“This is Christmas” (presented in The Palazzo Theatre at The Venetian® Resort Las Vegas), features timeless Christmas classics, familiar tunes and original songs, including an only-in-Vegas number, “Christmas in Las Vegas.”It’s a high-energy holiday spectacular, with appearances by Santa, Scrooge and other memorable seasonal characters.
Created and produced by Pat Caddick (who was interviewed on TALV last year – https://talkaboutlasvegas.com/?s=pat+caddick ) for PC Entertainment Group, and directed by Blair Farrington, “This is Christmas” features a cast from Broadway and “American Idol,” including: Broadway star and “American Idol” Diana DeGarmo; award-winning dance duo Alejandro Domingo and Sarah Le Clear; “American Idol” Lou Gazzara, award-winning Broadway star Randal Keith; Las Vegas headliner Jaclyn McSpadden, British singer and entertainer Ben Stone, “American Idol” Jasmine Trias, “American Idol” Laura Suzanne Wright, and Broadway star and “American Idol” Ace Young.
And, yes, it’s live music, with conductor Keith Paraska on piano, Carlos Mata on saxophone and keys, Jose “Pepe” Jiminez on drums, Bob Benora on percussion, Jake Langley on guitar, Dave Richardson on keys, Bill Zappia on keys and Jeff Zinn on bass.
Tickets start at $69.95, plus applicable fees, and are available for purchase at Ticketmaster.com, VenetianLasVegas.com, any box office at The Venetian Resort or by calling 702.414.9000 or 866.641.7469.
Dates and show times:
Dec. 9 –-12: 7 p.m.
Dec. 16 – 18: 7 p.m.
Dec. 19: 3 p.m. & 7 p.m.
Dec. 22 – 24: 7 p.m.
Dec. 25: 3 p.m. & 7 p.m.
Dec. 26: 3 p.m.