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The Entertainment Capital of the World

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The Entertainment Capital of the World is a nickname that has been applied to several American cities, including:

In a variation on the phrase, Branson, Missouri, United States, is known as the "Live Entertainment Capital of the World", owing to its array of approximately 50 theaters.[11][12]


  1. ^ John Handley (June 13, 1976). "Las Vegas: A posh playground for adults, a wagering wonderland". Chicago Tribune – via Newspapers.com.
  2. ^ Robin Leach (August 14, 2016). "We are without a doubt the Entertainment Capital of the World". Las Vegas Review-Journal. Retrieved 2019-03-05.
  3. ^ Chi Fung Lam; Jian Ming Luo (2017). Entertainment Tourism. Taylor & Francis. ISBN 9781351668859.
  4. ^ Andrea Baker (2019). The Great Music City. Springer. p. 59. ISBN 9783319963525.
  5. ^ Ehrhard Bahr (2007). Weimar on the Pacific: German exile culture in Los Angeles and the crisis of modernism. University of California Press. p. 1. ISBN 9780520251281.
  6. ^ Scott Armstrong (May 31, 1986). "Hollywood: A comeback is in the script". Times Colonist. Victoria, British Columbia. Christian Science Monitor – via Newspapers.com.
  7. ^ Ray Hebert (November 23, 1970). "Face-lifting for Hollywood studied". Los Angeles Times – via Newspapers.com.
  8. ^ Edward Robb Ellis (2004). The Epic of New York City: A Narrative History. Basic Books. p. 594. ISBN 9780786714360.
  9. ^ Richard Panchyk (2010). New York City Skyscrapers. Arcadia Publishing. ISBN 9781439638620.
  10. ^ Richard Alleman (2013). New York: The Movie Lover's Guide: The Ultimate Insider Tour of Movie New York. Crown/Archetype. p. 95. ISBN 9780804137782.
  11. ^ Connie Farrow (August 1, 2004). "Showtown, U.S.A.: Branson isn't Lawrence Welk anymore". The Press of Atlantic City. AP – via NewsBank.
  12. ^ Lauren Wilcox (March 25, 2007). "Big time in Tune Town". Washington Post. Retrieved 2019-03-05.