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Need help on shows!

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Need help on shows!

DH and I are going to Vegas in Feb. I've never been. We are looking at shows. What is the best? We were thinking of Love. Are there better ones? Also, where is the best place to buy tickets? I see dinner and show - is this a good deal? Please advise. Thanks!

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1. Re: Need help on shows!

LOVE is a great show that's enjoyed by virtually everybody that sees it, but it's tough to offer general advice without a few clues about your tastes in entertainment. The number of different choices is huge with Cirque du Soleil, magic, impressions, comedy, headliners and Broadway musicals just some of the options.

Check out these sites for offers.

http://www.smartervegas.com/shows.aspx

www.travelzoo.com/entertainment/las-vegas/

Or if you don't really mind what you see check out the discount booths once you're in Vegas. These offer cheap (many at half price) tickets for that night's shows. Availability and just what discount is on offer for top-end shows is tough to predict for any given day.

http://www.tix4tonight.com/

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2. Re: Need help on shows!

Love is one of your better Cirque shows, is there anything better?

I prefer Mystere and O for first time Cirque shows.

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3. Re: Need help on shows!

As Blagger said, shows can be subjective....

But I'll give you my personal favs....

LOVE

Jersey Boys

Le Reve

Phantom

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We loved Le Reve and Jersey Boys. We would actually see both of them again in Las Vegas. Penn and Teller were so-so.

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5. Re: Need help on shows!

Jersey Boys great show.

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6. Re: Need help on shows!

When deciding on what show to see, i believe you need a plan of attack sortof..

1. Do you have a price in mind of what you are willing to pay for tix. My tops has always been $100

2. What type of show style are you wanting to see? Vegas offeres incredible number of different types of shows and choices

3. Are you a prude? Yes some vegas shows can be a tad riskey or R+ rated and if that is not your cup of tea, make sure to stay away from those.

So then it just comes down to picking a show. In my trips out I have seen everyhing from large production shows to small 1 man off strip shows and outside of 1 have enjoyed them all. If you want true "Vegas" old school show go jubilee, great show and worth the money. If you want WOW show then go either Cirque or Blue Man group. Really no matter what you pick (unless it's X Burlesque at the Flamingo) you probably won't go wrong.

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7. Re: Need help on shows!

Shows I have seen and grades;

Penn/Teller--A+ but I love their type of magic and style of performance

Jubille - A - True old school vegas production style show, great fun

Blue Man Group - A - Really surprised me, an incredible visual show

Carrot Top - A- - Wasn't sure if I would like it, came away enjoying it and had a great number of laughs

Larry G. Jones - A Great 1 man show, great impressionist

Mystere - A - Only Circue show i have seen but very entertaining

Trent Carlini - C+ Elvis impersonater, great voice, but show drags

Don Rickles - A+ - True Vegas icon and stil had a great show when I saw him in 06

X Burlesque - F - boring, horrible, wanted a refund..

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8. Re: Need help on shows!

I loved all the Cirque shows My favorites..

Mystere,Elvis and Love.

I think it depends on what you like in music.I prefer Elvis to the Beatles so probably why I prefer Elvis over Love.

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The best show we have seen lately was Jersey Boys, Terry Factor at the Mirage was also very entertaining.

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