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Las Vegas is rightly known as the “Entertainment Capitol of the World”; while New York may have more pure theater and Los Angeles may be the movie and TV hub, for good old-fashioned stage entertainment, in all its many facets, you really can’t beat the plethora of shows available in Sin City.

Many artists come in for limited engagements; but Las Vegas showrooms are so big and lucrative that quite a few performers have made the city their home, at least for part of the year.

And then there’s the ubiquitous Cirque du Soleil franchise; with no less than nine different productions currently running, the Canadian-based show is now virtually synonymous with the Las Vegas scene.

Following are just a small sampling of some of the ongoing or semi-permanent shows you can find right now in Las Vegas, with accompanying information on show times and ticket prices.

As productions and their details are always subject to change, we recommend you check online or call the box office before making any definitive plans around a show you want to see.( )Possibly one of the most beloved performers of the past few decades, Celine has returned to the Caesars Palace Colosseum with a glitzy new show that features 31 musicians and all of her biggest hits.

Heavy on visual pizzazz, with incredible lighting, you can’t go wrong with this show if you’ve ever enjoyed her pop songs over the years.

Ticket prices range from $55 – $250, excluding taxes and fees, may be purchased online at celineinvegas.com, or by calling The Colosseum at Caesars Palace box office, 1-877-4CELINE (423-5463), open daily from 10 am to 10 pm, Pacific time, U. (Please note that Celine is not performing in Las Vegas in October or November 2013).( illusionist David Copperfield has been thrilling live and television audiences for so long, he’s now considered one of the best in the world at tricking audiences’ minds and dazzling them with his unbelievable stunts, including making helicopters disappear right in front of their eyes on stage.

His ongoing show at the MGM Grand’s intimate 740-seat Hollywood Theater runs a grueling seven days a week, with two evening shows at 7 pm and pm, and a Saturday matinee at 4 pm.

For more information, visit or mgmgrand.com, or by phone at (866)-740-7711 or (702) 891-7777.

Tickets start at $69, and no children under five are allowed.( Ue6x0I3VDK9 )It’s hard to believe, but singing and dancing siblings Donny and Marie Osmond have been entertaining audiences for more than five decades now, so they must be the best of the best.

This 90-minute show features everything they do well, including some of their numerous hits like “Paper Roses” and “I’m Leavin’ It All Up to You.”Tickets start at $104.50 before fees and taxes, and showtimes run at pm Tuesday – Saturday; dark on Sundays and Mondays.

Purchase online at flamingolasvegas.com, or call the Flamingo Showroom box office at 855-234-7469 or 702-777-2782.