Posts tagged as: Jubilee

Secrets of a ‘Jubilee’ showgirl

Secrets of a ‘Jubilee’ showgirl

If we had a time machine, you can bet that our first trip back in time would find us in Vegas in the ’50s… all 10 years of the decade. Why? It was an era laced with magic that ignited the golden age of our beloved Sin City. During this time, Elvis and Frank Sinatra […]

Jubilee Backstage Tour: a peek inside Las Vegas show business

Jubilee Backstage Tour: a peek inside Las Vegas show business

Once upon a time I wanted to be a Vegas showgirl. That was long before the chick from “Saved by the Bell” starred in that movie and before I realized eating a whole sleeve of Thin Mints was not in fact, normal. I was also completely oblivious to that whole “topless” factor. Minor detail, right? […]

20 Things to do in Vegas for under 20 bucks

20 Things to do in Vegas for under 20 bucks

With a flood of flashy Vegas pics on newsfeeds everywhere, lots of people think you have to be a high roller to get the full experience. But there’s plenty of stuff to do in Vegas that doesn’t require an Amex Black Card. Here’s how to ball on a budget with our list of 20 things […]

Frisky facts revealed for Las Vegas’ adult shows

Frisky facts revealed for Las Vegas’ adult shows

Who doesn’t love a good show? By “good” we mean the basically-naked-and-doing-dirty-things-on-stage type of show. Well, we don’t know the answer to that question because personally, we love “good” shows and thankfully we live in a city that is packed with them. Ladies and gentlemen, this is Las Vegas — the land where naughty and […]

Jubilee to return March 17 at Bally’s Las Vegas

Jubilee to return March 17 at Bally’s Las Vegas

The last of the Vegas showgirl revues, Jubilee is returning to the Strip March 17. Jubilee opened in July 1981 and had remained virtually untouched since. Last year, Bally’s announced the iconic showgirl production would be refreshed under the direction of Frank Gatson Jr., noted for his work as singer Beyoncé Knowles’ choreographer. The show […]

Behind the 50 voices of Vegas headliner Véronic

Behind the 50 voices of Vegas headliner Véronic

Véronic DiCaire wows audiences with her spot-on impressions of such legendary singers as Billie Holiday, Barbra Streisand, Dolly Parton, Madonna, Cher, Whitney Houston and Annie Lennox, along with pop stars Christina Aguilera, Britney Spears, Pink and Katy Perry. During her performance inside the Jubilee! Theatre at Bally’s, she effortlessly moves from voice to voice, stunning […]

New Jubilee! director promises to honor Vegas show creator’s legacy

New Jubilee! director promises to honor Vegas show creator’s legacy

It’s been a long time coming. After 32 years, showgirl production Jubilee! is entering the contemporary world of shows on the Las Vegas Strip – and with it could lose its designation as a topless revue. To watch Jubilee! today is like stepping back in time, a “Twilight Zone” sort of experience, complete with 1970s […]

Auditions are a way of life for artists in the Entertainment Capital of the World

Auditions are a way of life for artists in the Entertainment Capital of the World

Several years ago, I auditioned for a Vegas run of “STOMP” — a show that featured dancer-percussionists making music with their bodies and everyday objects like pipes and brooms. Dozens of 20- and 30-somethings lined up outside a warehouse-style strip mall unit in Las Vegas’ Chinatown, some carrying manila folders containing resumes and head shots, […]

Women on the Las Vegas stage: Showgirl Kat Day

Women on the Las Vegas stage: Showgirl Kat Day

Kat Day is a living testament to the glamour that built the Las Vegas Strip and to the power and perfection that allowed Vegas showgirls to become icons of feminine strength and beauty. “When they opened the El Rancho, they really didn’t have anything but a dirt road to pull people down here (to the […]

‘Jubilee!’ showgirls bring Vegas history to audiences today

‘Jubilee!’ showgirls bring Vegas history to audiences today

The showgirls at “Jubilee!” do more than perform. They’re living relics. Adorned in sequins, feathers and Swarovski crystals, the dancers in “Jubilee!” at Bally’s are an iconic part of the city’s history. Behind the statuesque beauties are years of tradition that have shaped what the Las Vegas showgirl means to people around the world. “It’s […]

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