Monday, August 9, 2010 at 08:54PM
Dodd Vickers

Apparently, we are about to witness the return of Melinda "The First Lady of Magic" to the Las Vegas Strip in a  show produced by her brother David on his stage at Planet Hollywood. According to Robin Leach who was reporting on several other related acts.

I can confirm that shock comedy magician Amazing Johnathan’s annual wild and wicked Halloween Party will be part of a one-hour pay-per-view special this fall. TV cameras will film a half-hour of highlights of his live nightly Krave showroom at Planet Hollywood’s Miracle Mile and a half-hour of the Halloween happenings. … Magician Teller, the silent half of Penn & Teller, is at work on a new Broadway show, Play Dead, that will have pre-New York previews at The Rio, where they appear nightly. Teller is working with Las Vegas magician Johnny Thompson on the “very dark and macabre” show that’s headed to the Great White Way next year. Expect Penn & Teller’s Rio contract to get a new five-year renewal sometime this fall. … Melinda, the first lady of magic, is returning to the stage. I’ve confirmed that she’ll be back next month on brother David Saxe’s stage at his Planet Hollywood Miracle Mile theater, but not in his new production Vegas The Show. … Japan’s First Ladies of Illusion and aerial acrobats Ai and Yuki open at the theater next week. … Contracts are being signed as I type for the new show going into the Thunder From Down Under theater at Excalibur to replace comedian Louie Anderson, who has moved to Palace Station. 

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