Jan. 27-28 and Feb. 4-5 Shows Celebrate Las Vegasâ€™ Classic Icon
Online PR News – 24-December-2011 – – LAS VEGAS -â€“ Seen enough acrobats and contortionists to make you dizzy? Yearning to see classic Las Vegas glamour in an intimate setting?
â€śSHOWGIRL FOLLIES: Life in Feathers and Rhinestonesâ€ť features authentic showgirls, sumptuous costumes, stand-up comedy, and stirring singing. Contemporary music and choreography modernize this showgirl extravaganza.
â€śWe need to re-crown showgirls the true icons of Las Vegas,â€ť declares Mistinguett, who produces, directs and choreographs SHOWGIRL FOLLIES. â€śTheir beauty graced the stages of pre-corporate Vegas, enticing millions of customers to visit Las Vegas and daydream about returning. Letâ€™s bring back the showgirls!â€ť
â€śShowgirls symbolize Vegas,â€ť continues Mistinguett. â€śTheir gorgeous figures, elegant, sexy dancing and alluring personalities created a world-renowned atmosphere of irresistible glamour and excitement. Letâ€™s bring back the showgirl show!â€ť
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 Anthemâ€™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 Hotelâ€™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 â€śErockticaâ€ť and Greg Thompson's â€śHollywoodâ€ť), special guest Terry Ritter (â€śLes Folies Bergereâ€ť) and lead dancer Delia Sheppard (â€śSplashâ€ť). The Mistinguett Dancers are Stacy Law (â€śEnter the Nightâ€ť, â€śBare Touch of Vegasâ€ť), Troy Stern-Papameletiou (â€śEnter the Nightâ€ť), Andrea Avruskin (â€śJubilee!â€ť), Kimba Anderson Munford (â€śSeigfried & Royâ€ť, â€śAbracadabraâ€ť), Nicole Duffel, Timmari Putti (â€śSeigfried & Royâ€ť, â€śAlakazamâ€ť), Jack Failla (â€śJubilee!â€ť, â€śEnter the Nightâ€ť), Guy Rendon (â€śErockticaâ€ť, â€śSkintightâ€ť), and Enrique Lugo (â€śImagineâ€ť, â€śFashionistasâ€ť).
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.
â€˘ Friday, Jan. 27, Saturday, Jan. 28, 7 p.m. Anthemâ€™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 Anthemâ€™s Freedom Hall is located at 2450 Hampton Road, Henderson, NV 89052, 702-614-5860.
â€˘ 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.
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 â€śShow of the Yearâ€ť 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 .