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March 5, 2015

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Madness” ends too soon in Las Vegas

Posted 5 years, 7 months ago.

“Thank you for calling ‘Shear Madness,’ America’s longest-running comedy.” That’s the recorded voice you’re greeted with when you call the Las Vegas franchise of the comedy murder mystery, which opened in May at a custom-built theater at the Town Square shopping center. They may want to change that outgoing message. After only 11 weeks, “Shear Madness,” which received positive reviews after its Vegas debut, will go dark following this Sunday’s ...

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Kathy Griffin carted off Las Vegas stage

Posted 5 years, 8 months ago.

OK, here’s the thing: Say you’re Emmy-winning, Grammy-nominated comedian Kathy Griffin, and you’ve just unveiled your own wax figure at Madame Tussauds the night before doing two back-to-back standup shows at Mandalay Bay. How do you make your entrance? Hmmm… You got it: Griffin announced herself from the wings and had her wax doppleganger (remarkably lifelike, much like the omni-surgeried Griffin herself) wheeled onstage on a dolly. “Who wants to ...

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