- Theatre for the Performing Arts
The Theatre for the Performing Arts is a 7,000 seat
theaterlocated in the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casinoon the Las Vegas Strip.
The Performing Arts Center or the Aladdin Theatre for the Performing Arts opened as a 7,500 seat theater for the
Aladdin Las Vegasas a part of the 1976 renovations. [ cite web |url= http://www.a2zlasvegas.com/hotels/history/h-aladdin.html |title= Aladdin |accessdate=2007-06-22 |format= |work= ]
The theater was the only part of the complex retained during the 1996 reconstruction. [ cite web |url= http://www.hotel-online.com/News/PR2003_3rd/Jul03_AladdinLosers.html |title= London Clubs International and the Sommer Family Trust are the Biggest Losers in Aladdin Bankruptcy |accessdate=2007-06-22 |format= |work= |date=2003-07-05 |year=2003 |month= July ] However the renovations reduced the number of seats to 7,000 and it is now called The Theatre for the Performing Arts. [ cite web |url= http://www.jambase.com/search.asp?eventID=556019 |title= 7/3/2007 Tuesday The Theatre for the Performing Arts (formerly Aladdin Theatre) Las Vegas, NV |accessdate=2007-06-22 |format= |work= ] The redesign retained the section curtains that allows the theater to be reconfigured to accommodate various sizes of audiences from 2,500 to 7,000. [ cite web |url= http://weddings.vegas.com/nightlife/musicvenues/aladdintheatre.html |title= Aladdin Theatre for the Performing Arts |accessdate=2007-06-22 |format= |work= ]
The Aladdin and the theater gained international attention on
July 18, 2004when Linda Ronstadtwas escorted off the property after expressing support for documentary filmmaker Michael Mooreduring a concert performance. [ cite news |first= Jerry |last=Fink |authorlink= |coauthors= |title= Aladdin expels Ronstadt after political remarks |url= http://www.lasvegassun.com/sunbin/stories/sun/2004/jul/19/517195568.html?"Aladdin%20expels%20Ronstadt%20after%20political%20remarks"|work= |publisher= Las Vegas Sun|date=2004-07-19 |accessdate=2007-06-22 ]
The Theatre was the host of the
Miss Universe 1991, 1996 and Miss Americabeauty pageants, and will host the Miss USA 2008pageant in April 2008. [cite news|publisher=News 3 Las Vegas|url=http://www.kvbc.com/Global/category.asp?C=7884&nav=menu107_8|date=2007-12-13|title=Miss USA coming to Las Vegas]
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