It's Showtime
Where Las Vegas|September 2019
Las Vegas dubs itself the Entertainment Capital of the World, a lofty nickname that calls out the broad spectrum of shows in the city. Resident acts, magic, cabarets and comedy all find a home here. These shows are meant to keep fans coming back for more . Dive into some of the best the city has to offer, whether it’s something new, something tried and true, something fans can’t get enough of or something to rev up your engine.
Susan Stapleton

1“BLANC DE BLANC”

Following sold-out shows at the Sydney Opera House, London’s West End, the Brisbane Festival and Adelaide Festival, this cabaret arrived in town this past month. The 75-minute show takes place in a vintage French lounge, where fans are part of the party that shows a lot of skin and promises a lot of bubbly fun . Acrobat s and singers rule in this throwback show at the newly renamed SAHARA Las Vegas ( formerly SLS Las Vegas) every Thursday through Monday at 7 pm, with an additional 9:30 pm show on Saturdays.

TICKETS FROM $49. FOUNDRY AT SAHARA LAS VEGAS, 702.761.7617

2 “CELESTIA”

Another newcomer, “Celestia” dazzles audiences at The STRAT inside a 30,000-squarefoot tent. More than two dozen performers traipse through the show, including the father-daughter handand-head balancing act Sergey and Sasha and the Sandou Trio Russian Bar singing group from “America’s Got Talent,” a knife-throwing and bow-and-arrow act and a Wheel of Death artist. The 70-minute whirlwind of a show is at 7 pm Wednesdays and Thursdays, and 7 and 9 pm Friday through Sunday.

TICKETS FROM $29.

THE STRAT, 702.380.7777.

3 JIMMY KIMMEL’S COMEDY CLUB

Late-night host and Las Vegas native Jimmy Kimmel now has his own comedy club in his hometown. Jimmy Kimmel’s Comedy Club at The Linq Promenade is a classic comedy club with a roster of talent that includes Harland Williams from “Dumb and Dumber” and “Something About Mary” fame Sept. 5-8 and entertainer Steve Byrne Sept. 12-15. Even when there are no shows, the downstairs bar serves cocktails such as the Jimlet and the Neon Boneyard, along with a happy hour to get the party started. Shows are Thursdays at 8 pm and Friday through Sunday at 8 and 10 pm.

TICKET PRICES VARY BY PERFORMER.

THE LINQ PROMENADE, 702.777.2782.

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