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Cirque Du Soleil 101: The Quick Guide To Show Selection In Vegas


When traveling to Vegas there are so many options thrust upon those willing to partake. From shows and restaurants to clubs and shopping locations, the options can be a bit overwhelming for even the most seasoned traveler. But how do you sift through all the options and narrow down your selection especially when it comes to the shows?

You can never go wrong with Cirque du Soleil, the series of shows on the Strip which just scream Vegas. With high flying acrobats, sensational story lines and exceptional theatrics the shows are one of the most spectacular things you will see not just in Vegas but in life. So powerful and colorful they will leave you feeling the impact of each character, despite not hearing a single word in English in most of these.

But which show best suits you?

Michael Jackson ONE - Mandalay Bay - If you loved the King Of Pop or just enjoy the music of the era this one is the perfect fit. Paying tribute to Michael Jackson this show blends gymnastic feats with dancing. While it is not as heavy on the acrobatic side as other shows the illusions created from this show are timeless and leave those of all ages enthralled. Add fireworks and holograms and this is a technological show which will have you standing on your feet by the curtain call.

Love - Mirage - Another themed performance this show brings in the best of the "Beatles" One of the larger casts on the strip this blend of aerial performers, dancers and extreme artists bring the bold colors of the 60s and 70s to life center stage through a unique interpretation of songs of the time.

KA - MGM Grand - Picture if you will the tale of a twins separated by tragedy looking to fulfill their destinies. A theatrical blend of aerial acrobatics and staged combat this is an enthralling tale which will leave you on the edge of your seat as performers fill the auditorium around you. The stage production of this show is immaculate and will leave your head spinning til the very end.

Zumanity - New York, New York - This one is one you might wanna skip with the kiddos however an amazing story of love emotion and provocative appeal. This show is for those who are open minded and not fearful of discovering sexuality in a different way as staging of the story unfolds before your eyes.

O - Bellagio - If you have ever envisioned the ebb and flow of water and how it dances in a almost mysterious manner, this is the production for you. Pronounced "Eau" the French word for water, this production utilizes a 1.5 million gallon swimming pool to showcase the artistry of life in water unlike anything you will find elsewhere.

Mystere - Treasure Island - This one is the original, if you have seen Cirque online anywhere you more thank likely have seen at least one clip of this one. Heavy in acrobatics and comedy this is a fun show for the entire family. The strength of performers looks so simplistic yet in reality is mind blowing.

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