People don’t call Las Vegas the “entertainment capital of the world” for no reason. At any given time there are dozens of shows employing thousands of entertainers on the world-famous Strip and providing captivating performances for the millions of travelers who find their way to Vegas.
These are 8 shows thrilling Las Vegas tourists and locals alike (in no particular order.)
As a note, you will notice no musicians residencies or magicians are included here. They should probably have a list of their own (hint for future articles?)
This show, created by Cirque du Soleil, includes “New York-inspired acrobatics, music, dance, magic, and comedy.”
Described as “unapologetically raunchy and undeniably hilarious,” this Strip sensation promises a “madcap crew of extraordinary exhibitionists is defying the laws of gravity or the limits of good taste.”
Awakening is described as “dazzling spectacle” that features “new characters, costumes, choreography and original music, all set on one of the most technologically advanced stages ever designed.”
The Beatles LOVE
Music from “The Fab Four” is brought to life onstage as the John, Paul, George, and Ringo’s works are further immortalized in “aerial performances, extreme sports, and urban and freestyle dance.”
“O” by Cirque du Soleil
According to the Cirque du Soleil website, in “O” “the grace of water and the idea of infinity inspire world-class divers, synchronized swimmers, and acrobats to create an experience that is simply magnificent.”
Michael Jackson ONE
Inspired by the music of the King of Pop, ONE focuses on “choreography and visual effects” that pay “special attention to the music of the show itself.”
Blue Man Group
The legendary Bue Man Group will “rock your world, blow your mind, and unleash your spirit” promising music, laughter, and surprises.
Tournament of Kings
The “dinner-and-a-show” experience takes guests back to medieval times with a ” live-action production takes place in a 900-seat theater-in-the-round arena and immerses the audience in a tale of valor and treachery.”