Wayne Newton reunion highlights return to Caesars Palace

Wayne Newton reunion highlights return to Caesars Palace

Frances Lee and Wayne Newton perform “At This Moment” at Cleopatra’s Barge at Caesars Palace on Monday, Jan. 28, 2019. John Katsilometes/Las Vegas Review-Journal @JohnnyKats Wayne Newton made a slight reference to a “Frances” in the audience during his preview opening Monday night at Cleopatra’s Barge at Caesars Palace. It was a tip-off to someone Newton has known very well since the mid-1980s. And a few minutes later, Newton walked over to the wonderful backup singer and longtime friend Frances Lee , sitting in the club’s VIP section. “We just had leg surgery and we didn’t think she would be able to make it tonight,” Newton said, referring to the gospel singer who was for decades a force among backing vocalists. “But she is here and we’ve known each other longer than either of us want to talk about.” The two dueted on “At This Moment,” a favorite from […]

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