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The entertainer performs in Jersey Boys, one of a handful of production shows with impending closings.

Travis Cloer’s terrific 'With a Twist' proves there can be life after a closure

July 27th, 2016

The entertainer performs in Jersey Boys, one of a handful of production shows with impending closings.

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    Deepak Chopra is playing the big room at the Smith Center for the Performing Arts on Oct. 28.

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    "I have been making these movies most of my adult life. I’m really proud of them and was really thrilled to come back and play ...

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    The future of one of the Strip’s most successful and celebrated productions has spun into uncertainty.

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    A project inspired by the great numbers of some of Broadway's legendary musicals, "Steve Wynn's Showstoppers" has abruptly set a closing date of Sept. 30.

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    Cirque’s stage shows opened 20 years ago with “Mystere” at Treasure Island, and with the most recent activity on the Strip completed, there is a ...

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    Giles Martin was seated on a director’s chair onstage at the Love Theater at the Mirage when he was unexpectedly upstaged by an underdressed interloper.

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    Stop me, or not, if you have heard this one: A terrifically talented show boasting an innovative concept and fueled by generous investment has opened ...

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    The VegasVille scene is once more a veritable cornucopia of news nuggets. It is time to impart.

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    Mark Shunock is ready for the next phase of "Mondays Dark," at least in terms of the “where” of it all. He has secured space ...

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    The musical production of the Smith Center for the Performing Arts has formally opened at Reynolds Hall and plows ahead to a Sunday closing.

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    The tent at Symphony Park that staged “The Tempest” didn’t much resemble a potato cellar, but what grew out of that enclave was a production ...

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    Jimmy Pankow remembers when he was a kid, his head filled with dreams of being a great musician. His instrument of choice? ...

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    Having embarked on thematic treks through the Old West, a turn-of-the-century circus and Coney Island, Melody Sweets is taking to the wilderness for her next ...

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