"Awakening is mythological Vegas making a wish, and real-life Vegas fulfilling it with a big, confident style."– Las Vegas Weekly
"The bar has been raised (once again) for Las Vegas spectacle."– Vital Vegas
"What happens inside the theater is amazing."– Las Vegas Review Journal
"Even by Las Vegas standards, the new Wynn show Awakening is an unforgettable sensory experience."– Las Vegas Weekly
Baz Halpin is the visionary Producer and Director of Awakening at Wynn Las Vegas. He is known for creating spectacles ranging from halftime shows and opening ceremonies to stadium and arena tours for the world's biggest artists, including Harry Styles, Taylor Swift, Usher, Cher, and Katy Perry. Mr. Halpin’s television credits include producing the American Music Awards, The Academy of Country Music Awards and The MTV European Music Awards.
A legend in the production of live entertainment, Bernie Yuman is the Executive Producer/Producer of Awakening. Mr. Yuman enjoyed worldwide exclusive representation of his close friend and global icon Muhammad Ali and was the driving force responsible for Siegfried & Roy’s 25-year, record-breaking Las Vegas engagement. In addition, he served as Executive Producer of the hit Broadway musical On Your Feet!
One of the most prolific creative directors in live entertainment, Michael Curry is the Producer and Character Designer of Awakening at Wynn Las Vegas. Mr. Curry is known for his brilliant work on The Lion King on Broadway and countless other iconic global productions. He is sought after by the world’s top entertainment organizations, such as Disney, Universal, Cirque du Soleil, and the International Olympic Committee, to create large-scale spectacles. He has served as a Creative Director for Wynn Design & Development since 2006.