June 13, 2024

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Magic Mike Live’s Chelsea Phillips-Reid shares showbiz tales

Chelsea Phillips-Reid

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Chelsea Phillips-Reid is the centre of awareness at “Magic Mike Live.”

Las Vegas entertainer Chelsea Phillips-Reid has all the excellent tales. She can convey to you about a childhood gig singing with Dolly Parton. She can notify you about catching a flight to Los Angeles to meet up with with Channing Tatum. And she’s content to share all these tales and much more on her intriguing new podcast “The Aspect Hustle” with buddy and fellow performer Sarah Lowe.

“No make a difference who you are in leisure, whether you’ve been on Broadway or acted in a Tv clearly show, at some point you have worn a costume and worked at a young ones birthday celebration, or had to keep a sign someplace,” Phillips-Reid suggests on the newest episode of the Sunshine on the Strip podcast. “We believed, let us have this podcast about the strange, wacky, wonderful jobs that you have to operate when you are making an attempt to get the jobs you want. And it’s been great to have a thing to get the job done on [during the pandemic] and also, we get to speak to all of our pals.”

The podcast was one particular of the initiatives she launched while ready for her latest Vegas exhibit, “Magic Mike Reside,” to reopen. Phillips-Reid was aspect of the unique cast when it opened at the Really hard Rock Hotel in 2017, and it is prepared move to the Sahara on the Strip was postponed for the reason that of the pandemic previous yr. Tickets are on sale now for “Magic Mike Reside” at the Sahara, set to return to its new stage on March 26.

“I really don’t know how they did it, but somehow our innovative team managed to locate the coolest team of men and women. I come to feel like I won the lottery just to get to hang out there,” she states. “Everyone [in the cast] is a intelligent, talented, great particular person you truly want to dangle out with. This year has been sad [since] we’re not functioning, but it seriously does feel like there’s grief from missing that camaraderie and that household we have backstage.”

As one particular of the emcees of the dance-centric male revue — her counterpart is Jordan Kai Burnett — Phillips-Reid states she’s form of the “big sister” to the audience, reminding anyone that there is no ideal or completely wrong way to get pleasure from the clearly show.

“That’s what [creator] Channing [Tatum] experienced envisioned, that this is a present made for gals and not just to encounter the spectacle of these extraordinary dancers, but to in fact really feel seen and feel effective and sense important,” she states. “Not only do these fellas dance and sing, they come around and make connections with folks, which I really like becoming a part of.”

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