As the Entertainment Capital of the World, Las Vegas has a seemingly endless list of spectacular shows to see when you’re here. From awe-inspiring acrobatics to musical tributes and a variety of productions that really turn the temperature up, there’s a great production for everyone.

 

Not sure where to start? Here is a crash course in the different types of shows Las Vegas offers, as well as some highlights on fabulous productions that are the hottest tickets in town.

 

Cirque du Soleil

The Beatles LOVE

Set to the music of the Fab Four, The Beatles LOVE by Cirque du Soleil is presented in a theater-in-the-round for an immersive and captivating experience. With aerial acrobatics, trampoline and roller-skate acts, this show at The Mirage Hotel & Casino is a psychedelic spectacle sure to dazzle.

 

A pair of twins embark on a dangerous journey to fulfill their destiny in KÀ at MGM Grand Hotel and Casino. Cirque du Soleil uses acrobatics, martial arts, puppets, and pyrotechnics to tell this epic story.

 

Michael Jackson ONE

Michael Jackson ONE by Cirque du Soleil takes audiences on a musical journey through the King of Pop’s successful and acclaimed discography. A state-of-the-art, surround-sound experience, this show at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino features an electrifying mix of acrobatics, dance, and visuals.

 

Mystère

Mystère is the original permanent Cirque du Soleil show in Las Vegas, delighting audiences since 1993 with its cast of quirky characters and thrilling acrobatics. The vibrant costumes, trancelike music and dramatic dances only add to the allure of this show, which features heart-racing acrobatics, awe-inspiring trampoline acts and more at Treasure Island – TI.

 

O

O at Bellagio Resort & Casino is Cirque du Soleil’s water-centric show in Las Vegas. Paying homage to the magic of theater, the cast features world-class synchronized swimmers and divers bringing spectacle to the theater’s swimming pool stage—in addition to the company’s many talented acrobats.

 

Musical

The Australian Bee Gees Show

Disco isn’t dead! The era comes to life at Excalibur Hotel and Casino, where The Australian Bee Gees Show – A Tribute to the Bee Gees offers a night of hits by the legendary Gibb brothers. Beyond the live music, the multimedia concert experience features video clips, photos, and graphics celebrating the iconic artists.

 

Blue Man Group

Blue Man Group is an interactive show featuring three bald and blue men exploring music with the audience at Luxor Hotel and Casino. The performers use thundering drums and percussion instruments (made from PVC pipes and more) to create the soundtrack for this colorful, visually stunning production.

 

The Rat Pack is Back!

The Rat Pack is Back is a tribute show at Tuscany Suites & Casino honoring Vegas entertainment icons Frank Sinatra, Joey Bishop, Dean Martin, and Sammy Davis, Jr. Offering the glitz and glam of 1960s Las Vegas showrooms, the performers are backed by a live big band.

 

Purple Reign

Purple Reign – The Prince Tribute Show brings the music of the legendary artist to life at Tropicana Las Vegas. The show also features tributes to Morris Day and The Time and Vanity 6.

 

Entertainment

America’s Got Talent Las Vegas LIVE

America’s Got Talent Las Vegas LIVE features your favorite performers from the hit reality TV franchise. From music to magic, death-defying circus stunts to spoken word, this show at Luxor Hotel and Casino jam-packs a season of memorable moments into one special night.

 

Carrot Top

Comedian Carrot Top captured the world’s attention with his signature red locks and imaginative use of props. Catch the zany funnyman’s hilarious commentary (and some wacky inventions) at his show at Luxor Hotel and Casino.

 

Extravaganza

Extravaganza – The Vegas Spectacular at Bally’s Las Vegas is an homage to the Entertainment Capital of the World. With showgirls, aerialists, ventriloquists and more, the large-scale revue celebrates the passion and thrills of the destination.

Jabbawockeez

Jabbawockeez are one of the world’s most influential dance crews, known for their signature white masks and amazing technical precision. The group brings its jaw-dropping choreography to the stage with its Timeless show at MGM Grand Hotel and Casino.

 

RuPaul’s Drag Race LIVE

RuPaul’s Drag Race LIVE at Flamingo Las Vegas features some of the most memorable entertainers from the successful reality TV show the production is based on. Watch the queens as they slay the runway and lip-sync for their lives!

 

V – The Ultimate Variety Show

V – The Ultimate Variety Show features top variety acts from around the world. With acrobats, comedy, magic, and daredevil stunts, there’s something for everyone in this show at Miracle Mile Shops inside Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino.

 

Burlesque

Absinthe

Alluring, suggestive, and refreshingly hilarious, Absinthe promises one uproarious and memorable night at Caesars Palace. With a mix of circus, burlesque, and vaudeville acts, this extraordinarily unique show has audiences in stitches nightly.

Chippendales

The Chippendales are famous around the world, as much for their muscled physiques as their signature tuxedo cuffs and collars. Catch the crew’s killer dance moves (and so much more) at Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino.

 

MAGIC MIKE LIVE

Conceived and directed by Channing Tatum, MAGIC MIKE LIVE brings the same kind of energy—and hunky dancers—as the hit movies on the show were based on. The production at SAHARA Las Vegas raises the temperature with mesmerizing moves, acrobatics, and musical talent.

Rated Red

Rated Red is a burlesque experience at AREA15 that pushes the boundaries of seduction. Its fierce cast takes the stage to perform edgy acts ranging from burlesque and acrobatics to pole dance and showgirl numbers.

 

Thunder from Down Under

With chiseled bodies and cheeky humor, the Australian men of Thunder from Down Under bring fantasies to life. Get up close and personal with the hunky cast at Excalibur Hotel and Casino.

 

So, what show are you going to see next time you’re in Vegas?

There’s always an endless list of things to do while you’re in Las Vegas. Start making those plans and reserve some tickets now!