What is a ‘Resident’ show you might ask? Resident shows are shows that are in town with an open ended agreement, or an ‘indefinite’ ending date…Which one is the best? We couldn’t decide either, so here they are in alphabetical order. Las Vegas is famous for many things, including world class entertainment, so enjoy…
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Absinthe – is taking Las Vegas by storm, strip side at Caesars Palace. Described by The New York Times as “Cirque channeled through The Rocky Horror Show”, Absinthe is an intoxicating collision of circus, burlesque and vaudeville featuring curious creatures, heavenly bodies and outrageous comedy. Adults Only. Indefinite.
Beach Concert Series Mandalay Bay. Music lovers are invited to bring their blankets and sit on the beach, or wade in the surf, as they listen to the recording industry’s biggest touring acts. Concerts on the Beach are general admission, but cabanas can be booked in advance. Contact the Concierge at 702 632-4760 for more information.
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Bite Las Vegas. Vegas Vampires, Classic Rock – Stratosphere Hotel. A spectacular topless show, named #2 in Top 10 Vegas Adult Revues by Where Quick Guide Magazine. Classic rock anthems, sensational dancers, aerial acrobatics and thrilling magic. See BITE LAS VEGAS at 10:30pm Wednesday through Monday (Dark Tuesdays – no show). Indefinite.
Carrot Top – Atrium Showroom at Luxor -Carrot Top totes around six trunks full of odd inventions – including high heels with training wheels, airline peanut bags with pictures of missing luggage on the back (like the milk cartons featuring missing children) Indefinite.
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Celine – Celine has always been a pioneer when it comes to creating groundbreaking concert performances and this next adventure promises to be the best ever! Featuring 31 musicians, consisting of orchestra and band, Celine’s new show will include her biggest hits performed with a stunning visual presentation. Indefinite.
Donny & Marie in Las Vegas at the Flamingo – Donny and Marie feature some of their chart-topping hits, Donny delivers a commanding performance, featuring hits from his solo career, with innovative choreography and rockin’ vocals, proving why America voted him ABC’s “Dancing With the Stars” Champion, season nine. Marie’s country music style is blazing hot. A line dance with 4 muscle-toned cowboys and crystal-encased guitar feels like a country fair stage on fire!! Not only is this show rated The Best of Las Vegas, Donny and Marie were also voted “Best Performers of Las Vegas” in 2012. Indefinite.
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Elton John – The Million Dollar Piano Caesar’s Palace. Elton and his band put on an unforgettable show: the entire audience standing, dancing and singing along with much-loved classic songs. Elton’s band includes Davey Johnstone on guitar, Bob Birch on bass, John Mahon on percussion, Nigel Olsson on drums and Kim Bullard on keyboards with a special appearance by percussionist Ray Cooper. The monumental career of international singer, songwriter and performer Elton John has spanned more than five decades. He performs in Las Vegas several times a year. Indefinite.
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George Wallace – The Flamingo Showroom. George Wallace has been selling out comedy clubs and concert venues all over the country and now you can see him live at the Flamingo! Indefinite.
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Jersey Boys at The Palazzo. How did four blue-collar kids become one of the greatest successes in pop music history? Find out at Broadway’s runaway smash-hit, Jersey Boys, the Tony Award-winning Best Musical of 2006 that takes you up the charts, across the country and behind the music of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons. Indefinite.
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Jubilee! – At Bally’s. Voted “Best Las Vegas Showgirls” by the Review-Journal every year since 2000, Jubilee! is the Bally’s Las Vegas show that seduces the senses with the sights, sounds and sensations of a classic Las Vegas revue full of spectacular performances, topless showgirls, and shimmering costumes. Indefinite.
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KÀ Cirque du Soleil – at MGM Grand, Las Vegas. Told through gravity-defying acrobatics and dazzling theatrical staging, KÀ is a groundbreaking Las Vegas show that tells the tale of Imperial Twins on an adventurous journey to fulfill their destinies. KÀ combines martial arts, acrobatics, puppetry, interactive video projections and pyrotechnics to tell this epic saga. Indefinite.
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Le Rêve presented exclusively at Wynn Las Vegas, offers breathtaking performances in an intimate aqua theater-in-the-round. The show features aerial acrobatics, provocative choreography and artistic athleticism. Live music and elaborate special effects immerse the audience into a world of fantasy, adventure and intrigue. Indefinite.
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Louie Anderson – Comedy icon Louie Anderson brings his special brand of Las Vegas comedy to his new playground – the Louie Anderson Theater at Palace Station – where Louie will take Las Vegas locals and tourists on a wild ride five nights weekly in his new show “Louie LOL” Indefinite.
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Love – at the Mirage. brings the magic of Cirque du Soleil together with the spirit and passion of The Beatles to create an intimate and powerful entertainment experience. Indefinite.
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Marriage Can Be Murder – The award winning comedy show is an interactive, comedy, murder mystery, dinner show experience, where the actors are planted among the unsuspecting guests. The longest running dinner show in Vegas is now at the “D” Showroom at the “D Las Vegas” (formerly Fitzgeralds Casino & Hotel.) Indefinite.
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Mystère is classic Cirque du Soleil, combining the powerful athleticism, high-energy acrobatics and inspiring imagery that has become the company’s hallmark. Deemed a theatrical “flower in the desert,” Mystère thrills generations of audiences with its exhilarating blend of whimsy, drama and the unimaginable brought to life on stage. Presented exclusively at Treasure Island, Mystère provides the ultimate discovery that life itself is a mystery. Indefinite.
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“O” – at the Bellagio. Cirque du Soleil weaves an aquatic tapestry of artistry, surrealism and theatrical romance in the timeless production, “O”- a place where all the world is water and the stage is all the world. Welcome to the turbulent waters of your imagination, the calm of happy memories. Indefinite.
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Penn and Teller – at The Rio. One word describes Penn & Teller, it is, without a doubt, “cool.” The pair has an uncanny ability to capture the collective imagination through comedy, magic and amazing stage presence. Indefinite.
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Popovich’s Comedy Pet Theater – The V Theatre, Planet Hollywood. The World Famous Popovich Comedy Pet Theater is a family-oriented blend of the unique comedy and juggling skills of Gregory Popovich, and the extraordinary talents of his performing pets. Each of the show’s 15 cats and 10 dogs were once strays, rescued from animal shelters. Indefinite.
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The Rat Pack is Back – at the Rio Hotel & Casino. Relive the days of the Rat Pack with Las Vegas’ most famous Entertainers and their live 12 piece big band as they appeared live in the Sands Hotel Copa Room. The only Vegas based show with national touring productions and an award from the “Congress of the United States.” Indefinite.
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Rita Rudner – at the Venetian. Comedian Rita Rudner has a secret weapon – a lethal wit wrapped up in a soft-spoken delivery – and she knows how to use it. Indefinite.
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Tony ‘n’ Tina’s Wedding – Bally’s Hotel & Casino. Glamour Magazine called Tony ‘n’ Tina’s Wedding “Off-Broadway’s most innovative play” after more than 20 years running. You participate in the fun as this wedding ceremony turns into a party after the reception gets hijacked by a pregnant bridesmaid, stripper girlfriend, and a drunk priest! And it doesn’t end there! You will also indulge in a full Italian dinner. Finish up this fantastic party with wedding cake and dancing! This exciting interactive show concept gives audiences a chance to attend an event in which there is a ceremony, reception, guests and lots of improvisation. The theatrical performance satires an Italian-American wedding and the audience participates in all aspects of the fictitious event. All shows include dinner nightly at 7:30 p.m. with additional performances on holidays. Indefinite.
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V- The Ultimate Variety Show – at Planet Hollywood. “V” features high energy, out-of-this-world acts that work the crowd into a frenzy. It’s the one show that has it all! There is no other Las Vegas show like it. Fun for families, international tourists and anyone in the mood for an outrageously good time. The V Theater, located inside the Miracle Mile Shops of the Planet Hollywood Casino. Indefinite.
Zarkana by Cirque du Soleil is an acrobatic rock experience that blends circus arts with the surreal to create a world where physical virtuosity rubs shoulders with the strange. Zark, the ringmaster of an extraordinary circus coming back to life, guides us in an abandoned theatre populated by a motley collection of off-the-wall characters and incomparable acrobats. Among other attractions, he introduces the Mutants, four sirens as sinister as they are fabulous. Zarkana is a visual vortex set in a twisted musical and acrobatic fantasy universe where, little by little, chaos and craziness give way to a true celebration. Now Playing ARIA Resort & Casino™ at CityCenter. Indefinite.