Katy Perry – Issue 122

KATY PERRY “PLAYS” RESORTS WORLD Grammy nominated artist, American Idol host, and global superstar, Katy Perry, takes Vegas as she leads her residency at Resort World Las Vegas Hotel and Casino, called Katy Perry: PLAY. As Resort World opened in June of 2021, locals and visitors were patiently awaiting the new entertainment that would hit their new venue. Resorts World has become a local and visitor destination for entertainment, as it boasts “3,500+ guest rooms and suites, an innovative, next-generation gaming floor, world- class food and beverage options, distinct nightlife venues, a curated retail collection of designer and boutique shops, a 5,000-capacity theatre and more.” Joining Resorts Worlds docket of entertainers, along with iconic artists like Luke Bryan and Carrie Underwood later this year, Katy Perry’s Las Vegas residency has been highly anticipated and demanded from fans across the globe. Since premiering her first show on December 29, 2021, Katy has taken over Resorts World and strip entertainment during her limit- ed time engagement. 190 For those that have been long time fans, or those that have watched her 2012 documentary Katy Perry: Part of Me, Katy is very connected to her fans and aims to please by creating and putting on an un- forgettable show. Aside from entertain- ing, Katy’s common goal is self-empowerment, as she always brings home the lesson that being yourself and believing in yourself is the most important aspect of your happiness and success. Over her multiple tours, it has become well known that Katy Perry’s performance type could never be defined as simple. It is easily referenced as over the top, grand, eclectic, out of this world, magical, and in some cases, kooky. There will always be something to be amazed with, at every second of her performance, through your eyes and ears. Over her multiple tours, she has completely annihilated the meaning of a concert; and redefined it as a musical event, every act being a different song. During this larger-than-life residency, expect music from any of Katy Perry’s albums, but most importantly highlight- ing her newest album “Smile,” and new tracks including single, “When I’m Gone.” In this intimate setting at Resorts World theatre, visuals and theatrical aspects are even more engaging. The farthest seat being only 150 feet away from the stage, you won’t miss a beat! As the entire valley, including fans, non-fans, media, visitors, and locals, came rushing to see her performances in March, it became evident that Vegas hadn’t gotten quite enough of Katy Perry. Resorts World recently announced that 16 new show dates would be added to her Vegas residency. NEW available performance dates: · May 2022: 27, 28, 29 · June 2022: 3, 4, 8, 10, 11 · July 2022: 29, 30 · August 2022: 3, 5, 6, 10, 12, 13 As Rolling Stone said, “’PLAY’ time has begun in Las Vegas.” And we are ready for it! Tickets and VIP packages are available at rwlasvegas.com/entertainment/katy-perry and AXS.com/katyinvegas.