Press Release
The biggest name in comedy
"Superstar Robin Williams to Entertain at
August
2002 WSA Shoe Party "

LAS VEGAS, NV (February 2002) - Robin Williams is one of the most gifted and abundantly talented actors of our time, internationally recognized for his many film roles as compelling and compassionate characters as well as his off-the-wall humor. This August, the one and only Robin Williams will jumpstart the festivities for the WSA Shoe Show at its networking Shoe Party.

As the party begins on the opening night of the WSA Show, the crowd will be in for a night full of laughter as Williams energizes the crowd at the 7,000-seat Aladdin Theater at the Aladdin Hotel and Casino.

As with all WSA Shoe Parties, Williams will undoubtedly be entertaining a full house on August 1, 2002. Previous entertainment for the parties have included Stevie Nicks, The Temptations, Tom Jones, Chicago, comedian Jay Leno, Glenn Frey of the Eagles and Crosby, Stills, & Nash. Past WSA Shoe Parties have utilized other existing Vegas hotel shows including Cirque Du Soleil's Mystere at Treasure Island, O at the Bellagio, Hilton's Starlight Express and most recently Blue Man Group at the Luxor Hotel.

Robin Williams is a four-time Oscar® nominee in the Best Actor Category. One of his most memorable roles was deejay Adrian Cronauer in "Good Morning Vietnam". Fans also remember Williams in his role as Professor John Keating in the film "Dead Poets Society". He motivated a group of buttoned-down students to live life to the fullest with the words, "Carpe Diem, lads! Seize the day!".

In 1998 Williams received the Academy Award in the Best Supporting Actor category for his portrayal of Sean Maguire in "Good Will Hunting".

 
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