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AIR DATE: April 1, 2011

Absinthe is an adults only carnival that is taking over the gardens in front of Caesars Palace. Absinthe is an "acro-cabaret" variety show performed in large wood, canvas and stained glass circus tent known as a "spiegeltent." The show has been described as a combination of Cirque and the Rocky Horror Picture Show. It includes acrobatic stunts combined with elements of burlesque. We talk the the ringmaster of Absinthe, The Gazillionaire and his assistant Penny about the show.
The Gazillionaire, ringmaster, Absinthe
Penny, Gazillionaire's assistant, Absinthe
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