LAS VEGAS – A special performance of Terry Fator: Ventriloquism in Concert will be held Saturday, May 7, 2011 to benefit the Arthritis Foundation of Southern Nevada. Fator will lend his voice, along with the voices of all the characters with whom fans have fallen in love, to bring attention to a cause that touches the lives of so many people daily.

Following the performance, Fator and Taylor Makakoa will make a generous donation to the Arthritis Foundation of Southern Nevada to support a foundation that is near and dear

to Fator’s heart. A representative of The Mirage Hotel & Casino also will be on-hand to present the charity with an additional donation. Fator’s sister Debi, who also will be in attendance, was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis more than 20 years ago. Additionally, there are more than 2,300 children and 464,000 adults in Nevada suffering with arthritis.

Tickets start at $59, plus tax and service fees, and are now on sale. To charge by phone call (800) 963-9634 or (702) 792-7777. Tickets also are available for purchase at The Mirage Box Office and online at and

About The Arthritis Foundation

The Arthritis Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit charitable organization whose purpose is to improve lives through leadership in the prevention, control and cure of arthritis and related diseases. Your support of this event will bring us one step closer to finding a cure for arthritis.

About Terry Fator: Ventriloquism in Concert

In Terry Fator: Ventriloquism in Concert at The Mirage on the Las Vegas Strip, Terry Fator brings to life his puppet co-stars including Winston, the Impersonating Turtle, the loveable Emma Taylor, Vikki “The Cougar,” the delusional Elvis impersonator Maynard Thompkins, the good old boy Walter T. Airedale, Julius “The Soul Singer,” the Rock ‘n’ Roll loving, snack eating Duggie Scott Walker, the crash test dummy Wrex and the never before seen fifth Beatle Hyphen. The show recently celebrated its second year anniversary at The Mirage with the introduction of a new character, Berry Fabulous – a self-proclaimed “hip hop Liberace.” Through comic banter and a hilarious take on musical superstars such as Cher, Justin Timberlake, Elvis Presley, Garth Brooks, The Pussycat Dolls and more, Fator fills the stage with celebrity singing impressions and unparalleled ventriloquism, backed by a sizzling live band. For more information on Terry Fator: Ventriloquism in Concert, please visit or