Photo Flash: ABSINTHE Celebrates Third Anniversary at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas

On Wednesday, April 16, 2014, the captivating acro-cabaret variety show, ABSINTHE, celebrated its third anniversary at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. Following a full standing ovation during the show's finale, ABSINTHE's eccentric producer - The Gazillionaire - took the stage to address the crowd, expressing gratitude for the community's ongoing support of the show. At the conclusion of his speech, the company was presented with a commemorative Spiegeltent-shaped cake onstage featuring The Gazillionaire, his zany assistant Penny Pibbets and her infamous sock puppets, and ABSINTHE's "Green Fairy" Melody Sweets. In conjunction with the anniversary celebration, the ABSINTHE tent was adorned with red and white LED lights, beautifully illuminating the outside of the venue. Scroll down for photos!

Since its debut at Caesars Palace in 2011, the raucous cast of ABSINTHE has performed more than 1,500 shows, in which: The Gazillionaire's butler, Maxim, has spent more than 3,000 minutes stacking, and balancing upon, a mountain of chairs. The "Green Fairy" Melody Sweets has doused the audience with more than 100 pounds of fairy dust. Guests have been entertained by eight pairs of hand-made sock puppets custom designed by Penny Pibbets herself. More than 1,500 bottles of champagne have been "uncorked". The Esteemed Gentlemen have made more than 5,000 trips across the high wire. More than 4,000 guests have participated in a game of "What Would You Do?" onstage during the show. And a combined 30,000 gallons of water has been used in Oxana The Unpronounceable's and the "Green Fairy" Melody Sweets' water routines.

Embraced by the Las Vegas community and fans worldwide, ABSINTHE continues to delight audiences nightly with its jaw-dropping performances and hilarity. Additionally, the cast of ABSINTHE has entertained a lineup of celebrity guests such as Neil Patrick Harris, Rebel Wilson, James Franco, Olivia Newton-John, P!nk, Idina Menzel, Taye Diggs, Vince Young, Kaley Cuoco, Ice-T and Coco, David Copperfield, Cedric The Entertainer and others. ABSINTHE has received critical acclaim for being "sexy, funny, unabashedly raunchy" by the Chicago Sun-Times and voted "Best Show" by Las Vegas Weekly, Vegas SEVEN and the Las Vegas Review-Journal.

Named "Best Show" on the Strip by Vegas SEVEN, Las Vegas Weeklyand the Las Vegas Review-Journal, ABSINTHE at Caesars Palace is an acro-cabaret variety show featuring wild and outlandish acts in a theatre-in-the-round presentation. Audiences are treated to a night of imagination and excess as the cast of eccentrics perform amazing feats of strength, balance, danger and unfathomable flexibility within mere feet of the audience surrounding the intimate stage.

ABSINTHE show times are Wednesday-Sunday at 8 p.m. and 10 p.m., with no show on Monday and Tuesday. The schedule is subject to change without notice. Tickets for reserved seating are available for $99 + tax and $109 + tax, with a VIP package available at $124 + tax and a VVIP package available at $134 + tax per person. Tickets can be purchased online at www.Ticketmaster.com or by calling (800) 745-3000. Tickets can be purchased in person at the ABSINTHE, Planet Hollywood, Bally's, Paris and Rio box offices. For groups of 10 or more, please call(866) 633-0195 or (702) 853-5950. For additional information on ABSINTHE, visit www.AbsintheVegas.com.

Photo Credit: Gabe Ginsberg/Vegas Kool

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Photo Flash: ABSINTHE Celebrates Third Anniversary at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas
The Green Fairy Melody Sweets, The Gazillionaire and Penny Pibbets

Photo Flash: ABSINTHE Celebrates Third Anniversary at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas
The Green Fairy Melody Sweets, Producer Ross Mollison, The Gazillionaire and Penny Pibbets

Photo Flash: ABSINTHE Celebrates Third Anniversary at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas
The Gazillionaire, Producer Ross Mollison and Penny Pibbets

Photo Flash: ABSINTHE Celebrates Third Anniversary at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas
The Gazillionaire, Producer Ross Mollison and Penny Pibbets

Photo Flash: ABSINTHE Celebrates Third Anniversary at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas
The Gazillionaire and Penny Pibbets

Photo Flash: ABSINTHE Celebrates Third Anniversary at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas
Penny Pibbets and The Gazillionaire Champagne Toast

Photo Flash: ABSINTHE Celebrates Third Anniversary at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas
Cast of ABSINTHE with Producer Ross Mollison

Photo Flash: ABSINTHE Celebrates Third Anniversary at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas
Cast of ABSINTHE with Producer Ross Mollison

Photo Flash: ABSINTHE Celebrates Third Anniversary at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas
ABSINTHE Third Anniversary Tent Lighting

Photo Flash: ABSINTHE Celebrates Third Anniversary at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas
ABSINTHE Third Anniversary Cake

Photo Flash: ABSINTHE Celebrates Third Anniversary at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas
ABSINTHE Third Anniversary Cake

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