Elvis Presley and Michael Jackson are returning as the “Legends in Concert” musical tribute act celebrates its 35th anniversary in Las Vegas.
Shows come and go along the Strip, but
“Legends” has had true staying power. When it debuted in 1983, the show was expected to run for six weeks. Nathaniel Cullors, 16, plays a young Michael Jackson through May 17. On Stage Enterprises
Over time, the show has changed up different musical acts. To celebrate its more than three decades in the city, 16-year-old
Nathaniel Cullors has joined the cast and will appear as a young Jackson.
Cullors has acted on Broadway and appeared on TV with Ellen DeGeneres and
Steve Harvey. He sings Jackson’s hits such as “Dancing Machine” and “I’ll Be There.” Matt Lewis portrays a young Elvis Presley in "Legends in Concert." On Stage Enterprises
The anniversary also marks the return of
Matt Lewis as Elvis following a five-year hiatus.
Lewis, Cullors and Cynthia Minx, who performs a rousing tribute to Aretha Franklin, are part of a special ensemble that will be performing through May 17.
The show is staged Saturdays through Thursdays in the Donny & Marie Showroom at the
Flamingo. Show times vary by date. Full of impersonators and dancers, "Legends in Concert" has been a mainstay on the Las Vegas Strip for 35 years. On Stage Enterprises
“Legends” now bills itself as the longest-running show in Vegas. “Jubilee!” ended a run of nearly 35 years in 2016.
According to a news release, “Legends” has been seen by more than 6.6 million people during 18,500 performances on the Strip.