Female impersonator Regine Phillips is returning to Nashville and has been named show director and newest cast member of Lucky’s La Cage. Philips will officially join the show cast in May and will make several special guest appearances beforehand on March 30-31 and April 6-7.

Philips joins current La Cage cast members Big Mama - Daisy Rae, Nece Sexton, Summer and Tyrah. She will perform and direct Lucky’s regular Friday and Saturday night shows at 10:30 p.m. and 12:30 a.m.

“Regine is one of the finest female impersonators in the Nation and we’re honored that she has agreed to join our cast as a performer and show director,” said Tony Daniel, owner and operations manager of Lucky’s Garage. “Many Nashvillians are familiar with Regine’s outstanding talents and have been loyal supporters for many years. We are delighted to welcome her back to Nashville and to our family at Lucky’s.” Daniel added.

“I am so thrilled that I can be a part of this great addition to Nashville’s exploding nightlife on Church Street. I am truly honored that I have been given this opportunity to join the Lucky's family,” said Phillips. “The garage door has opened on Church Street and I, the cast of La Cage and all the staff at Lucky's will continue to work hard to provide an exciting new experience to Nashville.”

Phillips has performed in 15 states across the U.S. and has won 33 pageants in her career. Her current titles include Miss Sunshine State Continental, Miss Florida Gulf Coast, Miss Magnolia State, Queen of the Emerald Coast and Miss Windy City. She has appeared in Rolling Stone, People, Glamour and The New York Times and has been on the Maury Povich show and Fox News Chicago.

Phillips said to expect the unexpected when she fully takes on her new role as show director with the Lucky’s La Cage cast.

“You ain't seen nothing yet! We will be working hard to entertain you with a hot, fresh new show,” Phillips added. “Lucky's has worked diligently to bring you the hottest in up-and-coming entertainers in Nashville mixed with experienced nationally known talent. Attitude check!”

Lucky’s Garage is located near the intersection of Church Street and 14th Avenue, next to Hustler Hollywood. The entrance to the club is on the alley and faces Church Street. Free secure parking for the club is located at the back of the building.

Prospective Lucky’s customers can sign up for regular emails that will notify them of the club’s weekly and special events. For more information about Lucky’s or to sign up for the email list visit their Web site at www.luckysnashville.com.

This article has been republished from Out & About Nashville, and was part of a series of first-person pieces written by the late Bobbi Williams.

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