MileHighGuy
 
 
 
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There are some basic rules of magic. Never tell your audience how a trick is done, don't show the audience how you prep for a trick, and never, ever perform the classic cups and balls trick with transparent cups. Well, Penn and Teller manage to break all of these rules and more in their show at the Rio Hotel and Casino and it’s perfection.Just like every amazing duo, Penn and Teller have their strengths and weaknesses and combined, they create the perfect storm of comedy, magic and entertainment. The tall, lanky Penn serves as a narrator, providing a running comedic commentary on just about everything they do, while Teller handles much of the show's action, all without saying a single word.While there are some elements of classic magic and sleight of hand in the show, most of the tricks are incredibly creative, innovative and sometimes bordering on the macabre. Yep, knives are thrown, goldfish are materialized, and needles are swallowed… or are they? The fun of this show is that the duo lets the audience in on some of the tricks, but others are meant to completely mystify the crowd and it works. Comedic, mind-bending, and totally entertaining, Penn & Teller is a classic Vegas show that is a vacation rite of passage.  
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Customer service 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Accuracy of VEGAS.com's Description 
5 / 5
5 / 5
View of Stage 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Theater Quality 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Special Effects 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Sound Quality 
5 / 5
5 / 5
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fromDenver, Co
Yes, I recommend this product.
Wow, what a show
PostedJanuary 1, 2014
This show was awesome. The tricks they do are amazing and make you wonder how it's possible to do them. Right from the entrance of the show all the way to the end there are awesome tricks. I found that Penn is the taller long hair guy with glasses and teller is the one that don't talk. Although you do hear him talk a bit in the show so he can, it's just he don't. Totally funny the whole time. Even though I was a few rows back I had great seats. After the show you can meet them in person, shake hands, take pictures and all that. Before the show you can get up on stage and check things out. Well worth every penny to go see.
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 Jubilee
Jubilee
Ladies and gentlemen, let us take you back to the golden age of Las Vegas. The days of the Rat Pack, smooth jazz music and classic glamour. The days when nightclubs were swanky lounges and the performers were your friends. Let us transport you to a time where the Las Vegas showgirl was the apex of beauty and actually being a showgirl was an honor in and of itself.Sounds like a pretty good time, doesn't it? Well it is and lucky for all of us, Donn Arden’s "Jubilee" is the legacy of those glorious days in full splendor six nights a week at Bally's Las Vegas.This extravagant production, which debuted in 1981, oozes every bit of glitz and class that it did in its heyday. It maintains the authenticity of Donn Arden's original vision through preserving the dance numbers and strutting original costumes and jewelry. Watching this show is equivalent to hopping back into history via a time machine.Having outlasted every showgirl production in Vegas, "Jubilee" is not only the longest-running show in Vegas, but is also the one of the few shows left in the world with authentic showgirls.Yes, you're thinking correctly – feather-clad, diamond-drenched, bust-bearing, beautiful showgirls. Touting a cast of nearly 100 professionally trained, long-legged showgirls and showboys who kick, dance, sing and shimmy their way through 95 minutes of continuous over-the-top numbers, "Jubilee" doesn't leave a single detail out.Performed on a stage that is considered to be among the most technologically advanced in the world (oh, and it's half the size of a football field), "Jubilee" is known for grand set pieces such as the scaled replica of the Titanic, Samson and Delilah props and the award-worthy finale staircase that you simply must see.In addition to the incredible dancers, "Jubilee" features three singers who entertain the audience with top-notch vocal numbers to allow for costume and set changes (there are 11 full-scale costume changes seamlessly woven into the show.)While the original dance numbers are still performed in the show, a few additions have been implemented in order to keep the production fresh and retain its longevity. By adding advance technology such as larger sound systems, projection features and a couple popular music tracks, "Jubilee" has not changed, rather, like a fine wine (or George Clooney), it has only gotten better with time.   Furthermore, "Jubilee" is one of the only shows on the Strip that offers exclusive backstage tours to the curious. Giving individuals a rare and in-depth look behind the scenes and into the history of the dressing, costume and set rooms, the hour-long backstage tour is led by one of the seasoned dancers before the show that evening. Not only is this tour neat, but you'll be able to appreciate the show and the effort of the dancers when you learn things like the weight of some of those iconic headpieces… the heaviest weighs in at a whopping 25 pounds.Whether you're looking for nostalgia's elixir or interested in shaking hands with Vegas for the first time, it's always a sure bet when you're betting on the timeless classic and sparkling entertainment gem that is "Jubilee."
 
Overall rating 
2 / 5
2 / 5
Customer service 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Accuracy of VEGAS.com's Description 
5 / 5
5 / 5
View of Stage 
3 / 5
3 / 5
Theater Quality 
4 / 5
4 / 5
Special Effects 
2 / 5
2 / 5
Sound Quality 
4 / 5
4 / 5
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fromDenver, Co
No, I do not recommend this product.
It was decent
PostedJanuary 1, 2014
I went to this show only to see topless girls. When the girls are topless, they are practically nude but not all the girls are topless. The guys at times are also practically nude. If you like broadway type shows then this would be okay to go see. It wasn't my cup of tea. It was something that I can say I saw but won't be back. I had a booth seating, not recommended at all.
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A gigantic baby? A gigantic, inflatable snail? OK, we slurped down our drinks before they could be spiked so, what gives with the hallucinations? Well, the catch is that there is no catch – you’re just at a Cirque du Soleil show and a damn good one at that. Like fine art, the storyline of Mystère at Treasure Island is left up to individual interpretation. But one thing about this production is for sure: this show, which also happens to be the first Cirque du Soleil production in Vegas, is so entertaining you’ll want to stay for an encore after the final bow.Oh, and speaking of the performers, we always wonder whether or not these crazy-talented people are even human. They’re like the ultimate example of “don’t try this at home.” They fly, they muscle up poles like tree frogs and make us feel pretty damn bad about not being able to touch our toes. They’re friggin’ amazing, and they have no fear and apparently no bones in their super-bendy bodies.Performing stunts like quadruple flips off see-saws and other sick tricks we average folk couldn’t even dream up if we tried, this show is so unreal you just kinda have to let it happen. Emphasizing family-friendly, awe-inspiring athleticism and imaginative imagery, Mystère embraces all the signature Cirque du Soleil elements that have made the production one of the OG companies on the Las Vegas Strip.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Customer service 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Accuracy of VEGAS.com's Description 
5 / 5
5 / 5
View of Stage 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Theater Quality 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Special Effects 
5 / 5
5 / 5
Sound Quality 
5 / 5
5 / 5
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fromDenver, Co
Yes, I recommend this product.
Amazing show
PostedJanuary 1, 2014
This show was not only funny but fun to watch. The acrobat skits alone was worth it. Sitting almost the very front was great. Well worth the cost. Next time I will be all the way in front.
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 Jubilee
Jubilee
Ladies and gentlemen, let us take you back to the golden age of Las Vegas. The days of the Rat Pack, smooth jazz music and classic glamour. The days when nightclubs were swanky lounges and the performers were your friends. Let us transport you to a time where the Las Vegas showgirl was the apex of beauty and actually being a showgirl was an honor in and of itself.Sounds like a pretty good time, doesn't it? Well it is and lucky for all of us, Donn Arden’s "Jubilee" is the legacy of those glorious days in full splendor six nights a week at Bally's Las Vegas.This extravagant production, which debuted in 1981, oozes every bit of glitz and class that it did in its heyday. It maintains the authenticity of Donn Arden's original vision through preserving the dance numbers and strutting original costumes and jewelry. Watching this show is equivalent to hopping back into history via a time machine.Having outlasted every showgirl production in Vegas, "Jubilee" is not only the longest-running show in Vegas, but is also the one of the few shows left in the world with authentic showgirls.Yes, you're thinking correctly – feather-clad, diamond-drenched, bust-bearing, beautiful showgirls. Touting a cast of nearly 100 professionally trained, long-legged showgirls and showboys who kick, dance, sing and shimmy their way through 95 minutes of continuous over-the-top numbers, "Jubilee" doesn't leave a single detail out.Performed on a stage that is considered to be among the most technologically advanced in the world (oh, and it's half the size of a football field), "Jubilee" is known for grand set pieces such as the scaled replica of the Titanic, Samson and Delilah props and the award-worthy finale staircase that you simply must see.In addition to the incredible dancers, "Jubilee" features three singers who entertain the audience with top-notch vocal numbers to allow for costume and set changes (there are 11 full-scale costume changes seamlessly woven into the show.)While the original dance numbers are still performed in the show, a few additions have been implemented in order to keep the production fresh and retain its longevity. By adding advance technology such as larger sound systems, projection features and a couple popular music tracks, "Jubilee" has not changed, rather, like a fine wine (or George Clooney), it has only gotten better with time.   Furthermore, "Jubilee" is one of the only shows on the Strip that offers exclusive backstage tours to the curious. Giving individuals a rare and in-depth look behind the scenes and into the history of the dressing, costume and set rooms, the hour-long backstage tour is led by one of the seasoned dancers before the show that evening. Not only is this tour neat, but you'll be able to appreciate the show and the effort of the dancers when you learn things like the weight of some of those iconic headpieces… the heaviest weighs in at a whopping 25 pounds.Whether you're looking for nostalgia's elixir or interested in shaking hands with Vegas for the first time, it's always a sure bet when you're betting on the timeless classic and sparkling entertainment gem that is "Jubilee."
 

can teenage above 18 watch the show?

can teenage above 18 watch the show?
You need to be at least 21 to see the show. Alcohol is served in the area. If they are 18 then they can see the show on Friday when it's not so adult like.
3 years, 9 months ago
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MileHighGuy
Denver, Co
 
A gigantic baby? A gigantic, inflatable snail? OK, we slurped down our drinks before they could be spiked so, what gives with the hallucinations? Well, the catch is that there is no catch – you’re just at a Cirque du Soleil show and a damn good one at that. Like fine art, the storyline of Mystère at Treasure Island is left up to individual interpretation. But one thing about this production is for sure: this show, which also happens to be the first Cirque du Soleil production in Vegas, is so entertaining you’ll want to stay for an encore after the final bow.Oh, and speaking of the performers, we always wonder whether or not these crazy-talented people are even human. They’re like the ultimate example of “don’t try this at home.” They fly, they muscle up poles like tree frogs and make us feel pretty damn bad about not being able to touch our toes. They’re friggin’ amazing, and they have no fear and apparently no bones in their super-bendy bodies.Performing stunts like quadruple flips off see-saws and other sick tricks we average folk couldn’t even dream up if we tried, this show is so unreal you just kinda have to let it happen. Emphasizing family-friendly, awe-inspiring athleticism and imaginative imagery, Mystère embraces all the signature Cirque du Soleil elements that have made the production one of the OG companies on the Las Vegas Strip.
 

taking a picture

while watching a show could i make a picture of the show.?Or making
movie.?
absolutely not. They check for recording devices.
3 years, 9 months ago
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