Curtain Up: Absinthe, Extravaganza and more Vegas showbiz news


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The Water on Mars juggling outfit performs at the reopening show of Absinthe at Caesars Palace on October 28.

Caesars Entertainment announced on Wednesday that four previously opened production shows – “Absinthe“at Caesars Palace,”Extravagance”At Bally’s, and Band face and “X CountryAt Harrah’s – will continue performances under the current three-week statewide restriction on gatherings of more than 50 people.

“While Caesars Entertainment remains focused on the well-being of our team members and guests, we also understand the transformative power of live entertainment, especially in these difficult times,” said Jason gastwirth, president of entertainment. “We sincerely thank our talented artists, show partners and staff as we navigate through this together, and of course we thank our guests in advance for their cooperation and commitment to meeting our health requirements. and security. “

Across the Caesars portfolio, Piff the magic dragonThe Flamingo Show is the main victim of the temporary restrictions and will look to resume performances at the Flamingo Showroom when circumstances ease.

“Absinthe” takes place at 7:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, “X Country” is played at 7:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, Tape Face takes the stage at 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, and “Extravaganza” performs at 6:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. from Thursday to Tuesday.

“We are disappointed that our venue capacity is further reduced despite our top notch security protocols, but we remain committed to entertaining and innovating in the safest way possible during this pandemic to help ensure the livelihood of our artists. and our staff. ” says Spiegelworld Ross mollison, producer of “Absinthe”.

Before the announcement on November 22 of the audience limit of 50 people, the creator and director of “Extravaganza” Hanoch Rosenn spoke about the challenges and the importance of bringing this show back to Jubilee Theater at Bally’s, the biggest production to return to the Strip since shows closed in March.

“When you see all the procedures everyone is doing to bring the shows back safely, it really gives everyone a lot of confidence. If you want to go to a show, you have to feel very confident, ”he said. “You know exactly where you’re going to sit and six feet in all directions there’s no one there. The cast is at least 25 feet if not more, and you walk in and out of the theater very slowly and in order. It’s very safe all the time with a mask, even safer than a restaurant.

“And most importantly, you can laugh with a mask. You can clap with a mask. I think Las Vegas should be one of the safest places in the world.

The original of the Venetian “It’s Christmas”The show has been canceled due to the new restrictions but holiday performances will continue at the Vegas room. “A Vegas Room Christmas” is slated to open on December 2 with all health and safety protocols in place at the Dining Club and Mall Listening Room just east of the Strip. Twenty shows through December 27 will feature a rotating cast featuring household names such as Randal Keith, Amanda King, Michelle Johnson, Carnell Johnson, Janien Valentine, Ruby Lewis, and much more. Find booking information at

There are live shows galore coming out of space this week, on the theme of holidays and the like, starting with “The Carpenters Tribute Concert: A Christmas Portrait”, featuring Sally Olson and Ned mills, November 28 at 5 p.m. Also coming up: candidate Tony Carmen cusack December 2; guitarist Pavlothe Christmas show on December 3; John Lloyd Young“Vegas Holiday” December 4; and the big one Dark monday 7th anniversary show on December 7th. A la carte prices vary and you can get all the information you need at

Spencer Novitch, an actor and versatile artist in has played a leading role in “Blanc de Blanc”In Sahara, landed a role in the next season of“ American Horror Story ”on FX. If you’ve been lucky enough to see him steal stages on the Strip stage, you probably can’t wait to see what he does on the small screen.


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