Stand-Up Comedienne Roseanne Barr, Motown Supergroup The Temptations
and Soft Rock Duo Air Supply Perform at The Orleans in May
The Orleans will bring top comedy and musical acts to The Orleans Showroom and Bourbon Street Lounge in May, featuring performances by Emmy Award-winning comedy star Roseanne Barr, legendary Motown group The Temptations, Australian soft rock duo Air Supply and more.
The Orleans Showroom
Saturday, May 5
Comedy star, award-winning actress and best-selling author Roseanne Barr began her career as a stand-up comedienne, turning her experiences as a wife and mother into a side-splitting comedy act for audiences to enjoy. Barr went on to produce and star on the ABC sitcom “Roseanne,” which ran for nine seasons, averaging 30 million viewers each week. The show “Roseanne” earned Barr countless accolades, including a Golden Globe Award, Peabody Award, Kids’ Choice Award, American Comedy Awards and four Emmy Awards.
Throughout her career, Barr has guest starred on a variety of shows, including “Cristela,” “The Office,” “Portlandia” and “The Millers.” She has also appeared in the films “She-Devil,” “Freddy’s Dead,” “Blue in the Face” and “Meet Wally Sparks.” Barr has hosted her own talk show “The Roseanne Show,” which earned her a Daytime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Talk Show Host and has written three books, including “Roseanne: My Life as a Woman,” “My Lives” and “Roseannearchy: Dispatches from the Nut Farm.”
This year, Barr’s timeless sitcom “Roseanne” returned to ABC with all-new episodes, featuring the complete original cast, new series regulars and notable returning guest stars.
Showtime is 8 p.m. Tickets start at $45 plus tax and fees, and can be purchased by calling Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000; online at www.orleanscasino.com; or in-person at The Orleans, Suncoast, Gold Coast and Sam’s Town. Tickets may also be purchased the day of the show (depending upon availability) at the venue box office.
Saturday, May 19 and Sunday, May 20
The Temptations rose to fame in the early 1960s with their harmonic vocals, flashy wardrobe and smooth dance moves that continue to win over fans today. The group signed with Motown Records, releasing chart-topping hits like “The Way You Do the Things You Do,” “Just My Imagination (Running Away with Me)” and their biggest hit, “My Girl.” The Temptations evolved their sound and style as they entered the early 1970s. The group released more hits, including “Runaway Child, Running Wild,” “Cloud Nine” and the No. 1 single “Papa Was a Rollin’ Stone.”
In their nearly sixty-year career, The Temptations have achieved tremendous musical success. With 37 Top-10 hits, 15 No. 1 singles, 17 No. 1 albums and tens of millions of albums sold, they became one of the most successful groups in music history. In 1989, The Temptations were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for their influential R&B and soul music. The group has also won seven Grammy Awards, including the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2013.
The group’s current lineup features original member Otis Williams, along with Ron Tyson, Terry Weeks, Larry Braggs and Willie Greene Jr.
Showtime is 8 p.m. Tickets start at $49.95 plus tax and fees, and can be purchased by calling Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000; online at www.orleanscasino.com; or in-person at The Orleans, Suncoast, Gold Coast and Sam’s Town. Tickets may also be purchased the day of the show (depending upon availability) at the venue box office.
Friday, May 25, Saturday, May 26 and Sunday, May 27
Formed in 1975, Air Supply members Graham Russell and Russell Hitchcock burst into the music scene with their unique vocals, harmonic ballads and soft rock sound. Early in their career, the duo performed throughout Australia, winning over fans with hit singles like “Love and Other Bruises.” Air Supply later gained international recognition as the opening act for Rod Stewart’s North American tour.
Air Supply’s popularity skyrocketed with the release of their album “Lost in Love,” which sold more than two million copies. The album included the hit songs “All Out of Love,” “Every Woman in the World” and “Lost in Love,” which topped music charts across the globe, including in Australia, the U.K. and the United States. The soft rock group went on to release 30 albums and more hit singles like “The One That You Love,” “Making Love Out of Nothing,” “Even the Nights Are Better,” “Sweet Dreams” and “Just as I Am.”
After years of producing multiple hits and performing all over the world, Air Supply has received numerous recognitions as one of the most celebrated soft rock groups in music history. In 2008, the duo was named No. 83 on Billboard’s Top-100 musical acts of all time. Air Supply was also inducted into The Australian Recording Industry Association Hall of Fame in 2013.
Showtime is 8 p.m. Tickets start at $39.95 plus tax and fees, and can be purchased by calling Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000; online at www.orleanscasino.com; or in-person at The Orleans, Suncoast, Gold Coast and Sam’s Town. Tickets may also be purchased the day of the show (depending upon availability) at the venue box office.
Bourbon Street Lounge
Bourbon Street is a modern 140-seat lounge where guests can enjoy free-spirited productions from the best in live entertainment, unobscured sightlines through the venue and a video poker bar.
May 2, 16 and 30 The NiteKings 5 p.m.
May 3-5 East Side Riot 9 p.m.
May 9 and 23 Jerry Tiffe 5 p.m.
May 10-12 Holes and Hearts 9 p.m.
May 17-19 360 Band 9 p.m.
May 24-26 Remedy 9 p.m.
About The Orleans Hotel and Casino
Located just minutes from the world-famous Las Vegas Strip, The Orleans Hotel and Casino is a Boyd Gaming casino resort featuring more than 1,800 newly renovated guest rooms and suites, a diverse selection of remarkable dining experiences, and chart-topping entertainers performing weekly. With more than $30 million in renovations and enhancements now underway, The Orleans offers a rich resort experience with exceptional dining experiences, like Alder & Birch Cocktails and Dining, Ondori Asian Kitchen and Bailiwick. The casino floor features all the hottest new slot machines and 60 table games, including Blackjack, Roulette, Baccarat and more. Additional amenities include a 70-lane bowling alley, an 18-screen movie theater, a spa, a poker room, a keno lounge, and a race and sports book. More information on The Orleans Hotel and Casino can be found at http://www.orleanscasino.com, on Facebook and Twitter. The Orleans Hotel and Casino is a property of Boyd Gaming. Headquartered in Las Vegas, Boyd Gaming is a leading diversified owner and operator of 24 gaming entertainment properties located in Nevada, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana and Mississippi. Additional news and information on Boyd Gaming can be found at http://www.boydgaming.com. Boyd Gaming and Orleans press releases are available at boydgaming.mediaroom.com.