Midler signs Caesar's Palace deal
VEGAS, Nev. – Thar she blows! Bette Midler today
officially announced that she is headed for Las Vegas. The legendary
sensation has signed on with entertainment promoter AEG Live for
a minimum two year deal as the new resident artist at The Colosseum
at Caesars Palace starting in February 2008. When asked about her
upcoming run in Las Vegas -- The Divine Miss M had this to say.
Vegas 'cause here I come! Caesars Palace will never be the same
and to all those critics who have accused me of being 'tacky,' 'too
much' and 'over the top' I say, you ain't seen nuthin' yet!"
The show, which
is scheduled to premiere on February 20, 2008, will be the biggest,
most imaginative production Bette Midler has ever done. With plenty
of girls, gags and guffaws, her incomparable humor, the best song
catalogue in American music and her fabulous "Kiss My Brass"
section, audiences will be treated to an experience that can only
be referred to as "divine."
us at AEG Live are ecstatic about working with Bette and look forward
to the fun and success we are going to have together on this project,"
said John Meglen, Co-CEO and President of AEG Live/Concerts West.
"The show is going to be Bette at her absolute best and her
fans are going to be blown away!"
For over 40
years, Caesars Palace has set the standard in entertainment by offering
its guests world-class performers and musicians. In keeping with
that standard, Caesars Palace President, Gary Selesner couldn't
be happier that Bette Midler will be coming aboard and calling The
Colosseum home for the next two years.
Palace has set the standard for entertainment in Las Vegas by continually
booking the biggest and best acts the city has ever seen including
Celine Dion and Elton John," said Caesars Palace President
Gary Selesner. "Adding the inimitable Bette Midler to The Colosseum's
family of entertainers adds yet another jewel to our crown."
today Thursday, May 3
will perform approximately one hundred shows a year at The Colosseum
at Caesars Palace. The show will be presented at 7:30 p.m. five
nights a week and will be dark on Monday and Thursday. Tickets for
performances from February 20 through March 9 are on sale now and
can be purchased by calling 1-877-7BETTEM (723-8836) or on-line
at Ticketmaster.com, keyword "Caesars Palace." Tickets
may also be purchased in person at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace
Box Office open daily from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. For groups of 20 or
more, call 702.731.7208.
are $95, $140, $175, and $250. Visit bette.aeglive.com for more
information on Bette Midler at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace.