Hollywood icon Marilyn Monroe is coming to the Las Vegas strip in Marilyn! The New Musical, an original musical based on her life. The show will open at Paris Las Vegas with preview performances beginning May 23 and a grand opening June 1. Written, directed and produced by Tegan Summer, CEO of Prospect House Entertainment, in partnership with Authentic Brands Group, owner of the Estate of Marilyn Monroe, the new musical will have Broadway actress Ruby Lewis play the role of Marilyn Monroe.
Marilyn! The New Musical will have 20 original musical numbers as well as classics like “Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend” and “My Heart Belongs to Daddy,” telling the story of one of the world’s most famous women, from her difficult childhood to her meteoric rise to stardom.
The Marilyn! cast includes talent from Broadway, Los Angeles and Las Vegas including: Brittney Bertier as Norma Jeane, Frank Lawson as Charlie, Monroe's driver, Travis Cloer as Milton Greene, Chris Fore as Bill Pursel, Randal Keith as Darryl F. Zanuck, Christopher Showerman as Joe DiMaggio, Matthew Tyler as Arthur Miller, Lindsay Roginski as Jane Russell, Una Eggerts as Jayne Mansfield, and Chanel Edwards-Frederick as Ella Fitzgerald. Kelley Jakle will serve as the swing for Marilyn Monroe. In addition, the show anticipates a rotating cast of celebrity guest performers in the lead and supporting roles.
Additional production credits include music and additional lyrics by Gregory Nabours, choreography by Ferly Prado, set design by Matt Steinbrenner and casting by Michael Donovan. Rick S. Weiner, principle of RTM Entertainment, LLC and co-manager of Red Lips, LLC serves as the executive producer of the musical.
Marilyn! The New Musical will perform Tuesday through Sunday at 7 p.m. Ticket prices start at $49, plus applicable taxes and fees, and can be purchased online at Ticketmaster.com/Marilyn starting Friday, April 6 at 10 a.m. PST. An exclusive presale for Total Rewards members, Caesars Entertainment’s loyalty program, will be available from Wednesday, April 4 at 10 a.m. PT through Thursday, April 5 at 10 p.m. PST.
For more information, visit www.caesars.com/paris-las-vegas.