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Las Vegas TV Producer Allen Fawcett Plans New Vegas Show

Las Vegas TV producer and resident Allen Fawcett has starred in four Broadway musicals, including New YorkAllen Fawcett productions of “Shenandoah,” “Rex,” “King of Hearts,” and the American premiere of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,”  playing as Joseph for about nine months in the early 1980s. 

From there he went on to host and write 134 episodes of the 1980s comedy lip-sync game show “Puttin on the Hits,” produced by Dick Clark. 

Fans of “General Hospital” will recall him as Swedish heartthrob Lars Hansen.  And he played Kelly McGrath on “The Edge of Night” soap opera TV show. 

Now, Fawcett is reportedly in the process of creating, producing and hosting a Las Vegas-based show titled “Let’s Do Vegas TV,” planned to air mid-summer.

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Phantom of the Opera Fanatics Invited to “Fans Week” in Las Vegas

Famed Broadway director Harold Prince will give the keynote address and share his experience of putting together The Phantom of the Opera at a “Phantom Fans Week” Sept. 16 through 20 in Las Vegas. PhantomoftheOpera

Phantom – The Las Vegas Spectacular — Prince’s 95-minute environmental adaptation of the smash by composer Andrew Lloyd Webber at the Venetian Resort — will host the week-long celebration of all things Phantom. 

That week, according to producers, fans will get exclusive access to the show at special ‘Insider Sessions’ and hear from the biggest names in the Phantom world.  With different registration levels available, ranging from $250 to $450 ticket prices, fans can spend a full week or a short weekend. 

All registration levels include admission to all six “Insider Sessions,” including the keynote address by multiple Tony Award-winning director Prince, the chance to attend up to four performances of the 90-minute, uniquely-tailored Vegas Phantom and “exclusive access into a grand Masquerade Ball with the cast of Phantom.” 

A special dinner with executive producer Scott Zeiger at Wolfgang Puck’s Postrio Restaurant or a Farewell Brunch at Bouchon Restaurant are also offered. 

“Insider Sessions” include a Q&A with Tony Award winner Anthony Crivello, who plays The Phantom; meetings with Phantom’s production designer Paul Kelly, associate costume designer Sam Fleming and other personnel who will share their secrets of success. 

Phantom was adapted for the sitdown Vegas run in a venue that re-creates the Paris Opera like no other production of the Lloyd Webber musical. 

“We’re proud to host the first ever Phantom Fans Week and offer this kind of exclusive access,” said Scott Zeiger, co-CEO of BASE Entertainment and executive producer of Phantom – The Las Vegas Spectacular. “In addition to hosting this extraordinary affair, we’re also thrilled to have Harold Prince, our illustrious director, return to Las Vegas.” 

Packages start at $250 a person with special discounts for those who register early. 

Phantom at The Venetian is produced by The Really Useful Theatre Company Inc. and BASE Entertainment. 

Phantom performs at The Venetian Resort on Monday and Saturday at 7 and 9:30 p.m. and Tuesday through Friday at 7  p.m. (dark Sunday). 

For more information or to register for Phantom Fans Week: http://www.phantomvegasoffers.com/newsletters/fansweek/full/index2.html 

For more information on Phantom – The Las Vegas Spectacular:

http://www.phantomlasvegas.com

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