Last Updated on November 14, 2022
A live band, glamorous showgirls clad in glittery outfits, singing, dancing, and acrobatics can only mean one thing: true Las Vegas entertainment! If you want to experience a classic Vegas vibe, VEGAS! The Show is one show you don’t want to miss. David Saxe, the writer and producer of the show, encapsulates the story of Las Vegas into one great Las Vegas show.
The show has so much to offer within the 75-minute performance at Planet Hollywood Resort. You don’t want to miss out on the opportunity to enjoy a retelling of the greatness that gave Vegas its name. Here are all the details about the show you need to know before booking your tickets.
Who is David Saxe?
David Saxe has said this show is his way of keeping classic Las Vegas shows alive. Saxe is the owner of the theater with a long history as a successful writer and producer. His passion to write a Las Vegas show is no surprise given his upbringing though.
David’s mom was a member of Folies Bergere and his dad was a saxophone player in The Rat Pack. Saxe literally grew up backstage at some of the best shows in the world! VEGAS! The Show allows him to keep the legacy alive for newer generations to enjoy and older generations to reminisce.
What is the Show About?
The show takes you on a journey where you get to experience the best of Las Vegas through the ages. You get to relive the days of The Rat Pack, Gladys Knight & The Pips, Tom Jones, and Elvis Presley. The biggest names and most dynamic performers, known for creating Vegas as we see it today, are bringing fun performances to The Strip once again with the help of elaborate costumes, booming musical numbers, and glamourous showgirls.
The show opens up in what the show calls a “Neon Boneyard”, reminiscent of the legends that once sat atop the city’s landmark hotels and theaters in Sin City. You see the caretaker and main character, Ernie, bringing the icons back to life to retell the story of Vegas’s glory days.
Fabulous singing, dancing, Vegas performers, Showgirls, a live big band, and acrobatic Vegas performers join Ernie on the musical journey. One act after the other, you will be entertained as the show tells the story of how Vegas became the Entertainment Capital.
The Cast and Acts
VEGAS! The Show is brought to life by a group of extremely talented entertainers, trained to entrance you in their songs, dances, and special acts. Although the following cast can be seen on stage on most nights, there might be some changes on occasion.
Singers and Stars
Natalie Brown, the inaugural recipient of the esteemed “Cameron Macintosh Musical Theatre Scholarship” is one of the lead singers currently on the show. She is joined by several other incredible singers including Alyssa Harris, Samantha Johnson, Jaclyn McSpadden, Elijah Rock, Joshua Smith, David Villella, Laura Wright, Michael Washington, and Emily Yates.
The show’s cast has a large group of dancers that bring Tiger Martina’s choreography to life with fluid movements and entrancing dances. Dance Captains Jennifer Jordan and Eric Michael Morgan are joined by many other dancers who bring their own unique talent to the stage.
It wouldn’t be a true Vegas show without some specialty acts that bend boundaries and make impossible happen on stage. During VEGAS! The Show, you will be able to see the awe-inspiring abilities of:
- The Quiddlers who perform a Vaudevillian-Style Pantomime
- Tamara Yerofeyeva, a Ukrainian Rhythmic Gymnastics diva
- Mat Plendl the Hula Hoop Champion
- The Sandou Trio performing a Russian Bar Act
- Vladik and Michael Holly the Jugglers
- Anastasini Brother who performs acrobatics
Why You Should See Vegas! The Show
When Vegas was brand new and the shows were just starting to roll in, it quickly gained a reputation for glamorous entertainment. VEGAS! The Show is an embodiment of what Vegas entertainment was all about.
It comes with all the bells and whistles of an old-school ’60s Vegas show. Glamorous showgirls bring the sparkle while tributes to The Rat Pack, Elvis, and other Vegas icons start taking audiences on a journey to modern Vegas, where the shows get even better!
For the older audiences who have seen Vegas through its ages, it will be a nostalgic experience. For the rest, it will be an introduction to the magic of a spectacular classic Vegas stage show.
Besides that, the swinging show tunes by Pat Caddick and Bank Leader Jerry Lopez along with his cast of singers are a treat for the ears. Complementing the music is Tiger Martina’s choreography, which captivates the audience. A bevy of talented dancers shows their incredible talent with gymnastics, hula hoops, acrobatics, and more.
See the amazing show for yourself Monday through Saturday at 7:00 PM. There are no shows on Sundays, with the exception of Holiday weekends.
The Saxe Theatre is a cozy and compact theater with 423 seats in total. The seats are divided into VIP and General Reserved Seating. The 286 VIP seats are right in front of the stage but the 137 General Seats have a decent view as well.
General Admission seats are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Book your tickets early if you want the VIP seats.
Tickets can be purchased online or at the box office. Box office hours are 10 AM to 8:30 PM daily.
Ticket Prices & Discounts
|Seating Section||Regular Price||Discount Prices|
|Limited View Seats||$94.81||$49.00 (48% Off)|
|General Admission Seats||$99.99||$59.00 (38% Off)|
|VIP Seating||$119.99||Not Available|
Vegas! The Show is at the Saxe Theater located inside the Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood.
How long is Vegas! The Show?
Vegas! The Show runs for about 75 minutes.
What age group is it appropriate for?
The show is appropriate for all age groups. In fact, children below 2 years have free entry.
Is there any nudity?
The show has no age restrictions and is family-friendly. There is no nudity in the show, but the glamorous and sexy showgirls have skimpy costumes.
Are drinks served during the show?
While drinks are served at the show, it’s better to get your drinks before you enter the theater because the waitstaff has no way to get your drink to you during the performance.