“SHOWGIRLS ARE BACK AGAIN” By Sandy Zimmerman

 

Cari Byers, Director of BurlesQ at the Alexis Park Resort, is a
lady of many talents- she has performed as a Showgirl, Dancer, Entertainer, Chorographer, Costume Designer, Producer, and the owner of Premier Showgirls!

Cari had the honor of appearing as a showgirl in the famous French “Follies Bergere”, at the Tropicana, the longest running show at that time. The “Follies Bergere’s” dancers, showgirls, variety acts, and other cast members performed two shows each night – the dinner and late shows, for 6 nights a week.

Cari Byers

Showgirls usually made promotional appearances for the Tropicana and Les Follies Bergere where they were greeting everyone, taking photos with guests and promoting the show. Cari was chosen to take the SWING position in the show, and she had to know all 10 spots, and all of the featured spots for the show.

As Director of BurlesQ, Cari recreated the old-time burlesque at BurlesQ, designed the costumes. She feels, “It is a throw-back to old Las Vegas and the glamorous costumes.”

BurlesQ offers a line-up of talent- Comedian/Emcee Sean E. Cooper, April Brucker, one of the few female ventriloquists, showgirls, dancers and surprises!

As a television talk show host and journalist in the 80’s, I was there and followed the excitement of their grand opening and other special events at all of the hotels.  

Today Las Vegas is finally opening again, awakening from the Covid-19 of seclusion and into a new era. Danny Thomas started using showgirls in 1952, at the Sands Hotel and the showgirls are back, hopefully the stars will appear here again.    

Cari Byers

BurlesQ will be presented for guests 21 and older at 10:00 p.m.   at www.TicketKite.com or by telephone 702-483-8056.

https://vegasshows.us/burlesq-show/

Location: Athena Showroom, Alexis Park All Suite Resort,

375 E. Harmon Ave. Las Vegas,

Face masks required for travelers in public areas, Face masks provided for travelers, Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff Social distancing enforced throughout experience Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas.  

Sandy Zimmerman has featured the stars of Las Vegas for 25 years, openings, interviews celebs on the red carpets, backstage and more!

First woman in production, first talk show host with a live audience while broadcasting at the Continental Hotel for 10 years, producing Sandy Zimmerman’s Las Vegas TV Television programs, Discover the Ultimate Travel Specials, and more. Sandy’s TV commercials and travel specials have been given awards and recognition. As a journalist, Sandy prepares articles about entertainment, dining, jungles, health, spas, luxury, and more.

For information, call 702-515-0846  sandyzimm2003@yahoo.com

 

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