Casino Player December 2022

W ynn Las Vegas introduced a new era of entertainment with the premiere of Awakening on Nov. 7.An unprecedented spectacle, Awakening immerses audiences in the custom-designed, 360-degree Awakening Theater.The show is con ceived and created by Bernie Yuman, Baz Halpin and Michael Curry, and narrated by two-time Academy Award-winner Anthony Hopkins. Awakening invites audiences to join the quest of a heroine and her two fellow travelers as they seek to reunite two lost lovers.Infused with modern-day myth and magic,the show comes to life through a com bination of dramatic choreography, technology, fantastic creatures, and a custom sound system designed to showcase its breathtaking original musical score.The theater features 1,600 seats, each within 75 feet of center stage and equipped with a sound system that envelops audiences throughWynnSonic featuring PHBXTechnology—a tech nology that creates 3D sound. Elaborate set designs are showcased as the journey unfolds across a 60-foot prismatic stage,made of dichroic glass and custom LED screens. More than 300 costumes bring the five unique and visceral worlds of Awakening to life. Jimmy Kimmel’s Comedy Club Reopens at the LINQ Promenade L ate-night talk show host and LasVegas–raised Jimmy Wynn Las Vegas Announces ‘Awakening,’ An Unparalleled New Show Experience

Sir Rod Stewart Extends Hit Las Vegas Residency Into 12th Year L egendary rock star Rod Stewart will return to Las Vegas in 2023 for 13 shows of his acclaimed residency Rod Stewart:The Hits, presented in partnership by Caesars Entertainment and Live Nation Las Vegas, at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace. Rod Stewart:The Hits will perform select dates in May and November. For more than 10 years, the two-time Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee has delivered an arena-sized show in an intimate concert experience that’s exclusive to Las Vegas audiences,with no seat more than 145 feet from his majestic stage.The hits-packed setlist includes songs like“YouWear ItWell,”“Maggie May,” “DaYaThink I’m Sexy,”“The First Cut is the Deep est,”“Tonight’s the Night,”“Every PictureTells A Story,”“Infatuation”and“ForeverYoung.” The 2023 concert dates are May 3, 5, 6, 10, 12, 13 & 15; and Nov. 10, 11, 15, 17, 18 & 22.

Kimmel reopened his comedy club at The LINQ Promenade on Nov. 3 with a lineup of comedi ans, including Gina Brillon and Luenell. Jimmy Kimmel’s Com edy Club is located across from

Brooklyn Bowl and near the High Roller—the tallest observation wheel in NorthAmer ica.The 8,000-square-foot venue delivers the ultimate comedy club experience with ex ceptional attention to detail, from food to specialty cocktails, the stage and a fun-filled atmosphere. Jimmy Kimmel’s Comedy Club offers a menu of high-end casual cuisine featuring a variety of shareable bites.Craft cocktails are named for people and places in Jimmy’s life, such as the bourbon-based“Aunt Chippy”and tequila-fueled“Guillermo.”

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