Elvis to 'play' Aladdin on Aug. 24

LAS VEGAS -- Now that Elvis Presley is back on the radio with the remixed "A Little Less Conversation," officials at the The Aladdin Casino and Resort figure its time for a tour.

Well, sort of.

The real Elvis Presley - not this impersonator - will be As odd as it may sound, thanks to digitally-enhanced video technology, "the King" will be at the Aladdin for one night only, "performing" to commemorate the 25th anniversary of his death.

Clients still have time to hop on a flight to the city Elvis helped make famous for the "Elvis -- The Concert" tribute on Aug. 24.

In a city with no shortage of Elvis impersonators, Presley himself will be shown performing via concert and television special footage.

The tribute will be broadcast on a two-story video screen and will be accompanied by a 16-piece live orchestra performing under the direction of Presley's original musical director.

In addition, Elvis fans will hear The King introduce his band and singers, talk to the audience, and even crack a few jokes, according to officials with the Aladdin.

The show has played to sold-out audiences in London, Germany and New York.

Tickets are priced at $35, $45 and $55, and are available at the Aladdin box office or through Ticketmaster. Reservations can be made by calling the Aladdin at (702) 785-5505 or Ticketmaster at (877) 333-9474.

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