Elvis Presley’s Heartbreak Hotel in Concert

posted on Feb-26-2019



"Elvis Presley's Heartbreak Hotel in Concert"
Set to Debut at Harrah's Las Vegas
Monday, April 15, 2019


Tickets for the ultimate Elvis hit-driven, story-telling concert experience on sale now
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LAS VEGAS (Feb. 26, 2019) – From the producers of “Rock of Ages” comes “Elvis Presley’s Heartbreak Hotel in Concert,” the ultimate Elvis hit-driven, story-telling concert experience, openingMonday, April 15, 2019 at Harrah’s Las Vegas. Presenting the music and the story of Elvis’ meteoric rise to fame all in one night’s immersive experience, the show features more than 18 Elvis songs that came to define “rock ‘n’ roll” as we know it today, while four giant LED walls present authentic imagery and scenes from his extraordinary life.

“Elvis Presley’s Heartbreak Hotel in Concert” is the only Elvis production in Las Vegas authorized by Authentic Brands Group, owner of Elvis Presley Enterprises, LLC. Inspired by the musical originally written and directed by Floyd Mutrux and now adapted for the stage by Ivan Menchell, the concert version of the show in Las Vegas is being staged by Broadway veteran Jeff Calhoun. Unlike previous versions of the show, the Las Vegas production will focus on the music and will be a concert performance. 
Leading the band as Elvis Presley is Eddie Clendening, who is widely regarded as one of the most genuine and true-to-life performers of Elvis. Clendening created his role while starring as the “King of Rock ‘n’ Roll” in 2,200 performances on the Broadway production of “Million Dollar Quartet.” He also played Elvis in the Chicago and Japan productions of the show.

Harkening back to Elvis’ original Blue Moon Boys band, Clendening will be joined on stage each night byMatt Codina, who originated the role of Scotty Moore in the musical “Heartbreak Hotel;” Jonny Bowler(bass), who has recorded and played with numerous top acts including Wanda Jackson, Guana Batz, Levi Dexter and others; Cole Maxwell (drums), who has been performing since he was five years old and has worked alongside Andre Williams, Dick Dale and Brian Setzer; Colte Julian (piano and Music Director), best known for his critically acclaimed national touring role as ‪Jerry Lee Lewis in ‪”Million Dollar Quartet;” and Geno Henderson (guitar), who has performed as Jackie Wilson, BB King, Ike Turner and others and originated the role of Jocko Henderson on Broadway in “Baby It’s You.” 

“There is no better place for ‘Elvis Presley’s Heartbreak Hotel in Concert’ to perform than in Las Vegas, the city where Elvis Presley performed some of his most memorable shows,” said Scott Prisand, producer for Robbins Lane Entertainment, who has also produced “Rock of Ages,” “Legally Blonde,” and other notable stage productions and feature films.

“This is a musical experience not to be missed,” said Seth Fass, producer for Robbins Lane Entertainment. “Whether you love Elvis, love his music or just love a good storytelling concert about the birth of rock ‘n’ roll, this production has something for everyone. Audiences young and old will share this moment in time, a pivotal moment in pop history when Elvis Presley became the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll forever.”

“We’re thrilled to bring Elvis back to Las Vegas, an epicenter for live entertainment,” said Marc Rosen, EVP Entertainment of Authentic Brands Group. “'Heartbreak Hotel’s' original storyline and immersive format make for a truly unique concert experience that is sure to captivate audiences from around the world.”

“After seeing the production in Chicago, we actively pursued ‘Heartbreak Hotel’
 to perform at Harrah’s Las Vegas,” said Dan Walsh, general manager of Harrah’s Las Vegas. “We were thoroughly impressed with the show and the caliber of talent – it’s a true stand-out in its class and a differentiator for the current Las Vegas entertainment market.” 

“Elvis Presley’s Heartbreak Hotel in Concert” will perform Wednesday through Monday at 8 p.m. with an additional 3 p.m. matinee on Sunday. The show will be dark Tuesday. Tickets are on sale now and start at $49. Additional fees may apply. To purchase tickets, visit harrahslasvegas.comticketmaster.com or call 702.777.2782. For groups of ten or more, please contact the group sales department at 866.574.3851 or email entertainmentgroupsales@caesars.com.

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Robbins Lane Entertainment
Robbins Lane Entertainment is a production company based in Los Angeles that was started by lifelong friends Seth Fass and Scott Prisand. Fass is the owner of East Coast Capital Corp overseeing over $400 million in mortgages annually. A banker by trade, he made his Hollywood producer debut with “F the Prom” before partnering with Prisand to form Robbins Lane Entertainment.  Prisand is a Broadway and feature film producer whose Broadway credits include “Rock of Ages,” “Legally Blonde,” “Bombay Dreams,” “BKLYN The Musical,” “Inappropriate” and “Heathers: The Musical.” He has also produced several feature films including “Rock of Ages,” “Jiro Dreams of Sushi,” “Hesher,” “Sympathy for Delicious,” and “Barry Munday.” 
Harrah’s Las Vegas
With more than 2,500 hotel rooms and suites, Harrah’s Las Vegas is an affordable, welcoming resort where guests can break away from their daily routine in a playful atmosphere. The newly renovated Valley Tower features 1,600 stylish rooms with warm tones of gray and purple accents, as well as dark wood furnishings. Harrah’s Las Vegas features 87,000 square-feet of casino space, a modern Race & Sports Book offering both live gaming and sports betting, and more than 25,000 square-feet of meeting and convention space. Six restaurants encompass everything from Toby Keith’s ‘I Love This Bar & Grill,’ which offers an all-American menu and live music nightly, to the chef-driven Fulton Street Food Hall, to the upscale setting of Ruth’s Chris Steak House, a romantic venue with breathtaking views of the Strip. Harrah’s outdoor bar, Carnaval Court, brings high energy to the Las Vegas Strip with live music and some of the world’s top flair bartenders who juggle and pour to perfection. A wide variety of entertainment options include rock and roll headliners The Righteous Brothers featuring Bill Medley with Bucky Heard, Elvis Presley’s Heartbreak Hotel in Concert and the comedy-magic of Mac King. Harrah’s Las Vegas is operated by a subsidiary of Caesars Entertainment Corporation (NASDAQ: CZR). For more information, please visit harrahslasvegas.com or the Caesars Entertainment Las Vegas media room. Find Harrah’s Las Vegas on Facebook and follow on Twitter and Instagram.
About Authentic Brands Group
Authentic Brands Group (ABG) is a brand development, marketing, and entertainment company, which owns a portfolio of global entertainment and lifestyle brands. Headquartered in New York City, ABG manages, elevates, and builds the long-term value of more than 50 consumer brands and properties by partnering with best-in-class manufacturers, wholesalers, and retailers. Its brands have a global retail footprint in more than 100,000 points of sale across the luxury, specialty, department store, mid-tier, mass, and e-commerce channels and more than 4,800 branded freestanding stores and shop-in-shops around the world. ABG is committed to transforming brands by delivering compelling product, content, business, and immersive brand experiences. It creates and activates original marketing strategies to drive the success of its brands across all consumer touchpoints, platforms, and emerging media. ABG’s portfolio of iconic and world-renowned brands includes Marilyn Monroe®, Mini Marilyn®, Elvis Presley®, Muhammad Ali®, Shaquille O'Neal®, Dr. J®, Greg Norman®, Neil Lane®, Thalia®, Michael Jackson® (managed brand), Nautica®, Aéropostale®, Juicy Couture®, Vince Camuto®, Herve Leger®, Judith Leiber®, Frederick's of Hollywood®, Nine West®, Frye®, Jones New York®, Louise et Cie®, Sole Society®, Enzo Angiolini®, CC Corso Como®, Hickey Freeman®, Hart Schaffner Marx®, Adrienne Vittadini®, Taryn Rose®, Bandolino®, Misook®, 1.STATE®, CeCe®, Chaus®, Spyder®, Tretorn®, Tapout®, Prince®, Airwalk®, Vision Street Wear®, Above The Rim®, Hind®, Thomasville®, Drexel®, and Henredon®. For more information, please visit ABG-NYC.com.
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