Curtain Up: KÀ, Donny Osmond, Sammy Hagar and more Vegas showbiz news


Lance Staedler

“KÀ” returns to the Strip in November.

After months of planning and adjusting, Cirque du Soleil has announced the reopening date of its fifth and final Las Vegas Strip resident production. “KÀ”Will return to its epic and technologically advanced stage at MGM Grand on November 24, it is scheduled to perform from Saturday to Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Famously action-packed and intricately choreographed, this is the largest theatrical production in Cirque’s global portfolio, which is why this is the last Vegas show to return after the pandemic has closed.

Donny Osmond and Harrah’s have announced an extension of their new solo residency show at Harrah’s Showroom halfway through his opening performance last week on September 9. New dates are now on sale through November 2022, and Osmond has performances scheduled on the Strip every month during that time, with the exception of December and July. The continuation of this dynamic new show comes as no surprise given the former success of the Donny & Marie residency at the Flamingo and its unique ability to connect with its loyal fans and followers in Las Vegas, but as he puts it, “You never really know what’s going to happen. When I got the call I thought, oh my God, that’s fantastic. I’m going to be in show business for another year. Osmond joked on the phone with me the day after the announcement. “I’ve been doing this for a long time and you never know.” There’s one part of the show where he remembers when it opened and closed on Broadway the same night, the ultimate illustration of industry uncertainty.To listen to my full conversation with Osmond, come back to next week to watch a new episode of the Sun on the Strip podcast.

If you’re looking for a little extra entertainment during Mexico’s upcoming Independence Day weekend, visit the Grand Canal Shops at the Venetian where the local singer Eli Zamora (“The Voice”) will perform in Saint Mark’s Square at 4 pm and 6 pm from September 16 to 19. Also, during “Fancy” To Luxor, lead singer Lorena Peril will help the audience celebrate El Grito by singing “La Charreada” in the burlesque show from September 16-18.

This week’s new Vegas concert announcements include: The rebirth of the Allman family, an 18-night American tour created by Devon Allman as a tribute to the music of his father, Gregg Allman, will land at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas theater December 17; Dua Lipa, who is in town this weekend for the iHeartRadio Music Festival, will bring his Future Nostalgia tour to T-Mobile Arena March 25; and J. Balvin, another returning superstar for more of Vegas in the next few days at Ayu Dayclub at Resorts World, will bring his 2022 Jose Tour to Michelob Ultra Arena at Mandalay Bay on April 23.

naked boys singing”Opens in Las Vegas on September 21 at Jewelry box theater at the Erotic Heritage Museum just west of the Strip. The off-Broadway hit is slated to run for 11 weeks with David Hernandez (“American Idol”) and Chris Salvatore (“Eating Out”) before a cast of five undressed singers and dancers under the direction of Tom and Michael D ‘ Angora. Performances are scheduled Wednesday at 9 p.m. and Thursday through Sunday at 10 p.m. and tickets, starting at $ 75, are available at

Sammy Hagar, who is set to launch her Las Vegas Strip residency at The Strat next month, will perform on the Beer park on the rooftop of Paris Las Vegas at 6:30 p.m. on September 22 to commemorate the launch of its new Sammy’s Beach Bar Cocktail Co., a canned ready-to-drink sparkling rum drink that debuts this month in several states. Fifty pairs of free tickets to the show have been made available on this week and there may be a few left as registration is still available until midnight tonight, September 16.

Little Miss Naughty“, a burlesque rock and roll show that previously performed at the 172 Rio Live Music Space, will come back to life downtown in Bar and pool table behind the scenes November 12. Tickets are $ 15 for the 21+ show and are available on

Before that, a new burlesque experience will open at Area15. “Red classified”Is scheduled to debut on October 8 and continue every Friday night at 9 p.m. at the gate, the 360-degree projection room of the place of experience. Choreographed by Jawkeen Howard and Starley Ann Carrington, the show is dance-based but includes acrobatics, pole performances, and showgirl style elements and includes live and recorded music. Ticket information is available at

And while waiting for the holidays, the Street boysThe Christmas-themed engagement at Planet Hollywood’s Zappos Theater, which is slated to launch in mid-November and will continue with dates from December, has been canceled for 2021 with the option of resuming shows for the season in 2022. . But on the positive side, “It’s Christmas», An original holiday production which could not take off last year, is to be launched on November 26 at Palace Theater. This show is created and produced by Pat Caddick and stars Broadway stars Diana DeGarmo and Randal Keith, dance duo Alejandro Domingo and Sarah Le Clear, “American Idol” alumni Lou Gazzara and Ace Young, the favorites. by Vegas Jaclyn McSpadden and Eric Jordan Young and more. Tickets start at $ 70 and they’re on sale now at, with performances until December 26.


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