Posts tagged as: Tropicana

‘Mamma Mia!’ prepares for return to Vegas showroom

‘Mamma Mia!’ prepares for return to Vegas showroom

Disco returns to Vegas this spring in the form of hit Broadway musical “Mamma Mia!” at the Tropicana on the Strip. Opening May 8, ”Mamma Mia!” will take over the Tropicana Theater, formerly the home of showgirl revue “Folies Bergere.” Previously, the musical performed for six years at Mandalay Bay, closing in 2008. Told through the [...]

Lounge your way to live music in Vegas

Lounge your way to live music in Vegas

You come to Las Vegas for the glitz, the excitement, the rush of risking it all.  Sometimes, though, it’s nice to step back from the eager tourists carrying drinks by the yard and enjoy a quality cocktail or two while listening to live music. I’m not talking lounges with DJs — those are a dime [...]

Mamma Mia! returning to Las Vegas in spring 2014

Mamma Mia! returning to Las Vegas in spring 2014

If you missed Mamma Mia! the first time it was around, you’re in luck. Five years after closing, the hit Broadway musical is returning to the Las Vegas Strip. Mamma Mia! is scheduled to open in a recently renovated theater at Tropicana Las Vegas this coming spring, though no date has been set. The show ran [...]

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Dancing with the Stars finds a home in Vegas

Dancing with the Stars finds a home in Vegas

By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com Fans of ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars” have a friend in Vegas. For a limited time the Entertainment Capital of the World is home to a live version of the show. Featuring dances from past seasons, new routines and DWTS alumni from previous shows, “Dancing with the Stars: Live in Las [...]

Brad Garrett reveals his love of comedy, Vegas

Brad Garrett reveals his love of comedy, Vegas

By Caroline FonteinVEGAS.com Brad Garrett has always considered Las Vegas to be a second home. Most people know Garrett for his role as Robert Barone, on the Emmy Award-winning TV series “Everybody Loves Raymond.” Before he was entertaining TV audiences, Garrett was making people laugh as the opening act for headliners on the Las Vegas [...]

Las Vegas Mob Experience brings out your inner gangster

Las Vegas Mob Experience brings out your inner gangster

I’ve never really known too much about the mafia. In fact, my first exposure to anything mob-related was the rodent mobsters (with its ring leader bearing a strong resemblance to Al Capone) on the Disney cartoon “Chip ‘n Dale Rescue Rangers.” And while I saw the movie “Casino,” I was too young to really remember anything [...]

It’s a new Knight at the Tropicana

It’s a new Knight at the Tropicana

By Caroline Fontein VEGAS.com For seasoned soul songstress Gladys Knight performing at the Tropicana is a perfect fit.  Her new show opens April 5 and she’ll be performing in the newly-named Gladys Knight Theater, formerly the Tiffany Theater. “I’m so very proud of [the Tropicana for] hanging in there. That’s the way I’ve had to be with my music,” [...]

Brad Garrett’s comfort food for your neurosis

Brad Garrett’s comfort food for your neurosis

On June 28 comedian and actor Brad Garrett opens his new comedy club at Tropicana. He’ll also be starring as the first headliner through July 4.  After that he has an exciting line up of established stand-up acts and up-and-coming comedians. Some of the acts already scheduled to perform are Kevin Nealon, Dom Irrera, Bob Zany, Rocky LaPorte and [...]

Wayne’s World: No matter the decade, Las Vegas is where Wayne Newton belongs

Wayne’s World: No matter the decade, Las Vegas is where Wayne Newton belongs

There’s a kitschy poster of Las Vegas framed outside Wayne Newton’s dressing room at the Tropicana. At the center of the poster, surrounded by Vegas landmarks, is a portrait of a smiling Newton. It’s not the chubby-cheeked, boyish Newton who came to Vegas as a teen in 1959 to perform six shows a night, six [...]

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