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Vegas Celebs Murray SawChuck, Mac King, Melody Sweets, Frank Marino, Magic Mike Cast, Chippendales and More Attend Circus 1903’s Opening Night at Paris Las Vegas

Vegas Celebs Murray SawChuck, Mac King, Melody Sweets, Frank Marino, Magic Mike Cast, Chippendales and More Attend Circus 1903's Opening Night at Paris Las Vegas
Last night, the sensational cast and crew of Las Vegas’ newest stage production, CIRCUS 1903 celebrated their opening night performance at Paris Theater at Paris Las Vegas (Pictured: Queenie the Elephant Puppet – Photo credit: Ethan Miller)

Queenie and Peanut the Elephant Puppets in CIRCUS 1903 at Paris Las Vegas
Queenie and Peanut the Elephant Puppets in CIRCUS 1903 at Paris Las Vegas

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Queenie Elephant Puppeteers Nyron Levy, Chris Milford and Daniel Fanning at Opening Night of CIRCUS 1903 at Paris Las Vegas
Queenie Elephant Puppeteers Nyron Levy, Chris Milford and Daniel Fanning at Opening Night of CIRCUS 1903 at Paris Las Vegas

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Featuring the world’s most talented performers and breathtaking puppeteering, the new resident production transported the filled room of invited guests and theatergoers back to the golden age of circus with thrilling acts and all of the nostalgia that made the era one to never forget.

Strong Man Performs in CIRCUS 1903 at Paris Las Vegas
Strong Man Performs in CIRCUS 1903 at Paris Las Vegas

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Sharing the story of traditional circus, the big top production presented awe-inspiring and death-defying acts such as aerial acrobatics, high-wire walking, body contortion and many others, mixed with heart-warming moments featuring the world’s largest performing elephants, Queenie and Peanut, who are brought to life through groundbreaking design and puppeteering.

High-Wire Act Los Lopez Perform in CIRCUS 1903 at Paris Las Vegas
High-Wire Act Los Lopez Perform in CIRCUS 1903 at Paris Las Vegas

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Ringmaster Willy Whipsnade kept the laughter rolling throughout the one-act production, and the high-spirited audience delivered nearly non-stop applause in return to the extraordinary cast before giving them a full standing ovation at their final curtain call.

The Cycling Cyclone Florian Blummel Performs in CIRCUS 1903 at Paris Las Vegas
The Cycling Cyclone Florian Blummel Performs in CIRCUS 1903 at Paris Las Vegas

Photo credit: Ethan Miller

Juggler The Great Gaston Performs in CIRCUS 1903 at Paris Las Vegas
Juggler The Great Gaston Performs in CIRCUS 1903 at Paris Las Vegas

Photo credit: Ethan Miller

In attendance of the premiere performance was the production’s director, Neil Dorward and creative producer Simon Painter, as well as several celebrities and local performers, including The Gazillionaire and Melody Sweets from ABSINTHE Las Vegas, cast members from MAGIC MIKE LIVE LAS VEGAS, magician Mac King, cast members from Chippendales, DIVAS star Frank Marino, comedy hypnotist Anthony Cools, mentalist Frederic Da Silva, and magician Murray SawChuck.

Magician Murray SawChuck Attends Opening Night of CIRCUS 1903 at Paris Las Vegas
Magician Murray SawChuck Attends Opening Night of CIRCUS 1903 at Paris Las Vegas

Photo credit: Ethan Miller

Magician Mac King Attends Opening Night of CIRCUS 1903 at Paris Las Vegas
Magician Mac King Attends Opening Night of CIRCUS 1903 at Paris Las Vegas

Photo credit: Ethan Miller

ABSINTHE's The Gazillionaire and Green Fairy Melody Sweets Attend Opening Night of CIRCUS 1903 at Paris Las Vegas
ABSINTHE’s The Gazillionaire and Green Fairy Melody Sweets Attend Opening Night of CIRCUS 1903 at Paris Las Vegas

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DIVAS Star Frank Marino Attends Opening Night of CIRCUS 1903 at Paris Las Vegas
DIVAS Star Frank Marino Attends Opening Night of CIRCUS 1903 at Paris Las Vegas

Photo credit: Ethan Miller

MAGIC MIKE LIVE Stars Attend Opening Night of CIRCUS 1903 at Paris Las Vegas
MAGIC MIKE LIVE Stars Attend Opening Night of CIRCUS 1903 at Paris Las Vegas

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CHIPPENDALES Stars Ryan Kelsey and Dimitri Blizzeard Attend Opening Night of CIRCUS 1903 at Paris Las Vegas
CHIPPENDALES Stars Ryan Kelsey and Dimitri Blizzeard Attend Opening Night of CIRCUS 1903 at Paris Las Vegas

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Ringmaster Willy Whipsnade at Opening Night of CIRCUS 1903 at Paris Las Vegas
Ringmaster Willy Whipsnade at Opening Night of CIRCUS 1903 at Paris Las Vegas

Photo credit: Ethan Miller

Les Incredibles' Anny Laplante and Andrei Kalesnikau at Opening Night of CIRCUS 1903 at Paris Las Vegas
Les Incredibles’ Anny Laplante and Andrei Kalesnikau at Opening Night of CIRCUS 1903 at Paris Las Vegas

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Juggler The Great Gaston at Opening Night of CIRCUS 1903 at Paris Las Vegas
Juggler The Great Gaston at Opening Night of CIRCUS 1903 at Paris Las Vegas

Photo credit: Ethan Miller

Icarian Games Act Fratelli Rossi at Opening Night of CIRCUS 1903 at Paris Las Vegas
Icarian Games Act Fratelli Rossi at Opening Night of CIRCUS 1903 at Paris Las Vegas

Photo credit: Ethan Miller

Cast of CIRCUS 1903 at Opening Night at Paris Las Vegas
Cast of CIRCUS 1903 at Opening Night at Paris Las Vegas

Photo credit: Ethan Miller

Following the show, the cast and creative team joined invited guests for an exclusive post-show celebration at Napolean’s Dueling Piano Lounge inside the center-Strip property. Late into the night, guests enjoyed a hosted bar and a selection of sweet treats inspired by the show – including caramel corn balls, miniature cotton candy cones, a liquid nitrogen popcorn station and more – while sharing laughs and their enjoyment for the performance.

CIRCUS 1903 – The Golden Age of Circus performs in the Paris Theater at Paris Las Vegas Tuesday through Sunday at 7 p.m., with additional performances at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday, and is dark on Monday. Tickets begin at $49, plus all applicable taxes and fees, and can be purchased online at Circus1903.com, by phone at 702-777-2782 or by visiting the Paris box office. For groups of 10 or more, please call 866-574-3851 or email [email protected]. For more information, visit Circus1903.com and connect with the show on Twitter and Facebook.