THE MIRAGE Entertainment Listings for September 2011
THE BEATLES™ LOVE™ BY CIRQUE DU SOLEIL®
The Beatles™ LOVE™ brings the magic of Cirque du Soleil® together with the spirit and passion of The Beatles to create an intimate and powerful entertainment experience. Inspired by the poetry of the lyrics, the creative team designed a series of scenes inhabited by colorful characters in extravagant costumes. The show captures the essence of love that John, Paul, George and Ringo inspired during their astonishing adventure together. The Beatles™ LOVE™ recently celebrated its 5th anniversary and has performed more than 2,000 shows for more than 4.3 million people since its June 2006 premiere.
TERRY FATOR THEATRE
He captured the hearts…and funny bones…of America with his victory on “America’s Got Talent.” Now, Terry Fator brings his hilarious live show to The Mirage in Terry Fator: Ventriloquism in Concert filled with celebrity singing impressions and unparalleled ventriloquism. Backed by a sizzling live band, Fator brings to life his puppet co-stars including Winston the Impersonating Turtle, the loveable Emma Taylor, Vikki “The Cougar,” Wrex the Crash Test Dummy and his newest cast member, Berry Fabulous, through comic banter and their hilarious take on musical superstars including Cher, Justin Timberlake, Elvis Presley, Garth Brooks, The Pussycat Dolls and many more.
Ron White, best known as the cigar smoking, scotch drinking funnyman from the “Blue Collar Comedy Tour,” will perform his hilarious stand-up comedy inside the Terry Fator Theatre. White has established himself as a star in his own right with multiple comedy albums and videos including “Drunk In Public,” “They Call Me Tater Salad” and “You Can’t Fix Stupid.” Guests must be 16 years of age or older to attend.
KEVIN JAMES & RAY ROMANO
The Mirage is excited to welcome back comedian Ray Romano of “Everybody Loves Raymond” and “King of Queens” star Kevin James as they perform together at the Terry Fator Theatre. James will take the stage first to entertain audience members with his quick wit. Romano will then perform his outrageously funny routine while charming the audience with his smooth comedic style.
Emmy Award-winner Jay Leno performs his hilarious stand-up comedy act inside the Terry Fator Theatre. Leno’s comedic style and generous personality have earned him millions of fans worldwide.
Dates: September 23 – 24; October 14 – 15; November 18 – 19
Actor, playwright and comedian Lewis Black is best known for his dead-on social and political humor. He appears weekly as “America’s Foremost Commentator on Everything” on Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show with Jon Stewart.” In 2006, Black appeared in films “Accepted,” “Unaccompanied Minors” and co-starred with Robin Williams in “Man of the Year.”
Managed by The Light Group, JET Nightclub caters to a variety of clientele with three distinct rooms, each a unique space with its own dance floor, DJ booth and sound system. The Main Room offers the best of rock, hip-hop and top 40. Additional rooms are dedicated to house and hip-hop music spun by guest and international DJs. Four full-service bars offer creative specialty cocktails and European bottle service featured in each room. JET will close Tuesday, Sept. 6.
1OAK LAS VEGAS
Taking over the former JET Nightclub location, 1OAK Las Vegas will mark the first-ever partnership with The Light Group and New York’s preeminent lifestyle and hospitality company The Butter Group. Introducing 1OAK to the Las Vegas Strip will offer a one-of-a-kind nightlife experience for partygoers. The club is set for a New Year’s Eve 2011 grand opening.
THE BEATLES REVOLUTION LOUNGE
Revolutionary in design, REVOLUTION takes guests on an evolutionary journey, where both the music and interior transform, creating a psychedelic sensory experience. REVOLUTION blends cutting-edge interactive design, art and sound in a contemporary interpretation of The Beatles era.
CLOSET SUNDAYS AT REVOLUTION
The Beatles REVOLUTION Lounge will have everyone coming out to dance during Closet Sundays, the most fabulous night on The Strip. The party, “for boys who like boys and their girlfriends,” brings groundbreaking live performances, edgy fashion shows with fresh style and much more to the ultra-lounge while partygoers are treated to beats provided by Light Group resident DJs. In addition, REVOLUTION offers incredible drink specials as well as complimentary admission for Las Vegas residents every Sunday night.
ABBEY ROAD BAR
The Abbey Road Bar, located just in front of the lounge, is a full-service bar that reflects the REVOLUTION experience.
KING INK – MARIO BARTH AT THE MIRAGE
Celebrity tattoo artist Mario Barth brings cutting-edge tattoo fashion and lifestyle to Las Vegas with King Ink – Mario Barth at The Mirage. Guests will enjoy a high-tech interactive lounge and hot spot nightly as well as relax and sip champagne on the outdoor patio. King Ink – Mario Barth at The Mirage is a one-of-a-kind venue capturing elegance and artistry with a rock ‘n’ roll flair through marble flooring, lavish fabrics and extravagant chandeliers – all of which are fit for a king.
POOL & LOUNGE
BARE POOL LOUNGE
Celebrating its fifth season, BARE Pool Lounge at The Mirage is one of Las Vegas’ premier European-style adult-only pool lounges in Sin City. BARE is an intimate daytime haven that includes six VIP cabanas, eight daybeds and two luxury VIP dipping pools. Entertainment offerings range from live performances to weekly parties for locals and LGBT-specific events. Past performances and celebrity guests have included Tommy Lee, Slash, Nicole Scherzinger, Courtney Love, will.i.am and Deryck Whibley, among others. Daytime partygoers are invited to relax, recline and leave their worries behind, seven days a week.
Kicking off its second season, HEAVEN will turn BARE Pool Lounge into an outdoor nightclub in the heart of the Las Vegas Strip by covering and transforming the pool into a distinct dance floor. This dance party will treat LGBT partygoers to top-of-the-line live performances, celebrity appearances and the hottest DJs rotating every month. Starting at 10:30 p.m., HEAVEN will be open Saturday, Sept. 3.
SIEGFRIED & ROY’S SECRET GARDEN & DOLPHIN HABITAT
The Mirage is home to Siegfried & Roy’s Secret Garden and Dolphin Habitat and is distinguished from all other hotels in the world by its animal habitats, built both for educational programs and public enjoyment. The Secret Garden is home to five rare animal breeds, including the White Lions of Timbavati and Siegfried & Roy’s Royal White Tigers of Nevada. Through the Secret Garden, Siegfried and Roy seek to increase public awareness of the plight of all endangered animals and to foster dialogue about the world’s rarest breeds.
The Dolphin Habitat serves as the home for a family of bottlenose dolphins. This embattled species dwells in the finest surroundings incorporating the latest in research technology. Although guests enjoy watching the mammals as they frolic in the water, the facility’s primary purpose is for educational programs. A complete curriculum has been prepared with the Clark County School District to educate elementary through senior high school students on the wonder of marine mammals.Dates: Daily Hours: Seasonal; please call (702) 791-7188 for more information. Admission: Adults: $17; Children (4-12): $12; 13 and under: Free. Last admission is 30 minutes prior to close. Contact: For more information, call (702) 791-7188 or visit The Mirage ***Guests can choose three attractions from eight venues at the MGM Resorts Las Vegas properties and pay only $54. Tickets can be purchased in person at the participating Box Offices (excluding Circus Circus), or by calling the Call Center at (866) 606-7111.