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“WOW” – World Of Wonder Makes a Splash at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas with Opening Night Performance and Red Carpet

October 9, 2017 by  

"WOW" - World Of Wonder Makes a Splash at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas with Opening Night Performance and Red Carpet
“WOW” – World Of Wonder
, the internationally-acclaimed production, made a splash and transported audiences into a world of water, wonder and fantasy during its Las Vegas debut at the Rio Showroom at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on Saturday, October 7, 2017 (Pictured: Kalinin Snizhana of WOW  Photo credit: Denise Truscello / WireImage)  

WOW cast members Kalinin Vitalii and Kalinina Snizhana

WOW cast members Kalinin Vitalii and Kalinina Snizhana

Photo credit: Denise Truscello / WireImage

In addition to the “WOW” cast, the opening night red carpet sparkled with appearances by Olympic Gold Medalist and Empress of Ice Oksana Baiul and husband, entertainment producer Carlo J. Farina, Venetian headliners Human Nature, the Chippendales, Melody Sweets, The Tenors of Rock, Anthony Cools, Jennifer Romas and cast members from Sexxy, Ricardo Laguna, and Miss Behave.

WOW Dancers Dmitriy Bodneryuk and Veronica Shatsylo

WOW Dancers Dmitriy Bodneryuk and Veronica Shatsylo

Photo credit: Denise Truscello / WireImage

“WOW” is an entertainment spectacular that transforms the ordinary into the extraordinary. The cast of more than 30 international performing artists, acrobats and dancers fly, flip, fold, dance and defy the imagination in a 180 degree theatrical setting that engages the audience from beginning to end with 3D multi-media projections, water walls, and holograms. Add breathtaking acrobatics, dazzling choreography, thrilling theatrical lighting, magnificent music and even finalists from America’s Got Talent, and you are sure to be wowed!

WOW Cast Dancers

WOW Cast Dancers

Photo credit: Denise Truscello / WireImage

“WOW” – World Of Wonder Fun Facts:

  • Features 30 performers from 10 different countries around the world.
  • 240 costumes worn by the cast with each having 8 costume changes per show
  • Over 100,000 beads hand-sewn into the costumes
  • Over 10,000 shells hand-sewn into the costumes
  • 180 degree LED wall is 3,300 square feet and is comprised of 24 million LED lamps
  • LED screens weigh 15,432 lbs.
  • Over 400 lighting units installed in the theatre
  • 40,000 gallons of water circulates each week for the on stage pool/water neighbors.
  • Archer Silvia Silvia, a semifinalist on “America’s Got Talent” risks her life nightly in the show
  • Waterman Dickson, the “Human Fountain,” has 4 Guinness World Records
  • Show director Hanoch Rosenn is an internationally acclaimed mime
Oksana Baiul and Carlo Farina

Oksana Baiul and Carlo Farina

Photo credit: Denise Truscello / WireImage

Created and directed by famed director Hanoch Rosènn, “WOW,” the long-running circus-style show features delights, dangers and water. Rosènn is known worldwide for his extravagant and large-scale productions – including “Festigal” where he directed Wonder Woman star Gal Gadot in her stage-acting debut in 2008. Rosènn created “WOW” as a fast-paced, stunning spectacular which, to date, has been seen by more than 2.5 million people.

Chippendales Demetri Bliezzard, Ryan Young, Okewa Garrett

Chippendales Demetri Bliezzard, Ryan Young, Okewa Garrett

Photo credit: Denise Truscello / WireImage

For the show’s North American premiere, the Rio Showroom at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino has been transformed into a world of water including a custom-built stage and pool that promises an up-close and interactive audience experience. Though grand in scale, design and production, the family-friendly show will provide Las Vegas audiences with an intimate theatrical water show adventure unlike any other.

Cast of Human Nature

Cast of Human Nature

Photo credit: Denise Truscello / WireImage

“For more than 15 years we have been presenting ‘WOW’ with a new incarnation of the show every year,” says Rosènn. “I have always felt the show was perfect for Las Vegas so I am thrilled to bring ‘WOW’ to North American audiences with the premiere at Rio.”

Jennifer Romas and Cast of Sexxy

Jennifer Romas and Cast of Sexxy

Photo credit: Denise Truscello / WireImage

Among the many dynamic performers during the 90-minute show include include America’s Got Talent semi-finalist, Silvia Silvia, whose jaw-dropping archery act of shooting an apple off of her own head left judges and audiences spellbound. In addition the international cast features some of the greatest acrobats and specialty acts from the USA, Canada, Italy, the Netherlands, Ukraine, France, the UK and more.

WOW Cast members Marina Luna and Ella Storme

WOW Cast members Marina Luna and Ella Storme

Photo credit: Denise Truscello / WireImage

WOW Cast withChippendales

WOW Cast withChippendales

Photo credit: Denise Truscello / WireImage

WOW Cast Member Nataliia Istratova

WOW Cast Member Nataliia Istratova

Photo credit: Denise Truscello / WireImage

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“WOW” Performance Schedule at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino:

The water spectacular “WOW” performs at the Rio Showroom at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino Tuesday through Sunday at 7:00 p.m with additional shows at 9:00 pm Friday through Sunday. Tickets are on sale now and range from $49 – $169 + taxes and fees and can be purchased at the Rio Box Office, Ticketmaster, RioLasVegas.com or by calling 702-777-7776.

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