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Monday, June 13, 2016 | 11:58 a.m.
Pop princess Britney Spears returns Friday to her hit residency “Britney: Piece of Me” at Axis at Planet Hollywood, and, due to popular demand, tickets to performances from October through February go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday.
Spears opened the 2016 Billboard Music Awards on May 22 at the new T-Mobile Arena, where she performed a medley of her hits, including “Womanizer,” “I’m a Slave 4 U” and “Toxic,” and was honored with the Millennium Award recognizing outstanding career achievements and influence in the music industry.
Tickets go on sale to the public at 10 a.m. Friday. American Express Card Members can purchase tickets before the general public from 10 a.m. Tuesday through 10 a.m. Thursday.
A presale for SiriusXM subscribers and Total Rewards members, Caesars Entertainment’s loyalty program, runs 10 a.m. Wednesday through 10 a.m. Thursday.
The “Britney: Piece of Me” dates from October through February: Oct. 21-22, 26 and 28-29; Nov. 2, 4-5, 9, 11-12, 16 and 18-19; Jan. 13-14, 18, 20-21, 25 and 27-28; and Feb. 1 and 3-4. Tickets also are on sale for performances this month through Sept. 10.
The show is sold out on a regular basis and has been seen by more than 500,000 people since debuting in December 2013. The setlist includes “Baby One More Time,” “Oops!...I Did It Again,” “Toxic,” “Circus,” “Womanizer,” “I’m a Slave 4 U,” “Work Bitch” and many more.
In mid-February, Spears unveiled a reimagination of her show with new costumes and choreography and the addition of her hits “Breathe on Me,” “Touch of My Hand,” “If U Seek Amy” and “I Love Rock ’N’ Roll.”
Ticket are $59 to $229, plus service fees, and may be purchased online at BritneyPieceofMe.com and in person at the Axis box office. Prices for VIP packages vary depending upon show date. Shows begin at 9 p.m.
Don Chareunsy is the Las Vegas Sun’s entertainment and luxury senior editor and has been a journalist for nearly two decades.
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Catering to the young and modern crowd, Planet Hollywood is a one-stop shop for entertainment with its massive shopping mall, slew of restaurants, spacious casino and clubs.
The ambiance of the casino is retro-chic meets high-tech with black granite floors throughout and colorful LED lights throughout the space. The theme carries into the 100,000 square-foot casino with 250 flat screens topping off slot machines. The casino is also home to 87 tables, a sports book and a poker room.
There's also the Miracle Mile Shops, one Vegas' largest malls, with 140 stores including BCBG Max Azaria, bebe, Urban Outfitters and The Discovery Channel Store.
Following an afternoon of shopping, guests can satisfy their appetites at one of the gourmet restaurants in Planet Hollywood, like the non-traditional approach to steakhouses at Strip House or check out the exotic Far East motif at KOI restaurant and lounge. And if guests are still looking for more, they can spend the after hours at Privé, Triq or Krave nightclubs.
Perhaps one of the resorts biggest attractions came in March with the addition of "Peepshow." The naughty twist on the story of Little Bo Peep is modern-day spin on the run-of-the-mill Vegas topless review. The "Peepshow" stage has seen visiting celebs like Scary Spice Mel B, "Dancing with the Stars" Kelly Monaco and Playboy's Holly Madison.