LAS VEGAS – MGM Resorts will soon bring back several top entertainment acts to The Strip – including David Copperfield, Carrot Top and Jabbawockeez.
The shows are set to return Nov. 6, and tickets are already available on Ticketmaster.
“After eight months, it’s time to bring entertainment back to the Entertainment Capital of the World,” said George Kliavkoff, MGM Resorts’ President of Entertainment and Sports, in a statement. “While there is still a long road in our city’s recovery, the reintroduction of these shows is an important first step.”
Here are the productions coming back after a COVID-19 shutdown that lasted eight months and put thousands out of work:
MGM Resorts officials were not immediately available for comment.
The return of shows to MGM Resorts properties follows news that popular tent show Absinthe at Caesars Palace will return to The Strip on Oct. 28.
Tickets for performances Wednesday through Sunday at 7 and 9:30 p.m. are now on sale for the show “inspired by the absinthe-drenched cabarets of late 19th century Europe.” They are $149 and available online.
Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak last month issued an executive order loosening the state’s 50-person cap on large gatherings and relaxing a host of other business restrictions imposed during the coronavirus pandemic.
Get-togethers of up to 250 people — as well as many live entertainment events, trade shows, concerts and conventions — are now allowed to resume, clearing the way for shows to run once again.
But they will look a little different because of these new rules:
Ed Komenda writes about Las Vegas for the Reno Gazette Journal and USA Today Network. Do you care about democracy? Then support local journalism by subscribing to the Reno Gazette Journal right here.