CELINE DION WRAPS FIRST RUN OF NEW SHOW
AT THE COLOSSEUM AT CAESARS PALACE.
Rave Reviews and 20 Sold-Out Performances Make it the #1 Show in North America
Celine Dion made a triumphant return to the stage of The Colosseum at Caesars Palace and became the Number #1 show in North America according to Billboard Magazine’s BOXSCORE listings. Celine wrapped the first run of her three year residency at Caesars Palace in mid-April, having played to more than 85,000 fans across 20 sold out shows and receiving rave reviews from critics including:
“Dion isn’t here to perform. She’s here to kill it. Again… she isn’t aiming for applause. She’s looking for rapture.” – USA Today
“A magnificent masterpiece! Celine has singlehandedly redefined class and elegance in onstage performances. Her voice is sent from the angels.” – Las Vegas Sun
“Dion magnificent in new Las Vegas show….One hell of a show!…Jaw-dropping…Grandiose, yet intimate…Pure entertainment of the highest order…Worth every penny!! – Montreal Gazette
“It’s the show of shows, and may not be matched in Las Vegas for a long time!” – Las Vegas Review-Journal
“Celine Dion’s Vegas show more spectacular than ever! If her last show sold out for five years, this one should make it for ten.” – Toronto Star
Celine is Las Vegas’ “biggest act since Elvis.” – Newsweek
The new show, directed by long time Grammy Awards producer Ken Ehrlich, includes Celine’s biggest hits mixed with timeless classics and pays tribute to some of the most celebrated songs and artists of all time. Featuring 31 musicians, consisting of a full orchestra and band, the show is set to a visually stunning backdrop designed exclusively for the 4,300 seat state-of-the-art venue.
Tickets for performances June 7 through January 22, 2012 are on-sale now. For tickets, call 877-4-CELINE (877-423-5463) or log on to http://www.ticketmaster.com/ keyword “Celine Dion.” Prices range from $55 to $250, not including fees. VIP ticket packages are available at Ticketmaster. Tickets may also be purchased at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace Box Office, open daily from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. For groups of 20 or more, call (702) 731-7208.
ABOUT AEG LIVE
AEG Live, the live-entertainment division of Los Angeles-based AEG, is dedicated to all aspects of live contemporary music performance. AEG Live is comprised of touring, festival, exhibition, broadcast, merchandise and special event divisions, fifteen regional offices and owns, operates or exclusively books thirty-five state-of-the-art venues. The current and recent concert tour roster includes artists such as Taylor Swift, The Black Eyed Peas, Bon Jovi, Usher, Carrie Underwood, Daughtry, Justin Bieber, Leonard Cohen, Wisin & Yandel, Kenny Chesney, P!nk and Paul McCartney. The company is also currently producing shows in Las Vegas including Celine Dion at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, Supernatural Santana: A Trip Through the Hits at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casinos, and Barry Manilow at Paris. The AEG Live exhibition portfolio boasts the most successful exhibition of all time, Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharoaohs, which has attracted more than 7 million visitors since 2005. AEG Live is also the largest producer of music festivals in North America from the critically acclaimed Coachella Music & Arts Festival to Stagecoach and New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. http://www.aeglive.com/
ABOUT CAESARS PALACE
Caesars Palace is the world’s best known resort-casino, celebrating the grandeur that was Rome, in an 85-acre destination location that sets the standard for entertainment, dining and luxury. Reigning at the heart of the Las Vegas Strip, Caesars Palace features 3,300 hotel guest rooms and suites, 23 diverse restaurants and cafes, five-acre Garden of the Gods pools and gardens, 50,000 square foot Qua Baths & Spa and 300,000 square feet of premium meeting and convention space. The 4,300-seat Colosseum sits just steps from celebrity chef restaurants and the acclaimed Forum Shops at Caesars and spotlights world class entertainers such as Celine Dion, Elton John and Jerry Seinfeld. Find Caesars Palace on Facebook and follow on Twitter.