“Only You” Starring Derek David Opens at Hennessey’s Tavern on Fremont Street
May 4, 2010 by VegasNews.com
Only You Starring Derek David, a revival of the true dinner show, invites you to take a trip down memory lane with some of the biggest hits ever produced in the ‘50s and ‘60s. Now open at Hennessey’s Tavern in downtown Las Vegas, the show stars Derek David, a former member of the legendary Platters and a collection of some of the greatest singers in Las Vegas including members of the Coasters and Marvelettes.
Only You will showcase some of the most popular music in American history and dazzle audiences with such songs as “Only You”, “The Great Pretender” and “What Becomes of a Broken Heart”. This show will also give the audience a rare opportunity as a never-before heard Motown-inspired track, “Obviously”, will be unveiled. Only You will be performed in an intimate, newly designed showroom inside Hennessey’s Tavern located on Fremont Street in downtown Las Vegas. Only You features dinner at 6:30 p.m. and the show begins at 8 p.m. Only You is dark on Tuesdays.
“This is a resurrection of soulful music from some of the best singers in Vegas and a tribute to the original dinner show,” said Derek David, 40-year member of the Platters. “Only You will fuse Motown, 50s music, 60s music and personal memories together to form a collaboration of good feelings.”
Only You showcases some of the most distinctive singers in Las Vegas. Derek David of the Platters, Rheda K. Solo of the Marvelettes, Arnold Parker of the Platters, Terrance Forsythe, Donald Pinkney and pianist Paul Badia. The choreography for Only You is designed by the legendary Papote Varet. Show room and costume design for Only You is provided by Executive Producer Baroness Rita Bliss.
Located in the showroom inside Hennessey’s Tavern in downtown Las Vegas, Only You features a revival of the true dinner show in Las Vegas as well as singers from some of the most legendary bands in Motown. A three-course dinner is served at 6:30 p.m. and the show begins at 8 p.m. nightly (dark on Tuesdays). Only You will recreate the good feelings that inspired their legendary song list with songs such as “The Great Pretender”, “Twilight Time” and the title song, “Only You”. Tickets will be on sale at the Hennessey’s Tavern Box Office or call 702-382-4421. Tickets will also be available online at www.Vegas.com or Prestige Ticketing 702-204-5686.
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