SOURCE: AEG Live

AEG Live

April 16, 2009 16:08 ET

Bette Midler Gives Fans More Opportunities to See Her Vegas Extravaganza With New Block of Tickets for Sale

Performances From Aug. Through Nov. 2009 Go on Sale Saturday, April 18

LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - April 16, 2009) - Bette Midler is back with sequins, feathers and fun galore! Fans now have more chances to see The Showgirl Must Go On at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace this year, with 36 new show dates from Aug. 11-Sept. 6, Oct. 14-25 and Nov. 3-15, 2009 going up for sale this Saturday, April 18.

Bette Midler's 90-minute extravaganza flaunts plenty of girls and gags and features an enchanting repertoire of her greatest hits, with some of Midler's favorite characters like Delores Delago -- the wheelchair-bound mermaid -- and Soph, the oldest living showgirl in Las Vegas. Amongst the backdrop of a glittering Broadway-style theatre, Midler and her entourage of talented performers light up the stage in an energetic, comical, and visually stunning spectacle.

On Saturday, April 18 the following performance dates for The Showgirl Must Go On will be available for sale:

--  Aug. 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, 18, 19, 22, 23, 25, 26, 29, 30
--  Sept. 1, 2, 4, 5, 6
--  Oct. 14, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 23, 24, 25
--  Nov. 3, 4, 7, 8, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15
    

Fans who can't wait until August to catch the Divine Miss M. can see her upcoming shows in May and June, now currently on sale.

Tickets for The Showgirl Must Go On start at $95 and can be purchased by calling 1-877-7BETTEM (723-8836) or logging on Ticketmaster.com keyword "Bette Midler." Tickets may also be purchased in person at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace Box Office, which is open daily from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. The Showgirl Must Go On is performed approximately 100 times a year, five nights per week at 7:30 p.m.; the show is dark on Mondays, Thursdays, and occasional Fridays.

About AEG Live

AEG Live, the live-entertainment division of Los Angeles based AEG is dedicated to all aspects of live contemporary music performance, touring for a variety of programming and multi-media production. One of the largest concert promotion and touring companies in the world, AEG Live is comprised of special event, broadcast and exhibition divisions, and operates and owns numerous state of the art venues nationwide. Recent AEG Live tours and productions include Celine Dion A New Day..., which just ended a landmark five year run at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace and "Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs," an international tour of the artifacts of King Tut. Recent and current promoted concert tours include Justin Timberlake, Christina Aguilera, Prince, Bon Jovi, Usher, Nickelback, Kenny Chesney, Rod Stewart, and Paul McCartney. AEG Live also co-produces the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. Goldenvoice, the company's southern California-based regional promotion division, created and operates the award winning annual Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival.

About Caesars Palace

Caesars Palace is the world's best known resort-casino, celebrating the glory that was Greece and the grandeur that was Rome, in an 85-acre destination location that sets the standard for entertainment, dining and luxury. The 4,300-seat Colosseum spotlights renowned headliner entertainers such as Bette Midler, Cher, Elton John and Jerry Seinfeld. For more information, visit caesarspalace.com or call (702) 731-7110 or (800) 634-6001. Journalists can download information and photos at media.harrahs.com.