Britney Spears’ New Las Vegas Show, “Britney: Piece Of Me” at Planet Hollywood, Receives Rave Reviews
January 1, 2014 by VegasNews.com
With just a few shows under her belt as part of her two-year Las Vegas residency in The AXIS Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino, legendary pop icon Britney Spears is already receiving rave reviews from fans and media around the globe for “Britney: Piece of Me” which debuted on Friday, Dec. 27 (Photo credit: Denise Truscello / WireImage www.DeniseTruscello.net).
“Las Vegas may never be the same now that Britney Spears has started a residency in Nevada’s Sin City.”
Alan Duke, CNN.com
“Britney Spears’ return to the stage … was nothing short of a spectacle.”
Courtney Subramanian, Time
“The girl still knows how to put on a show.”
Mark Gray, People Magazine
“Kept an audience of about 4,500 on their feet for about 90 minutes.”
Hannah Dreier, Associated Press
“Wows with a rapid-fire collection of her greatest hits.”
Sophie Schillaci, MTV.com
“With elaborate sets and showy choreography, the pop star’s Vegas kickoff electrified.”
Marco della Cava, USA Today
“She single-handedly brought the spectacle of a touring arena show into a
nightclub-like theater and pulled off the gamble with a flawless performance.”
Robin Leach, Las Vegas Sun
“A non-stop hits bonanza”
Keith Caulfield, Billboard
“You can say a lot of things about Britney Spears — but you can’t say she doesn’t work, b**ch … Pulling off a 90-minute, 23-song tour de force… You’re going to want to make the trip to Vegas over the course of her two-year stint.”
Laura Hertzfeld, Entertainment Weekly
Dazzling fans with show-stopping performances for more than 15 years, Britney has truly brought her most spectacular show ever to Las Vegas. A celebration of one of the most illustrious careers in music history, the jaw-dropping production is a compilation of more than 20 of Britney’s worldwide hits, including “Baby One More Time,” “Oops I Did It Again,” “Toxic,” “Circus,” “Womanizer” and “Slave 4 U,” as well as new material from her recently-released album “Britney Jean”.
“Britney: Piece of Me” is the most cutting-edge pop concert experience ever produced for Las Vegas, featuring a four-piece band, 14 dancers, elaborate sets, unforgettable costumes and state-of-the-art, never-before-seen technology. Directed by one of the industry’s most well-respected creative directors for live stage entertainment, Baz Halpin, the show’s creative team also includes assistant creative director Melisa Garcia, multimedia designer GEODEZIK, choreographers The Squared Division and costume designer Marco Marco.
Britney is the first artist-in-residence to be housed in Planet Hollywood’s newly renovated The AXIS Theater, which features one of the largest indoor video and projection installations in the world. With its innovative dance floor and exclusive table and bottle service provided by Drai’s Management Group, The AXIS is part nightclub and part theater, setting it apart from any other venue in Las Vegas. The 4,600-seat, intimately-sized theater allows Britney’s fans to see her as they’ve never seen her before.
Tickets and VIP packages for performances through Sept. 2014 are currently on sale. General ticket prices range from $59 to $229, plus applicable tax and fees, and may be purchased online at BritneyPieceofMe.com or in-person at the Planet Hollywood box office. Prices for VIP packages vary depending upon the show date. All shows begin at 9 p.m. PT.
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