I absolutely love a Cirque de Soleil show. I can’t believe that people’s bodies can do the things that they do – so strong and so beautiful.
I was very excited to see “O” at the Bellagio hotel in Las Vegas. I have always wanted to go, but every time I have visited before, I have been with people who had already seen it. Seeing as I am traveling solo this time around, I could do whatever I wanted!
Another bonus of traveling alone is that you can find really great seats pretty easily. My seat was in the first balcony on the side (seat 222, Loggia). It was fantastic! I was right at the railing with no one in front of me and no one behind me. Loggia is basically one row of seats along the railing, seats swivelled, so you have a lot of leg room and both arm rests to yourself. It’s how I imagine first class seats on flights overseas to be. The view was amazing, and I was super comfortable for the whole 90 minute show. The seats were not cheap ($143 per person), but totally worth it.
O did not disappoint. I found it really fun and light and laughed and smiled through the whole thing (with quite a few “wow’s” of amazement thrown in as well).
O was the first water show in Vegas – and a similar one is now running at the Wynn. I saw La Reve at the Wynn a few years ago, and I have to admit I think I liked that show better (more dramatic and I could understand the storyline running through it). The theatre is also very intimate at the Wynn, so you can really see the amazing work those performers are doing.
Either way, if you are looking for a show to see in Vegas, I recommend both O and La Reve. Here are a few amazing statues crafted by Richard MacDonald that line the theatre at Bellagio as you walk in that show the amazing work of the athletes/performers.