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Traditional showgirls an endangered species in Vegas

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The Las Vegas Advisor reports that the Las Vegas Strip is down to only one show with traditional Vegas showgirls: ” … with the closure of the Folies Bergère at the end of March after its 49-year run at the Tropicana, there is only one classic sequin-and-feathers affair left in Las Vegas, namely Donn Arden’s  Jubilee! which celebrated its 27th anniversary at Bally’s last July.” (Link to article may not be good after today.)

“Today, interestingly, the trend is toward another form of historical entertainment based around the female form, namely the burlesque show, which is currently making something of a comeback (the recent demise of Ivan Kane’s Forty Deuce notwithstanding),” the article says, citing several shows.

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Written by jacksontom

April 21, 2009 at 4:51 pm

Posted in News

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