DAlbers
 
 
 
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    March 26, 2013
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If you're politically correct, uptight or simply dislike laughing as much as Jeff Dunham's friend Walter dislikes his wife, then... you probably will not enjoy Dunham's ventriloquism, stand-up comedy show.However, if your sense of humor is a little bit skewed, you enjoy hearing the opinions of ruthless old (and even dead) puppet men, and you get your kicks from watching a manic purple thing and a jalapeño-on-a-stick have a conversation, then you should have already seen this show... like yesterday!   Certainly not your typical stand-up comedian, Dunham and his slew of sidekicks are stopping at nothing and crossing every line without hesitation for his Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino residency "Not Playing with a Full Deck."Even though Dunham has been the only human on the stage since he began his career at the ripe old age of 8, the lifelike company of his puppets has proven to Dunham's worldwide audience that the comedian has actually never been alone. Joining Dunham on stage in his new Las Vegas home are Walter the Grumpy Retiree, Achmed the Dead Terrorist, redneck Bubba J, the manic purple creature Peanut, the spicy pepper from south of the border José Jalapeño, and Peanut's own ventriloquist dummy Little Jeff -- a mini-version of the ringmaster himself.However, while using puppets to entertain full-grown adults may seem like a joke in itself (Dunham will be the first to tell you that!), besides the fact that Dunham has mastered the art of ventriloquism in order to captivate his audience in seconds, there is one more key factor that makes his puppets, so dang funny -- they are so unexpectedly relatable.Additionally, Dunham is not above audience involvement. While sitting in the first row may get you picked on by one of the characters, you can be sitting anywhere in the audience to ask Achmed a question. Before the show, every audience member has the chance to submit a question to the dead terrorist so during the performance get ready for some awesome candid hilarity as Dunham proposes a selection of the audience's questions to the sarcastic skeleton. Take it from us: Achmed's responses are certainly worth the few minutes it takes to submit a question... do it!Having won a multitude of awards including two-time Ventriloquist of the Year and TNN Music City News Country Awards' Comedian of the Year, 2008 top comic in Comedy Central's "Stand-Up Showdown," this famed funnyman has become a household name across America by bringing his troupe of characters to life and leaving his audiences in stitches in the process.After touring the world for the past 28 years, Dunham has become a phenomenally successful global entertainment brand with television specials and series that have been the highest rated programming in Comedy Central history, DVD sales that have surpassed 7 million units, and videos that have exceeded half a billion views on YouTube. Also with his appearances on various television shows and movies including "Comedy Central Presents," "The Tonight Show," "Ellen," "The Jeff Dunham Show," "30 Rock" and "Dinner for Schmucks," among others, Dunham has accrued such a following worldwide that that even Guinness World Records took notice and recently named Dunham as the world record holder for "Most Tickets Sold for a Stand-up Comedy Tour" for his "Spark of Insanity" tour which sold 1,981,720 tickets and played 386 venues around the world."Jeff Dunham: Not Playing with a Full Deck" has undoubtedly taken a place on Vegas' comedy apex seeing that it is a completely fun, witty and downright hilarious production.
 
Overall rating 
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Customer service 
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Accuracy of VEGAS.com's Description 
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View of Stage 
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Theater Quality 
5 / 5
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Special Effects 
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fromTwin Cities, MN
Age:45 to 54
Gender:Male
Travel Purpose:Vacation/Pleasure
Travel Companions:Spouse
Purchase Frequency:Once a year
Gambler:Yes
Game:Progressive Slots
Yes, I recommend this product.
Incredibly Funny - Great Talent
PostedMarch 30, 2015
We greatly enjoyed the show. Jeff opened with a history of his interest in ventriloquism and some funny stories and pictures of his beginnings play with puppets. He also indicated that he his always developing new jokes and stories daily and in the show we saw he was going to premiere about 15 minutes of new material. All of his little friends are a great compliment to his ability to "make" them talk as they are a diverse group and requires a lot of talent. The show was nearly 2 hours long but if happens so quickly you will greatly enjoy the show. Not all material is family friendly so consider yourself warned. If you are in Harrah's don't miss this show.
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Check out a photo of The Signature at MGM Grand. Take a good, long, hard gander at it. This is what a sophisticated Vegas getaway looks like.Soaring 38 stories high, these three graceful towers stand like giant gold exclamation marks near the massive 5,044-room MGM Grand.However, The Signature isn't the kind of place that lingers in the shadow of a megaresort. Showcasing its own bold style, it offers a vacation experience to be envied.Of course, if you stay in any of The Signature's three identical towers, you'll have access to all of the nonstop excitement and entertainment at MGM Grand...just with a little breathing room.It typically takes less than 10 minutes to walk from the farthest Signature tower to MGM Grand. The towers are all linked together and connected to the mega resort via moving walkways.But we digress...let's get back to what can you expect while at The Signature.It's a nongaming, nonsmoking, all-suite resort. That means there'll be no noisy slot machines and no clouds of smoke hovering about. And the staff will bend over backwards to assist you.The accommodations are condo-style with either one or two bedrooms and small kitchens. Most of the suites offer private balconies. You'll have incredible views of either the Las Vegas Strip or the surrounding valley (and from some suites you can actually watch the planes take off and land at McCarran International Airport).Each tower has its own heated outdoor pool -- and as a guest of The Signature, you can swim at the Grand Pool too. You'll find a gift shop, a Starbucks and The Lounge, a swanky place to enjoy a glass of wine or a cocktail, in the first tower. The first and third towers contain fitness centers. The second tower is home to a deli called Delights that serves a lot more than sandwiches (you can get a good skillet scramble for breakfast or one of several different pastas for dinner).Then again, The Signature boasts such an incredible in-suite dining menu, you may not want to go out to eat. Available around the clock, it features items for breakfast, lunch and dinner, appetizers, snacks and desserts as well as bar selections. You can even request a box of handmade chocolate truffles or an artisan cheese spread be delivered.And, as mentioned earlier, anything that The Signature doesn't have, MGM Grand does. With the additional dining, entertainment, nightlife and shopping opportunities just a short stroll away, The Signature offers the best of two worlds: luxurious accommodations fit for a VIP combined with all the action of Sin City. This a place to stay that doesn't feel like Vegas, except when you want it to.
 
Overall rating 
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Customer service 
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Accuracy of VEGAS.com's Description 
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Room Quality 
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Casino 
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Hotel Location 
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Pool 
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fromTwin Cities, MN
Age:45 to 54
Gender:Male
Travel Purpose:Vacation/Pleasure
Travel Companions:Spouse
Purchase Frequency:Once a year
Star Rating Accuracy:Perfect
Yes, I recommend this product.
Great Hospitality, Great Staff
PostedMarch 26, 2013
We greatly enjoyed our stay at the Signature at the MGM Grand. The staff at the Signature were all very well trained and made our stay pleasant. A great value compared to other rooms of similar size and features.
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Check out a photo of The Signature at MGM Grand. Take a good, long, hard gander at it. This is what a sophisticated Vegas getaway looks like.Soaring 38 stories high, these three graceful towers stand like giant gold exclamation marks near the massive 5,044-room MGM Grand.However, The Signature isn't the kind of place that lingers in the shadow of a megaresort. Showcasing its own bold style, it offers a vacation experience to be envied.Of course, if you stay in any of The Signature's three identical towers, you'll have access to all of the nonstop excitement and entertainment at MGM Grand...just with a little breathing room.It typically takes less than 10 minutes to walk from the farthest Signature tower to MGM Grand. The towers are all linked together and connected to the mega resort via moving walkways.But we digress...let's get back to what can you expect while at The Signature.It's a nongaming, nonsmoking, all-suite resort. That means there'll be no noisy slot machines and no clouds of smoke hovering about. And the staff will bend over backwards to assist you.The accommodations are condo-style with either one or two bedrooms and small kitchens. Most of the suites offer private balconies. You'll have incredible views of either the Las Vegas Strip or the surrounding valley (and from some suites you can actually watch the planes take off and land at McCarran International Airport).Each tower has its own heated outdoor pool -- and as a guest of The Signature, you can swim at the Grand Pool too. You'll find a gift shop, a Starbucks and The Lounge, a swanky place to enjoy a glass of wine or a cocktail, in the first tower. The first and third towers contain fitness centers. The second tower is home to a deli called Delights that serves a lot more than sandwiches (you can get a good skillet scramble for breakfast or one of several different pastas for dinner).Then again, The Signature boasts such an incredible in-suite dining menu, you may not want to go out to eat. Available around the clock, it features items for breakfast, lunch and dinner, appetizers, snacks and desserts as well as bar selections. You can even request a box of handmade chocolate truffles or an artisan cheese spread be delivered.And, as mentioned earlier, anything that The Signature doesn't have, MGM Grand does. With the additional dining, entertainment, nightlife and shopping opportunities just a short stroll away, The Signature offers the best of two worlds: luxurious accommodations fit for a VIP combined with all the action of Sin City. This a place to stay that doesn't feel like Vegas, except when you want it to.
 

Luggage drop-off?

I do not travel very often so I don't know how the check-in process will go. My flight gets in at 11:40am on a Monday. I have arranged shuttle service from the airport to the Strip. Can I go to the Signature and check in and leave my luggage there, even if it's not official check-in time yet? Likewise, on Friday, I assume check-out is at 11am, but my flight home isn't until 4pm. Can I leave my luggage at The Signature until I go to the airport?
The bellman will take your luggage out of your vehicle and after you are checked into your room will bring your luggage to your room. There is no fee for this service but a tip is customary.
2 years ago
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DAlbers
Twin Cities, MN