Very few shows have a 10-year run, let alone get to play for 40 years on the Las Vegas Strip. Wayne Newton has been around as a Las Vegas headline act for roughly 60 years, but he has topped many shows across the city.
Donnie and Marie Osmond had an impressive run before Marie left her brother to become a solo act while Siegfried and Roy had a 13-year run at Mirage before Roy Horn was attacked by one of the duo’s tigers, injuring him and ending the act.
Barry Manilow has been a Vegas headliner for decades and Penn and Teller have played off the Strip at Caesars Entertainment’s (CZR) – Get Free Report Rio since 2001. That’s an incredibly impressive run, Carrot Top, who headlines at MGM Resorts International’s (MGM) – Get Free Report Luxor would have to play for five years longer than the magic duo to catch up, but surviving for 40 years is unprecedented.