This year marks the 20th anniversary of Donn Arden's lavish stage spectacular. There's A-1 tune-crooning, million-dollar sets, and the most glitter this side of Hollywood with costumes by Bob Mackie. And then there's the Jubilee! dancers - voted "Best Showgirls" by the Las Vegas Review-Journal's "Best of Las Vegas" readers poll.
Jubilee! is one of the longest running extravaganzas in Las Vegas. It continues to rate as one of Las Vegas’ finest production shows. With incredible sets, costumes, and special effects, Jubilee! is a must-see attraction for any Las Vegas visitor.
Originally premiering in July 1981, Jubilee! has astonished millions with its spectacular sequences, such as “The Sinking of the Titanic” and “The Destruction of the Temple of Samson.” The cast numbers nearly 100 dancers, singers and specialty acts, all appearing on one of the largest and most unique stages in the world. So come see Jubilee! and get yourself a seat up front for a trip back in time, Las Vegas-style.
Here are some facts about the show:
- Elevators - it takes 1/2 minute for the elevator to reach stage level from the basement; there are five speeds, 8 feet per minute to 40 feet per minute.
- There are 100,000 light bulbs on the set pieces. It costs $50,000 per year to maintain and replace light bulbs.
- The show uses enough power for a small town of 1,000 to 2,000 people. The minstrel set, which is three stories tall, uses power enough for 20 homes (14,600 light bulbs).
- There are 125 miles of wire in the set pieces.
4,200 lbs. of dry ice per week is used for fog effects.
- The heaviest overhead stage drop weighs 2,000 lbs.
- The Titanic is an exact replica and is constructed on a moving frame at a 60 degree tilt.
- The heaviest headdress weighs 35 lbs.
- Two women spend 75 hours per week maintaining 325 wigs for the show.
- The company goes through 1,500 pairs of tights per year.
* This is a topless show! You must be 18 years and older.