Legends in Concert to Celebrate 30 Years on Vegas Strip
With New Home at Flamingo Las Vegas
World’s Greatest Tribute Show Kicks Off 2013 With a Multi-Year Residency and the Best Version Ever of its Award-Winning Production Spectacular
LAS VEGAS (Dec. 10, 2012) – After a record-breaking four-year engagement at Harrah’s Las Vegas, Legends in Concert, the most acclaimed tribute show in entertainment history, will celebrate the beginning of its third decade on the Las Vegas Strip with a new long-term home at Flamingo Las Vegas beginning Feb. 2013. As previously announced, the show’s last performance at Harrah’s Las Vegas will be Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012.
“Many shows come and go in Las Vegas, but we are thrilled to keep Legends in Concert in the Caesars Entertainment family and help the show celebrate 30 extraordinary years in Las Vegas with a new experience for its fans and our guests,” said Rick Mazer, president of Flamingo Las Vegas. “This show is a unique and favorite Las Vegas institution and will be an amazing addition to the stellar entertainment lineup at Flamingo Las Vegas, which includes Donny & Marie, George Wallace, Vinnie Favorito and X Burlesque.”
“Las Vegas is the Entertainment Capital of the World and in such a dynamic city, we considered Flamingo Las Vegas the perfect location to present our enhanced show, and concluded the experience will be the ultimate ‘total reward’ for our incredibly talented cast, legion of loyal fans and new guests.,” said Brian Brigner, chief operating officer of On Stage Entertainment, producers of Legends. “We are delighted to expand our relationship with Caesars Entertainment, move the flagship version of our production into the Flamingo Showroom, and share the stage with Donny & Marie and George Wallace in entertaining audiences at Flamingo Las Vegas.”
Featuring live re-creations of superstars of yesterday and today, backed by a live rockin’ band and the Legends singers and dancers, Legends in Concert is a one-of-a-kind experience. The show features such gone-but-not-forgotten greats as Elvis Presley, Michael Jackson, Liberace, Marilyn Monroe, Whitney Houston and many others. The show began injecting more current pop culture in recent years by also paying tribute to living superstars of the day with re-creations of Rod Stewart, Elton John, Steven Tyler, Lady Gaga, Stevie Wonder, Whoopi Goldberg, Cher, Madonna, Adele and Britney Spears, among others.
With an ever-changing line-up, elaborate theatrical sets and costumes, and a full array of incredible special effects, including three dimensional multimedia and state-of-the-art lighting and sound systems, Legends in Concert is truly a must-see show in Las Vegas for both visitors and locals.
Legends in Concert will begin shows in Feb. 2013, in the Flamingo Showroom. Initial showtimes will be Sunday and Monday at 4 p.m. and 10 p.m., and Tuesday through Friday at 4 p.m. More details will be announced after the first of the year regarding additional scheduled performances and special events as Legends in Concert ramps up for a year-long series of momentous festivities.
Legends in Concert began in 1983 with a limited six-week engagement in Las Vegas, and now prepares to celebrate 30 years of success. The success of the show has afforded On Stage the ability to bring the live celebrity tribute spectacular to many tourist markets. In addition to Las Vegas, On Stage produces Legends shows in Atlantic City, Branson, Myrtle Beach, on the high seas aboard the Norwegian EPIC, in Waikiki at the Royal Hawaiian Theater and produces the acclaimed theatrical production Elvis Lives: http://elvislivestour.com/
Flamingo Las Vegas
Located in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, the Flamingo Las Vegas is a true desert oasis. The center Strip resort features more than 3,500 guest rooms including the newly renovated FAB rooms and the award-winning Flamingo GO Rooms and suites. The historic hotel-casino is home to a sprawling 15-acre pool and wildlife habitat complete with waterfalls, mature island vegetation and tropical wildlife, three distinctive pools and several outdoor wedding gardens. Flamingo Las Vegas offers a wide variety of dining options with eateries such as Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville, Center Cut Steakhouse and Mexican hot spot Carlos’n Charlie’s, and hosts an all-star line-up of entertainers. Brother-sister duo Donny & Marie dazzle audiences as the resort’s headliners, comedians George Wallace and Vinnie Favorito keep audiences laughing non-stop, Legends in Concert features live re-creations of superstars of yesterday and today and the late night adult revue X Burlesque showcases the sexiest ladies on the Strip.