This had been my big dream for quite some time... Naively, I thought it might be somewhat reminiscent of the early days of the Moulin Rouge (just like the film of the same name), and if you too think this... then you will be greatly disappointed! However... this was not the first problem! Firstly we waited in line for about an hour. To 'avoid the cues' we arrived about 35 minutes early and were lucky enough to wait inside... but we were not seated until about 11.25pm. The show didn't start for another 20-25 minutes.
After booking tickets on line (show only, because I don't particularly like champagne) we were seated in THE WORST seats ever.... despite being very close to the front of the line. It seemed as though everyone else had booked champagne, so we got the cheap (CRAP) seats because we didn't. Now... you would assume at such a venue there would be a bar, or at least someone to take a drink order, but no. (NOWHERE ON THEIR WEBSITE DO THEY SAY THAT THEY DO NOT HAVE A BAR OR THAT YOU CAN'T ORDER OTHER DRINKS!)
The rude waiters did not even come our way. They were SO RUDE that when my boyfriend actually asked where the toilets were, his reply was; 'near the entrance - good luck!'
So here we were, the crappiest seats, no drinks whatsoever... and then the show begins! I thought at least I will love the show... and tried to feel good about it. But I was ohhhh so disappointed! Sure, the women were gorgeous... nice boobs and great legs... but the choreography was horrible... it was just horrible. No story line, no connection between the scenes... nothing besides loud music and great costumes. The dancers were like robots... so rehearsed at doing the scenes that they no longer have any joy in doing so... Oh, and did I mention all the songs are ridiculously mimed to playback???
The ONLY saving grace was the two acts in between the 'main acts'... they were circus performers. They were great!! We didn't even stay for the famous can can it was THAT BAD! We thought if we didn't leave when we did, it would take at least an hour to get out!
Overall, it was a horrible experience. I wanted to cry. All my expectations of an amazing night were shattered the minute we joined the queue. Spend your money elsewhere!!!
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