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Rock of Ages (Venetian) or Penn & Teller (Rio)

Discussion in 'Shows & Entertainment' started by WrongWayWade, May 15, 2013.

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  1. WrongWayWade

    WrongWayWade VIP Whale

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    I've seen all the Cirque shows more than once, and quite a few other things, so I've narrowed this next trip down to the two mentioned. Anyone that's seen either of these have a recommendation or a 'don't go' warning?
     
  2. dunebug81

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    I honestly don't think you could go wrong with P&T. It's a nice mix of jokes, magic, and political talk (penn is a pretty vocal libertarian atheist).

    Rock of ages I hear is also good but I've not seen it. I'm not a huge fan of 80s rock.
     
  3. Happily

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    Rock of Ages is really campy and fun. Every seat is good, so you don't have to spend big bucks to see it, either.
     
  4. chitownjohn

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    My wife and I both enjoyed Rock of Ages and I would recommend it.

    I haven't seen P&T.
     
  5. thecarve

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    I agree with the Penn & Teller recommendation (haven’t seen Rock of Ages).

    The political/philosophical talk is pretty tame, IMO. I don’t think any of the more controversial tenets of their belief system are hit upon. Certainly nothing like on Bullshit.
     
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  6. dunebug81

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    Oh yeah nothing like their Bullshit show on Showtime. However someone who wasn't aware might be put off by it.
     
  7. buzz_king

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    Rock of Ages - Tix 4 Tonight

    Does anyone know what tickets Tix 4 Tonight sells for Rock of Ages and at what price? Planning to pick up tickets right away on Tuesday.

    TIA
     
  8. Mayoman

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    We got Rock of Ages from Tix4tonite for $54/each a couple months ago. They were great seats.
     
  9. NandJfrmNJ

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    We've seen both. I'm not a fan of P&T. I didn't expect to like Rock of Ages (don't like 80's music-I'm old) but my husband and I both LOVED it. I guess it depends on whether you like magic or a fun, rockin' show.
     
  10. btodd

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    Haven't seen Penn and Teller. Did see Rock of Ages in March...........LOVED IT!! We paid $99.00 for tickets, wouldn't do so again, theatre is small so every seat is a good one.........
     
  11. anonanon

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    Penn and Teller is a good show, I saw it earlier this year and was happy with it. Plus you get to meet them in the lobby afterwards, and Penn is huge!! (Like super tall lol)
     
  12. HoyaHeel

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    I've never felt a desire to see Penn & Teller and I loved Rock of Ages -but haven't seen it in Vegas. I got tickets for our anniversary to see the touring show at home....:peace:
     
  13. jawdad

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    Actually saw both shows on last trip in March. Penn & Teller was decent...but I expected more. I called in "underwhelming" when it was over. Rock Of Ages was great! If you like 80's rock...you will love Rock Of Ages. Be sure and start with a few Bartles & Jaymes in the Bourbon Room before the show. HAVE FUN!!
     
  14. conor9935

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    I loved Penn and Teller!! I havent seen Rock of Ages but i will when i am there in July.
     
  15. Tahoejoe2

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    Instead of "Rock of Ages" you might want to look at the reviews on this site about "Raiding the Rock Vault" at LVH. I believe it is rated #4 on Things to Do in LV.:peace:
     
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