LAS VEGAS — Phantom – The Las Vegas Spectacular celebrated its fifth anniversary Thursday, June 23. The Las Vegas production of the worldwide favorite is enjoying enduring success that few other Las Vegas productions have achieved and proves that “Broadway” can and does flourish in Las Vegas.
“I want to congratulate all involved with Phantom—The Las Vegas Spectacular on five brilliant and successful years in Las Vegas,” says Andrew Lloyd Webber. “I am thrilled that this production has become such a sensation and embraced by fans across the world.”
More than 150 cast and crew members work together each night to put on a dazzling experience for the audience. The fifth anniversary performance of Phantom—The Las Vegas Spectacular on June 23 marked 2190 performances at The Venetian. To date, this production has executed more than 500,000 special effects, 11,000 romantic kisses have been shared on stage and the $5 million chandelier has “crashed” a distance equal to five times the height of Mt. Everest.
“Five years ago Phantom—The Las Vegas Spectacular raised the bar for Las Vegas entertainment with a show that added brand new elements to a classic story,” says Scott Zeiger, co-CEO of BASE Entertainment. “The success this show has achieved is due to the world-class cast and crew who put on a production each night that can only be seen here in Las Vegas. It is an unforgettable and unmatched theater experience.”
Phantom—The Las Vegas Spectacular will continue to celebrate its fifth anniversary throughout the duration of the summer with a special offer for its fans. For a limited time, guests can enjoy a 2 for $99 ticket offer. This offer can be redeemed by using the code 99PAIR when ordering tickets. The offer is valid through September 4, 2011 and is not valid on previously purchased tickets.
This lavish production of Phantom—The Las Vegas Spectacular thrills audiences eight times a week at The Venetian. From the moment you enter the magnificent custom-built theatre you are immersed in the storied Paris Opera House and become part of The Phantom’s world.
Featuring every beloved Andrew Lloyd Webber song from the original, spectacular sets, new effects and a breathtaking chandelier experience, Phantom is an only-in-Vegas experience.
Phantom at The Venetian is produced by The Really Useful Theatre Company Inc. and BASE Entertainment.
Phantom performs at The Venetian Resort – Hotel – Casino on Monday at 7:00 pm and 9:30 pm, Tuesday – Friday at 7:00 pm and Saturday at 7:00 pm and 9:30 pm (dark on Sunday). Tickets are available by calling the Venetian Box Office at 866-641-7469 or 702-414-9000 or online at www.Venetian.com. For groups of 10 or more, please call (702) 785-5394. For more information please visit www.phantomlasvegas.com.
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