LAS VEGAS, July 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Last night, the sensational cast and crew of Las Vegas' newest stage production, CIRCUS 1903 celebrated their opening night performance at Paris Theater at Paris Las Vegas. Featuring the world's most talented performers and breathtaking puppeteering, the new resident production transported the filled room of invited guests and theatergoers back to the golden age of circus with thrilling acts and all of the nostalgia that made the era one to never forget.
Sharing the story of traditional circus, the big top production presented awe-inspiring and death-defying acts such as aerial acrobatics, high-wire walking, body contortion and many others, mixed with heart-warming moments featuring the world's largest performing elephants, Queenie and Peanut, who are brought to life through groundbreaking design and puppeteering. Ringmaster Willy Whipsnade kept the laughter rolling throughout the one-act production, and the high-spirited audience delivered nearly non-stop applause in return to the extraordinary cast before giving them a full standing ovation at their final curtain call.
In attendance of the premiere performance was the production's director, Neil Dorward and creative producer Simon Painter, as well as several celebrities and local performers, including The Gazillionaire and Melody Sweets from ABSINTHE Las Vegas, cast members from MAGIC MIKE LIVE LAS VEGAS, magician Mac King, cast members from Chippendales, DIVAS star Frank Marino, comedy hypnotist Anthony Cools, mentalist Frederic Da Silva, and magician Murray SawChuck.
Following the show, the cast and creative team joined invited guests for an exclusive post-show celebration at Napolean's Dueling Piano Lounge inside the center-Strip property. Late into the night, guests enjoyed a hosted bar and a selection of sweet treats inspired by the show – including caramel corn balls, miniature cotton candy cones, a liquid nitrogen popcorn station and more – while sharing laughs and their enjoyment for the performance.
CIRCUS 1903 – The Golden Age of Circus performs in the Paris Theater at Paris Las Vegas Tuesday through Sunday at 7 p.m., with additional performances at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday, and is dark on Monday. Tickets begin at $49, plus all applicable taxes and fees, and can be purchased online at Circus1903.com, by phone at 702-777-2782 or by visiting the Paris box office. For groups of 10 or more, please call 866-574-3851 or email [email protected]. For more information, visit Circus1903.com and connect with the show on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook - @Circus1903.
Paris Las Vegas
Paris Las Vegas brings the passion and sophistication of the City of Light to the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, transporting guests to Europe's most romantic city. Distinctive for its dramatic 50-story replica Eiffel Tower and authentic architectural reproductions, Paris Las Vegas features more than 2,900 hotel rooms and suites. Additionally, the resort offers an 85,000 square-foot casino; the two-acre Soleil Pool; Las Vegas' first rooftop bar and grill, BEER PARK, spanning 10,000 square feet; Paris Spa by Mandara; two wedding chapels; unique French retail shopping located along the resort's Le Boulevard District and the opulent nightlife venue Chateau Nightclub & Rooftop. Eleven restaurants include a distinctive array of fine cuisine such as Chef Joho's acclaimed Eiffel Tower Restaurant, French-bistro Mon Ami Gabi, Steve Martorano's signature Italian-American dishes at Martorano's and internationally-renowned Gordon Ramsay Steak. Performing in the 1,477-seat Paris Theater is CIRCUS 1903 –The Golden Age of Circus, a thrilling turn-of-the-century circus spectacular featuring sensational puppetry the brings two stunningly beautiful elephants to life. For more information, please visit parislasvegas.com or the Caesars Entertainment Las Vegas media room. Find Paris Las Vegas on Facebook and follow on Twitter and Instagram.
Red Mercury Entertainment
Red Mercury Entertainment is a Las Vegas-based full service entertainment company that provides comprehensive solutions for entertainment, technical direction, box office operations, showroom management and marketing for resort partners and casinos with more than 20 years of experience in the entertainment industry. For more information on Red Mercury Entertainment, visit www.RedMercuryEnt.com.
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