Burlesque Is Back: Mitchell's Peepshow Opens in Las Vegas April 18

News   Burlesque Is Back: Mitchell's Peepshow Opens in Las Vegas April 18 Tony-winning choreographer and director Jerry Mitchell unveils his new Las Vegas adult-themed spectacle Peepshow, which officially opens at the Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino April 18. Previews began March 30.
Peep Show stars Mel B and Kelly Monaco
Peep Show stars Mel B and Kelly Monaco

Original Spice Girl Mel B. (a.k.a. Melanie Brown) portrays "The Peep Diva," who serves as the evening's emcee, and guides "Bo Peep" (portrayed by "Dancing with the Stars" contestant Kelly Monaco) on her search for love. Peepshow also stars "American Idol" contestant and star of Broadway's Tarzan, Josh Strickland, as the male vocalist.

The Peepshow girls are Lena Blake, Olivia Cipolla, Keltie Colleen, Kristin Rose DeCesare, Cheaza, Renay Herter, Monica Klus, Emily Loftiss (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels), Michele Martinez, Allie Meixner, Marielys Molina, Leah O'Donnell, Carolyn Pace, Jessica Press, Jennifer Quinlan, Jackie Seiden, Katie Webber (Wicked), Adar Wellington and Kaci R. Wilson. Ensemble members include Albert Blaise Cattafi, Jason Davies (Wicked), Nick Kenkel (Legally Blonde), Stoyan Metchkarov and Timber.

Mitchell (Legally Blonde, Hairspray, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Broadway Bares) teamed with BASE Entertainment on the new production, which features original music and arrangements from composer Andrew Lippa (The Wild Party, john & jen, The Addams Family).

Peepshow is described as "a modern burlesque show created specifically for the dynamic, glamorous audience that exists only in the adult playground of Las Vegas. A highly stylized, full-throttle production show that combines sexy striptease and celebrity with high-level production values and a dash of passion."

A design team of Broadway veterans has been assembled for Peepshow: David Rockwell (set design), Gregg Barnes (costume design), Josh Marquette (hair design), Chris Lee (lighting design), Zachary Borovay (video design) and ACME Sound Partners (sound design). Peepshow plays Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Friday at 8 PM and Thursday and Saturday at 7 PM and 9:30 PM. Tickets, priced $65-$100, are available by phoning (800) 745-3000 or by visiting Ticketmaster.com

For further information visit LasVegasPeepShow.