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What is the worst Vegas show/concert you have seen?

Discussion in 'Shows & Entertainment' started by BobLasVegas, Mar 24, 2017.

  1. BobLasVegas

    BobLasVegas Tourist

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    I have seen a lot shows and concerts in Vegas, and pretty much liked them all.
    But I guess if I had to pick a worst one, it would be my very first one back
    in 1997 at the San Remo, ( now Hooter's )
    It was Showgirls of Magic!
    Showgirls, good, magic and comedy, not so much!
     
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  2. eaglejohn

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    Never saw but Duck Dynasty the Musical sounded pretty lame
     
  3. pleasemum

    pleasemum Low-Roller

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    Cirque's Believe with Criss Angel - it had its moments - husband hated it
     
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    Penn and Teller - they put me to sleep literally
     
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    bignig135 Low-Roller

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    3rd Worst - Panda, a show inspired by Kung Fu Panda, impressive as it was to see acrobats dresses up in giant panda outfits somersault, it grew old by the fifteenth time!

    2nd Worst - Zumanity, you would imagine that watching several semi clad performers on. a giant carousel might be at least a little titillating but completely devoid of eroticism. On leaving the show there was total silence around us, no one could summon up the enthusiasm to talk about it.

    Worst - Jubilee,on the face of it, the quintessential old- style Vegas show, with big production numbers, dancers and variety. In reality, even when the stage and showroom was full of glamorous topless dancers, by that point I had lost the will to live at yet another endless song and dance number that I was yawning and checking my watch constantly!

    Dishonourable Mention - Tony n' TIna's wedding - the only show we have ever left halfway through! Great idea for a show but completely ruined by its execution. The cast members wander round the " wedding reception", chatting to the crowd and cracking jokes etc. but unless they are within a few feet of you, you don't hear a thing, so you continually hear little pockets of laughter all around the corners of the room and shake your head, wondering " well, what was that all about?"

    Just a final point, we have been to Vegas 20 times for a fortnight at a time and usually catch around 10 shows per visit, the vast majority of which have been greatly enjoyable! I am merely addressing the OP's question.
     
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  6. garrman

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    On one of my first trips, there was a variety show at the Strat that wasn't great. Also saw The Soprano's Last Supper.. it was weak.
     
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    I know some love it, but we hated 'O'. The entertainment before the show and during the intermission was downright ponderous and the show itself was a snooze fest.
     
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    Gino "The King of Inappropriate."

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    Ka...Holy hell that was just awful. I fell asleep and wifey had to elbow me in the ribs as I was snoring...
     
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  10. garrman

    garrman Low-Roller

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    Also saw Zarkana and I think I slept through most of it.
     
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    Zarkana....ugh
     
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    I am surprised a lot of you are mentioning Cirque productions -- they're so popular and tend to be well produced. I imagine Zombie Burlesque or X Country at Harrah's have to be bad
     
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  13. callahanha

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    Bottoms Up at the Flamingo was an afternoon show that I attended for free and I still left before it ended. This was about 1995. 2nd worst was "The concert that never was". It was a Frank Sinatra and Barbara Streisand impersenators at the Riviera. When we left the show my girlfriend was commenting how great it was, it told her I just paid $40 for a 90 minute nap.
     
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    Last summer I saw Dennis Miller at the Orleans. I was really looking forward to the show. He had notes on a music stand and read off them the entire show. Very, very disappointed.
     
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    Ron White - really.
    We had seen him a few times in the past and enjoyed the show - hence going again.

    But, last July we went again and the show was terrible. He acted shit faced, lost his train of thought many times and rambled. We were very disappointed, especially after telling our guest how good he was on stage.
     
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    Ka for us we left early and have never regretted it. It was the most boring worst cirque show we have seen. Glad to see others feel the same..............Rick
     
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    Cant really complain about any of them, they all had some good qualities that I liked. Even if the show isnt my thing I can appreciate the performers gave it their best.

    To be quite honest, the show I like the least is big elvis. Not that i dont like the guy, he seems nice enough and signs well, i just dont like his selection of songs. Seems to sing the songs I never heard of before.
     
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    Chelsea Handler doing her stand up at Caesar's. She seemed wasted and my wife read her books and said it was just a cliff notes version of the books.
     
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    I'll have to say that I would have been disappointed if had paid to see KA. I know I dozed off in the middle. My wife hated Rock of Ages. I tried to tell her it was not going to be like Raiding the Rock Vault but she wouldn't listen.

    Mark
     
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    Personally not a fan of the Cirque shows and I have seen them all so I am glad I am not alone on this. Chris Angel was by far the worst of them and aside from that I desperately wanted to walk out on this ABBA show that was at the NYNY that was awful but my friend made me stay.
     
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