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Terry Fator signs contract extension through 2016 at the Mirage

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Andrew Tenenbaum, Taylor Makakoa, Winston the Impersonating Turtle, Terry Fator, Felix Rappaport and Jep Fator at the Mirage.

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Terry Fator and wife Taylor Makakoa celebrate the headliner's new deal with the Mirage to 2016 on Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2012. Guests received commemorative 2016 Terry Fator glasses and Duggie brownies.

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Top row, Monty Carlo, Hyphen and Wrex. Front row, Maynard Thompkins, Berry Fabulous and Walter T. Airdale.

Three weeks ago, Vegas DeLuxe reported that headliner entertainer Terry Fator was about to sign a major contract extension for his residency at the Mirage. This morning, the unprecedented new deal was officially confirmed, and the new agreement keeps him on the Strip through 2016.

The exclusive deal, as I also reported, will change his performance calendar from the current Tuesdays-through-Saturdays schedule. Starting Jan. 1, Terry will perform Mondays through Fridays, so he has weekends free for out-of-town appearances and a TV show development project in L.A.

“Taylor and I are thrilled about our new deal at the Mirage,” said Terry, who was the first $1 million winner of “America’s Got Talent” in Season 2. “To be able to do what you love onstage night after night, as well as working with all of the great people at the Mirage, is a dream come true. We look forward to many years of putting on our show.”

Felix Rappaport, president and COO of the Mirage, said in a news release, “After more than 3 years of sold-out performances at the Mirage, we are overjoyed to have Terry continue his run with us through 2016. His talent is only exceeded by his personality.”

Robin Leach has been a journalist for more than 50 years and has spent the past decade giving readers the inside scoop on Las Vegas, the world’s premier platinum playground.

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