”