Tropicana’s shows will survive hotel’s demolition

Tropicana’s shows will survive hotel’s demolition

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  • John Katsilometes, Las Vegas Review-Journal
February 3, 2024 12:04 PM
  • John Katsilometes, Las Vegas Review-Journal

Harry Basil has noticed a pattern among ticket-buyers to his show at the Laugh Factory at the Tropicana.

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“Wherever people are buying tickets, they are often buying not knowing we are at the Tropicana,” the club’s partner and general manager says. “They are planning while not knowing where we are exactly located.”

That brand familiarity is paramount to the club’s future, as Tropicana announced Monday morning it would close on April 2. The hotel is to be demolished as the Las Vegas Athletics stadium is built on that site.

But all of the shows currently performing at the hotel will run elsewhere.