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Wednesday, May 10, 2023 | 2 a.m.
“Late Night Magic,” an edgy, adults-only show with stunts, mentalism, racy comedy and more, has bounced around a few off-Strip venues in recent years and now it’s found a home at the Orleans. Produced and hosted by Douglas “Lefty” Leferovich, Murray Sawchuck’s longtime collaborator at the “Murray the Magician” residency at the Laugh Factory at Tropicana, “Late Night Magic” will hit the stage at the Venue at the Orleans on May 25 with a schedule set at 10 p.m. Thursday, Saturday and Monday. Along with Lefty, the lineup includes John Shaw, Bizzaro and The Shocker, and the roster will rotate to include performers from the Strip, the Magic Castle in Hollywood and other magic mainstays. Tickets start at $40 and info is available at magiclatenight.com.
The classic rock rampage at the Strat Theater continues. Just announced is a two-date stay for Night Ranger, which is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. The band that currently includes Jack Blades, Kelly Keagy, Brad Gillis, Eric Levy and Keri Kelli is set to perform at the North Strip hot spot on September 1 and 2. Tickets go on sale May 11 at tickets.thestrat.com.
More Vegas entertainment announcements this week: rapper T.I., who recently took a turn doing stand-up comedy at Jimmy Kimmel’s Comedy Club on the Strip, gets back to the music with a poolside summer concert at the M Resort on July 8; funnyman Tim Dillon will make his debut at Encore Theater on July 22; singer Carin León brings his epic Colmillo de Leche Tour to T-Mobile Arena on September 14; reggae favorite J Boog, who just played the city’s new Holo Holo Festival, will be back in town for a concert at Brooklyn Bowl on September 14; comedian Taylor Tomlinson returns to Encore Theater for two new dates on September 14 and 15; The ALV Comedy Fest, featuring performances from Adal Ramones, La Cotorrisa, Mike Salazar, Mario Aguilar, Teo Gonzalez, Rogelio Ramos and Jo Jo Jorge Falcon, lands at Michelob Ultra Arena on September 16; the legendary Earth, Wind & Fire returns to the Venetian Theatre for a nine-show engagement running from October 20 through November 4; rapper Lil Yachty will drop in for a tour stop at Brooklyn Bowl on October 26; and Grupera superstar Ana Bárbara will perform at the Pearl Concert Theater on November 11 as part of her Bandidos Tour.
It’s already packed with entertainment from the likes of Donny Osmond, Tape Face, “X Country” and “Menopause the Musical.” But Harrah’s Las Vegas is going to get an extra dose of hilarious, hypnotic fun on June 15 with the opening of “Hyprov: Improv Under Hypnosis.” Conceived by Colin Mochrie of “Whose Line Is It Anyway” fame along with master hypnotist Asad Mecci, the show will take the stage at Harrah’s Showroom next month for 85-minute performances at 8 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. Mecci stars alongside a rotating cast with the goal of transforming onstage volunteers into headliners during a “roller-coaster ride through the volunteers’ uninhibited, unconscious minds, leaving everyone doubled over with laughter.” For more info, visit hyprov.com.
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