Seeing a musical in Las Vegas is a must. As with most things in Las Vegas, these shows are all about glitz, glamor and having the most fun possible. So check out Hopper’s picks for the five best musicals in Las Vegas. Each one of these shows has been running for a while in Las Vegas, as this list doesn’t take one-off performances into account.
A Tony Award-winning musical, Jersey Boys tells the story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons to the tunes of toe-tapping music. The show has traveled around the world, gaining a loyal following in both London and Australia, and now with a 2014 film directed by Clint Eastwood under its belt, Jersey Boys’ successes and only set to go on. Songs include "Sherry," "Big Girls Don’t’ Cry," "Can’t Take My Eyes Off You," "My Eyes Adored You" and "Walk Like A Man."
Although hard to describe, this show has captured audiences from all over the world. The high-energy show incorporates music, amazing visual effects, comedy and new ways of connecting with the audience. Everything about this acclaimed show is unique, including the musical instruments, which are described as "wildly inventive." You’ve gotta see it to believe it.
La Rêve, which means "The Dream," is an amazing feast for the senses that includes dance, water, music and more. The show mixes things up every six months, so that visitors can enjoy the performance again on return trips to Las Vegas. Expect stunning visuals and an overall dream-like atmosphere.
See legends – well, impersonators of legends – take to the stage in this dynamic and exciting performance that includes Elvis, Tom Jones, Elton John, Aretha Franklin and Tim McGraw. Whilst many Las Vegas shows cost an arm and a leg, this one’s known its reasonable ticket prices, leaving visitors with some extra dough for the slot machines. The show performs six nights a week.
This light-hearted approach to a serious subject is something that all women of a certain age can relate to. Essentially, it’s a funny look at the lives of four women who are experiencing "The Change," but the show’s not only for those who are experiencing menopause first-hand, it’s a funny and enlightening production that includes great ‘60s and ‘70s tracks.