Melody Sweets News

Photo Flash: ABSINTHE Celebrates Third Anniversary at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

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! (more...)

Photo Flash: RAIDING THE ROCK VAULT Celebrates Return to LVH
by BWW News Desk - Mar 06, 2014

LVH - LAS VEGAS HOTEL & CASINO celebrated the return of RAIDING THE ROCK VAULT, Tuesday, March 4, with a black carpet event to showcase the production's new lineup and new songs. Met with multiple standing ovations, the all-star show, featuring'Classic Rock by Those Who Rocked It' - was attended by many local celebrities and notables, including Melody Sweets (Absinthe), Ricardo Laguna, Adrien Zmed (Grease 2, T.J. Hooker), Lyssa Lynne (the band Mr. & Mrs. Smith), vocalist Lorena Peril, hypnotist Anthony Cools, Murray SawChuck, Las Vegas Wranglers President Billy Johnson, Pia Zadora, former boxing heavyweight champion Leon Spinks, Jasmine Trias (American Idol), singer Ben Stone, producer and screenwriter Mylo Carbia, and more. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

New York-New York Hotel & Casino Breaks Fundraising Record with Over $112K Raised During St. Baldrick's Day Event
by BWW News Desk - Mar 04, 2014

New York-New York Hotel & Casino and Nine Fine Irishmen raised more than $112,000 for the St. Baldrick's Foundation this past Saturday, March 1, tripling last year's amount. Guests came out to show their support and cheer on fellow head-shavers in barber chairs at the property's new outdoor plaza on the Brooklyn Bridge. All of the proceeds raised benefit the St. Baldrick's Foundation and will go toward childhood cancer research. (more...)

Photo Flash: MONDAYS DARK with ROCK OF AGES' Mark Shunock Welcomes Stars of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, JERSEY BOYS and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

Mark Shunock, who plays Lonny the narrator in the hit musical 'Rock Of Ages,' along with various Strip entertainers wowed audiences and raised thousands of dollars during the fourth edition of 'Mondays Dark' on Monday, February 17th. This monthly charity event held at Vinyl, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino's intimate music venue will donate100 percent of the ticket proceeds from the Monday's show, which featured the music of Queen, to The Saint Therese Center HIV Outreach. Scroll down for photos from the performance and after the show! (more...)

ABSINTHE's Green Fairy Debuts World Premiere of 'Love Digitale' Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2014

It's time to turn up the heat with ABSINTHE's sultry Green Fairy, Melody Sweets. Known for her seductive and sensual burlesque performances, Sweets is set to debut the world premiere of 'Love Digitale,' a new single from her hit album, Burlesque in the Black exclusively on Valentine's Day, today, Feb. 14 at 1:43 p.m. (more...)

ABSINTHE's Green Fairy to Debut World Premiere of 'Love Digitale,' 2/14
by BWW News Desk - Feb 09, 2014

It's time to turn up the heat with ABSINTHE's sultry Green Fairy, Melody Sweets. Known for her seductive and sensual burlesque performances, Sweets is set to debut the world premiere of 'Love Digitale,' a new single from her hit album, Burlesque in the Black exclusively on Valentine's Day, Feb. 14 at 1:43 p.m. (more...)

ABSINTHE's Melody Sweets Performs at 'Mondays Dark' Jan. 20
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2014

Singer and burlesque performer Melody Sweets, featured as the Green Fairy in the Strip's best show ABSINTHE at Caesars Palace, takes the stage at "Mondays Dark" with Mark Shunock (ROCK OF AGES) at Vinyl inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino on Monday, Jan. 20 at 8:30 p.m. All proceeds from the night will benefit Nevada Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (NSPCA). (more...)

Photo Flash: Las Vegas Weekly Celebrates 15th Anniversary with #UNSCRIPTED
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2013

Las Vegas Weekly celebrated its 15th anniversary in true Las Vegas fashion with #Unscripted, a night that featured dozens of the city's elite, at the Havana Room inside The New Tropicana Las Vegas on Wednesday, Dec. 18. A portion of the proceeds from the evening benefitted theFoundation to Assist Young Musicians and its mission to encourage young musicians through training, advanced study, career development and more. Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)

ABSINTHE's Melody Sweets Headlines at Las Vegas Burlesque Festival Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2013

It's time to break out the bedazzled pasties and dust on the shimmering glitter for a night of burlesque and sizzling striptease. ABSINTHE's sultry Green Fairy, Melody Sweets will tempt audiences with her seductive and sensual performance as she headlines Today's Showcase at the inaugural Las Vegas Burlesque Festival at The Plaza Hotel and Casino tonight, Oct. 12 at 9 p.m. (more...)

ABSINTHE's Penny Pibbets Announces Halloween Pumpkin Carving Contest
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2013

Are you bored and looking for something new and creative to do for the Halloween season? Then why not pick up a pumpkin and use your imagination to carve the best pumpkin creation for a chance to win tickets to the hottest show in Las Vegas, ABSINTHE at Caesars Palace. ABSINTHE's incompetent assistant to The Gazillionaire, Penny Pibbets has announced the Halloween Pumpkin Carving Contest for all fans to enter. (more...)

ABSINTHE's Green Fairy, Melody Sweets Heads to New York City For a Special One-Night Only Engagement October 16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 02, 2013

Singing burlesque star Melody Sweets, from the hit acro-cabaret variety show ABSINTHE at Caesars Palace Las Vegas, returns to her New York City roots for the first time in two years for a special one-night only event at The Slipper Room (167 Orchard St., New York, NY 10002) on Wed., Oct. 16 at 8 p.m. This special NYC show and celebration will feature songs from her debut album, Burlesque in the Black which has been making waves among all types of listeners and also includes her smash-hit single "Slice of Heaven." (more...)

ABSINTHE's Melody Sweets to Headline at Las Vegas Burlesque Festival, 10/12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2013

It's time to break out the bedazzled pasties and dust on the shimmering glitter for a night of burlesque and sizzling striptease. ABSINTHE's sultry Green Fairy, Melody Sweets will tempt audiences with her seductive and sensual performance as she headlines Saturday's Showcase at the inaugural Las Vegas Burlesque Festival at The Plaza Hotel and Casino on Saturday, Oct. 12 at 9 p.m. (more...)

Sin City Headliners Unite For Benefit Performance, 10/3
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2013

On Sunday, Oct. 20, The Strip's most engaging headliners will shine their star power on the fight against Neurofibromatosis at the Third Annual NF Hope Concert. Performers from across The Strip's stages will come together at The Venetian Showroom for a one-day-only performance benefitting the NF Network, a non-profit organization dedicated to families and individuals with neurofibromatosis, more commonly known as NF. A portion of the proceeds will also go to the Nevada Childhood Cancer Foundation (NVCCF) in their support of local families touched by NF. The Third Annual NF Hope Concert will feature performances by some of the biggest names in Las Vegas as well as an impressive silent auction. Tickets are on sale now and prices start at $45. They are available by calling any Venetian/Palazzo box office at 702-414-9000, or online at www.Venetian.com. (more...)

Photo Flash: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Celebrates Grand Opening at Harrah's Las Vegas
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2013

Last night, February 19, 2013, MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET opened at Harrah's Las Vegas to an enthusiastic, full house in the Harrah's Showroom. The smash-hit production is inspired by extraordinary true story of the fateful evening that brought Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley together for one of the greatest rock 'n' roll jam sessions in history. BroadwayWorld has photos from the grand opening below! (more...)

ABSINTHE Star Melody Sweets Debuts New Album with Launch Party in Vegas Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2013

Singer and burlesque performer, Melody Sweets, from the Strip's hottest show ABSINTHE at Caesars Palace, releases her debut album titled Burlesque in the Black with an exclusive CD launch party and live show featuring the ABSINTHE cast like you've never seen them before at the ABSINTHE Spiegeltent tonight, January 19 at 11:30 p.m. Melody Sweets will also give fans an exclusive sneak peek of her new music video for 'Love Bite' starring cast members from ABSINTHE. (more...)

Photo Flash: FUN. Drummer Will Noon Visits ABSINTHE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 31, 2012

Spotted enjoying the best show on the Strip, ABSINTHE at Caesars Palace was drummer Will Noon from American indie rock band FUN. on Dec. 30. Noon even took the time to hang out with the cast afterwards for photos with the show's hosts, The Gazillionaire and his assistant Penny Pibbets, in addition to the sultry Green Fairy Melody Sweets. Check them out below! (more...)

ABSINTHE Star Melody Sweets Debuts New Album with Launch Party in Vegas, 1/19
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2012

Singer and burlesque performer, Melody Sweets, from the Strip's hottest show ABSINTHE at Caesars Palace, releases her debut album titled Burlesque in the Black with an exclusive CD launch party and live show featuring the ABSINTHE cast like you've never seen them before at the ABSINTHE Spiegeltent on Saturday, January 19 at 11:30 p.m. Melody Sweets will also give fans an exclusive sneak peek of her new music video for 'Love Bite' starring cast members from ABSINTHE. (more...)

Photo Flash: Marissa Jaret Winokur, Debbie Gibson and More at Opening Night Red Carpet of SURF THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2012

Surf the Musical, the feel-good production featuring the songs of The Beach Boys, is now open at the Showroom at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the opening night cast party below. (more...)

Photo Flash: ABSINTHE Celebrates National Sock Puppet Day
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2012

In celebration of National Sock Puppet Day today, July 18, 2012, ABSINTHE's adorable, yet raucous assistant to The Gazillionaire, Penny Pibbets created a sultry sock puppet dedicated to ABSINTHE's beautiful Green Fairy, Melody Sweets. (more...)

Photo Flash: Frankie Moreno Visits ABSINTHE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2012

The Las Vegas Review-Journal's "Best All-Around Performer 2012," Frankie Moreno was spotted enjoying the Strip's hottest show, ABSINTHE at Caesars Palace on June 26. Following the show, Moreno was hypnotized by the intoxicating fragrance of the show's lovely ladies, Penny Pibbets and Melody Sweets, that he took the time to take a photo with them afterwards. Check out the photo below! (more...)

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