showroom at the Plaza Hotel & Casino with a VIP reception on Saturday. A high octane mix of burlesque and vaudeville, LIMELIGHT’s dynamic dancing incited cheers from the crowd throughout the night. As the performers literally stepped out of the black and white screen into technicolor life, the feel and energy of the Roaring 20s was rekindled with a seductive edge.
Sabina Kelley, international pinup model, celebrity judge on Oxygen’s “Best Ink” and guest star in Stratosphere’s PIN UP and Kevin Burke of “Defending the Caveman” walked the red carpet with the cast before producers and performers Jodie McDonald and Danial Brown thanked guests for attending.
Evoking a beautiful silent film starlet in full black and white makeup, Felice Garcia sang “I Wanna Be Loved By You” and “Walk of Shame.” Baton twirling cadet major Amy Toliver stunned the crowd with her skills while Brown, playing a bad boy Charlie Chaplin, drew laughs with his cheeky performance in a bubble bath scene. Other standout dances included a feather striptease to Squirrel Nut Zippers’ “My Drag,” and Janelle Monae’s “Tightrope.”
The full cast, including Priscilla Trammel, Carlynn Mazon, Kaitlyn Morgan and Taylor Huggins, ended the show to will.i.am’s “Bang Bang” before stepping back into the world of black and white.