Women on the Las Vegas Stage

Women on the Las Vegas stage: Marie Osmond

During the month of July, this series has introduced you to five incredible artists who represent the women who perform in theaters and showrooms in Las Vegas every night. From the comic to the showgirl, these women have given you a window on their lives on-stage and off. The series…

Women on the Las Vegas stage: Showgirl Kat Day

Kat Day is a living testament to the glamour that built the Las Vegas Strip and to the power and perfection that allowed Vegas showgirls to become icons of feminine strength and beauty. “When they opened the El Rancho, they really didn’t have anything but a dirt road to pull…

Women on the Las Vegas stage: ‘Jersey Girls’

Like all professional musical theater performers, the actors in the Las Vegas production of “Jersey Boys” spend their lives becoming lots of different people on stage. But the changes come faster for the four women in this show than for most. “Within the first act, I get shot out of…

Women on the Las Vegas stage: Introduction

Jan Laverty Jones, the first woman mayor of Las Vegas, was recording a political ad for a local TV station when an entertainment manager was overheard saying, “Isn’t it amazing that only in Las Vegas could you find a mayor who, in her past life, had been a showgirl?” Jones…