Fodor's Expert Review Absinthe

Center Strip Theater

Sometimes it’s not the elements, but how they are combined. Perhaps the setting, too. Absinthe takes circus acrobatics, raunchy comedy, and a couple of saucy burlesque numbers and puts them all under a tent in front of Caesars Palace. (At least it’s a tentlike structure; once it was decided the show would stick around, fire inspectors insisted on a sturdy, semi-permanent pavilion.) The audience surrounds the performances on a small, 9-foot stage. The show is hosted by a shifty insult comic known as the Gazillionaire. This is cheap raunch for a discerning audience. And, like Penn & Teller’s show, it’s on some level a knowing salute to show business itself.

Theater

Quick Facts

3570 Las Vegas Blvd. S
Las Vegas, Nevada  USA

800-745–3000

www.absinthevegas.com

Venue Details:
Rate Includes: $109–$147, No shows Mon. or Tues.

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