Direct from Las Vegas, "Carpenters Legacy: A Christmas Portrait," starring Sally Olson as Karen Carpenter and Ned Mills as Richard Carpenter, takes the audience back in time to an old fashioned Christmas.
The show recreates the nostalgia of the Carpenters' 1977 and 1978 Christmas TV Specials and features the holiday classics "Merry Christmas, Darling", "Sleigh Ride", "The Christmas Song” and much more, and includes many of the Carpenters’ greatest hits.
Carpenters Legacy maintains a Las Vegas residency in the V Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. The show was voted "Best Impersonator” (Bronze Winner) for the 2021 Best of Las Vegas awards and was voted “Best Impersonator” (Silver Winner) and “Best Tribute Show” (Bronze Winner) for the 2022 Best of Las Vegas awards.
Olson is the first-ever and only Karen Carpenter tribute artist to perform with the world-renowned Las Vegas revue Legends In Concert. Carpenters Legacy features a powerful live band, historical commentary, lovely arrangements and video, taking audiences on an incredible journey down memory lane into the world of the Carpenters – the world’s ONLY authentic Carpenters tribute in sight and sound.
"Carpenters Legacy: A Christmas Portrait" plays the Downey Theatre on Saturday, Nov. 25, at 8 pm. Tickets are on sale now.