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KA, Zumanity or Zarkana?

Discussion in 'Shows & Entertainment' started by polkarandy, Sep 16, 2014.

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  1. polkarandy

    polkarandy Tourist

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    For those that have been to these shows....ideally more than one of them, which would be the best? (I know....tough to say). It'll be my wife and I...we are in our 40's and have never seen a Cirque show. Have some points to use from myVegas.
     
  2. Mayoman

    Mayoman Low-Roller

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    I've seen all 3, and I would say KA, then Zarkana, and lastly Zumanity.
     
  3. tringlomane

    tringlomane STP Addicted Beer Snob

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    I would say Zarkana, Ka, Zumanity. But I have only seen the first two.
     
  4. Piggylane

    Piggylane Well-Known Member

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    I've seen Ka three times, really enjoy it. Zarkana is nice and boring. Zumanity is too much for this conservative. Naked girls in a fish bowl: woo hoo! Two guys French kissing: ummmm, not for me.

    Ka is the safer bet.
     
  5. weas

    weas Low-Roller

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    I am a 70 yr old female, not a prude but Zumanity was over the top sexually. No real redeeming Cirque acts.

    Ka was great. Haven"t seen Zarkana.
     
  6. UTE

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    Definitely KA. The actions of the moveable stage are incredible. The rest of the show is standard Cirque fare (which is not a bad thing).

    Bill
     
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  7. nhcris

    nhcris High-Roller

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    I've seen KA twice and Zumanity once. Definitely KA of those 2. I haven't seen Zarkana.
     
  8. LV_Bound

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    My vote is for KA.
     
  9. Aces and Eights

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    KA is my first choice: Zarkana is my second choice; Zumanity didn't do it for me. KA has a story to it, and it may be worthwhile reading about if you can find it online. The other two were segments of Cirque acts.
     
  10. Junkyard Hog

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    KA is more impressive but I probably enjoyed Zumanity more. Laughed from start to finish.
     
  11. jr7110

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    I have seen all three. KA would definitely be my first choice - it is my favorite Cirque show to date and I have seen most of them (I have two left to see, LOVE, which I will be seeing on my upcoming trip, and Mystere). First of all, KA has an actual plot (unlike most Cirque shows, which tend to be very abstract) and the theater and sets are breathtaking. Zarkana would be my next pick. I know not everyone raves about it but I enjoyed it much more than "O". Zumanity would be last on the list -I saw it this past July, and it was funny and entertaining but there were very few "Cirque" type acrobatics on display and it was more of a burlesque/theater of the bizarre type production.
     
  12. illdonk

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    Ka was the first Cirque show I've seen and might still be my favorite. Zarkana was very disappointing, with some great visuals but a lot of very unimpressive acts, less memorable than the traveling Cirque show we saw in Seattle. Haven't seen Zumanity.
     
  13. pleepleus

    pleepleus 2016 - The monkey is back

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    I would vote for KA.
     
  14. stev0ftw

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    My only problem with Ka is how everything builds to ONE SCENE...and as of a month ago, it was presented on a video monitor. Pre-taped. Not acted out live. That took some serious steam out of it.

    Of course, the reason that scene isn't being acted out anymore is because one of the performers fell to her death in late 2013...
     
  15. vegasnut

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    I couldnt agree amore
    Due to sickness last time i had to give my ka ticket away but def will see them now
    Zumanity i thought was lame( only asian twins in glass was nice....)
    Zarkana was def better but to my thing not great either( didnt like the lame clowns)
    Heard from my friend who saw ka that it was great so def would recommend ka
    So i already have two cards for ka due to myvegas will probaly go see it next week
     
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    Have only seen Ka and Zarkana but Ka was the better of the 2.
     
  17. LA2VegasTrekkers

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    Does anyone have the most recent update on this? I know Ka was always highly rated, but after the accident, is the final scene still gone? Everything I've heard is that the show is not as good without it, all respect to the poor performer.
     
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    Of the three mentioned, KA is my favorite. Zumanity was fun, but not really cirque-like. Though not one of the original 3 choices, I think that for first time Cirque attendees, Mystere is really fun and reasonably priced (compared to several of the others).
    As an aside and a question, has the KA show changed much since the terrible accident/fall??
     
  19. Junkyard Hog

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    If these are truly your three, I would say choose between KA and Zarkana. If you want to go to the risque side, I wouldn't even consider Zumanity anymore. You should just go see Absinthe. I just got back from Vegas and saw Absinthe. It is outstanding. It is much funnier and has much more impressive acts than Zumanity. In fact, Absinthe may be the best show I've ever seen. It's hilarious.
     
  20. bswim

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    poster said as of a month ago it was a video playing still. How long ago was that accident? Over a year? I saw Ka for the 2nd time about a month after it came back and they should just cut that scene out. I'm surprised they don't have something new by now.
     
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