La Cage has closed operations as of February 9th, 2009. Please visit our Las Vegas Shows page to find out about other popular shows in the city.
La Cage Las Vegas is brimming with designer gowns and towering wigs paired with some of the all-time best female impersonators in show business. Well-known prima donnas like Dolly Parton, Madonna and Cher are showcased in a fantastically funny and entertaining cabaret-style show, at the Riviera Hotel and Casino, lead by Frank Marino who stars as Joan Rivers. The impersonations are so good you'd think you were seeing the leading ladies in the flesh. La Cage is replete with many male stars who do a magnificent job impersonating female stars glammed up to the gills with plenty of makeup and a host of vibrant costumes.
Since this Las Vegas shows first debut, La Cage show tickets have gone fast for those looking for a night of entertainment and laughs. The shows emcee is Joan Rivers, played by Frank Marino. Audacious and biting, Frank Marino as Joan Rivers delivers a repertoire full of playful sarcasm and plenty of star power. Dressed in opulent gowns and complete with feather boas and stunning jewelry, Frank Marino is definitely the highlight of La Cage. Every part of the La Cage Riviera show is a recreation of segments from famous concerts, movies and music videos. Co-stars capture the essence of many other famous acts such as Whoopi Goldberg, Diana Ross and Bette Midler.
The powerful voices in La Cage Las Vegas belt out popular songs while dancing in a well-choreographed act. The naughty numbers in the La Cage Riviera show blend one song into another as the cast takes the spotlight in one of the most memorable Las Vegas attractions to date. The powerful performances in La Cage Las Vegas are complimented by the satirical humor, large video screens, state-of-the-art lighting and sound, creative set design and tons of special effects. La Cage show tickets can be purchased directly from the theater and online. Showtime are at 7:30pm from Wednesday through Friday.
La Cage show tickets have been some of the highest selling tickets in Vegas. First debuting in 1985 the La Cage Riviera show has enjoyed two decades of acclaimed success. Producer Norbert Aleman chose Frank Marino to be the star diva of La Cage and hasn't had any regrets since. Frank Marino's most successful and longest role to date in starring in the drag revue that began when he was a ripe twenty years of age.
Frank Marino, the long-ruling Queen of the Strip has some other things to brag about. He has received a star on the Las Vegas Walk of Fame, has had a day named after him by the mayor of Las Vegas and has even had a street in Las Vegas named after him! From his early dreams of becoming a veterinarian to the last twenty years starring on Broadway as the infamous Joan Rivers, Frank Marino shows no signs of slowing down.
The stars impersonated in La Cage Las Vegas have all enjoyed highly successful careers in comedy and music. The impersonated star of La Cage Riviera, Joan Rivers, was once a stand-up comedienne who gained major popularity and moved on to become a long-standing talk show host. Known for her brutally honest and biting remarks, she gained notoriety over the years for her distinct and unique style.