The Show Must Go On; 8 Las Vegas Shows to Experience Before the End Of the Year

Select shows are returning to the “Entertainment Capital of the World” after being forced to shut down or cancel because of the coronavirus pandemic.

Here’s a list of the most notable, but keep in mind that cancellations are a potentiality. Be sure to check the event’s website or call the venue for the latest information about show availability.


1. Absinthe

Absinthe is a variety show with a vintage circus theme reminiscent of 19th century European cabarets.

There’s plenty of humor with outrageous comedy acts. You’ll watch amazing feats of strength and balance mixed with a raunchy comedy vibe.


2. Mat Franco – Magic Reinvented Nightly

Mat Franco was the first magician ever to win “America’s Got Talent,” and his show, Magic Reinvented Nightly, is a must-see magic show. It features a mixture of traditional and groundbreaking magic but isn’t only about the magic tricks.


3. Carrot Top

Another longtime running show on the Strip, Carrot Top, has been labeled the “Best Male Stand-Up Comedian” for good reason.

Carrot Top is a culmination of three different comedians—George Carlin, Steven Wright, and Gallagher. George was known for his observational humor while Steven had more of a dark, twisted approach, and Gallagher utilizes props in his shows.


4. O by Cirque du Soleil

O is a show that focuses on elements of water and fire and features Cirque du Soleil. It’s packed with beautiful visuals, amazing acrobatics, and much more.


5. Mindfreak

Criss Angel, the legendary magician, and illusionist is now at Planet Hollywood. He performs at his namesake theater, the Criss Angel Theater.

His show “Mindfreak” encompasses original experiences seen on the TV show of the same name.

There are over 75 illusions along with 20 of them that have never before been seen. There are new lighting effects, pyrotechnics, and an interactive theater lobby.

Mindfreak is a truly immersive experience you will not forget!


6. David Copperfield

David Copperfield is a legendary showman who’s been hailed by audiences and critics alike as the “greatest illusionist of our time.”

In addition to decades of television events, worldwide tours, and a critically acclaimed Broadway show, Copperfield continues to confound and delight audiences with his unbelievable illusions and charming stories. Experiencing a Copperfield show is proof that “magic is as vast as the imagination.”


7. Delirious Comedy Club

Delirious Comedy Club brings you some of the funniest, top headlining comedians from across the globe. These comedians include those you may have seen on The Tonight Show, HBO, Netflix, Conan, Bob & Tom, Comedy Central, Late Night, BET, Showtime, Howard Stern, Youtube, Amazon, USO Tours entertaining the troops and more, as well as showcasing the next generation of comedy stars.


8. Alain Nu

Alain Nu, “The Man Who Knows” is an international performance artist and an entertaining man of mystery. He is a mindreader, a visionary of the future, and a “you have to see it to believe it” sort of guy.

He has starred in his own four-part miniseries for the TLC network, “The Mysterious World Of Alain Nu,” and has authored two books (“State Of Mind” and “Picture Your ESP”). Highlights of his career include headlining at theaters, casinos such as Caesars Palace and OYO Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, and the Norwegian Getaway cruise ship. Nu has performed for presidents, politicians, royalty, and other ambassadors/world leaders.