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kat0801 May 5th, 2006 02:51 PM

AVE Q
 
Going to Vegas in two weeks and wondered
if anyone has seen this show at the Wynn Hotel

Cheers or Jeers??

Neopolitan May 5th, 2006 03:01 PM

The last I knew it was supposed to close in May. Sales were dismal and although they had anticipated it running for years, it was a financial failure.
I don't know how the production compares to the Broadway version or why the lack of success.

ibdkb May 5th, 2006 03:10 PM

I've seen this production and quite enjoyed it. It's adult, it's got muppets, it pokes good fun at society. It's not sesational, but I thought it was better than overhyped 'O' (and I love Cirque)

ibdkb May 5th, 2006 04:02 PM

It occured to me to mention that the couple we were with didn't stay for the 2nd half, while we very much enjoyed it. I think the video snippets on the Wynn site are very representative of the show.

HowardR May 5th, 2006 05:10 PM

The concensus is that the show didn't make it in Las Vegas because it just wasn't that city's type of show...no splash and spectacle.
It is indeed a very entertaining show and, from what I heard and read, it was a good replication of the NY hit.

CarolM May 5th, 2006 05:27 PM

I saw this in NY and absolutely LOVED it. If it's anything like the NY production, be sure to catch it. You'll be way more entertained than you'd expect.


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