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Empire: Spiegelworld exports Las Vegas entertainment to New York
Empire: Spiegelworld exports Las Vegas entertainment to New York

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AIR DATE: May 23, 2012

By now, most Las Vegans have seen Absinthe, the vaudeville-style show performed in a tent outside Caesars Palace. Unlike the large-scale cirque spectacles, the acts in Absinthe are performed at close-quarters, with just a few props. The show just celebrated its one-year anniversary.
 
Now Spiegelworld is taking a show rehearsed in Las Vegas to New York City. Empire is a cast of of tumblers, contortionists and clowns has been here for the past two weeks, and just held a dress rehearsal at the Absinthe tent on May 13th. Now they head to New York to pitch a tent on the only empty lot in Times Square.
 
GUESTS
Ross Mollison, impressario, Spiegelworld
Wayne Harrison, director, Empire
John "Cha Cha" O'Connell, choreographer, Empire
Jonathan Taylor, player, Empire
Anne Goldman, player, Empire

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