LAS VEGAS (CelebrityAccess) – Janet Jackson kicked off her Las Vegas residency this weekend, with a pair of sold-out shows.
Jackson announced her Metamorphosis residency at Park Theater at Park MGM resort in February, with the show billed as a retrospective of her hits as well as rare cuts from her catalog, including ‘Trust a Try,’ ‘China Love’ and ‘Moist.’
The residency also included the return of one of their favorite Janet alter egos, “Strawberry,” who performed in a series of songs including the dance number to “I Get So Lonely” and the special tribute to her Rhythm Nation album.
Performing alongside Jackson for the shows are her dancers, backup singers along with a panoply of technology, lights, and pyrotechnics.
The opening weekend included celebrity fans Queen Latifah, Gabrielle Union, Eve, Carrie Ann Inaba, Yvette Nicole Brown, Hailee Steinfeld, Jackson’s longtime producer Jimmy Jam, Magic Johnson and his wife Cookie, Questlove and Lil Kim.
Immediately following the opening night show, Jackson was joined by her fans, friends and family at the show’s official opening night after party at On The Record, Park MGM’s speakeasy and club.
Upcoming performances include:
May 2019: 21, 22, 25, 26
July 2019: 24, 26, 27, 31
August 2019: 2, 3, 7, 9, 10, 14, 16, 17