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Zarkana or Mystere?

Discussion in 'Shows & Entertainment' started by BurlingtonDoodle, Jul 27, 2013.

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  1. BurlingtonDoodle

    BurlingtonDoodle Tourist

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    There are 6 of us going to Vegas in mid-August (can't hardly wait!)...and we'd like to see a decent Cirque show.

    My wife and I have seen Love (great show), and will be taking in the new Michael Jackson show while we're there on our own - and the 6 of us would like to see a show together.

    We're thinking Zarkana or Mystere - and after reading reviews on both in these Boards...there seems to be a healthy mix of opinions...so I thought I'd ask straight out - which of these 2 shows do you prefer?

    Or - is there another Cirque (besides Love and MJ:One) that is just amazing and NEEDS to be seen?

    Thanks in advance - and wow - can't believe we'll be Tripping the (Neon) Light Fantastic in 2 1/2 weeks! SOOOO Excited!
     
  2. captainron62

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    The concensus of the board when this is asked, which it is often is to see Mystere'. It is simply the best bet to entertain everyone at a very reasonable price. It has been around so long for a reason. I have seen 3x and just like it more and more each time.
     
  3. habs0nut

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    If you haven't already seen Mystere then that's the one to go see.

    Zarkana was disappointing.
     
  4. jrinct1

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    Can only speak about Mystere'. Best show I have EVER seen ANYWHERE.
     
  5. DBear

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    Mystere, without a doubt.
     
  6. Boogaloo

    Boogaloo Low-Roller

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    Keep in mind that Cirque shows are constantly tinkered with to achieve higher levels of perfection - the newer shows inevitably have the least experience and refinement, whereas the ones that have been going on for years naturally are likely to be better (plus the real stinkers like Viva Elvis tend to die off, unless the hotel they're at foolishly made a long-term contract - Chris Angel, I'm looking at you).

    Just on that basis I'd go see the longer running Mystere rather than the newer Zarkana.
     
  7. bigsuv

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    mystere. and that "baby" still stuck in my mind for all these years :thumbsup:.
     
  8. 4Vegas

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    I've seen Mystere before, and I will pay to see it again. It's great.
     
  9. BurlingtonDoodle

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    Wow - this Board is great - thank you all very much!

    The wife is convinced and we will be going to see Mystere!
     
  10. LV_Bound

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    Definitely Mystere as the reviews for the Zarkana have not been very good.
     
  11. Jepockn

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    we did enjoy both shows, i would pick mystere though as I would say it is still my fav of all cirques i have ever seen.
     
  12. Nittany1

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    I actually enjoyed Zarkana but Mystere si still the best.
     
  13. cjohnson202

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    I've seen almost every cirque show in Vegas (minus the new MJ one, which I want to see ASAP), and I'd say Zarkana and Mystere are my two favourite and you can't go wrong with either one. I think Mystere may be my favourite, but the sand picture girl in Zarkana blew my mind and was one of the coolest things I've ever seen. Try and see both, but if you can only do one, Mystere.
     
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