LAS VEGAS, March 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Las Vegas just got luckier! The world famous Chippendales are thrilled to announce their hottest new celebrity guest, the world-renowned actor and model, Antonio Sabàto, Jr. His limited engagement with the legendary Chippendales runs from May 5 through June 5, 2016, at Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino. For five weeks only, Sabàto Jr. will amp up the acclaimed production, gracing the stage with stunning good looks and physique, not to mention his unmistakable charm. If you've seen him on Dancing With the Stars, then you know Sabàto Jr. has the moves to heat up the Las Vegas Strip like never before. Now imagine him surrounded by the hottest men in show business and you've got an epic live production!
"I am looking forward to joining the Chippendales in Las Vegas as their celebrity guest host," says Sabàto Jr. "It is a legendary show, an iconic brand and a fun experience for all. I am excited to be a part of the energetic atmosphere!"
"We are thrilled to have Antonio join us as the guest host for our show," commented Chippendales Managing Partner, Kevin Denberg. "His incredible sex appeal and numerous talents make him the perfect addition to our award winning production in Las Vegas."
Antonio Sabàto, Jr. is the latest celebrity to join the exclusive roster of guest hosts at Chippendales. From international supermodel Tyson Beckford to everyone's favorite crush, Ian Ziering, every celebrity guest who's ever donned the brand's iconic cuffs and collar brings new excitement to sold-out audiences.
The Chippendales revamped the show just last year and the already sexy production is now amped to hot and heavy heights. The show's new music features top artists from Bruno Mars to Chris Brown. The lighting and musical staging is on point and the signature strip style, combined with edgy dance moves makes the Chippendales show an audience and critic's pick!
Every naughty fantasy you can imagine comes to life in a dynamic, immersive environment, perfect for any Girls Night Out occasion. Women looking to celebrate their bestie's bachelorette party, their big birthday bash or just a wild night out, Chippendales shows are the ultimate way to let loose and have fun.
About Antonio Sabàto, Jr.:
Antonio Sabàto, Jr. is an Italian-American, actor and model. Born in Italy and raised in the United States, Sabàto first came on the scene as a Calvin Klein model, but it was his role on "General Hospital" that solidified his place as one of the sexiest men of all time. In addition to "General Hospital," he also appeared in the science fiction series "EARTH 2" and "Melrose Place." Throughout the late 1990s, he starred in various TV movies and several feature films. From 2005 to 2006, Sabàto played "Dante Damiano" on the daytime soap opera "The Bold and the Beautiful," and in 2008, he reprised his role of "Jagger Cates" on the second season of "General Hospital: The Night Shift." In addition, Sabàto has appeared on numerous reality shows including "But Can They Sing?" a celebrity singing competition on VH1; NBC's competition show "Celebrity Circus," (which he won); and "My Antonio," a show on VH1 in which female contestants competed to win Sabàto's heart. Antonio and his family appeared on ABC'S "Celebrity Wife Swap" in 2012 and, in 2014 he also competed on season 19 of "Dancing with the Stars." Antonio recently hosted the DIY show "Fix It & Finish It," a series where homeowners tell why they desperately need a renovation before DIY expert, Antonio Sabato, Jr., followed by an overhaul of one space in one home every day. His eclectic and formidable career reflects his versatile talents and adventurous spirit. For more information visit AntonioSabatoJr.com or, follow Antonio on Twitter and Instagram @AntonioSabatoJr.
Named "the most-wanted men in Vegas!" by ET's, The Insider, Chippendales captures the perfect balance of sex appeal and tasteful teasing, eliciting waves of screams from their excited audience. This high energy, fully choreographed, interactive show features some of the most physically elite men in the world who playfully dance and sing their way into the hearts of birthday girls, bachelorettes and girlfriends who just want to have fun. In March 2015, for the fourth consecutive year, Chippendales was named the "Best Male Strip Show" for the Las Vegas Review Journal's prestigious "Best of Las Vegas Awards." Annually, the Men of Chippendales will be seen by almost 2 million people worldwide. The cast, a very exclusive fraternity of only 20 members, is split across two productions – one based in Las Vegas at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino and the other, currently selling out venues around on their world tour. As icons of American Pop Culture, The Chippendales recently celebrated their 35th Anniversary as a brand. They've been featured on numerous national television shows, including the Emmy Award-winning CBS series, The Amazing Race, The Ellen DeGeneres Show (where TV legend Betty White received a special surprise performance), and The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills (giving Lisa Vanderpump a night she will never forget). Previous celebrity guest hosts featured in the Las Vegas production include supermodel Tyson Beckford, "Beverly Hills 90210" and "Sharknado" star Ian Ziering, and Joey Lawrence, among others.
Chippendales, one of the world's most recognized brand names, is the premier provider of entertainment for women. The Company produces Broadway-style shows worldwide and licenses its intellectual property for select consumer products ranging from apparel and accessories to slot machines and video games. The company also operates Chippendales.com, an on-line lifestyle and entertainment destination for women. Chippendales® was established in 1979 and has headquarters in New York, with offices in Las Vegas and London. In addition, Chippendales has recently launched its sexy new show, 53X at Paris Las Vegas. For additional information visit www.Chippendales.com; find us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @Chippendales #Chippendales.
About Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino
Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino, home of the World Series of Poker, offers guests a unique all-suite hotel experience. Complete with 2,522 all-suite hotel rooms – including 380 newly designed Samba suites – the property overlooks the famous Las Vegas Strip and sits one block west of the famed boulevard. The resort features a variety of entertainment options including headliners Penn & Teller, the world-famous Chippendales and the award-winning musical ROCK OF AGES. Additionally, the resort is home to the VooDoo Zip Line, an adrenaline-rushing thrill ride that offers a 360-degree panorama of the famed Las Vegas Strip from 490 feet above the ground. Rio is home to a diverse array of dining and nightlife experiences including Hash House A Go Go, Voodoo Steak, KJ Dim Sum & Seafood, iBar, VooDoo Beach and, with panoramic views of The Strip, VooDoo Rooftop Nightclub. Rio also offers the Rio Secco Golf Club. Recognized by USA Today as one of the "Top 10 Golf Destinations in the World," Rio Secco Golf Club is an 18-hole championship course designed by famed architect Rees Jones and home to the Butch Harmon School of Golf. For more information, please visit www.riolasvegas.com. Find Rio on Facebook and follow on Twitter.
Chippendales Performance Schedule at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino:
Chippendales performs nightly at 8:30 p.m., with additional shows on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 10:30 p.m. Antonio Sabàto, Jr.'s, limited engagement runs May 5 through June 5, 2016 (Thursday through Sunday night performances only). Tickets range from $54.95 to $80.30 + tax and fees (18+) and can be purchased by calling (702) 777-7776 or by visiting www.Chippendales.com.
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