The Los Angeles Times from Los Angeles, California on June 26, 1988 · Page 588
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Sunday, June 26, 1988
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A D V -E li T I S I N G SPECIAL SUPPLEMENT LAS VEGAS Elvis makes his return to Vegas.. .in a musical revue After nearly three years of preparation, the touring production "Elvis: An American Musical" will appear at the Las Vegas Hilton, July l-Aug. 29. This showcase of 48 of Elvis' biggest hits is a review of the public life and times of one of America's first rock 'n' roll superstars. The presentation of Presley's life will feature 20 singers and a host of dancers and musicians who will lake the audience from' Presley's childhood in church gospel choirs, through his early recording days at Sun Records, his touring years, life at Graceland. his explosion onto the television and movie screens, to his performances in Las Vegas at the Hilton Hotel. To capture Elvis' character and talent, three different performers will portray him through different stages of his life. Johnny Seaton will portray Elvis in his prime. Terry Mike Jeffrey is the young Elvis Presley Elvis and Julian Whitaker portrays Elvis in his later years. Seaton's portrayal captures Elvis during one of his most energetic stage performances. Seaton will have 18 costume changes in one six-minute segment. All of the out- The Can Can remains a favorite dance among audiences of the Folies Bergere at the Tropicana Resort and Casino. The Folies is presented nightly at 8 and 11 in the resort's Tiffany Theatre. The show is dark on Thursdays. For tickets, call (702) 739-2411. fits worn by the three performers are exact replicas of the costumes Elvis wore during his performances. Beside the costumes of the era. the musical features technically innovative sets, intricate laser lighting, and a state-of-the-art sound system which includes the use of a computerized drum set. A computerized-movie projector will be used. The system will pan and tilt so the footage itself is projected onto the bodies of the dancers. Elvis' most memorable movie moments as well as documentary footage will be brought to life by the use of three 35mm projectors and two motion picture screens. The audience will view three hours and 11 minutes of film in two hours. The musical revue is produced by Broadway's Jules Fisher, Rodger Hess. Marvin Krauss. PACE Theatrical, CPI and Magic Promotion. Melinda continues Landmark shows during the summer Based on the success of its first family show in May. the Landmark Hotel will continue the show throughout the summer at 5 p.m. Saturdays. Geared for children of all ages, the family show stars Melinda, who magically transforms unassuming puppets into bigger-than-life monster creations. The show also includes a young hula hoop artist, a 12-year-old ventriloquist and a chorus line of two-legged bunnies. Comedian-singer Gordie Brown also performs. The shows cost $8 plus tax for adults and $5 plus tax for children. Two non-alcoholic drinks are included. Tickets are available only at the Landmark casino cage. ! k FFORDABLE LAS VEGAS FROM $89 AIRHOTEL 3 DAYS2 NITES- A1R LINES Departing . . .SUNMON TUEWED westward H099 99 99 99 MARINA 89 89 89 89 IMPERIAL ... 109 109 109 109 SAHARA 89 89 89 89 LV HILTON ..109 109 109 109 STARDUST .. .89 89 89 89 RIVIERA 109 109 109 109 LADY LUCK... 99 99 99 99 TROPICANA. .109 109 109 109 MAXIM 99 99 99 99 FLAMINGO. . .129 129 129 129 4 QUEENS... .99 99 99 99 BALLY'S 139 139 139 139 WEEKEND RATES AVAILABLE . . Ul VIU CUntlf "PLAYBOY'S GIRLS OF "mfiAim onun hock & roll" OR -RIVIERA SHOW SERB, FREE J1Q Culno Play CHIPS PER ROOM BUFFET BREAKFAST LUNCH OR DINNER 3 BREAKFASTS 2 COCKTAILS - RIPLEY'S BELIEVE IT OR NOT MUSEUM CASINO FUNBOOKS MAJOR HOTELS above features at selected Mela no matter which package you select kite7 ALL PRICES PER PERSON. OOUBLE. WEEKENDS. HOLIDAYS 1 CONVENTIONS. HIGHER CO. FEES WILL APPLY. PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. SINGLE RATES AVAILABLE. RATES NOT RETROACTIVE. WEEKEND RATES AVAILABLE Includes In-house snow ; Arriving SUN MON TUE WED FREMONT... 29.9529.9529.9529.95 LADY LUCK.. 35.9529.9529.9529.95 LANDMARK... 35.9529.9529.9529.95 MAMA.... 35.9529.9529.9529.95 STARDUST.. 35.9535.9535.9535.95 WESTWARD HO 39.9539.9539.9539.95 SAHARA.... 39.9539.9539.9539.95 DUNES 45.9539.9539.9539.95 UAMU 45.9539.9539.9539.95 UNOH PLAZA 49.9539.95 39.95 39.95 40UEENS... 54.9539.95 39.95 39.95 rtlUL... 54.9549.9549.9549.95 LVHLTON. . 54.95 49.95 49.95 49.95 HWRA 54.9549.9549.9549.95 TROPICAIU.. 5S95 59.95 59.95 59.95 FLAMMGO. . 64.9559.9559.9559.95 SALLY'S.... 69.9569.9569.9569.95 WEEKEND RATES AVAILA6LE ONT BUR LADY LUCK 99 til MARINA 119 111 STARDUST 120 141 MAXIM 129 149 SAHARA 129 141 DUNES 131 151 IMPERIAL PAL ..133 154 4 QUEENS 131 151 UNION PLAZA ..131 151 TROPICANA ....137 157 RIVIERA 133 151 RALLY'S 148 151 LV HILTON 144 115 FLAMINGO 151 171 LOS ANGELES ORANGE COUNTY VALLEY H(213) 205-0550 (714) 220-2755 (818)763-0181 The TaD and Short oflt. $32.50 i BALLY'S SUMMER SUNPAK A tall offer. A short price. per person pernlgbl double occupancy Just imagine, a 3 day2 night vacation packed full of sun, superstars and dining, all at an extraordinary value. Thars Bally's Summer Sunpak. The Sunpak includes two meals during your stay, a 2-for-l show with your choice of superstar entertainment like Tom Jones, Dean Martin or. Fats Domino & Jerry Lee Lewis, or Donn Arden's spectacular "Jubilee!". Plus, two cocktails, one free admission to the health spa, a number of gaming bonuses and all your baggage handling. But that's not all. So, call today, because it wont last long. 1-800-634-3434 BALLYS CASINO RESORT LAS VEGAS 'RickagegoodJune2tbntSept. j. 1988. Sunday- tlmi Thursday arrival only 2 night minimum. Includes tno meals per person. Limited number of psdagcsamhblc. Some restrictions apply LOS ANGELES TIMESCALENDAR SUNDAY, JUNE 26, 1988PAGE 77

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