Confirming the buzz that has been circulating for months, Celine Dion has announced that she will be returning to Las Vegas in March 2011 to begin a three-year residency at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace.
The brand-new show, designed exclusively for The Colosseum, premieres March 15, 2011 and features 31 musicians, consisting of a full orchestra and band. The show’s concept will be one-of-a-kind, centered on capturing the romance of classic Hollywood movies and performed with a stunning visual presentation.
Tickets for the first 54 performances 15 through August 14, 2011 go on sale this Friday, February 12, at 10 a.m. PST.
After five consecutive years of sold-out shows at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, Celine embarked on a year-long worldwide tour in 2008-2009— visiting five continents and 25 countries, and playing to more than 3 million fans.
Dion is a five-time Grammy Award winner, including Album of the Year and Best Pop Album for "Falling Into You" (1996); and Record of the Year and Best Female Pop Vocal Performance for "My Heart Will Go On" (1998). Her recordings have won two Academy Awards: Best Original Song in 1992 for the title song of Beauty and the Beast (with Peabo Bryson), and Best Original Song in 1998 for "My Heart Will Go On" (From Titanic). She has earned seven American Music Awards, 20 Juno Awards (Canada) and 40 Felix Awards (Quebec). In 2004, Celine received the Diamond award at the World Music Awards recognizing her status as the best-selling female artist of all time. In 2007 she was honored with the Legend Award at World Music Awards in recognition of her global success and outstanding contribution to the music industry.
Tickets can be purchased by calling 877-4CELINE (423-5463), or by visiting www.ticketmaster.com, keyword “Celine Dion.”
Prices range from $55 - $250, not including taxes and fees. VIP ticket packages will also be available on Ticketmaster. Tickets may also be purchased at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace Box Office, open daily from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. For groups of 20 or more, call 702-731-7208.
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