Get to know the singers and stars of VEGAS! THE SHOW! Featuring A-List performers from all over the entertainment world, our cast has performed on and off Broadway and have been featured on television and film! Paying homage to the legends that graced the Las Vegas stages of the Strip, VEGAS! THE SHOW singers and stars perform a musical history of Las Vegas nightly!
Reva Rice was born and raised in Toledo, Ohio, and is a graduate of the Boston Conservatory of Music. Her Broadway and international starring credits include: "Starlight Express," "Fosse" and "Chicago The Musical. She has starred in the first national tours of "Starlight Express," "Smokey Joe's Cafe," "Fosse," "Chicago The Musical" and "Just Off the Road" from Oprah Winfrey's "The Color Purple." Reva has worked with such greats as Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber, Patrick Swayze, Chaka Khan, Dolly Parton, Mellissa Manchester, American Idol's Fantasia, and many more. She also performs and produces cabaret acts around the world. Reva Las Vegas is a 90 minute revue based on her journey back and forth from Broadway Babe to Vegas Vixen and her dance show band, "The Jewelry Box".
David Villella is from Trenton, New Jersey, and graduated from Ithaca College where he studied musical theater. He was on Broadway in the original cast of the Tony Award winning revival of "Annie Get Your Gun," which starred Bernadette Peters and later Reba McEntire. He spent a year in Hamburg, Germany, and toured the United States for another year as Rum Tum Tugger in Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber's "Cats." From theme park (Busch Gardens, Williamsburg) to dinner theatre (Carousel Dinner Theatre, Westchester Broadway) and cruise ships (Royal Caribbean's Nordic Empress and Legend of the Seas) to regional theatre (Arvada Center, Ford's Theatre, Northshore Music Theatre, Pioneer Theatre, Maltz Jupiter, Merrimack Rep, White Plains, Marriott Lincolnshire, among others....)
Gabriel Burrafato has performed on Broadway and in Broadway national tours across the Nation. He began his career as an apprentice at the prestigious Shaw Festival, and has worked closely with internationally renowned composers A.R. Rahma and Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber. Gabriel is a founding member of the singing group "Bell'Aria" under the famed record label EMI/Capitol Records, where he recorded his debut album, "Little Italy:Bell'Aria". His televised concert "Live from the Venetian in Las Vegas" has aired in over 350 PBS stations across North America. Most recently, Gabriel starred as Lancelot in the Broadway National Touring production of "Camelot." He has also originated the role of the elf archer Legolas in the world premiere of "The Lord of The Rings." Gabriel made his Broadway debut in the original cast of "Bombay Dreams," where he performed the role of Vikram. He was also on the national tour of "Evita" as Magaldi (25th Anniversary Harold Prince Revival).
Laura Wright was born in Boston, Massachusetts and raised in Georgia. She received her BFA in Musical Theatre at Valdosta State University. Her Las Vegas credits include: Lead singer in Donn Arden's "Jubilee!", as fill in lead vocalist in "Raiding The Rock Vault," Kate in the national tour/Vegas residency of "The D* Word," guest entertainer for various cruise lines and in Las Vegas as a lead singer with Las Vegas based singing trio Divas3. Other credits include: Jenni/US Reporter in the world premiere of "Bull Durham the Musical," Rizzo in "Grease," Terri in "Sophisticated Ladies," Penny in "Hairspray," tours with international recording artist Lani Misalucha and Arnel Pineda (lead singer of Journey), "Taste of the Season" singer for Barry Manilow's musical Harmony, semi-finalist on "American Idol" season five, and her album is on iTunes and Amazon (available under Ellis Wright). Laura takes great pride in being a part of VEGAS! THE SHOW, knowing it takes you on a musically historical journey of the Entertainment Capital of the World in such a fun way!
Philip Drennen is a Dayton, Ohio native and recent Las Vegas transplant. He earned his BFA in Musical Theatre from Cincinnati's College-Conservatory of Music and moved straight to New York City. Off-Broadway, National Tour, and Regional Theater credits include "Altar Boyz," "The Civil War," "Fiddler on the Roof," "Footloose," and "Cats." As a soloist, Philip has performed with the Cincinnati Pops, the Knoxville Symphony, and all over the world including the UK, Scandinavia, New Zealand, South Africa, and China. On the Las Vegas Strip, he has been featured in "Dancing Queen," "Broadway Celebration," "Piano Man," and now, of course, VEGAS! THE SHOW. His folk band, "Astoria Boulevard" released their debut album, "This is Astoria Boulevard" in 2011 and is available on iTunes.
Michael Washington is an accomplished singer/songwriter/actor who has a passion for sharing his gift of music with the world. Born and raised in Southern California, Michael has had the pleasure of performing with many amazing artists such as Michael Bublé, Judith Hill, Kirk Franklin, Roz Ryan, Yolanda Adams, Eden Espinosa and Peaches and Herb. He has toured with Josh Groban and The Alley Cats. Michael has performed with artists on "The Tonight Show" with Jay Leno and appeared on MTVs "The Cutt," The WB "Popstars," BET's "Sunday Best" (Season 4 top 10 finalist) and General Hospital's Night Shift with Billie D. Williams. Michael has performed in many stage shows for Disney and Universal. His universal appeal has led him to stages all across the U.S., and Japan. He has appeared in the movies "20 Feet from Stardom," "Gigli" and "The Fighting Temptations." He also music directed "Hairspray" the musical (The Orpheum Theatre) and "The Wiz" (The Saban Theatre) in Los Angeles. Michael Washington calls Las Vegas home and is happy to be appearing in VEGAS! THE SHOW! His dream is to reach people in song, and to bring love, quality and purpose back into music.
Born and raised in Sydney, Australia, Natalie was the inaugural recipient of the "Cameron Macintosh Musical Theatre Scholarship" (Producer of Cats, Les Miserable, Phantom of the Opera and Miss Saigon) to study at the prestigious McDonald College of Performing Arts in Sydney. Since then, her career has taken her around the world, working in TV, Film and Live Theatre. She has worked extensively for companies such as Walt Disney Special Events, Universal Studios Japan, Celebrity Cruises and Azamara Cruises taking her to countries including Korea, The Philipines, Malaysia, Japan, Taiwan, USA and cruising the Mediterranean, the Baltics and the Caribbean. Currently living in Las Vegas, she has worked in several bands playing at The Palms, Harrah's, Stratosphere, House of Blues, Margaritaville, and performed in the famous "Show in the Sky" at the Rio Hotel & Casino. Most recently, Natalie was the lead singer in "Pin Up" at the Stratosphere Hotel. She is thrilled to be a part of VEGAS! THE SHOW and would like to thank everyone at David Saxe Productions for this amazing opportunity! Twitter/Instagram: nataliebrownlv
Joshua is thrilled to be making his Las Vegas debut in VEGAS! THE SHOW. After earning a Bachelors of Architecture from Virginia Tech, Joshua decided to take a leap of faith and dive into this crazy world of performing. From humble beginnings in regional/dinner theater, he performed roles such as Zeke in High School Musical: On Stage and Joseph in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. He then worked at Dollywood in "DreamLand Drive In" where he was nominated for the IAPAA "Performer of the Year" award. After working with Dolly Parton herself, he performed with Carnival Cruise Lines and Holland America Cruise Line, then moved to Norwegian Cruise Line to join "Oh What A Night" A Tribute to Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons. Joshua would like to thank his amazing wife, Jennifer, his family and friends for all their constant love and support!
Jason comes from four generations of entertainers going back to vaudeville. His father was an RCA recording artist and his mother a dancer singer actress who now choreographs and directs shows. As a young child he spent countless hours in studios and theaters watching his parents rehearse and perform until he finally found his way into the spotlight. Jason has had the opportunity to tour the world and share the stage with amazing talent like Paul Simon, Frankie Valli, and Marc Anthony to name a few. His credits include, Broadway: The Capeman, Jersey Boys, Million Dollar Quartet. Television: General Hospital, Boston Legal, Miss Match, Son Of The Beach. VH1 Story Tellers with Paul Simon, Jimmy Kimmel Live, The Wayne Brady show, Valley View Live. Film: The Other Guys, American Dreamz. Tours: Frankie Valli, Chippendales. Jason is thrilled to be a part of this very talented cast of VEGAS! THE SHOW. A big thank you to everyone at David Saxe Productions. Twitter/Instagram - jasonartistlife
Jaclyn was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia and is a musical theater graduate of Point Park University. She comes from three generations of singers and musicians and has traveled throughout Europe and seven seas performing. A recent local to Las Vegas she can been seen performing with the a cappella group, The Sound Collage throughout Vegas and internationally on Royal Caribbean cruise ships. She is thrilled to be joining the very talented cast of VEGAS! THE SHOW.
MaKenzie Fly is a proud Oklahoma girl! She left home to earn a BFA in Musical Theatre with a minor in dance from the prestigious Belmont University in Nashville, TN. After completing her degree, she performed at repertory theaters across the country in shows such as A Chorus Line, 9 to 5, La Cage Aux Folles, Singin’ in the Rain, and Into the Woods to name a few. She then set sail with the Norwegian STAR as a lead vocalist, traveling the world and singing at sea! The dazzling show Jubilee! brought her to Vegas in 2015! MaKenzie was part of the closing cast and was one of the very few who performed as both a singer and showgirl. She is over the moon to be joining the incredible cast of Vegas! the Show. A huge thank you to David Saxe and Tiger Martina for the opportunity!!!! Namaste.
Born and raised in Orange County, California, Tawny Dolley ﬁrst got her start as a professional singer at the tender age of 18 at the Disneyland Resort. She has moved on to entertain audiences around the globe, sharing the stage with musical artists Estelle, John Legend, Solange, Rachel Platten, and legendary band Vintage Trouble. Tawny traveled as a guest entertainer for Princess Cruises. She's since been spotted performing on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, The Wendy Williams Show, The Late Late Show with James Corden, The Talk, The Late Show with David Lettermen, and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. Dolley portrayed the role of the iconic Etta James to much critical acclaim in the ﬁrst national tour of A Night with Janis Joplin alongside Tony Award nominee Mary Bridget Davies, then again at the Alley Theatre in Houston, and most recently at The American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco. Other Regional theatrical credits include Deena in Dreamgirls, Andrea in Once on This Island, Brenda in Smokey Joe’s Cafe, Angela in Parade, Mary in Both, Carmen in Fame, Alice in Big River, and Ms. Brown in the For the Record: Tarantino series. When Tawny is not starring in VEGAS! THE SHOW, she tours regularly with the gritty, 17 piece, Burlesque- style, New Orleans jazz band called Vaud and the Villains. She also sings with the L.A. based six part, pop-acapella group, Vybration.