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Even if you get covered in popcorn, you won't want to stop the clown from posing as an usher and engaging in some pre-show debauchery with the crowd. With his black suit and disheveled gray hair, he has no problem amusing people. The clown is zany, mischievous and your first exposure to the unknown at Mystère by Cirque du Soleil at Treasure Island. What's ahead is a wondrous world of mystifying creatures who perform a series of incredible acrobatic and gymnastic feats.When Mystère opened in 1993, the show was the first Cirque du Soleil production in Vegas. Emphasizing awe-inspiring athleticism and imaginative imagery, it embraces all of the signature Cirque du Soleil elements that have made the production company a mainstay on the Las Vegas Strip.From rebirth to the pursuit of happiness, each of the characters and acts in Mystère symbolizes something different. They combine to create an overall theme for the show as a celebration of the circle of life. Some audience members may interpret each act as an allegory, but with the innovative costumes and performances, realizing those themes isn't necessary for enjoying this show.What makes Mystère so endearing is that many of the performances are typical circus-style acts like the flying trapeze, an aerialist and the teeterboard, an acrobatic tool where a person jumps on one end of what looks like a seesaw and the person on the other end is launched into the air. However, in Mystère, the boundaries of those disciplines are pushed, creating fantastical routines that you won't see in any other production.For instance, in the hand-to-hand routine, two muscular men demonstrate a series of gravity-defying poses and their incredible strength, but they don't even perform on a flat surface. In Mystère, the men do this while balancing on a rotating dome, adding to the awesomeness of their routine.The Tissu act is another example. In this routine a female aerialist performs while suspending herself with two pieces of fabric hanging from the ceiling. This type of act can be seen in other shows on the Strip, but in Mystère the performer combines contortion, acrobatics and movement in her routine, creating optical illusions that defy imagination.Music played by live musicians and singers drives the show. Mixing elements of everything from rock to Celtic, African and soul music, the soundtrack is just as mysterious as the action on stage.Along with awe-inspiring moments, Mystère offers a hearty does of comedy brought on by the clown "usher" and an adult-sized baby. They appear on stage throughout the show. The clown and baby don’t tell jokes, but their wacky antics and interactions with the audience make people laugh. It's hard not to chuckle when you see a man on stage wearing a diaper and a bonnet.When the comedy segments come to a close, the show quickly changes pace. Once again the audience is sitting in amazement at another thrilling routine. One of these is the Chinese Poles. For this act a group of gymnasts perform on four vertical poles. They crawl, jump and flip up, down and across the poles. Their masks add to the implausibility of their performance. While their bodies face away from the audience, their masks are looking right at them. It seems impossible, but then again, this is Mystère.-- By Caroline Fontein
 
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My wife enjoyed, but I got bored!
PostedMarch 9, 2013
This is the first Cirque Soliel we have seen in Vegas. The show was reasonable. We enjoyed the acrobatics. However, almost two hours was just too long in my opinion. I was bored after the first hour. It was nothing spectular about the acrobatics. We saw Le Reve the last time we were in Vegas. Although, not a Cirque Soliel product, it was definitely much better acrobatics and story line.
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International songstress Celine Dion is back in Vegas and better than ever in her revamped residency at Caesars Palace. The five-time Grammy Award-winning artist is performing an upbeat and inspiring collection of her renowned hits as well as covers of other artist’s hits including Prince and Queen.With a five-piece horn section and a 16-piece string orchestra included among the 31 onstage, the singer nails every song in her reworked set list. With her new song selection and order, Celine achieves an overall upbeat and we-will-all-be-OK message throughout the show. Adding to her songs are special elements such as video montages of her children, magical lighting effects as well as an awe-striking water element that takes place during the ever-enchanting "My Heart Will Go On."A stunning light and video display acts as a backdrop for Dion. Ken Ehrlich, who also directs the Grammy Awards shows, designed the visual presentation exclusively for the 4,300-seat Colosseum. As Dion performs, moving stage pieces and a video and light display themed to each song create an amazing audio and visual experience. Similarly, expect to see dazzling set pieces like chandeliers, star-like lighting props and a grandiose stage filled with surprises.Serenading the audience with more than 20 songs, fans get to sing along to, become mesmerized by and even get a bit misty-eyed to Celine classics including "Because You Loved Me," "Beauty and the Beast" and "Incredible." Oh, she also sings some duets with Frank Sinatra and Elvis Presley… and herself. Yep. You read that correctly. Watch out David Copperfield, Celine pulls off a seriously awesome magic trick by fooling the audience with some unexpected holographic action.And just as striking as her perfectly-tuned vocals is Celine’s enviable wardrobe. With several quick dress changes throughout the performance, Celine wows the audience in flowing ball gowns and sassy fringed numbers, strutting some never-before-seen looks in the most glamorous way possible. Her dresses and the way she rocks them are stunning times 10.Having changed her show just enough to be fresh and revamped since her year-long break, Celine offers attendees an evening filled with talent and passion for an entertainment spectacle you do not want to miss.
 
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Yes, I recommend this product.
A show worth remembering!
PostedMarch 9, 2013
This was the first time my wife and I had seen Celine Dion in a live performance. The show was worth every penny we spent. We did not know or realize what a range of songs Ms. Dion can do. She was very soulful and the lyrics were understandable. We were surprised when Celine did Adel's hit song so perfectly we thought it was Adel singing. The house was just about full. I must say this was one of the best concerts we've seen in Vegas. It was very well done. The music kept you on the edge of your seat. Celine got a standing ovation. We even saw a group of young teenage girls kissing Celine's picture and saying they loved her after the show in the Mall at Ceasars. It was definitely a night to remember!
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International songstress Celine Dion is back in Vegas and better than ever in her revamped residency at Caesars Palace. The five-time Grammy Award-winning artist is performing an upbeat and inspiring collection of her renowned hits as well as covers of other artist’s hits including Prince and Queen.With a five-piece horn section and a 16-piece string orchestra included among the 31 onstage, the singer nails every song in her reworked set list. With her new song selection and order, Celine achieves an overall upbeat and we-will-all-be-OK message throughout the show. Adding to her songs are special elements such as video montages of her children, magical lighting effects as well as an awe-striking water element that takes place during the ever-enchanting "My Heart Will Go On."A stunning light and video display acts as a backdrop for Dion. Ken Ehrlich, who also directs the Grammy Awards shows, designed the visual presentation exclusively for the 4,300-seat Colosseum. As Dion performs, moving stage pieces and a video and light display themed to each song create an amazing audio and visual experience. Similarly, expect to see dazzling set pieces like chandeliers, star-like lighting props and a grandiose stage filled with surprises.Serenading the audience with more than 20 songs, fans get to sing along to, become mesmerized by and even get a bit misty-eyed to Celine classics including "Because You Loved Me," "Beauty and the Beast" and "Incredible." Oh, she also sings some duets with Frank Sinatra and Elvis Presley… and herself. Yep. You read that correctly. Watch out David Copperfield, Celine pulls off a seriously awesome magic trick by fooling the audience with some unexpected holographic action.And just as striking as her perfectly-tuned vocals is Celine’s enviable wardrobe. With several quick dress changes throughout the performance, Celine wows the audience in flowing ball gowns and sassy fringed numbers, strutting some never-before-seen looks in the most glamorous way possible. Her dresses and the way she rocks them are stunning times 10.Having changed her show just enough to be fresh and revamped since her year-long break, Celine offers attendees an evening filled with talent and passion for an entertainment spectacle you do not want to miss.
 

What is included in the drinks package?

Hi, I'm looking at booking tickets to Celine in August and was wondering what drinks are included in the seat and drinks package. Thanks
None. The show was well worth it however. You can buy drinks and popcorn in the theatre. We highly recommend this show. Celine is fabulous.
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