Following a final curtain call, hundreds of Cirque du Soleil performers walked off stage for what most thought would be a weekslong hiatus. They couldn’t know then that the shutdown would drag on for months.
Johnny Kats sat down Friday night with Melody Sweets, who originated the Green Fairy role in “Absinthe” at Caesars Palace.
Usher says of the Caesars Palace residency, “I have missed performing for my fans live and I am so excited to see them in Las Vegas.”
Citing coronavirus concerns, Barry Manilow has reset his Westgate residency to February.
Longtime Vegas performer Joe Trammel says, “Everything we had went toward this RV and to take our kids on this trip.”
Ross Mollison says, “The message to the public is, I’m not going to be a problem for you, I’m not going to be a problem for employees and patrons and the governor.”
Terry Fator says of his appearance at a club in Columbus, Ohio: “I’ve dreamed of doing it before ‘AGT,’ but never got the chance so it’s going to be a blast.”
NBA superstar Russell Westbrook was with a group, including Reggie Bush, at Encore Beach Club.
Zak Bagans activity at the “Tiger King” zoo is to be a two-part special on Travel Channel, and Bagans plans a “Tiger King” exhibit at his Haunted Museum.
Rick Harrison is not ruling out a run for governor of Nevada. “I’ve made no decision yet. I’m leaning towards no.”
Best Agency CEO and Notoriety proprietor Ken Henderson says, “I am bending to comply with every protocol.”
Theaters and entertainment venues — and Mosaic on the Strip is certainly one of those — are to remain closed in Phase Two.
Group co-founder Andrew Tierney says, “There was nothing else we could do,” as Human Nature leaves Venetian.
Producer Hanoch Rosenn says, “Most of the cases we have had are not from theaters, but mainly from buses and parties, wedding ceremonies where people are dancing with each other.”
According to reports, if Cirque lenders’ effort is turned back, the group would ask to replace Lamarre as Cirque’s CEO and as a board member, along with the rest of the board.