Sands Resorts Bringing Broadway to Macao

CATS first of many musicals to come

MACAO, Jan. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — From superstars to superb exhibitions, and from music to sports, and much more in between, Sands China Ltd. has long-been a pioneer in delivering a diversity of entertainment choices from around the world at the company’s integrated resort city – Sands Resorts Cotai Strip Macao. With the arrival of the universally adored CATS at The Venetian Theatre March 6-15, 2015, Broadway musicals are a strong addition to the impressive and ever-expanding array of non-gaming attractions already available to Macao’s locals and visitors at Sands Resorts.

Broadway musicals are the newest addition to the diverse entertainment line-up at Sands Resorts Cotai Strip Macao, with the record-breaking CATS coming to The Venetian Theatre March 6-15. Mandatory credit: Image by Juho Sim


Broadway musicals are the newest addition to the diverse entertainment line-up at Sands Resorts Cotai Strip Macao, with the record-breaking CATS coming to The Venetian Theatre March 6-15. Mandatory credit: Image by Juho Sim

"Bringing an authentic Broadway show to Macao is the latest example of our multi-tiered entertainment strategy in action," said Scott Messinger, Senior Vice President of Marketing, Sands China Ltd. "Sands China knows the importance of diversifying the tourism product in Macao, and we have continually brought in new offerings to accomplish that goal. Providing a wide variety of superstar entertainment is a key attraction of our integrated resorts and helps the awareness of Macao as a destination. We are pleased to continue shining a global spotlight on Macao with a world-renowned Broadway show like CATS, as we raise the profile of Macao as a world centre of tourism and leisure."

The staging of CATS at The Venetian Theatre is the first of several Broadway shows coming to Sands Resorts Cotai Strip Macao, including another major musical coming in June, with details to be announced soon. Information on future shows will be available via Cotai Ticketing once announced.

Whether new to the genre or long-time fans, audiences will have a chance to enjoy one of the most successful musicals of all time when CATS makes a limited-engagement run at The Venetian Theatre March 6-15. The record-breaking song and dance spectacular is a world-class production not to be missed, and features the timeless hit song "Memory," a fantastical set, inspired choreography and mischievous costumes. More information, including ticketing details, is available at www.cotaiticketing.com.

As Macao’s leading entertainment destination, Sands Resorts Cotai Strip Macao has helped the city stand out as one of the region’s top spots for catching the biggest superstars and some of the world’s most outstanding performances and events, including the Rolling Stones, Rihanna, Beyonce, Lady Gaga, Alicia Keys, Eason Chan, G.E.M., Girls’ Generation, Super Junior, Manny Pacquiao, Kobe Bryant, Yao Ming, The Philadelphia Orchestra, the China National Symphony Orchestra, the Huading Awards, the IIFA Awards and many, many others.

Entertainment at Sands China Ltd. Resorts

Sands China Ltd. has as a clear vision to establish Macao as Asia’s top entertainment destination.

The 15,000-seat Cotai Arena is the only venue in Asia ranked in Pollstar‘s Top 100 Worldwide Arena Venues based on ticket sales. It is the top entertainment destination in southern China, hosting the world’s and the region’s biggest names in music, sports and awards shows. Superstars frequently choose the venue as the starting point of their Asian tours.

The 1800-seat, multi-purpose Venetian Theatre is one of the most luxurious entertainment venues in greater China. Featuring ushers in black-tie, champagne service, gourmet food and beverage items and other unique, premium amenities, it offers an intimate, luxurious and exclusive venue experience. The Venetian Theatre is playing a key role in bringing the best in international and Chinese entertainment to Macao, with a luxury theatre experience like no other in the region.

The 650-seat Sands Theatre regularly features internationally-renowned singers, performers and artists of the highest calibre. From traditional Chinese-costumed dancers to modern performances, and from singing troupes to contemporary bands, everything from Western rock to Cantonese pop is covered.

With an unbeatable diversity, the entertainment offering of Sands China Ltd. is ushering in a new era of entertainment in Macao.

For information about upcoming shows and events, visit http://en.sandsresortsmacao.com/
entertainment.html
and www.sandsmacao.com/entertainment.html.

About Sands Resorts Cotai Strip Macao – Sands China’s Integrated Resort City

Sands China Ltd. is the leading developer, owner and operator of integrated resorts in Macao. The befittingly named Sands Resorts Cotai Strip Macao, situated on reclaimed land between the islands of Coloane and Taipa, is the one destination that provides a stunning array of experiences at the heart of Cotai. Sands Resorts Cotai Strip Macao has transformed a day-trip market into an integrated resort city and international hub for business and leisure travellers.

Pulsating with life, both night and day, Sands Resorts Cotai Strip Macao features an expansive offering of affordable luxury available nowhere else in Macao, with approximately 9,000 hotel rooms and suites, international superstar live entertainment, duty-free shopping with more than 600 retailers offering an unparalleled array of name brands, 1.5 million square feet (140,000 square metres) of meeting and exhibition space for Asia’s leading conferences and exhibitions, transportation offerings and well over 100 dining options, including Michelin-starred restaurants, bars and lounges. Sands Resorts Cotai Strip Macao is a must-go destination providing every guest with an unforgettable experience and unparalleled excitement.

Comprised of The Venetian® Macao; The Plaza™ Macao, featuring the Four Seasons Hotel Macao; and Sands® Cotai Central, featuring the world’s largest Conrad, Sheraton, and Holiday Inn hotels Sands Resorts Cotai Strip Macao is where Asia’s ultimate destination is all within reach. And coming in late 2015… the crowning achievement of Sheldon G. Adelson’s vision of the Cotai Strip… The Parisian Macao.

Sands Resorts Cotai Strip Macao… Be at the Centre of It All! For more information, please visit http://en.sandsresortsmacao.com.

Media contacts:

Public Relations, Venetian Macau Limited
Lily Cheng
Tel: +853 8118 2013
Email: lily.sw.cheng@sands.com.mo

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