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Show's Over for Famed Cabaret Show At France's Lido

Lido dancers at the Lido cabaret on the Champs-Elysees avenue to take part in the Crystal Globes awards ceremony in Paris, 2016.

Lido dancers at the Lido cabaret on the Champs-Elysees avenue to take part in the Crystal Globes awards ceremony in Paris, 2016.

Photographer: Francois Mori/Bloomberg

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Paris (AP) -- It’s the end of an era for the famed Lido cabaret on Paris’ Champs-Elysees.

Amid financial troubles and changing times, the venue’s new corporate owner is ditching most of the Lido’s staff and its high-kicking, high-glamour dance shows — which date back decades and inspired copycats from Las Vegas to Beirut — in favor of more modest musical revues.