Las Vegas Cirque du Soleil Shows
Since its beginning in 1984, Cirque du Soleil has put on a magnificent spectacle of acrobatic artistry. Their jaw dropping feats are intertwined with a story portrayed in costume and character. Music and multi-media art set the stage for their magical performances. The talent is a physical display of dance and acrobatics that can tell spellbinding tales. Their skill and artistry are unparalleled. This is a one of a kind show that you will never forget.
KA has its own theater at The MGM Grand specifically designed for this multi-media extravaganza. Each seat has speakers built in the headrests for maximum sound effects and the stage moves to introduce new effects and scenery. The story of two twins on an uncertain journey through good and evil is told through thrilling acrobatic and martial arts performances. The music is intense and the puppetry, dance, and costumes visually move the story along. Shows are Tuesday – Saturday and you must be 5 years or older to attend.
Mystere is a classic Cirque du Soleil show that has been a favorite at Treasure Island since 1993. The thrilling circus themed performance is a spectacle of acrobatic talent, strength, and agility that will have you mesmerized. Like any good circus, Mystere has clowns, death defying acts, high wire skills, and stunning costumes and theatrics. Music from around the world adds drama and emotion to the performance. Shows are 7:00pm and 9:30pm Saturday – Wednesday.
“O” is a magical aquatic display that takes place in and above a 1.5 million gallon aquarium. The contemplation of infinity and the elemental purity of water are the ideas explored in the production of “O.” Synchronized swimmers, divers, and acrobats, play out this romantic tale. There are special effects include dazzling fire performance to contrast the water element and dramatic death defying acrobatic performance to contrast the gracefulness of the water. The costumes and music draw you into the excitement. Shows are 7:30pm and 10:00pm Wednesday – Sunday. There are insider access tours that take you behind the scenes and give you a closer look at the stage, props, and training that go into making this show possible and provide premium seating and front of the line access to the show. The insider access tours are available on a very limited basis.
The legendary music and iconic rock n’ roll era of the Beatles are paid tribute in Cirque du Soleil’s Beatles Love. Beatles Love was a collaboration between George Harrison and Cirque du Soleil and explores the song lyrics and energy of the 60′s culture. The 360 degree theater allows you to view this imaginary vision from every angle. The stunning costumes, acrobatics, dance, and extreme sports make this journey through Beatlemania a psychedelic dream. If you are a Beatles fan, this is an experience you will never forget ,and if you are not yet a fan, you will be after experiencing the Beatles music in this ultimate sensory experience. Shows are 7:00pm and 9:30pm Thursday – Monday. There are insider access tours that provide premium seating, a souvenir CD, and take you behind the scenes and give you a closer look at the stage, props, and training that go into making this show possible. The insider access tours are available on a very limited basis.
If you thought Cirque du Soleil meant family fun, think again. Zumanity shows the sexy side of Cirque du Soleil in this adults only show. The show is definitely risqué and is a spicy burlesque show which looks at sexuality in a whole new way. It is a light-hearted romp into naughty and promiscuous behavior. The sensuality mixed with graceful acrobatic poses brings intimacy and romance to the performance. Shows are Friday – Tuesday at 7:30pm and 10pm and you must be 18 years or older.
Three time “Magician of the Year” and recent winner of “Magician of the Century” Criss Angel brings his jaw dropping illusions to the stage with the artistry that only Cirque du Soleil can provide. Believe is about making the unbelievable happen right before your eyes in these illusions meant to blow you mind. It is an entertaining show, with danger, laughter, and unparalleled feats of magic all set to music and costuming with the intensity that is the signature of Cirque du Soleil. Shows are Tuesday thru Saturday at 7:00pm and 9:30pm and this show is not recommended for children under 12 years of age.
Enter the surreal world of the magician Zark in the new-to-Vegas Cirque du Soleil show Zarkana. Opening at Aria in October 2012, Zarkana follows the quest of Zark to reunite with his lost love and regain his magical powers. Trapped in an abandoned theatre, an acrobatic world of twisted circus acts beguiles him while he proceeds on his adventure. This new show by Cirque has been performed to rave reviews in Madrid, Moscow and NYC. The always awe-inspiring acrobatics are coupled with original music, a fantasy story and surreal video and special effects. This dreamlike universe creates a virtual vortex which will beguile you with its chaos and creativity until the hero and his love are reunited.