World-famous duo and longtime local HIV/AIDS advocates Penn & Teller presented Golden Rainbow executives with the key to their theater as the nonprofit prepares for its 28th Annual “Ribbon of Life” spectacular (Photo credit: Randy Soard).
The organization’s largest fundraiser of the year will be held on Sunday, June 22 at The Penn & Teller Theater at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino.
Golden Rainbow’s Executive Director Gary Costa, Acting President Greg Nielson, Treasurer Drew Zidzik, Vice President Pietra Sardelli and Vice President Scott Emerson were welcomed by the Las Vegas headliners in the theater’s “monkey room,” just in time for the beginning of “Ribbon of Life” rehearsals.
This year’s production, “Under the Big Top,” will be full of exhilarating circus-inspired acts with performances by entertainers Clint Holmes, Josh Strickland and Reva Rice; cast members from Dancing Queen, Frank Marino’s Divas Las Vegas, JERSEY BOYS, Jubilee, MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, RagTag Entertainment, ROCK OF AGES, Zombie Burlesque and Cirque du Soleil’s The Beatles LOVE, Michael Jackson ONE, Mystère and Zumanity; vocal groups Sin City Opera and The Sound Collage; and many more.
Tickets: Guests interested in experiencing the one-of-a-kind extravaganza can now purchase tickets at the property’s box office, online at goldenrainbow.org and ticketmaster.com, or charge-by-phone at 800.745.3000.Tickets are priced at $45, $75, $100, $175 and $200.