In a career that spans over 40 years, veteran entertainment giant Dick Feeney has produced over 37,000 performances of shows in Las Vegas, major theatrical venues across America and countries around the world. Feeney grew up in the Boston area, in Rockland, Massachusetts, where in June of 2009 he was inducted into the Rockland High School “Academic Hall of Fame”. After years of touring with the highly popular Boston based band the “Lewis & Clark Expedition” Feeney formed his own group “Gemini” and continued developing his talent and skills as a singer, dancer, musician and super showman making him one of the country’s top nightclub entertainers. Producing his first critically acclaimed show in 1981 “Lullaby of Swing” in Honolulu, Hawaii he then successfully toured the production before settling in Las Vegas in 1985 where he opened the long running ‘An Evening at Las Cage” and “Crazy Girls”.
In 1991 Feeney opened “Viva Las Vegas” at the Sands Hotel & Casino. Viva Las Vegas’ run of over 18 years makes it the longest running and most successful afternoon show in Las Vegas history.
Since his producing debut, Feeney has gone on to produce numerous other shows worldwide from Japan to Monte Carlo, including “Viva Las Vegas”, “Showgirls”, “The Great Gleason”, “Bottoms Up”,
“Forbidden Vegas”, “Miss Pearl’s Cathouse Revival & Dinner Show Spectacular”, “Playboy Girls Hit Parade””, The World’s Greatest Magic Show” and “The World’s Greatest Rock Show.” His television productions include “The Entertainment Page”, “Las Vegas Tonite” and “Karaoke Krazy.”
Feeney’s latest shows enjoying huge success running full time in Las Vegas and touring the world are the “Rat Pack is Back” in its twentith year, “MJ Live” the #1 Michael Jackson show in the world.
An avid traveler himself, Feeney’s even taken his productions to the sky, as owner of The Flying Elvi skydiving team. The Flying Elvi, who were first featured in the movie “Honeymoon in Vegas,” consists of ten Elvis Presley clad jumpers who skydive into events around the world from altitudes of 5,000 – 12,000 feet, free falling at speeds up to 160 miles an hour.
In October of 2008 Feeney was awarded a star on the prestigious “Las Vegas Walk of Stars” for his outstanding contributions to the Las Vegas community. The star is permanently on display in the sidewalk in front of the Paris Hotel and Casino.