Bring Back the Showgirls! SHOWGIRL FOLLIES Returns to Las Vegas for 4 Shows
12/24/2011

Jan. 27-28 and Feb. 4-5 Shows Celebrate Las Vegas’ Classic Icon

Online PR News – 24-December-2011 – – LAS VEGAS -– Seen enough acrobats and contortionists to make you dizzy? Yearning to see classic Las Vegas glamour in an intimate setting?

“SHOWGIRL FOLLIES: Life in Feathers and Rhinestones” features authentic showgirls, sumptuous costumes, stand-up comedy, and stirring singing. Contemporary music and choreography modernize this showgirl extravaganza.

“We need to re-crown showgirls the true icons of Las Vegas,” declares Mistinguett, who produces, directs and choreographs SHOWGIRL FOLLIES. “Their beauty graced the stages of pre-corporate Vegas, enticing millions of customers to visit Las Vegas and daydream about returning. Let’s bring back the showgirls!”

“Showgirls symbolize Vegas,” continues Mistinguett. “Their gorgeous figures, elegant, sexy dancing and alluring personalities created a world-renowned atmosphere of irresistible glamour and excitement. Let’s bring back the showgirl show!”

SHOWGIRL FOLLIES is on Facebook at http://on.fb.me/rK2fr5.

A video trailer of SHOWGIRL FOLLIES can be seen at http://bit.ly/v6kQSy .

SHOWGIRL FOLLIES performs four dates, Friday Jan. 27 and Saturday Jan. 28 at 7 p.m. in Sun City Anthem’s Freedom Hall; Saturday Feb. 4 at 7 p.m. and Sunday Feb. 5 at 3 p.m. in the Starbright Theater in Summerlin.

SHOWGIRL FOLLIES features singer Gabriella Versace (Rio Hotel’s "Showgirls" and "Erocktica"), MC and comic ventriloquist Michael Ziegfeld (SNL's "TV Funhouse" and "27 Dresses"), singer Sheldon Craig (Broadway's "Smokey Joe's Cafe" and "Ragtime"), singer Mark Francis (Harrah's “Erocktica” and Greg Thompson's “Hollywood”), special guest Terry Ritter (“Les Folies Bergere”) and lead dancer Delia Sheppard (“Splash”). The Mistinguett Dancers are Stacy Law (“Enter the Night”, “Bare Touch of Vegas”), Troy Stern-Papameletiou (“Enter the Night”), Andrea Avruskin (“Jubilee!”), Kimba Anderson Munford (“Seigfried & Roy”, “Abracadabra”), Nicole Duffel, Timmari Putti (“Seigfried & Roy”, “Alakazam”), Jack Failla (“Jubilee!”, “Enter the Night”), Guy Rendon (“Erocktica”, “Skintight”), and Enrique Lugo (“Imagine”, “Fashionistas”).

SHOWGIRL FOLLIES production staff is Carrie Proffitt Boyle (costume supplier), Sandy Scheller (costume restoration), Bobby Stewart (costume construction and design), and Peiter Grove (costume materials). Rehearsal space donated by City Athletic Club.

Ticket info:
• Friday, Jan. 27, Saturday, Jan. 28, 7 p.m. Anthem’s Freedom Hall. Tickets are $15 for early-bird sales to residents through Jan. 21, $18 after Jan. 21 and for non- residents. Tickets must be purchased in person at the Sun City Anthem Community Center (cash only). Sun City Anthem’s Freedom Hall is located at 2450 Hampton Road, Henderson, NV 89052, 702-614-5860.
• Saturday, Feb. 4, 7 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 5, 3 p.m., Starbright Theater in Summerlin. Tickets are $15 for Summerlin residents and $18 for non-residents. They can be purchased at the Starbright Theater Box Office (800) 595-4849, Pinnacle Community Center (702) 240-1301, Desert Vista Community Center (702) 363-1341 and Mountain Shadows Community Center (702) 966-1410. Tickets must be purchased in person, cash or check only. The Starbright Theater is located at 2215 Thomas Ryan Blvd., Las Vegas, NV 89134.

About Mistinguett
Mistinguett is a choreographer, director, costume designer, graphic artist and producer. Along with her previous partner, Greg Thompson, she produced and choreographed more than half a dozen shows in Reno/Tahoe and nine shows on the Las Vegas Strip from 1981- 2007, including "Erocktica", "Showgirls", "Skintight", "Lipstick Cabaret", "Follies", "High Voltage" and "Bareback". She has choreographed over 400 shows on 5 continents in the past 25 years. She has been awarded “Show of the Year” eight times. She was inducted into the American Theatre Roundtable Musical Hall of Fame. She established Mistinguett Productions Inc. in 2010. More information at http://bit.ly/lPx12R .