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!
Elyse Branch hails from Los Angeles, CA, where she earned her B.A. in Vocal Jazz and Classical Performance from the University of Southern California. With a gospel background and a musical family, singing was always in her blood. She began recording at the tender age of 16 and hit the ground running, performing in TV as well as live theater. National credits include “Dreamgirls” and “Wicked” and Las Vegas credits include “Legends in Concert,” “Peep Show,” “Hitsville Motown Review” and “the Marvelettes.” Starring in her one woman show as guest entertainer on the high seas aboard six star cruise lines has taken her all over the world and she has had the pleasure of working with such greats as Smoky Robinson and director Jerry Mitchell. She has performed as background vocalist for pop great Michael Bolton. Elyse would like to thank David Saxe and the entire Vegas! The Show family for the joy of being apart of this amazing show and incredible experience. VEGAS! THE SHOW
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, Harrahs, 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! Instagram: nataliebrownlv
JT Seumalu (SAY-YOU-MAH-LOO) graduated from Southern Utah University with a Bachelor’s degree in Communications and Political Science however it was his passion for performing that drove him to pursue a career as a singer & dancer. JT performed with the premiere song & dance group Acclamation before moving to Salt Lake City to perform at Lagoon. His next adventure was seven years at sea performing for both Stiletto Entertainment and Royal Caribbean International where he was lucky enough to travel to all seven continents. JT also appeared in the movie High School Musical and on the hit TV show American Idol. JT would like to thank everyone at David Saxe Productions as he is thrilled to be making his Las Vegas debut in VEGAS! THE SHOW. Instagram: seumalu
Julian Joseph Crider born in San Bernardino, CA, on November 22, 1990. He started learning percussion at a very young age, and not so far along afterwards started taking lessons from“The Blue Man Group. Julian is a spontaneous out going, charismatic young man. He works just as enthusiastically behind the scenes as he does on center stage. Julian loves to travel and never misses any opportunity to spend time with his friends and family. Julian went to The Las Vegas Academy of International Studies, Visual and Performing Arts. Where he found a passion for acting, soon follow singing and dance. After he graduated High School Julian attended The University Of Northern Colorado majoring in Theater and Musical Theater. He's been featured in News Papers, Magazines, Commercials, Music Videos, Films, The Las Vegas Opera and The Las Vegas Mass Choir. From there he was cast in the EdTA's International Thespian Festival's rendition of Hairspray where he played Seaweed. Following that performance he took the role of “Harpo” In “The Color Purple”. From there began a role as"Flick" in Violet. Now he begins the next chapter of his life taking on bigger and brighter opportunities. VEGAS! THE SHOW
Laura Wright was born in Boston and raised in Georgia. She received her BFA in Musical Theater at Valdosta State University. Some of her credits include: Lead singer in Don Arden’s “Jubilee!”, Kate in tour/Vegas residency of “The D* Word”, fill in vocalist in “Raiding The Rock Vault”, Jenni/US reporter in the world premiere of “Bull Durham the Musical”, Rizzo in “Grease”, Penny in “Hairspray”, Terri in “Sophisticated Ladies” and is currently a guest entertainer for all cruise lines with her own show. Laura was a semi- finalist on American Idol season 5 at the age of 16, and has sung for Barry Manilow’s musical “Harmony.” She is a recording artist with her alums on iTunes and amazon. Laura has been in VEGAS! THE SHOW since 2016 and takes great pride being a part of such a fantastic show! To see more about Laura and follow her performance schedule, go to Laurawrightmusic.com.
Born and raised in Orange County, California, Tawny Dolley first got her start at the tender age of 11, when she performed in the Kids’ Chorus of Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat with The Really Useful Company at The Orange County Performing Arts Center. At 18, she then went on to become one of the youngest singers ever hired at The Disneyland Resort in California. She has since moved on to entertain audiences all around the globe, sharing the stage with musical artists Estelle, John Legend, Solange, Rachel Platten, and legendary band Vintage Trouble. Tawny traveled around the world as a guest entertainer for Princess Cruises. She's 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 with various artists. 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. Tawny has since gone on to perform in various other regional productions of the show, including one at the Tony- Award winning McCarter Theatre, and just recently finished the second national tour of “A Night With Janis Joplin”. 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! A Beatles Nativity, Carmen in Fame, Alice in Big River, and Ms. Brown in the For the Record: Tarantino. Tawny tours regularly with the gritty, 17 piece, Burlesque- style, New Orleans jazz band called Vaud and the Villains where she is known as Trouble St. Clair, and also sings with the L.A. based six part, pop-acapella group called Vybration, which she has been a member of since the group first began under the musical direction of Deke Sharon in 2001. www.tawnydolley.com
MICHAEL WASHINGTON’s gift, the voice of an angel, is touched with the power to entertain and enchant. His dream is to reach people in song, and to bring love, quality and purpose back into music. A songwriter, singer, vocal director, musical director and actor, MICHAEL WASHINGTON is the whole package. He has appeared in the movie 20 Feet from Stardom, an Oscar-winning 2013 American documentary film, Ben Afflec and Jennifer Lopez's “Gigli” and “The Fighting Temptations” MTV commercial choir with Beyonce and Mike Epps. His television shows includes The Tonight Show, General Hospital’s Night Shift, The Wade Robinson Project, “The Cut” for MTV, and The W.B’s “Pop Stars”. He was on "Sunday Best" Season 4 as a top 10 finalist. On stage, Michael has performed in “Big Band Beat” and “Swing” the musical. He took his 33-member gospel choir to Grand Champion in the 2001 McDonald’s Gospel Fest Competition. Performing at Disneyland in “Groove ‘66” and “Vocal Flight” then Universal Studios Japan, he carved a niche and developed a devoted fan-base. He performed at Universal Studios Hollywood as Curtis in the Blues Brothers Show. He is the baritone for "The Alley Cats,” America’s Premier doo-wop a cappella group, opening for Jay Leno and Joan Rivers in Las Vegas. Currently, Michael sings backup for Michael Buble’, Peaches and Herb, and he has also toured with Josh Groban and Judith Hill in the "In the Round Tour 2013. MICHAEL WASHINGTON is the owner of Impervious Productions. His vision when starting Impervious Productions was to create a “live, music-services” business that would provide it’s customers with “record-industry” quality and reliability for theatre, recordings, parties and special events.
Josh Black is proudly making his Las Vegas debut in VEGAS! THE SHOW. Native to Los Angeles, Josh has performed in many theme parks and theaters around Southern California. He spent 3 years as a Vocalist for the Tokyo Disney Resort in Japan and another 3 years on the high seas headlining as a production vocalist and traveling the world with Holland America Line and Princess Cruises. TheOnlyJoshBlack@gmail.com
With just recently moving to Las Vegas Emily has landed her spot here in VEGAS! THE SHOW. She has been traveling the world with her husband, who is also an entertainer, singing in over 51 countries. She has had the opportunity to Guest Headline for Holland America Line and Princess Cruises. Emily has been the Lead Singer for The Young Americans As Elphaba for a Musical Review Tour of Wicked in Japan. She was apart of the inaugural promotion for Royal Caribbeans Rendition of Mamma Mia along side, Kristen Chenoweth. Emily is just getting her feet wet here in Las Vegas!
Joshua is originally from Fredericksburg, VA. 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. He has since settled into life on land here in Las Vegas. He is thrilled to be performing with the amazing cast of VEGAS! THE SHOW, and can also be found singing for Legends in Concert. Joshua would like to thank his amazing wife, Jennifer, his family and friends for all their constant love and support!
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....)
Destiny is truly honored to be making her Las Vegas debut in VEGAS! THE SHOW. Born and raised in Huntington Beach, California where she attended the Orange County High School of the Arts (OCHSA) majoring in Musical Theatre, Destiny is no stranger to the stage. Some of her theatre credits include, the National Tour of “If You Give a Mouse a Cookie” (Theatreworks USA), Brenda in Smokey Joe’s Cafe (Candlelight Pavilion), Sarah Kendrew in “High Fidelity” at Musical Theatre Guild (MTG), Muzzy Van Hossmere, in Thoroughly Modern Millie (The Norris), and Dominique DuMonaco in "Lucky Stiff" (FCLO). Destiny has worked extensively for the Walt Disney Company, aboard the Disney Cruise Line (Wonder), Tokyo Disney as the Queen of the Blues in "Big Band Beat", and you still may spot her at Disney's California Adventure in "Five & Dime." Destiny would like to thank Tiger Martina, Shannon Hardin and everyone at David Saxe Productions for this once in a lifetime opportunity.