LAS VEGAS -- "Chicago -The Musical" began an indefinite run Aug. 24
at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino, furthering a trend toward
Broadway's presence on the Strip.
In other theater developments, Steve Wynn is building a
1,500-seat theater at The Mirage to launch an original musical
called "Miss Spectacular." And the international musical "Notre
Dame de Paris" will make its U.S. debut next January at the
Paris-Las Vegas hotel-casino. In addition, the Broadway musical
"Cats" is playing Sept. 7 to 12 at the MGM Grand hotel-casino on
the Strip. Hotel and entertainment packages are available.
"Chicago -- the Musical" stars Jasmine Guy, who returns to the
role she originated in the first national tour of the play. Guy is
perhaps best known for her starring role as Whitley Gilbert on the
NBC television series "A Different World." She has also appeared on
television programs such as "NYPD Blue" and "Touched by an
Her co-star, Charlotte d'Amboise, has received numerous
accolades for her theater roles, including the L.A. Drama Critics
Tickets for "Cats" are available through any local Ticketmaster;
in Las Vegas, phone (702) 474-4000.
Mandalay Bay Theatre
Phone: (877) 632-7400