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October 22, 2014

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Danny Gans: Vegas’s man of many voices falls silent

The dozens of framed photographs that once lined the backstage walls are stacked now on the floor. Danny Gans with Kevin Costner. Danny Gans with Sly Stallone. Danny Gans with Florence Henderson. Danny Gans with Morey Amsterdam. So many celebrities, all wearing that camera-ready grin.

But in the dressing room, things remain as Danny Gans laid them out in his meticulous way, arrayed on a table for the next performance that never came: his Kermit the Frog puppet; silver Michael Jackson glove; Ray Charles glasses; Elvis glasses; George Burns glasses and wooden prop cigar.

This is part of what was left behind by Danny Gans, a man famous for not being all that famous.

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