Which Cirque du Soleil show in Las Vegas?

Dec 8th, 2009, 06:37 AM
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Which Cirque du Soleil show in Las Vegas?

We'd like to see one Cirque du Soleil show while we're in Las Vegas. Among Believe, Ka, Love, O, Mystere, and Zumanity, which would you recommend and why? Thanks!
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Dec 8th, 2009, 07:17 AM
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I have only seen O, and I would recommend it highly. It has one giant wow factor: water. The floor of the stage transforms invisibly into a pool, then back to a floor, then back to a pool, so you never know when the acrobats are going to dive. It's pretty spectacular.
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Dec 8th, 2009, 07:24 AM
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We want to see Viva Elvis when we go -
http://www.cirquedusoleil.com/en/sho...is/videos.aspx
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Dec 8th, 2009, 07:47 AM
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Like NewbE, I would recommend "O". But don't sit in the front row or you'll get wet!
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Dec 8th, 2009, 08:15 AM
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Hi Jo--We're not Elvis fans, so I didn't include that show on my list.
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Dec 8th, 2009, 08:22 AM
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I liked O, Love and Mystere best.
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Dec 8th, 2009, 09:49 AM
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We saw O and Mystere and thought they were both terrific. If I had to choose between them, I would probably choose O, but you shouldn't be disappointed with either of them.
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Dec 8th, 2009, 11:07 AM
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Of those, I have only seen Love, which I totally enjoyed. If you are of the beatles era this would be the one to see. It's awesome.
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Dec 8th, 2009, 11:09 AM
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I've seen Mystere, O, Ka, and Alegria. We loved all but Ka, and really disliked it.
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Dec 8th, 2009, 11:13 AM
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Avoid Believe and Zumanity. I didn't like Ka either.
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Dec 8th, 2009, 12:56 PM
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Thanks for all the responses!
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Dec 8th, 2009, 01:55 PM
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just to make it harder- we loved KA and mystere, and liked zumanity and didn't care for O or LOVE!!
to each their own!
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Dec 8th, 2009, 02:10 PM
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SEE? Maybe the answer IS Elvis, opening Dec. 18th -
http://www.usatoday.com/travel/desti...vis07_ST_N.htm

jk
But, we plan to see it!
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Dec 8th, 2009, 02:17 PM
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Fell asleep in KA, O was fantastic.
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Dec 8th, 2009, 02:53 PM
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If you remotely like the Beatles then I would go for Love. O was spectacular because you have a tank of water that doesn't look like a tank of water into which people can dive and a second later run across the surface. Once you get beyond that technical achievement, I think the music, costumes and acrobatics of Love are more exciting. I also saw Ka and would put it at the bottom. My wife saw all of the above +Zumanity +Mystere and ranks Mystere at the top, Ka at the bottom.
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Dec 8th, 2009, 03:24 PM
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Why didn't you all like Ka?
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Dec 8th, 2009, 03:45 PM
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I've seen all and would definitely see Mystere again and again. "O" is very "vegasy", lots of lights and less skills. Mystere is what you think of when you think Cirque. The performers do athletic, aerial and gymnastics routines that are simply amazing. You can't believe your eyes. Some of the others are a little cheesy. For the others don't pay extra to sit upfront. Not so with Mystere, while you're not going to miss anything if in the back, closer is better.
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Dec 9th, 2009, 10:35 AM
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Although we were teenagers when the Beatles became popular, I wouldn't describe us as big fans.

I'll look on the Cirque website and decide between O and Mystere. Thanks for the info!
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Dec 9th, 2009, 01:00 PM
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I've seen O and Mystere and they are both great.

I would recommend O first because it's so unusual. It's unlike any other shows because of the tank and water.

Mystere is also great, but if you've seen a lot of other Cirque touring shows, it's similar so you know what you're getting. If you've never seen any Cirque show before, it might be a good place to start and would be more impressive.

Both shows are great and you can't go wrong with either imho. I am seeing Love next week, and I hope to enjoy that one just as much.
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Dec 9th, 2009, 01:10 PM
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What I remember about Ka was boring music, a semi decent plot that you could follow. But the WOW factor just wasn't there. Mystere is next on my list.
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