MADAME TUSSAUDS LAS VEGAS TO LAUNCH DONNY & MARIE WAX FIGURES IN 2016

MADAME TUSSAUDS LAS VEGAS TO LAUNCH DONNY & MARIE WAX FIGURES IN 2016

LAS VEGAS (October 2015) – Madame Tussauds Las Vegas will immortalize world-renowned musical performers Donny & Marie in 2016. The attraction is announcing today they will be the first new figures in the new year.

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The brother and sister duo have been involved since the inception of the figures. Their sitting took more than three hours per person with the studio team taking approximately 300 measurements. Now this step is complete, their measurements have been used to be sculpt their figures in clay by hand, then covered in a plaster cast. The clay was removed from the casts and poured in and allowed to cool. The next few weeks will be spent meticulously inserting each hair by hand, which is customary for Madame Tussauds’ studio team. Finally, the figures will be fitted with acrylic eyes and teeth, while countless layers of tinted paint will be applied to build up skin tones and replicate their faces.

Photos from the sittings will be released in early November.

ABOUT MADAME TUSSAUDS LAS VEGAS

Madame Tussauds Las Vegas is the world-famous interactive wax attraction on the Las Vegas Strip in front of the Venetian and features eight unique rooms. Relive “The Hangover” with Alan, Phil and Mike in The Hangover Experience; pose for paparazzi with Lady Gaga; get on the red carpet with Sandra Bullock and fight crime alongside Spider-Man in the amazing Marvel Super Heroes 4D Experience.

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With more than 100 wax figures, Madame Tussauds Las Vegas allows guests to take pictures, touch and get up close in a themed setting. Madame Tussauds Las Vegas opens 365 days of the year at 10 a.m. For general admission, adults (ages 13 and up) are $29.95; children (ages 4 through 12) are $19.95; children under 3 are free. For more information, go to www.MadameTussauds.com/LasVegas, like on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/MadameTussaudsLasVegas or follow on Twitter and Instagram @TussaudsVegas.

ABOUT MERLIN ENTERTAINMENTS

MERLIN ENTERTAINMENTS is the leading name in location-based, family entertainment. Europe’s top and the world’s second-largest visitor attraction operator, Merlin now operates 104 attractions, 10 hotels/three holiday villages in 22 countries and across four continents. The company aims to deliver memorable and rewarding experiences to its almost 60 million visitors worldwide, through its iconic global and local brands, and the commitment and passion of its managers and more than 20,000 employees.

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Merlin has 23 attractions and one hotel in North America, including two stunning LEGOLAND Resorts – LEGOLAND Florida with its theme park, water park, and LEGOLAND California theme park with water park, SEA LIFE aquarium and themed hotel; Madame Tussauds celebrity wax attractions in New York, Washington, D.C., Las Vegas; Hollywood, Calif. and San Francisco LEGOLAND Discovery Centers in Chicago; Dallas/Fort Worth; Kansas City Mo.; Atlanta, Ga.; Boston; Westchester, New York; Toronto, Canada; a Dungeon in San Francisco; and SEA LIFE aquariums in Phoenix; Kansas City; Dallas/Fort Worth; the Mall of America in Minneapolis and Charlotte – Concord – underlining the company’s position as the world’s biggest global aquarium operator. Visit www.MerlinEntertainments.biz for more information.