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“Magic Mike Live Las Vegas” Celebrates Opening Night with a Star-Studded Performance at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

"Magic Mike Live Las Vegas" Celebrates Opening Night with a Star-Studded Performance at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Last night, Las Vegas’ most buzzed-about new production Magic Mike Live celebrated its opening night at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino with a star-studded performance in its custom designed showroom, Club Domina (Pictured: Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan-Tatum – Photo credit: Erik Kabik / www.ErikKabik.com)

Cast of MAGIC MIKE LIVE LAS VEGAS Performs at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Cast of MAGIC MIKE LIVE LAS VEGAS Performs at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Photo credit: Erik Kabik / www.ErikKabik.com.

The show, based on the hit films Magic Mike and Magic Mike XXL and conceived and co-directed by Channing Tatum, brought audiences to its feet on the first night of its open-ended run in Las Vegas.

Choreographers Luke Broadlick, Alison Faulk and Teresa Espinosa at Opening Night at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Choreographers Luke Broadlick, Alison Faulk and Teresa Espinosa at Opening Night at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Photo credit: Erik Kabik / www.ErikKabik.com.

Following the show, the cast and creative team returned to the stage for an encore performance of Fatman Scoop’s “Be Faithful,” joined by the show’s co-director and producer Channing Tatum and wife, Jenna Dewan-Tatum. Tatum then shared a few words with the packed venue, thanking the crowd and friends and family in attendance for joining the cast and creative team for their highly-anticipated opening night performance.

Jeremy Denzel Williams Performs in MAGIC MIKE LIVE LAS VEGAS at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Jeremy Denzel Williams Performs in MAGIC MIKE LIVE LAS VEGAS at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Photo credit: Erik Kabik / www.ErikKabik.com.

After the performance, guests were invited to partake in a poolside celebration at Hard Rock Hotel’s Dish Pool. Guests enjoyed light bites and libations atop plush daybeds positioned beneath canopied palm trees, as well as special activations presented by LELO – the world’s leading pleasure brand – featuring a “touch and play” area, VIP gift bags stuffed with the most desired pleasure objects and more.

Luke Broadlick Charms Fans with Special Delivery in MAGIC MIKE LIVE LAS VEGAS at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Luke Broadlick Charms Fans with Special Delivery in MAGIC MIKE LIVE LAS VEGAS at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Photo credit: Erik Kabik / www.ErikKabik.com.

Notable names in attendance at opening night included Tatum’s wife, Jenna Dewan-Tatum, actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Magic Mike actress Cody Horn, actress Emmanuelle Chriqui, actor Nick Zano, comedian Jillian Bell and ABSINTHE stars The Gazillionaire, Wanda Widdles and Melody Sweets.

Kyo Dominick Performs in MAGIC MIKE LIVE LAS VEGAS at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Kyo Dominick Performs in MAGIC MIKE LIVE LAS VEGAS at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Photo credit: Erik Kabik / www.ErikKabik.com.

The opening night cast featured performers Anton Engel, Brandon Foster, Chelsea Phillips-Reid, David Terry, Jackson Williams, JD Rainey, Jeremy Denzel, Jesse Morales, Kyo Dominick, Liinda Garisto, Luke Broadlick, Lyndsay Hailey, Manwé Sauls-Addison, Ryan Carlson, Ryan Pires and Sebastian Gonzalez.

Actress Emmanuelle Chriqui Attends Opening Night of MAGIC MIKE LIVE LAS VEGAS at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Actress Emmanuelle Chriqui Attends Opening Night of MAGIC MIKE LIVE LAS VEGAS at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Photo credit: Erik Kabik / www.ErikKabik.com.

Creative team members in attendance included co-director and choreographer Alison Faulk, associate director and choreographer Teresa Espinosa and choreographer and featured performer, Luke Broadlick, production designer Rachel O’Toole, scenic designers Rob Bissinger and Anita La Scala, composer Jack Rayner, sound designer Nick Kourtides, costume designer Marina Toybina, aerial choreographer Dreya Weber and pleasure director Lila Darville, of LovingLila.com, among others.

Cast and Creative Team of MAGIC MIKE LIVE LAS VEGAS Celebrate Opening Night at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Cast and Creative Team of MAGIC MIKE LIVE LAS VEGAS Celebrate Opening Night at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Photo credit: Erik Kabik / www.ErikKabik.com.

Cast Members Anton Engel, Ryan Pires, Manwe Sauls-Addison, Ryan Carlson and David Terry Celebrate Opening Night of MAGIC MIKE LIVE LAS VEGAS at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Cast Members Anton Engel, Ryan Pires, Manwe Sauls-Addison, Ryan Carlson and David Terry Celebrate Opening Night of MAGIC MIKE LIVE LAS VEGAS at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Photo credit: Erik Kabik / www.ErikKabik.com.

Jackson Williams Performs 'air seduction' in MAGIC MIKE LIVE LAS VEGAS at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Jackson Williams Performs ‘air seduction’ in MAGIC MIKE LIVE LAS VEGAS at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Photo credit: Erik Kabik / www.ErikKabik.com.

Manwe Sauls Addison Performs in MAGIC MIKE LIVE LAS VEGAS at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Manwe Sauls Addison Performs in MAGIC MIKE LIVE LAS VEGAS at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Photo credit: Erik Kabik / www.ErikKabik.com.

Mark Shunock at Opening Night of MAGIC MIKE LIVE LAS VEGAS at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Mark Shunock at Opening Night of MAGIC MIKE LIVE LAS VEGAS at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Photo credit: Erik Kabik / www.ErikKabik.com.

Manwe Sauls Addison Performs in MAGIC MIKE LIVE LAS VEGAS at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Manwe Sauls Addison Performs in MAGIC MIKE LIVE LAS VEGAS at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Photo credit: Erik Kabik / www.ErikKabik.com.

Actress Cody Horn and Reid Carolin Attend Opening Night of MAGIC MIKE LIVE LAS VEGAS at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Actress Cody Horn and Reid Carolin Attend Opening Night of MAGIC MIKE LIVE LAS VEGAS at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Photo credit: Erik Kabik / www.ErikKabik.com.

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Celebrates Opening Night of MAGIC MIKE LIVE LAS VEGAS at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
Joseph Gordon-Levitt Celebrates Opening Night of MAGIC MIKE LIVE LAS VEGAS at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Photo credit: Erik Kabik / www.ErikKabik.com.

Magic Mike Live Las Vegas performs Wednesdays through Sundays at 7:30pm and 10:00pm. Ticket prices start at $49 and are available by phone at 800-745-3000, or online at Ticketmaster.com or MagicMikeLiveLasVegas.com. A $45 VIP Meet & Greet add-on is available with any ticket purchase and includes a meet and greet with the cast and a souvenir photo. For groups of 10 or more, please call 866- 633-0195 or email Sales@BASEentertainment.com.

For tickets or more information on Magic Mike Live, please visit MagicMikeLiveLasVegas.com.