Tribute Show Features Whitney Houston, Lady Gaga, Blues Brothers, Shania Twain, Ray Charles, Elvis and More
Due to incredible demand, “Legends in Concert,” the pioneer of live tribute shows, returns to Foxwoods ® Resort Casino for its sixth consecutive seasonal appearance. The show opens on June 30, with seven performances scheduled weekly through Labor Day weekend (September 2).
More than a quarter of a million fans have flocked to Foxwoods to enjoy the show; repeatedly shattering Foxwoods’ all-time attendance record for a single live entertainment attraction. Now the award-winning Las Vegas-based production spectacular will present another heated summer engagement including customized musical arrangements and chic costumes. This season’s show will feature its hottest all-star line-up yet, including many new live tribute performers for the Foxwoods’ audience including Lady Gaga, The Blues Brothers and Shania Twain, as well as returning fan favorites such as Whitney Houston, Janet Jackson, Elvis and Celine Dion. Tickets are $30 and will go on sale Friday, April 13 at 10 a.m. New this year, reserved VIP tickets for the first few rows of the theater will be available for $40.
Tickets to the world’s original tribute show are available online at www.foxwoods.com, by calling the Foxwoods Box Office at 800-200-2882, through Ticketmaster, or in person at the Foxwoods Box Office.
The “Legends” summer 2012 production will feature shows every Monday through Thursday and Saturday at 8 p.m., every Sunday at 7:30 p.m., and matinee performances each Wednesday at 1 p.m. Some blackout days apply. Please visit foxwoods.com for a complete schedule.
July’s line-up includes tributes to Elvis Presley, pop superstar Celine Dion, the dancing diva Janet Jackson, The Blues Brothers and rock and soul legend Ray Charles. Returning to the legendary Fox Theater for his second year is 22 year old Tyler Hunter, who portrays the young, rockabilly era’ Elvis, dance moves and all. Charles Middleton shares the name and the soulful swing of legend Ray Charles, performing the piano man’s famed tunes such as “I Can’t Stop Loving You”, “Hit the Road Jack” and many more.
In August, don’t miss a second round of the famed live tribute artists including another of the many eras of Elvis, soul singer Stevie Wonder, best-selling balladeer Whitney Houston, pop sensation Lady Gaga and country crooner Shania Twain.
“We are thrilled ‘Legends in Concert’ has been invited once again to return to Foxwoods and entertain its guests all summer long,” said Brian Brigner, Chief Operating Officer of On Stage Enterprises, producers of ‘Legends’. “Our incredibly talented cast, legion of loyal fans and new guests will all be in for another fabulous experience, as the bond is remarkable between our Northeastern region fans, ‘Legends in Concert’ and Foxwoods’ Fox Theater.”
“Legends in Concert” began in 1983 with a limited six-week engagement in Las Vegas, and now celebrates 29 years of success. The show has earned multiple awards, including the prestigious “Show of Shows” from the International Press Association.
About Foxwoods ® Resort Casino
Foxwoods Resort Casino is one of the premier entertainment destinations in the Northeast. As the largest resort casino in North America, Foxwoods offers a vast array of gaming in six casinos; AAA Four-Diamond hotels, restaurants from gourmet to express, world-renowned spas, awarding-winning golf, state-of-the-art theaters, and exclusive retailers. Perfect for both recreation and business, Foxwoods provides modern and versatile convention and meeting space to infuse new life into any meeting or event. At Foxwoods, you can be anyone and do everything with endless possibilities of experiences that are Anything but Ordinary. Foxwoods Resort Casino is owned and operated by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation. For a comprehensive look at Foxwoods Resort Casino and Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation visit www.foxwoods.com.
Dale Wolbrink, Foxwoods Resort Casino, 860-312-1429, DWolbrink@foxwoods.com
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