Friday February 19, 2021 | 2 a.m
The latest wave of Vegas shows starts tonight. “FancyÂ»Goes back to Luxor Theater with her steamy cast of dancers, singer Lorena Peril, actor / magician Murray sawchuck and her showgirl assistant Dani Elisabeth, all performing nightly at 10:30 pm Another Sunday show at 8:00 pm will be added next week. And comic headliner Carrot top starts the evening in this place, taking the 8 pm slot every evening, except Sunday. Both Luxor shows reopened on November 6, but were forced to close when state warrants reduced the audience limit to just 50 people later in the month.
As reported earlier this week, David Copperfield is expected to return to the MGM Grand on March 21 â,The Australian Bee Gees ShowâWill be back in the Thunderland showroom at Excalibur on March 15th and Terry fator will finally debut with her new show “Who’s the Model Now?” On March 18 in New York-New York.
Another comeback show, announced Thursday: “MJ LiveâWill resume performances at the Strat on March 18th. The musical tribute show, which features dancers and a live band, is scheduled to take to the Strat Theater stage at 7 p.m. Thursday through Sunday.
Expect to see the Theater V at Planet Hollywood’s Miracle Mile Shops come back to life in a few weeks as well. Show producer and theater operator David Saxony recently confirmed that he plans to reopen several productions on March 6 in the Main Showroom and V3 Showroom, including “V – The Ultimate Variety Show”, Nathan Burton’s comedy and magic show , the Popovich Comedy Pet Theater, the Elvis ‘All Shook Up’ tribute and more. Stay tuned to Curtain Up for more details soon.
Elsewhere on the Strip, several ongoing productions have increased seats this week, as allowed by the 35% or 100-person capacity adjustment that went into effect on February 15. Piff the magic dragon to Flamingo and Band face at Harrah’s increased to 100 people per show. “X CountryâAt Harrah’s Cabaret was able to add 20 additional seats, totaling 70 people per show, butâX BurlesqueâAt the Flamingo cabaret space cannot yet sell more tickets due to the size of the venue and the 25 foot distance required between the stage and the audience. Brad Garrett’s Comedy Club left the current club and returned to the Studio A & B ballrooms at the MGM Grand in order to accommodate a larger audience.
Notoriety at the downtown Neonopolis complex on Fremont Street has added a plethora of events to its upcoming schedule, perhaps most notably the composers’ showcase “Life Up Your Voice!” Â»Concert on Monday February 22. Co-facilitators Clint holmes and Keith thompson will guide the way through a performance celebrating Black History Month featuring original music by Kiara Brown, Kaylie Foster, Serena Henry, Michelle Johnson, Richard Oberacker, Jolana Sampson, Rasar and the group Lique plus Holmes and Thompson and special performances by Toscha Comeaux, Jaclyn McSpadden, Tymara Walker and Eric Jordan Young. Tickets for a limited live audience are $ 25 and virtual live broadcast tickets are $ 20, with profits going to the TCS Entertainment Community Relief Fund. More information can be found at thecomposersshowcase.com.
Also coming to Notoriety: Ruby lewis of “Baz” and “Marilyn the Musical” are singing for her birthday at 8 p.m. on February 25 and expects special guest stars to help celebrate. For more information on tickets, visit notorietylive.com.
Space also has an impressive roster of recently announced upcoming shows, including David Perrico’s Pop String Orchestra on February 26, Grateful Dead pays tribute to artists John Catfish February 27, actor Jean Caparulo March 9, that same great Eric Jordan Young on March 13 and the Vegas rock supergroup Original chaos March 20th. All your ticket and live stream information can be found at thespacelv.com.
Jazz-pop trio Red Penny Arcade – singer Anne Martinez, bass player Pierre Fand and guitarist Jean Wedemeyer – will perform all day February 23 at the MonzÃº Italian Oven & Bar on West Flamingo Road as part of the âDine Out for Lifeâ fundraising event for Golden Rainbow. For more information, visit goldenrainbow.org.
In case you missed it, your Vegas Valentine every year Melody Candy released a surprise track on Valentine’s Day, a cover of The Beatles’ “All My Loving” produced by Mike “Beans” Benigno. Check it out on YouTube or on its website, melodysweets.com.