David Cassidy To Perform in Vegas
LAS VEGAS (AP) _ David Cassidy has a reason to get happy _ he’s signed a multi-year contract to perform at one of the city’s resorts.
Cassidy and the Rio Suite Hotel & Casino announced Wednesday that the former teen idol will produce a new show at the resort, opening in January.
``I will do a hybrid Broadway musical,″ Cassidy said. ``It will have a story and it will appeal to a large demographic audience.
Cassidy began his career as a sibling in the ’70s television series ``The Partridge Family.″ He moved to Las Vegas three years ago to headline the $75 million ``EFX″ stage spectacular at the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino, leaving the show in December.
Cassidy said his new show will be a ``very high energy″ production.
``It will give me an opportunity to play a character much like myself,″ he said. ``I will not be playing David Cassidy. I will be playing a character with a lot of similarities.″