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Absinthe or Love

Discussion in 'Shows & Entertainment' started by Dishiki, Jul 21, 2014.

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  1. Dishiki

    Dishiki Newbie

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    Which show would you pick? We have been to many Cirque shows (Mystere, Zumanity, La Nouba, Allegria, Dralion), but have heard that Absinthe is the show to see right now in Vegas.
     
  2. g8rb8k8

    g8rb8k8 Low-Roller

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    I would say Love....I thought it was a great show but some didn't feel it was "circussy" enough. I happen to have grown up with the Beatles and enjoy their music (which may have made it better for me??) but the "theatrics" were very good. This show, like most of them, some really like it and to others its a "meh"
     
  3. eviliciouz

    eviliciouz Low-Roller

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    I LOVE BOTH!

    However, Absinthe is winning for me. If you liked more "strength" based performance and don't mind crude & vulgar humor, you will like Absinthe.

    LOVE is such a beautiful show. I love love love it.

    I think you can't go wrong with both choices.I say do both!
     
  4. jdvegas

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    It is not really possible to compare the two because they are so different. If you are a big Cirque fan and a Beatles fan, then Love is for you. If you want something a little different this time and want to laugh, Absinthe is probably the best non-cirque show in Vegas right now and you should go.
     
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    both sorry
     
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    I agree, to compare is a fruitless endeavor. I have seen Absinthe twice and will likely go a 3rd time. I saw LOVE and was quite bored.

    Regardless of which show you choose, don't pay face value. If you're heading to Vegas in the near future, the Summer of Cirque sale is going on right now.
    Absinthe almost always has a $20 off deal - which you can find both online and in person outside Caesar's during the day.

    http://www.cirquedusoleil.com/en/offers/las-vegas/default.aspx

    http://www.absinthevegas.com/discountoffers/codeABS20.html
     
  7. Dishiki

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    Definitely going to do Absinthe then, and will make a game time decision on Love.
     
  8. johnvic

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    If you love the Beatles, then go to Love.

    If you love uncomfortable, cringe inducing, humor then go to Absinthe.

    If you like both then flip a coin!
     
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    I've seen both - Absinthe would be first.

    Bill
     
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    I've seen both shows twice and they are both my favorite shows in Vegas right now. If you want to sit back and enjoy the Beatles music and show choose Love if you want to laugh go with Absinthe. You can't go wrong with either IMO
     
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    chitownjohn High-Roller

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    I've seen both but my vote goes to Absinthe, it's the anti Cirque.
     
  12. Lucky55

    Lucky55 Low-Roller

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    Both our 2 top shows we've seen in Vegas
     
  13. Dentastic

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    For me, Absinthe without a doubt!
    I almost fell asleep at Love.
     
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    Absinthe is the best been twice very fun.
     
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    You are comparing apples to oranges here.

    But I prefer apples - so I'd pick LOVE.
     
  16. papillon

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    This is a really hard choice. Both are fantastic but in a totally different way. If you love the Beatles music, then Love. It's the quintessential Cirque Show. Magnificent, beautiful and awe inspiring acrobatics.
    Absinthe is more like Cirque de Soleil on super steroids. Crude, rude and hilariously funny. The acts were just as awe inspiring but without the extravaganza of Love. Some people might be put off by the language at Absinthe. BTW there are no bad seats in the house with Absinthe. The venue is small so great view all around.
    If I had to choose one, I would definitely see Absinthe before Love, especially if you've seen other Cirque shows before.
     
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