Added on 24-Jun-2004
Tickets now on sale for queen rock theatrical
“we will rock you” at paris las vegas - queen musical gets ready to reign for las vegas extended engagementLas vegas, june 23, 2004 – tickets are now on sale for the smash hit musical “we will rock you,” which will make its north american debut at paris las vegas. With preview shows beginning august 16 and a september star-studded gala opening, the extended engagement at paris las vegas marks the first run of the show in north america and the first time a musical of this calibre will debut in las vegas.
“we will rock you” is a lavish rock musical featuring 20 of queen's greatest hits – including “bohemian rhapsody,” “we are the champions,” “another one bites the dust” and “crazy little thing called love.” Every performance has played to sold-out crowds and standing ovations since it opened in one of the largest venues in london's west end in may 2002.
“we are thrilled to host the first north american extended run of this world-class rock experience,” said bobby yee, president of paris las vegas. “a production of this calibre choosing to debut at paris las vegas is a testament to the quality of the paris resort and to las vegas’ status as the true entertainment capital of the country.”
“we will rock you” will take the stage at le théâtre des arts, an intimate 1,450-seat venue that is being customized to provide an extraordinary setting for audiences to experience the music and dance of “we will rock you.” In true rock-and-roll fashion, complex laser lights and special effects will be broadcast on six gigantic plasma screens.
Through auditions in major cities across america, the production has cast world-class singers and dancers for this high-energy rock theatrical experience. Principals now rehearsing in las vegas include: douglas crawford (pop), rich hebert (khashoggi), aspen miller and kacie sheik (scaramouche), ty talor (britney), carly thomas (oz), tony vincent and jason wooten (galileo).
Ensemble cast members include: timothy george anderson, rosalind brown, joey calveri, venny carranza, abbie l. Cooper, maria davidson, jennifer dinoia, derek ferguson, rona figueroa, nam holtz, jenny jackson, chris klink, jeremy kocal, mychael ludwin, tim mcgarrigal, sarah mclellan, luke merryman, michele micholas, kristen oei, aaron paul, keven quillon, niki scalera, annette simmonds, jimmy r.o. smith, megan stephens, will swenson, amir talai, andrew turteltaub, marcia urani, jonathan warren, tonya wathen and paula wise.