Curtain Up: Sexxy, Bronx Wanderers, AGT Live, and more Vegas showbiz news



The updated Bronx Wanderers show thrills at the Westgate Cabaret.

sexy»Played for the last time at Westgate Cabaret October 17. The upstart burlesque extravaganza created by the star Jennifer romas in 2015 has been a big part of the live entertainment scene in Westgate Las Vegas since owner David Siegel took over the property (formerly Las Vegas Hilton and International) over seven years ago. After the pandemic closed, “Sexxy” reopened on August 6.

Romas explained this week that severing ties with Westgate was a mutual separation. The other 350-seat venue shows – “The Magic of Jen Kramer,” “Soul of Motown” and “The Bronx Wanderers” – opened after “Sexxy” and all have different deals with the casino, mostly “four-a-side”. walls “operations where production primarily pays to rent space. Romas owns the show and the “Sexxy” brand and has stated that she has an advantage at Westgate.

“I had an amazing business and we have been doing it for six years and I am very grateful for the opportunity to grow there,” she said. “The team there is great and it’s a bit bittersweet, but I think it’s time to move on and keep growing. Sometimes we have to make a change for these things to happen, to push ourselves. “

Romas is looking for a new home for ‘Sexxy’, possibly another casino on or near the Strip, and is also continuing the ‘Sexxy After Dark’ edition she launched last year at The Hustler. Larry Flynt Club. She is also getting ready to launch a vodka brand and explore touring possibilities.

The Westgate Cabaret has one less show but the excitement hasn’t abated there, as evidenced by this week’s grand opening celebration for “The Wanderers of the Bronx. The New York-born family rock band officially began performing there on September 20 (after touring three different Caesars Entertainment venues in recent years) and hosted a local celebrity party Tuesday night to mark. the new start. Friend and mentor of the group Tony orlando traveled for the festivities and presented the show, which was also attended by the producers Kathi and Alan Glist and loads of other Vegas entertainers and entertainers. And the show itself is more powerful than ever, with Father Vinny Adinolfi and son Vin A. sharing stories and leading an incredible supporting group through everyone’s favorite rock and roll hits. It was a staple before, but feels like a perfect fit in this historic and intimate Westgate space.

There have been plenty of new concert and show announcements this week in addition to Monday’s big news from Metallica-Billy Joel weekend at Allegiant Stadium in February. Long Island Medium television star Therese Caputo will appear at the Orleans showroom November 5 and 6; Kristin chenoweth will return to the Smith Center to ring in the New Year, performing at Reynolds Room the 31st of December ; Comedian and podcast host Bert kreischer will bring its extended national tour to Theater at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas January 28; Slash with Myles Kennedy and the Conspirators will perform at the Theater at Virgin on February 19; country-pop singer Jessie James Decker will play Brooklyn Bowl May 27; And unite the power of electronic dance music Swedish house mafiaThe first 10-year tour will stop at T-Mobile Arena September 2nd.

Prick, who will finally open his “My Songs” residence at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace after delays linked to the pandemic on Friday, October 29, walked around the big white tent to catch “Absinthe“Tuesday evening. Actor Steve Buscemi was at the same show and the two ducked backstage for some quick pics with the cast.

Speaking of Spiegelworld shows, the company’s often hilarious and at times poignant YouTube series “Vegashitshow” celebrated 52 episodes and a full year of behind-the-scenes antics this week. The show detailed Spiegelworld’s struggle to bring its three Vegas shows back to their stages as well as the opening of the company’s first restaurant, Superfrico at the Cosmopolitan. The anniversary episode features two key artists, Petra massey of “Atomic Saloon Show” and Grace Lusk of “Opium”, back on a crazy year.

America’s Got Talent Las Vegas Live, is about to make its debut at Luxor Theater on November 4, added three acts from the recently completed 16th season of the television competition show of the same name. Winner Dustin Tavella, an innovative illusionist, will join the cast of the show with the finalists Jimmie herrod and Lea Kyle.

He started a little late, so he’s extending his stay on the Las Vegas Strip. Lio, Ibiza’s acclaimed cabaret dining experience, recently launched its temporary takeover of the Mayfair Supper Club at Bellagio and will now continue his performances and presentations until November 3. Reservations are available here.


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