Las Vegas, NV (CMN), October 28th, 2008 -- The Flamingo Las Vegas announced that America's
favorite brother-sister duo, Donny & Marie, will extend their contract as the resort's headliners for two years, through
In 1976, a young brother and sister duo took America by storm with a variety show for
the ABC Network. This was born from the family talent of an acclaimed Mormon singing group, The Osmond Brothers.
The bombshell sister, Marie, broke the all male ranks and the rest became history. Marie had a hit #1 country single with
Paper Roses (Billboard, 1973). On stage or for the cameras, with their own individual successes, the brother and sister team
of Donny and Marie continued to perform for American audiences for several decades.
President of Flamingo Las Vegas said, "Donny and Marie are true superstars with
the most comprehensive show on the Strip, combining rock, country, Broadway, opera, comedy and an element of sexiness."
Don added, "Their show has been an amazing success, bringing an invigorated energy to the Flamingo, and we're thrilled
to have them with us for two more years."
In a prepared statement for Cable
Muse Network, Flamingo Entertainment Director Laura Ishum wrote, "Donny and Marie are such pros and their show at the
Flamingo has been an amazing success from the start. We are thrilled to have them on board for two more years."
"Las Vegas has become home to my family so it's wonderful to know that we will
be at the Flamingo for the next couple of years," said Marie Osmond. "Donny and I have a blast on stage every night
and look forward to continuing the fun with our audiences."
Donny Osmond said, "Headlining
in Las Vegas again after all the years in between is something Marie and I have wanted to do for some time now, and we are
delighted to extend our run at the Flamingo just six weeks after opening." He added, "It's really great that
our fans share our enthusiasm and have come out in droves to support the show."
The Las Vegas show, presented by Danny Gans and Chip Lightman of GansLight Entertainment
state, Donny & Marie is an energetic, 90-minute variety show that incorporates singing, dancing, comedy and the stars'
signature brother-sister banter. The intimate Flamingo showroom allows for plenty of audience interaction, so fans can get
up close and personal with Donny and Marie.