Jerry Mitchell and His 'PEEP SHOW' Featured in Vegas Sun
Broadway director, choreographer and BWW favorite Jerry Mitchell is profiled in the Las Vegas Sun has he puts the finishing touches on his new Vegas production "Peepshow," which premieres Monday at Planet Hollywood.
Mitchell tells the Sun that, "There couldn't be a better time for a sexy tease in a production show to come back than now. One of things I think is going to be great is that the girls are spectacular dancers and you get to see their beautiful bodies doing incredible choreography, and it's all live."
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Base Entertainment and Jerry Mitchell announced last week the complete and "sexy" cast of the all-new production, PEEPSHOW, which opens for previews at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino on March 30, 2009 with opening night planned for April 18.
As previously announced, chart-topping musical artist Mel B. will star in this new, sophisticated, ultra-hot show alongside the sizzling ensemble of sexy PEEPSHOW GIRLS and co-starring TV temptress Kelly Monaco.
Josh Strickland has joined the production as lead vocalist, Strickland played the title in the Broadway musical TARZAN. A native of Charleston, SC, he played both Mark & Roger in the National Company of RENT. A National finalist on "American Idol," Josh has appeared with Shania Twain, with jazz musician Kevin Mahogany at the Spoleto Festival and appeared as 'Spirit of the Child' in the festival's opera "CURLY RIVER."
Tickets are on sale now for preview and regular performances.
Superstar Mel B., a member of the world sensation Spice Girls, will originate the role of the mistress of ceremonies, the "Peep Diva." "Dancing with the Stars" first season champion and "General Hospital" star Kelly Monaco will take the stage as "Bo Peep," a timid girl who the Diva guides in her transformation into a confident, sensual woman.
Backing up Mel B. and Kelly Monaco are the soon-to-be infamous PEEPSHOW GIRLS, known for taking the innocent fairytale and turning it into a "tale with a tease." Sexy showstoppers from film, TV, Broadway and beyond were handpicked to complete the highly-skilled, voluptuous cast for a show unlike any other on The Strip.
PEEPSHOW GIRLS: Lena Blake, Olivia Cipolla, Keltie Colleen, Kristin Rose DeCesare, Renay Herter, Monica Klus, Emily Loftiss, Michele Martinez, Allie Meixner, Marielys Molina, Leah O'Donnell, Carolyn Pace, Jessica Press, Jennifer Quinlan, Katie Webber, Adar Wellington, Kaci R. Wilson
Music Director: Susan Draus
Assistant Music Director: Vita Corimbi
Backup Singers: Jackie Seiden and Cheaza
Male vocalist: Josh Strickland
Drums: Nan Fourtier
Bass: Jennifer York
Guitar: Jill Warren
Saxophone/Reeds: Dixie Dawkins
PEEPSHOW is a sexy, sophisticated story presented with extravagant style, accompanied by a red-hot live band. This amazing show has been created by an award-winning team specifically for Las Vegas, the world's most glamorous adult playground. PEEPSHOW is a collaboration between Tony award-winning director/choreographer Jerry Mitchell and Las Vegas entertainment pacesetter Base Entertainment. Unlike any other show on the Las Vegas Strip, PEEPSHOW will feature alternating celebrity stars keeping the show sexy, fresh and alluring.
PEEPSHOWperforms at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Friday at 8 p.m. and Thursday and Saturday at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. with no show on Wednesday. Schedule is subject to change without notice. Tickets range from $65 - $100 + tax, with a VIP package available at $165 + tax per person. Enjoy plush and exclusive cabaret seating at the foot of the stage and your choice of a complimentary specialty cocktail with the PEEPSHOW VIP Package. From March 30 - April 17, 2009 preview performance ticket prices range from $59 - $91 + tax with the VIP package available at $149 + tax per person.
Tickets for PEEPSHOW can be purchased by calling Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000or online at Ticketmaster.com, or through The Planet Hollywood Box Office at 702-785-5000 / 877-333-9474. For groups of 10 or more, please call 702- 785-5394 / 866-633-0195 or Groups@BASEentertainment.com.
For more information please visit www.LasVegasPeepshow.com.
Photo by Tom Donoghue