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Claire Voyant  

Note: This is a past column from October 26, 2012
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Las Vegas - October 26, 2012


Robert Allen & Band

Robert Allen & Anthony Rais as Siegfried

Entrepreneurial Robert Allen sure knows how to throw a party. His latest soiree, described as a night of "music, magic, comedy and debauchery," took place last Saturday night, when about 130 of his nearest and dearest friends gathered at his lovely southeast Las Vegas home (formerly the residence of singer Jerry Vale) to celebrate Robert's 50th anniversary in show business. During that half century, Robert was a musician, did stand-up comedy, and even appeared in some TV commercials. These days, he is the creator/owner of Haunted Vegas Tour, Mob Tour and his latest (ad)venture, the Goodsprings Ghost Hunt Tour. When Robert moved to Las Vegas in 1975, he came here as a guitar player/singer, although most of the people at his party had never heard him sing. On this night, they had the chance to do so. The host treated the guests to a musical version of his life, singing songs that related to him personally, including "Tears in Heaven," a touching tribute to his son, Jason Todd Danielson, who passed away eight years ago at the age of 24. Among those in attendance for the musical, magical evening were Dick and Melissa Feeney, Don and Gloria Hill, Johnny and Pam Thompson, Norm Johnson, Jonas Vece, Richard Faverty, Kenny and Terry Laursen, Peter Anthony, Jac "Mundane the Grate" Hayden, Anthony Rais as Siegfried, Ariann Black, Jerry Kurland, Joan DuKore, Mike "The Mechanical Magician" Michaels, Reverend Maria Romano, and family members, wife Deborah Danielson; daughters, Melissa Danielson and Heather Allen Campbell; granddaughters, Vanessa and Isabel Dominguez; mother, 89-year-old Ann Robinson; and brother, Al Robinson.
Party photos by Richard Faverty

A little Vegas history information...The section of the city, near Tomiyasu and Warm Springs, where Allen and Danielson make their home, is where many local celebrities once lived (some still have homes in the guard-gated community), among them, Pat and Patti Cooper, Totie Fields, Robert and Vera Goulet, and even Orson Welles.


Totie Fields

Vince Falcone

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Sinatra: Behind the Scenes plays at Family Music Store Theatre, 8125 W. Sahara (S.E. corner Sahara & Cimarron), tomorrow, October 27th at 7 p.m. Special guest star is Vincent Falcone, Frank Sinatra's actual accompanist, arranger and conductor, who will tell stories about his world travels with Old Blue Eyes, from his book, Frankly - Just Between Us: My Life Conducting Frank Sinatra's Music, which was profiled on the PBS Charlie Rose show. The show will re-create 24 signature Sinatra songs, and present more than 300 rare photos and film clips. Tickets are $20 and benefit the Musical Arts Scholarship Program. To reserve tickets, please call (702) 469-3902.

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Wednesday night's Composers Showcase, as it does every month, overflowed with the talent that lives and works in this amazing community. To our way of thinking, probably the most memorable numbers were, Keith Thompson, Jason Andino and Renata Renee Micatrotto, accompanied by Philip Fortenberry on piano, doing "The Down and Dirty Delta Blues" (from Kooky Tunes); Matt Donnelly and company, singing and acting "The Donkey of Death;" special guest, American Idol-winner Taylor Hicks, singing "Maybe You Should" and "Seven Mile Breakdown;" Michelle Johnson and her original and touching "empathy" song, "I Know How She Feels;" Richard Oberacker's "Sandman," performed by Annette Houlihan Verdolino, Zoe Konsur and Tristan Sanchez; Thompson and Andino again, plus Nikka Wahl; trumpet player Joey Pero, accompanied by Tish Diaz and company performing "Wrapt;" Alex Clements on piano, and guitarist Dirk Kay, with Vox Indigo, made up of vocalists Dina Emerson, Silje-Marie Norderhaug and Zipporah Peddle, performing "Waiting For You;" Jeff Neiman, with Steven Lee Cowart, Keith Nelson and Adam Shendal, and vocals by Reva Rice, performing "Just Wanna Be," and Neiman's beautiful "Simple Magic," sung by Clint Holmes, and dedicated to Jeff's wife of almost two years, Julie.


Taylor Hicks by Valerie Macon

Joey Pero by Don Cadette

Taylor Hicks is currently appearing in The Indigo at Bally's. Show times are 7 p.m. (call for dates). Tickets range from $39.99 to $69.99, plus service fees. The $69.99 VIP ticket includes a meet and greet with Taylor. Call (888) 746-7784, or (702) 777-7776 for reservations.

Speaking of Clint Holmes, Mr. Busy Busy will be doing overtime at The Smith Center in the next week. Tomorrow, Saturday, October 26th, Clint joins up with Sheena Easton, and classical singer, Chris Mann (who came in fourth place on the second series of NBC's singing competition, The Voice, this year, and in first place on Team Christina Aguilera, representing her in the final round), for the 18th Serenades of Life-Doctors in Concert benefiting Nathan Adelson Hospice's Bonnie Schreck Memorial Complementary Therapies Program. There is no other concert in Las Vegas that features the musical talents of so many physicians in the community. Comic Brad Garrett, who serves as a commercial spokesperson for the Hospice, will do a special introduction. Additional performers for the concert include: Alan Arnold, M.D., Morton Hyson, M.D., Robert Lieberman, M.D., Michael E. Seiff, M.D., Henry Wang, M.D., Linda Woodson, M.D. and Alter'd Ego. Proceeds from the concert support The Bonnie Schreck Memorial Complementary Therapies program at Nathan Adelson Hospice. Nathan Adelson Hospice is the largest non-profit hospice in Southern Nevada with a mission to be the hospice of choice, the employer of preference and the community's trusted partner for comprehensive end-of-life care. Showtime is at 7 p.m. in the big Reynolds Hall. If you don't have tickets already, you may be out of luck.


Clint Holmes by Stephen Sorokoff

Michelle Johnson

When we called the Smith Center box office earlier today, we learned that at least one person in the department does not know how to pronounce the word "Serenade," and was very vague in giving us accurate ticket prices. When we asked the cost of the most expensive tickets for the Doctors in Concert performance, we were told by the representative, "it says $346.75, but that can't be right, because that's too expensive." OMG! This is supposed to be someone who is SELLING tickets, not critiquing the prices to potential buyers. What we DID learn, and we can only hope this information is correct...the only tickets still available are single scattered seats in the Orchestra section for $64. Since this event is for a very worthy cause, we are delighted to hear that the 2,055-seat Reynolds Hall is, for all intents and purposes, sold out.

And speaking of the Smith Center box office...We have a suggestion (we usually do). When taking phone reservations, the folks in the box office should make sure they have the customers name spelled correctly (like maybe ASKING and/or confirming the spelling before getting off the phone). We have been witness to too many delays when customers tickets can't be found at pick up time, because they are not filed correctly, due to misspelled names. Come on, you people. Get with the program.

And next weekend, Clint Holmes, three-time Las Vegas Entertainer of the Year, Singer of the Year four times, and winner of the Sammy Davis Jr. Foundation award, returns to The Smith Center for his ongoing monthly performances. Considered a master entertainer, Clint never does the same show twice, choosing instead to feature a constantly evolving kaleidoscope of music for each performance, ranging from contemporary to jazz to Broadway. Showcasing the greatest songwriters from around the world, he creates a spellbinding evening of music that's both Live and Alive. Clint's special guests for his upcoming November shows, will include outstanding jazz singer, Pascale Elia; and the very talented Serena Henry, who sings with Smokey Robinson, both local singers who, according to Mr. Holmes, "deserve a larger stage." Also, due to popular demand (hers), Clint's multi-talented bride, Kelly Clinton, will make a guest re-appearance. "By the way," says Clint, "the Lincoln Center appearance, at the annual New York City Cabaret Convention - conceived, launched, and brilliantly sustained for the past 23 seasons by The Mabel Mercer Foundation, was amazing!" Show times for Mr. Holmes and company are Friday, November 2nd, and Saturday, the 3rd, at 8:30 p.m. Sunday, November 4th, there is a 2 p.m. matinee. Tickets are $35 and $45. Call (702) 749-2000 for reservations.

And speaking of Michelle Johnson, the talented lady is "excited as hell," as her choir, Desert Angels, has been invited to perform with Barbra Streisand, when the diva performs at the MGM Grand Garden Arena next Friday night, November 2nd. The choir has performed for many high profile celebrities, television specials, and corporate events, as well as at the popular House of Blues Gospel Brunch at Mandalay Bay Resort, but this marks a new level of recognition for the choir, which is made up of vocalists who can be seen in production shows and venues all over the Las Vegas Strip. Michelle says, "This is the gig of a lifetime. Barbara Streisand is one of my biggest musical idols and we are all honored to share a stage with her. We will be backing up a music legend, and the highest selling female artist of all time." Due to the demands of the Streisand concert, the choir was expanded to 60 singers in order to fill the large stage at the Grand Garden. Musical director, Michelle, has asked friend and well known composer and arranger, Bill Fayne, to conduct the choir. "I am just too excited to focus on conducting this time. I am going to soak it all in and watch a legend at work," says Michelle. Besides that, Michelle has been working on new original compositions, one of which debuted at Wednesday's Composer's Showcase (see paragraph on the Showcase elsewhere in this column), singing and traveling with the amazing Sonny Turner (former lead singer of The Platters), performing jazz at The Dispensary and the Gold Coast, producing entertainment for corporate events, working on a new tribute to the great ladies of jazz, and running her new online branding business - websites, social media and more - called "Geek Girls in Vegas." She adds "I also work at Apple part time to satisfy my obsession with technology. So yeah, I am doing too much, but that is the way I like it!" You can learn more about Michelle by going to www.michellejohnson.com.


Neil Diamond & George Clooney

Mae West

And speaking of La Streisand, her old Erasmus Hall High School classmate, although they did not attend the Brooklyn school at the same time, Neil Diamond, has picked himself up a new singing partner...at least he did for a few minutes. You have probably heard of the singing duos of Jan & Dean, Simon & Garfunkel, Seals & Crofts, Hall & Oates, Peter & Gordon, Chad & Jeremy, and maybe Hudson & Saleeby, but how about Diamond & Clooney? Last Saturday night, at the 26th annual Carousel of Hope Ball in Los Angeles, the evening's honoree, Oscar-winning actor, George Clooney, following a little coaxing, joined Neil, belting out a few words ("so good, so good, so good") in a rendition of "Sweet Caroline." Clooney was recognized at the Carousel of Hope Ball event for his humanitarian efforts, where he was presented with the Brass Ring award by Shirley MacLaine, who described him as the "most generous, sweetest, charming human being." It seems that the consensus of opinion is, that although the charming Mr. Clooney is the nephew of the late songstress Rosemary Clooney, he can certainly carry a film. But a tune? Apparently, not so much. The Ball, one of the biggest social events on the city's fall calendar, raised around $2.5 million for the Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes.

In addition to Barbra and Neil, a number of other famous folk have attended Erasmus over the years. Among the school's former students are Jeff Chandler, Betty Comdon, Clive Davis, Susan Hayward, Lainie Kazan, Beverly Sills, Mickey Spillane, Barbara Stanwyk, Eli Wallach and Mae West. You never know when this information might come in handy.

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In case you missed this article written by Tim O'Reiley from the October 25th edition of the Las Vegas Review-Journal...
Liberace Foundation files for bankruptcy protection
The memory of one-time Strip headliner Liberace took another step toward obscurity on Wednesday as the Liberace Foundation for Creative and Performing Arts filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. Court papers contained very few details as to the cause. The only debt listed was $1.3 million owed to US Bank for a mortgage on the East Tropicana Avenue strip mall that formerly housed the Liberace Museum. The asset sheet did not list a value on the property or whether the foundation owned the entire mall. The major value was in his collection of pianos, personal effects and stage costumes assessed at $13 million. The papers did not mention an endowment, which has been used to fund more than 2,700 music scholarships since 1976. The museum closed two years ago after steadily declining admission and shop sales caused operating losses, forcing administrators to dip into the endowment to keep the doors open. Court papers did not spell out how the foundation plans to reorganize.

In response to our inquiry about this latest chapter in the sad state of all things Liberace, we received this statement from Brian Paco Alvarez, current Chairman of The Liberace Foundation.
"On October 23, 2012, the Board of Directors of the Liberace Foundation for the Creative and Performing Arts decided to file Chapter 11 bankruptcy. This action was done to protect the assets of the Foundation. For the past several years, the Foundation has tried to work through cash flow issues caused in large part by a $1.9 million loan which was entered into 12 years ago. That loan had an unusually high interest rate as well as other requirements that precluded the board from renegotiating the terms. This action comes at a time when the board and donors are well on their way to achieving some of the greatest successes in the history of the Foundation. Our business fundamentals are strong and are getting stronger. The allure of the Liberace name is once again in demand and about to take a major leap forward playing to Liberace's fans and drawing new audiences. Liberace will soon reemerge as an international brand with a major feature film, now in post-production and slated for opening next summer. A major musical in New York City is slated for an opening in 2014. In 2013, the Foundation will reestablish its scholarship program for students at UNLV, CSN and the Nevada School for the Arts. And most exciting is that the Foundation is in negotiations for a new location in Las Vegas to exhibit Liberace's priceless collection of artifacts. As the Chairman of the Foundation, I want to assure members of the community as well as donors that we will work through these challenges and emerge stronger than ever. We are excited to continue our celebration of the cultural arts in Southern Nevada through Showmanship and Scholarship.
The Mission of the Liberace Foundation is to help talented students in Southern Nevada pursue careers in the performing and creative arts through scholarship assistance and artistic exposure."


Liberace

Adina Verson

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Early Wednesday morning, a major fire destroyed what had been the location of the Normandie Country Bakery, on West Sirius Avenue in Las Vegas. The bakery was owned by chef Josette LeBlond, former owner of Josette's Bistro on West Flamingo and co-owner of Las Vegas Rocks Café. The downtown Neonopolis space where the café operated for a little more than a year, is now thriving as the Heart Attack Grill.

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Primary Stages is an off-Broadway theater company dedicated to inspiring, supporting and sharing the art of playwriting. Their current production is a searing drama called Him, playing at the 59E59 Theaters, 59 East 59th Street, through the weekend. This is the world premiere of Him, written by Daisy Foote, daughter of the late Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, Horton Foote (To Kill a Mockingbird). In the tradition of great American plays, Daisy Foote explores the institution of the American family in Him. Two siblings, struggling to keep the family store afloat, must decide which is a priority: their father's final wishes, or their financial stability. It's a choice that could tear them apart. Directed by Evan Yionoulis (Broadway's The Violet Hour), the cast includes Hallie Foote (the playwright‘s sister), Tim Hopper, Adam LeFevre, and Adina Verson. Twenty-seven year old Adina, who has family living in Las Vegas and Henderson, earned a BFA degree in Musical Theatre from the Boston Conservatory, and is a graduate of Yale School of Drama, MFA class of 2012.

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Pascale Elia

Lisa Smith

The Dispensary Lounge, 2451 E Tropicana at Eastern, has become a popular hangout for music lovers. There is a good reason for that. For example, tonight, Friday, October 26th, if you are reading this early enough, Pascale Elia, accompanied by the Uli Geissendoerfer Trio, with Steve Flora on bass and Mike Mechem on drums, will play from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Next Saturday, October 27th, also from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m., it will be Lisa Smith fronting the Uli Geissendoerfer Trio at The Dispensary. Lisa says, "It's such an amazing place, and I'm thrilled that we get to do it all again! I hope you can join us there...even if it's just for a short time. As always, there is no cover charge and no drink minimum...just really great food, awesome drink specials and LIVE JAZZ! If you've never been before, you will love it!" You can call the southeast neighborhood establishment at (702) 458-6343.

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If Roseanne Barr, who turns 60 on November 3rd, does not become our next president (she is the 2012 presidential nominee of the California-based Peace and Freedom Party), we think she might be a good choice to fill the seat left empty by Sharon Osbourne, who is apparently departing as a judge on America's Got Talent. It seems that the Emmy Award and Golden Globe-winning comic, writer, television producer and director likes the idea. It's up to states like California and Florida to decide by their votes. President Barr? Or America's Got Talent judge, Roseanne?


Roseanne Barr by Drew Friedman

Robert Goulet

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Producer, Lou Anne Harrison Chessik, reminds us that the Hallelujah Hollywood Reunion, will take place on Friday, April 5th, 2013. Jason Reddock, the reunion organizer, has been a friend to many of the entertainers, and a huge fan of the shows in Las Vegas and Paris, for a very long time. Lou Anne met Jason when she was organizing the Stardust Hotel & Casino Reunion, and he was very helpful in spreading the word to all of the dancers and singers he knows. He is also very knowledgeable about the history, the costumes, different shows and editions, individual numbers, who performed in them, and when and where. Lou Anne also met Jason in Paris for the Lido Reunion in 2010, and again he was very helpful. He recommended a wonderful hotel just around the corner from the Lido, and got a group together that had worked in shows in the past. They watched the Lido kids rehearse, saw the show three times, and visited with the artistic director, Pierre Rambert. Jason has taken it upon himself to organize a Reunion, 40 years to the day that Hallelujah Hollywood! opened. It will be in the Bally's showroom, with passed appetizers and champagne. Many wonderful things are being planned that we will keep you updated about. Tickets are $125 per person. Jason needs to put down a $2,000 deposit to reserve the date and showroom by November 1st. You can send a check to his address, 150 East 69th Street, # 18T, New York, NY 10021. Or go to PayPal, click on "pay a bill," and enter [email protected] You can find information along with some great photos on the Facebook page, Hallelujah Hollywood.

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On October 30th, it will be five years since Robert Goulet passed away, just one month before what would have been his 74th birthday. Las week, on ANTENNA-TV (KSNV, Channels 3.3 and 127, in Las Vegas), we caught a segment of the old (from 1963, we think) Jack Benny Program, with Robert as special guest. The very young and handsome Mr. Goulet sang a beautiful version of Gordon Jenkins‘ "This Is All I Ask," and did a cute comedy sketch with Mr. Benny.

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It seems that lots of folks have opinions about Las Vegas' Smith Center for the Performing Arts. Some of them have chosen to share those opinions with us...

PKS says, "I have attended two events at Reynolds Hall and have found the sound system to be excellent. My understanding is that the best company in the country was contracted to provide superior acoustics in that venue. I have only had seats on the 3rd level, and have no complaints. Just sayin'--my experience is dramatically different from that of the person whose email you posted--again.

And JY had this to say...

Last Friday night, I decided at the last minute to call The Smith Center and see if there were any tickets left for Christine Ebersol. I was told that the only seats in my price range were in the mezzanine. I asked for one for that night. It already being 5:15, I knew that I would have to rush but I would be able to make it. After I got my seat assignment and gave the woman in the box office my credit card information, I asked her what time the doors opened and she said 6 p.m. with show starting at 7. I said thank you, I better hurry. When I got to The Smith Center box office at 6:15, an agent (obviously not the same one who booked my tickets earlier) gave me the ticket and said "doors will not open for an hour and a half." I was livid. I said, you gotta be kidding. I was told doors open at 6 for the show at 7. She said, "no, that's tomorrow nights performance, not tonight's. The show doesn't start until 8:30. Didn't she read back the details to you when you booked the ticket?" I said no. I was so angry!!! Since my husband was not with me, and there was nowhere to wait except on backless benches outside in front, and with Reynolds Hall not open, I had to sit in my car. I was afraid to leave and I actually didn't even have a clue where to go in that neighborhood alone that would be safe so I just stayed and angrily waited. The end of my story has to do with the seating and beverage service on the mezzanine. The railings are so high that you have to sit at the edge of your seat to be able to see the stage, or turn your seat parallel with stage and obstruct the person's view behind you. Not much choice up there!! That's ridiculous! Finally my last story. I ordered a bread pudding. It was excellent, but too much. When my waitress brought me my bill at the end of the show, I paid her and tipped generously and asked her to please bring me a to-go container. She made a face, and I said just a covered beverage cup will be fine. She said she would try, and left. I finished watching the show, and when I turned around, my pudding was gone. I assumed that she was looking for something to put it in, but she never came back. It was half full and she took it, why?? When I saw her bringing people their bills 20 minutes later, I asked why she took my dessert and she replied that she was looking for something to put it in. She said, just wait a few minutes and I'll be back. She must have thought I was an idiot to think that it hadn't already been thrown away. I'm sure she lied to me. I waited for her, but as I could still see her, I knew she had not done anything to help me. I was so angry that I talked to another waitress. She told me that "she has to go to the main floor to get it and she is an excellent waitress, I'm sure she'll be right back," and pretty much dismissed me. I decided I had waited long enough, and was too angry by this time, that I just left with a very bad taste in my mouth for the negligence I had experienced at The Smith Center. You guys gotta get it together. Just train your staff. It's not rocket science!!

And while still on the subject of The Smith Center, this Monday, October 29th at 7:30 p.m., it will be the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, with Zubin Mehta as Music Director, and Yuja Wang at the piano, presented in association with the American Friends of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, the Jewish Federation of Las Vegas and DAVID Magazine. The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra is one of Israel's oldest and most influential cultural institutions. Since its founding in 1936, the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra has dedicated itself to presenting the world's greatest music to audiences in Israel and around the world. Founded by Polish violinist, Bronislaw Huberman, the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra represents the fulfillment of his dream "to unite the desire of the country for an orchestra with the desire of the Jewish musicians for a country." The program will offer: SCHUBERT: Symphony No.3 in D major, D.200; CHOPIN: Piano Concerto No.1 in E minor, Op.11; and BRAHMS: Symphony No.1 in C minor, Op.68.
Tickets start at $39. The Smith Center is located at 361 Symphony Park Avenue in downtown Las Vegas. Call (702) 749-2000.


Zubin Mehta

Paul Aizley

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Lisa Gioia-Acres tells us that Monday's Las Vegas Media Group meeting was a light one, with only 35 members in attendance. She goes on to say, "I'm sure some of the old time members can remember when there was only a handful of attendees at the earlier meetings. Although we were fewer, we still had a great time. Cindy Ciccero and Alison Bazylinski from UNLV gave a short talk to tell us about the upcoming exhibit they are unveiling at the Nevada State Museum in November. Vegas Style is the name of the exhibit, which opens on November 15. It sounds like a great event and the two came to invite all of us to check it out." To find out more, visit the Vegas Style website at http://www.unlvvegasstyle.com/. Thanks to Cindy and Alison for taking the time to provide the information. The guest speaker for the October get-together was Paul Aizley who came to share a bit about his 40 years at UNLV, as well to talk about his work as a Nevada Assemblyman. He brought some interesting topics for us to consider, mainly the disparity in revenue and tax distribution between the northern part of the state and the southern region. If you are interested in hearing more on this, or have some thoughts to contribute, I'm sure Paul would be glad to hear from you. His website is http://www.paulaizley.com/. There is no guest speaker planned for December. "Wouldn't it be fun to have a party during our lunch meeting?, asks Lisa. "How about we do a gift exchange? For those in attendance, bring a gift to exchange. I'll make the arrangements for the menu. It's be great if Santa made an appearance, but he might be too busy getting his toys together. Let me know your thoughts on this idea." E-mail Lisa at [email protected], or call her at (702) 245-9206.

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For One Night Only, Monday, October 29th at 9:30 p.m. (doors open at 9), our Phavorite Phantom, Brent Barrett, sings Night Songs at 54 Below, Broadway's Nightclub, 254 West 54th Street, between Broadway & Eighth Avenue. One of Broadway's favorite leading men, Brent Barrett has delighted audiences of the Great White Way and London's West End, in Dance a Little Closer, Grand Hotel, Chicago, Candide, Kiss Me Kate and Annie Get You Gun, among others. Brent also played the lead in Phantom - The Las Vegas Spectacular at The Venetian. As a soloist, Brent has appeared at Carnegie Hall, The Royal Albert and Royal Festival Halls in London, and with symphonies and Philharmonics ranging from the Boston Pops and the Berlin Philharmonic, to Opera Pacific and the Birmingham Symphony. This is Brent's first time performing at 54 Below. The musical director for his new show, Night Songs, is Christopher Denny. Think everything - from Music of the Night, to Rhythm of the Night, to You and the Night and Music - and you've got the idea! There is a $30-$40 cover, plus $25 minimum food and beverage minimum. If you plan to be in or around Manhattan, to purchase tickets, call (866) 468-7619.


Brent Barrett

The Apple Sisters

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October marks the beginning of The Apple Sisters Las Vegas run, when they appear at The Onyx Theatre, tomorrow night ay 11:30 p.m. It's the Halloween Show, Ghouls Night Out, with special guest performers from various shows on the Strip! Someone, or someTHING, is haunting their Aunt Gala's mansion, and the girls must channel their inner Nancy Drews to suss out the suspect before they get sussed. AND there is a murderer on the loose! Sing along with your favorite Apple Sisters Halloween delights, like the yummy tune, "Trick or Treat." Prepare to meet your match with "Three Little Merry Murderers." And your eyes won't be playing tricks on you when you see these ghosts come to life with the terrifying number, "Rebels with Caws." Ghouls Night Out is written by, and stars, The Apple Sisters - Kimmy Gatewood, Rebekka Johnson, and Sarah Lowe. Guests include, Matt Donnelly and Paul Mattingly. Sponsored by Corndy, the corn flavored candy, tickets are $20. If you have never seen these ladies perform, you should. If you HAVE seen them, no soliciting is necessary. Audience members are urged to come dressed in their Halloween costumes! The Onyx is located at 953 E. Sahara #16, in Commercial Center. For tickets, call (702) 732-7225, or go to www.onyxtheatre.com. For more information on the Sisters, go to www.theapplesisters.com. The quirky Sisters will be back at The Onyx, just in time for Christmas. Stay tuned for details.



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