Cirque de Soleil

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  • "O" - The Bellagio's Cirque Show Offers Excitement, Acrobatics, and Water!

    Sep 27, 2008 by chelledun is a Top Reviewer on Epinions in Hotels & Travel
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: It's an eye-popping, awe-inspiring show.
    Cons: It's also a wallet-shrinking show.

    Summary: Contrary to popular belief, Vegas is not that cheap these days. Quality entertainment, in particular, often comes with a hefty price tag. For this reason, the Chelledun family picked just one show on our recent Vegas trip. The consensus was the ... read more

  • Alegria Needs Fine Tuning

    Feb 22, 2010 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Contortionists, and Fire handlers
    Cons: Clowns, and the Venue

    Summary: There are two parts to this review--the show, and the venue.The Show:  Alegria is a traveling show, so the set, lighting, and sound has limitations. The performers did very well for the most part, however humans are not perfect, ... read more

  • Cirque de Soleil Orlando Show

    Nov 7, 2009 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Amazing show for adults and the performers are talented beyond belief!
    Cons: Expensive

    Summary: I am definately NOT a circus lover and was hesitant about spending the money (and it is expensive-a minimum of $100. a person with ticket and a light snack at the show).  However, my adult sister requested this as her 40th birthday present so how ... read more

  • Ka Cirque Review

    Jun 12, 2009 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: the set was very nice.  crab man.  millipede man.
    Cons: see general review- i'm genuinely embarrassed to have paid for it.

    Summary: Mama of the sweet baby jesus, was this show for real?  i'm a fan of cirque du soleil.  i had seen 2 that i loved prior to this travesty.  It was meant to be a story told in exciting and beautiful "cirque style", but turned out to be ... read more

  • Wasn't what I was expecting

    Jun 29, 2008 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great band! Good show for the kids
    Cons: Very overpriced

    Summary: For my 32nd bday, my husband got us tickets to Cirque de Soleil's Saltimbalco performance. I have been out to Vegas several times and have always seen the marquis flashing showing short video for Cirque, so I was very excited. Needless to say, after ... read more

  • Saw Delirium. Good Show, Way Overpriced!

    Jun 26, 2007 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: The singing, visuals and 4 acrobatic acts were impressive.
    Cons: Boring finale. overpriced tickets. lacking acrobatics and tricks. no plot or storyline.

    Summary: My son, mother and I went to see our first Cirque du Soleil (Delirium) show this past Saturday (June 23, 2007) in Washington, DC. I have seen a Cirque du Soleil show on cable that was awesome. The show I saw on cable had plenty of acrobatics and tricks. ... read more

  • Cirque Du Soleil Would Love To Turn You On

    Jun 22, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: the amazing artistry and impressive performances bring the Beatles' music to life like never before
    Cons: a few hokey numbers and a loose thematic sense.

    Summary: Traveling to modern-day Las Vegas is like stepping into another dimension. The basic rules that govern day-to-day life outside of the city simply don't apply. It starts even before your plane lands - the way that the vast, grey-brown desert you've ... read more

  • Delirium -- Traveling tour

    Mar 19, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great entertainment for a night out, great music and acrobatics
    Cons: Depending on venue location, a little pricey for their traveling show,

    Summary: Don't be fooled into thinking that this is going to be the same shows as seen in Las Vegas, it is not....I have not seen a real Vegas show, however, I did love the Delirium show. I saw this show in Grand Rapids Michigan, being that it would be my ... read more

  • Cirque du Soleil: Delirium

    Feb 3, 2007 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: EVERYTHING
    Cons: LITERALLY NOTHING

    Summary: I cannot BELIEVE that some people were actually giving this show a one-star-out-of-five rating. I, for one, thought that this show was AMAZING. The singing talents and acrobatic talents of the performers is UNBELIEVABLE. I saw the show just last night ... read more

  • Cirque de Soleil Delirium

    May 1, 2006 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Some good music.
    Cons: The acrobatics and quirky humor that's been a trademark of Cirque was mostly missing.

    Summary: I saw Cirque de Soleil's new show Delirium tonight at the Bobcat arena in Charlotte. It was terrible! While the plot obviously follows the dreams (or nightmares) of a man who appears torn between worlds, I felt trapped inside the hallucinations of a mad ... read more

  • O is simply an A+

    Jun 13, 2005 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Amazing show; Great theater
    Cons: Price is rather high; Tickets hard to get at busy times

    Summary: The show & theater: O at the Bellagio in Las Vegas is the best show I've ever seen of any kind, and I've been to concerts, plays, and shows all over the globe (Paris, London, New York, Vegas, Rome, etc). The show is one that cannot be missed. If you ... read more

  • Zumanity: Not very sexy for a show about sex

    Jun 7, 2005 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Several very hot acts
    Cons: Tries way too hard, slapstick portions were ridiculous, falls short

    Summary: Zumanity is one of Cirque du Soleil’s resident shows in Las Vegas, and it’s first attempt at an erotic show. (Or I should say sex-themed, since some of Cirque’s acrobatics can be erotic anyway.) Zumanity is in residence at the New York New ... read more

  • If you only see one show in Vegas, see O

    Mar 11, 2005 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: incredibly entertaining, best show in Vegas
    Cons: expensive, often sold out

    Summary: This was my first (and only) Cirque show. As many people will say, if you only see one show (or one Cirque show, since there are presently 4 of them), see O. I agree. From what I've seen/heard about the others, this is one that will please the majority ... read more

  • Varekai... no words do it justice

    Oct 25, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Imagination, amazing acts, music, costumes
    Cons: absolutely none!!

    Summary: Imagine a most pleasant summer night, amazing acts of strength and beauty, costumes beyond the realm of your imagination, and then add music that will make you wonder if it was all a dream.. that is Cirque. I had always wanted to see a live Cirque du ... read more

  • Alegria

    May 24, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Awesome physical stunts
    Cons: the clowns

    Summary: As quoted on their website: "Alegrķa is a mood, a state of mind. The themes of the show, whose name means "jubilation" in Spanish, are many. Power and the handing down of power over time, the evolution from ancient monarchies to modern democracies, old ... read more

  • Cirque du Soleil

    Jan 22, 2004 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Amazing, surreal, fantastic, and unbelievable
    Cons: The cost of the tickets is high but worth it

    Summary: AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!!! We can't say enough about this circus filled with odd and fascinating things. We were is awe watching what these people can do with and to their bodies. To begin with, contortionists - I did not know that people could bend in those ... read more

  • The Hippest Show on Earth - Cirque de Soleil at Downtown Disney

    Jan 7, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: A circus, a painting, a concert, an opera all in one.
    Cons: You'll wish it cost less so you could go again.

    Summary: Ah bliss! We had the very good fortune to be gifted tickets to "La Nouba", 9 pm show, performed by the renown Cirque Du Soleil this holiday season while visiting Disney World in Orlando. Cirque de Soleil performs in a custom designed building at Disney's ... read more

  • The circus met my imagination

    Aug 4, 2003 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Awesome beyond description
    Cons: Expensive - but worth it.

    Summary: Cirque de Soleil La Noubia was beyond my expectations. The circus is filled with acts that will awe ... read more

  • Circus of the Sun

    Feb 28, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Surreal, visual, exciting, fresh and stimulating...
    Cons: Expensive!

    Summary: I saw Cirque de Soleil in Orlando with my wife, father-in-law and 5 yr old son. Unanimously, we loved the show! We spent a ton of cash at Disney and the Disney hotel, and the load of cash we spent on Cirque tickets was by far the best money spent the ... read more

  • Circus for the 21st Century

    Feb 17, 2003 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Awe inspiring performances, beautiful original musical score, a complete fantasy world
    Cons: Somewhat expensive

    Summary: This review is mostly about the latest touring show of Cirque du Soleil, Varekai. However, I have seen two of the previous live Cirque du Soleil shows and also own DVDs of three others, so I will also try to provide some general information about ... read more

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