Spears' Las Vegas spectacular closes on Dec. 31, 2017 after four years.
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Britney Spears’ Las Vegas residency show, Britney: Piece of Me, will come to a close on Dec. 31, 2017, after four years and 249 performances.
The pop diva opened the long-running spectacle on Dec. 27, 2013 at The AXIS Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. At the time, the show was planned to run for 100 performances over two years. But, Piece of Me proved to be so successful, it was extended on into 2017. Earlier this year, in April, Spears’ final shows at The AXIS were announced, with Spears commenting in a statement that she had “no idea how magical this experience would be… I love Las Vegas and will miss performing this show.”
Piece of Me is going out on a high note, too. In November, it received four Gold Best of Las Vegas 2017 Awards, voted on by readers of the Las Vegas Review-Journal. It was named best production show, best resident performer/headliner, best bachelorette party and best bachelor party.
Let’s take a look at some of the eye-popping facts and figures connected to Britney: Piece of Me.
Britney: Piece of Me — By the Numbers:
881,000: Number of tickets sold to Britney: Piece of Me, through its Oct. 28 performance, according to Billboard Boxscore. Billboard estimates by the time the show closes on Dec. 31, more than 900,000 will have been sold. Among those 900,000 attendees: celebrities like Beyoncé, Miley Cyrus, Kirsten Dunst, Selena Gomez, Calvin Harris, JAY-Z, Nick Jonas, Anna Kendrick, Lady Gaga, Adam Lambert, Katy Perry, Sia and Steven Tyler.
$130 million: Piece of Me has generated more than $130 million in ticket sales and will likely generate another $5-6 million through its closing night performance.
2,000: Estimated number of bachelorette parties that have attended the show.
7,300: Number of fans Spears has met backstage during the Piece of Me run.
24 million: Number of pulls on the Britney Spears Slot Game across Las Vegas. Produced by Artistocrat, the Britney Spears Slot Game debuted in September of 2015 and is featured in Caesars Entertainment properties across Las Vegas.
240: Number of “Freakshow” victims that have guest-starred in the Piece of Me show. They include celebrities like Lance Bass, Tyson Beckford, Howie Dorough, The Fat Jew, Kathy Griffin, Colton Haynes, Perez Hilton, Mario Lopez, AJ McLean, Tyler Oakley and Whitney Port.
90 minutes: Average running time of each show.
26: Average number of songs featured in each performance.
8-12: Number of costume changes Spears makes through each show.
250-plus: Number of individual garments produced for the cast of Piece of Me.
16: Number of dancers in the show. A four-piece band backs Spears onstage as well.
400: Number of moving lights used in Piece of Me.
3,500: Square feet of LED surface used in the show’s staging.
60: High-definition projectors are used through the show, making it the largest projection theater in the world, according to Caesars Entertainment.
4,600: Capacity of The AXIS Theater for Spears’ show, as well as 28 tables with bottle service provided by Drai’s Management Group.