Las Vegas is the Entertainment Capital of the World, so it’s no surprise that Broadway shows, and other nationally-acclaimed shows and musicals take up residence Strip. Here are the 5 best Broadway-Style shows to see in Vegas:
Broadway show Chicago is now playing at The Venetian. The six-time Tony Award-winning musical comes to the Strip with legendary supermodel Christie Brinkley as Roxie Hart. The story of greed, murder, corruption and show biz comes alive with hit songs “All That Jazz,” “Cell Block Tango” and “Razzle Dazzle.” Couple that with incredible dancing and you have one spectacular production you don’t have to go to New York to see.
Friends! The Musical Parody
Not only did they make the hit 90’s sitcom Friends into a musical, they made it into an off-Broadway show! Friends! The Musical Parody at D Las Vegas takes fans on a hilarious journey through the misadventures of Rachel, Chandler, Ross, Monica, Joey and Phoebe. The musical makes you feel like you’re really sitting with the cast enjoying coffee at Central Perk.
Vegas! The Show
Experience the people that made Las Vegas what it is today in the Broadway-style production Vegas! The Show at the Saxe Theater Miracle Mile at Planet Hollywood. The show brings to life everyone from The Rat Pack to Elvis Presley and even stars of today. Audiences will also take a walk through Vegas’ resort history with videos of famous landmarks being imploded. Vegas! The Show offers top notch dancing, singing and magic for a show you’re sure to experience on Broadway.
Menopause the Musical
The show that celebrates women and The Change, Menopause the Musical is the longest running scripted musical in Las Vegas history. Nearly 11 million people in 15 countries including Australia, Brazil, Canada, Hungary, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, United Kingdom, Slovenia, South Africa and South Korea have seen the production. So while it hasn’t yet been on Broadway, Menopause the Musical has certainly brought its hilarious influence around the globe.
Human Nature Jukebox
If you want to hear some of Motown’s greatest performers on one stage don’t miss Human Nature at The Venetian. The Australian singers Toby Allen, Phil Burton and brothers Andrew and Michael Tierney belt out hits from The Temptations, the Four Tops, and even hits from today. Human Nature will take you on a nostalgic trip through your favorite music. Now doesn’t that sound like qualifications for an excellent Broadway show?