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. 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.
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.
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.
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.
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. 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 Bissingerand Anita La Scala, composer Jack Rayner, sound designer Nick Kourtides, costume designer Marina Toybina, aerial choreographer Dreya Weber and pleasure director Lila Darville among others.