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Plaza Hotel and Casino announces debut of "A Mob Story"

16 April 2018

(PRESS RELEASE) -- Love them or hate them, mobsters played a major role in the rise of Las Vegas as a legendary tourist destination. Opening in July at the Plaza Hotel and Casino in the heart of downtown Las Vegas, “A Mob Story” will entertain audiences with an original production that tells the “tale of how the Mob made Las Vegas, and how Vegas took down the Mob.” Tickets are on sale now for the limited engagement show featuring stunning 180-degree visual effects and world-class choreography set to today’s popular music, influenced by wiseguys, gangsters and mistresses to the mob.

Created and directed by legendary producer, Emmy and Golden Globe award-winner Jeff Kutash, “A Mob Story” is the most realistic portrayal of the mob ever presented on stage, as told by the last Godfather, former Colombo family capo, Michael Franzese. A true “made man,” Franzese will provide an unprecedented authentic journey into the secret world of the mafia as the show’s host. Former city of Las Vegas Mayor and illustrious mob attorney Oscar B. Goodman will be an ambassador to the show with special appearances.

Kutash, known for creating 12-time “Las Vegas Show of the Year” “Splash,” has recruited a first-class team of dance masters and Broadway theatrical designers to bring “A Mob Story” to life on the stage. The show’s supervising choreographer, Brian Friedman, has worked with mega music artists including Britney Spears, Cher, Beyonce Knowles and Mariah Carey. He partners with choreographers Will “Willdabeast” Adams, Janelle Ginestra, Tracy Philips and Shannon Mather, who add to the production diverse dance styles staged to an eclectic contemporary music score featuring a stellar cast of 25 singers, actors and dancers who are sure to captivate and engage diverse audiences.

“Downtown Las Vegas is where Vegas began, and the Plaza has been a downtown iconic hotel for decades. Our vintage showroom is the perfect place for the debut of this amazing show that will entertain audiences young and old,” said Jonathan Jossel, Plaza CEO. “The mob is big part of the intrigue of Las Vegas, and as we welcome more visitors to downtown, we are proud to offer them a fresh Vegas experience on a historic tale. ‘A Mob Story,’ with its unparalleled leadership and world-class production staff, will give audiences a glimpse of Vegas history in an unforgettable way.”

Tickets go on sale today for shows in July, and prices start at $59.99 for general admission, $79.99 for VIP with preferred seating, and $150 for platinum tickets that offer preferred seating and a meet and greet with the performers and Michael Franzese. Ticket prices do not include taxes and fees. Tickets are available by calling 702-386-2507 or online.

For the latest updates, follow the Plaza @PlazaLasVegas and "A Mob Story" @amobstory on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and Twitter.

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