Show Guide

January 02, 2001 1:17 AM
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Headliners

Ambrosia
Suncoast (636-7075) Friday through Sunday, at 7 p.m.

Bacon Brothers
Hard Rock (693-5000) Friday at 8 p.m.

David Brenner
Golden Nugget (796-9999). 8 p.m., Tuesday through Sunday, 10 p.m. on Saturday.

D.J. Larry Taylor
Gold Coast (367-7111) Ballroom dancing, Sundays, 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., and Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.

Legendary Ladies of Rock ’n Roll
Stardust (732-6111) January 10-13

Wayne Newton
Stardust (732-6111) Through Sunday, nightly at 9 p.m., except Saturday: 8 p.m. and 11 p.m.

Penn & Teller
Rio All-Suite Casino Hotel (252-7776) Friday, January 5 through January 17.

Collin Raye
Sam’s Town Live! (454-8048) Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m.

Salsa All-Stars
Gold Coast (367-7111) Saturdays, 11 p.m. to 3 a.m.

Smothers Brothers
The Orleans (365-7075) Tuesday, January 9 through January 14, at 7 p.m.

Production Shows

Bill Acosta: Lasting
Impressions
Flamingo (733-3333)
Slick production features an 8-piece band and 12 topless dancers: 10 p.m. Saturdays through Thursdays plus 7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays.

American Superstars
Stratosphere (380-7777)
Rock ‘n’ roll celebrity tribute with live band, dancers: 7 p.m., Sunday, Mondays and Tuesdays; 7 and 10 p.m. Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays in Broadway Showroom (Under 5 not admitted).

An Evening at La Cage
Riviera (794-9433)
Frank Marino stars as a catty Joan Rivers: 7:30 and 9:30 nightly except Tuesdays.

At the Copa
Rio All-Suite Casino Resort
(252-7776)
David Cassidy and Sheena Easton team up for a high-energy musical: 8 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays; 7 and 9:30 p.m. Tuesdays.

Blue Man Group
Luxor (262-4400)
The New York-based show blends art, comedy, improvisation and percussive music: 7 p.m. Mondays, 7 and 10 p.m. Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. 10 p.m. Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays.

Bottoms Up
Flamingo (733-3240)
A blend of vaudeville and sitcom: 2 and 4 p.m. except Sundays (18 or older).

Caesars Magical Empire
Caesars Palace (731-7333)
A multi-chambered magical mystery tour with dinner Tuesdays through Sundays.

Crazy Girls
Riviera (794-9433)
Topless revue features eight showgirls and recorded music: 8:30 and 10:30 nightly plus midnight on Saturdays. (Must be 18).

EFX
MGM Grand (891-7777)
Musical starring Tommy Tune: 7:30 and 10:30 p.m. Tuesdays - Saturdays. Dec. 17 through Dec. 23. Shows 7:30 and 10:30 p.m. Christmas Day. (Dark Dec. 24).

Folies Bergere
Tropicana (739-2714)
Tribute to the Parisian Music Hall: 7:30 and 10 nightly except Thursdays. (Early show not topless; Must be 16 to attend late show).

Forever Plaid
Flamingo (733-3333)
Musical follows a quartet after they are killed in a bus crash and get to perform that one big concert. 7:30 and 10 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays.

Andre-Philippe Gagnon
The Venetian (948-3007)
French-Canadian singing impressionist has drop-dead renditions of pop stars: 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays; 6:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays.

Danny Gans
The Mirage (792-7777)
Singing impressions with 200 voices: 8 p.m. daily except Mondays and Fridays. (Dark Dec. 24 through 29).

Hip-nosis
Flamingo O’Shea’s (737-1343)
R-rated show uses members of the audience for hilarious stunts: 9 p.m. Tuesdays — Saturdays (must be 18). (Midnight show at the Flamingo, Fridays & Saturdays.)

Honky Tonk Angles
Gold Coast (367-7111)
Tribute to the top country females, including Patsy Cline, in a Christmas program 8 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays.

The Illusionary Magic
of Rick Thomas
Tropicana (737-2515)
Charming magician performs with white tigers daily at 2 and 4 p.m except Fridays.

Jubilee!
Bally’s Las Vegas (739-4567)
Lavish production with sinking of Titanic, and other spectacular acts nightly except Tuesdays, 7:30 and 10:30.

Lance Burton:
Master Magician
Monte Carlo (386-8224)
Stunning illusions are a blend of intimate cabaret and high-powered extravaganza: 7 and 10 p.m. Tuesdays — Saturdays, 7 p.m. Sundays; (Dark through Dec. 25)

Legends in Concert
Imperial Palace (794-3261)
Venerable celebrity-impersonation revue features believable performers: Featuring Elvis and Marilyn Monroe 7 and 10:30 Mondays — Saturdays.

Les Trix
San Remo (597-6428)
An eclectic blend of magic, comedy, cockatoos and cleavage: 8 and 10:30 nightly except Mondays. Late show topless, (must be 18).

Melinda,
First Lady of Magic
The Venetian (948-3007)
Sultry Melinda mesmerizes the audience with large-scale illusions: 6:30 Mondays Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, 6:30 and 8:30 Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus
Flamingo (733-3333)
Broadway quality music theater based on the best-seller: 10 p.m. Fridays, 3 and 7:30 p.m. Sundays, 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Saturdays.

Michael Flatley’s
Lord of the Dance
New York-New York (740-6815)
This high-energy River Dance clone is ignited by talented young performers tapping their way as good and evil match wits: 7 and 10 p.m. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 9 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays; Saturdays at 3 and 8 p.m.

Midnight Fantasy
Luxor (262-4400)
Tasteful topless revue: 8:30 and 10:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays; 10:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays; 8:30 p.m. Sunday (Must be 21 or older).

Mystère
Treasure Island (894-7722)
An offshoot of the genre-stretching Cirque du Soleil: 7:30 and 10:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays.

Multiple Personalities of Billy Cage
Bourbon Street (737-7200)
Madcap song, comedy and impressions: 2 p.m., Tuesdays — Saturdays.

O
Bellagio (693-7722)
The spectacular production by Cirque du Soleil showcases a cast of 74 synchronized swimmers, trapeze artists, contortionists and others: 7:30 and 10:30 p.m. Fridays through Tuesdays. (Dark through Dec. 20).

The Scintas
Las Vegas Hilton (732-5755)
Family affair with musical variety and comedy: 8 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays.

Siegfried & Roy
The Mirage (791-7111)
Where else can you find a fire-breathing dragon, white tigers and a vanishing (and reappearing) elephant? 7:30 and 11 p.m. Fridays through Tuesdays. (Dark through Thursday, Dec. 28)

Skintight
Harrah’s Las Vegas (369-5222)
A late-night adult review: 10:30 p.m. Sundays, Mondays and Saturdays, 7:30 and 10:30 Wednesdays. (Must be 18).

Splash 2000
Riviera (794-9433)
Features ice skaters and specialty acts: 7:30 and 10:30 nightly. (Sunday early show is covered, must be 18 for all other shows. Covered shows added 7:30 Dec. 29 and 30).

Clint Holmes
Harrah’s (369-5111)
Clint Holmes stars in this popular laissez faire production: 7:30 p.m. Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays; 7:30 and 10 p.m. Thursdays and Saturdays.

Tournament of Kings
Excalibur (597-7600)
Medieval-theme dinner show has magic acts, mounted knights, singers and laser effects: 6 and 8:30 nightly.

Viva Las Vegas
Stratosphere (380-7777)
Show features singers and dancers, and occasional specialty acts: 2 and 4 p.m. daily except Sundays, those under 21 must be accompanied by adult (must be 5 or older).

Steve Wyrick,
World Class Magician
Sahara (737-2515)
Tightly-knit magic show features large-scale illusions: 7 and 10 p.m. Wednesdays through Monday.

When Lounges were King
Regent Las Vegas (869-7194)
Sonny King, Pete Barbutti, Freddie Bell, Lezlie Anders, Rich Michel and Steve Rossi perform 3 and 7:30 p.m., Mondays, also at 3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays.

Comedy Clubs

Bourbon Street Comedy
Bourbon Street (737-7200)
Dr. Naughty, the X-rated comedy hypnotist, performs at 10:15 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays.

Comedy Stop
Tropicana (739-2714)
One of the oldest and largest venues for comedy in town. Three comics are presented twice nightly at 8 and 10:30.

The Improv
Harrah’s (369-5111)
The Budd Friedman club traces its roots to the old cellar comedy stores of New York. It presents three or four national comics twice a night (Except Mondays).

Riviera Comedy Club
Riviera (794-9433)
The Club presents three comics twice nightly at 8 and 10. (An 11:45 show is added Fridays and Saturdays nights).

The Reserve Comedy Club
The Reserve (558-7000)
Stand-up comedians are presented in the Explorers Room at 7 and 9 on Monday nights.

Sandy Hackett’s Comedy Club
Texas Station (631-1001)
Buddy Hackett’s son presents stand-up comedy every Saturday at 7 p.m.