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Guide to Las Vegas Shows at the V Theater

No trip to Las Vegas, the "Entertainment Capital of the World", is complete without seeing one of the shows the city is famous for. The V Theater is home to the biggest variety of shows on The Strip and owned by Las Vegas producer extraordinaire, David Saxe. Shows at the V Theater feature some of the most unique show concepts delivered by all-star casts of talented performers. There are lots of options when it comes to seeing a show in Las Vegas, so we rounded up some highlights from the V Theater to make it easy to find one that you'll be sure to enjoy along with some insider tips on where eat nearby and other attractions to visit.

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Tips for Visiting

The Best Time to See a Show

Depending on your agenda in the city, scheduling in time to see a show is a great way to break up your itinerary and plan for a little time off from club hopping or pool partying.

Which Shows to See

The V Theater is the premier entertainment spot hosting more shows than any other venue on the Strip. Depending on the type of Vegas visitor you are, you might want to catch a specialty show like the "B - A Tribute to the Beatles", "Zombie Burlesque", "The Mentalist", or take the "Stripper 101" class, or, for a sample of the kind of Vegas showlife that gave Vegas the name of "Entertainment Capital of the World", consider seeing "Vegas! The Show" or "V - The Ultimate Variety Show".

V - The Ultimate Variety Show

For the ultimate Las Vegas entertainment show featuring a little bit of everything, be sure to check out V - The Ultimate Variety Show, consistently voted the best variety show in Las Vegas. This show is unexpected, Vegas-style fun that's friendly for all ages. The constantly changing cast of all-star performers and featured acts keeps the show fresh and exciting while making each experience unique.

Vegas! The Show

Recently voted the #1 show in Vegas! Dive into the rich history of Vegas with this incredible music spectacular that highlights the vintage art and entertainment of the Las Vegas glory days. The show features music from iconic Las Vegas figures such as The Rat Pack, Elvis, and more while a live band plays and dancers and showgirls expertly take the audience through 20 years of Vegas history, from the past to present day.

The Mentalist

See Gerry McCambridge, recently nominated "Best Magician in Las Vegas" and voted the "World's Best Entertainer" in his field, work his magic in his must-see show, “The Mentalist”. McCambridge's show is full of mind-blowing magic, mindreading, and comedy that will keep audiences fascinated and leave them wondering “how did he do that?”. You might even be chosen to participate in the show! (Rated PG-13)

B - A Tribute to the Beatles

Hear the greatest hits performed LIVE by artists so talented, you'll think you've been sent back to the 60's to watch John, Paul, George, and Ringo themselves. Voted the best Beatles tribute show across the universe, this is a must-see show for any Beatles fan to attend while in Vegas.

Zombie Burlesque

For an edgier show option, be sure to see the most hilarious, "undead" comedy show to ever take stage in Vegas. This show features clever humor giving audiences a chance to see the "lively" side of zombie culture and taking audiences to Club Z, the most risqué Zombie adult club in Vegas. Performances feature hilarious homages to famous horror movies and unbelievable acrobatic feats performed by some of Las Vegas' most skilled performers. (Recommended for ages 16+)

Stripper 101

Looking for a unique Las Vegas experience? Grab your girlfriends and take a spin on the pole, this is the perfect ladies night out or bachelorette party activity. Learn some fun, sexy new dance moves from experienced Las Vegas strippers at the best pole dancing class in the city. Stripper 101 is not a workout class; it’s about relaxing, learning something new, and having fun with a memorable Las Vegas experience. Please note: this class is only offered to women and is suggested for ages 18+.

Nearby Attractions

The V Theater is located inside Planet Hollywood Las Vegas, a hotel and casino with lots to offer visitors. Poke around the shops at the Miracle Mile Shops, a 1.2 mile shopping mall. Try to spot a celebrity at the EXTRA Lounge, an open-air hotspot where EXTRA correspondents convene to mingle and interview celebs. You can even check "dining at a Vegas-style buffet" off your list at Spice Market Buffet. Or, get in some time at the tables in the famous Planet Hollywood Casino. Get sweeping views of The Strip from the High Roller, the world's tallest observation wheel. This 30-minute ride includes 360-degree views of all of downtown Las Vegas and beyond. Swing by the Bellagio Las Vegas to catch the world-famous spectacle of choreographed water, music, and light at the Bellagio Fountains. Crack the case and find the killer at CSI: The Experience, a must-see attraction for any fan of the long-running show. The Hop-On Hop-Off Big Bus Tour is a great way to learn about Sin City and navigate between attractions along The Strip. Perfect for first time visitors.

Places to Eat Nearby

Pampas Brazillian Grille - This Brazillian Grille style restaurant serves up a fun dining experience. Guests are given token to indicate when they want meat selections brought to them and carved tableside or not as an endless selection of grilled meats on a stick circulate throughout the restaurant. Meat selections are complemented by a buffet-style salad bar and non-meat lovers can enjoy options à la carte as well. Planet Hollywood - For a casual and entertaining atmosphere, head to the Planet Hollywood restaurant for classic American fare. Las Vegas Explorer Pass® holders have the option to use their pass for a meal. Gordon Ramsay BurGR - Check out the inventive menu created by celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay at his famously popular restaurant BurGR. Every American classic features a delicious twist that will make for an unforgettable Vegas meal.

Need to Know


V Theater Shows V – the Ultimate Variety Show (75 min): 7:00pm & 8:30pm. The Mentalist (75 min): 7:30pm. Dark Dates, Wednesdays. Zombie Burlesque (75 min): 8:30pm, Select Performances 10:00pm. Closed, Sundays.

Saxe Theater Shows B – A TRIBUTE to The Beatles (75 min): 5:30pm. Dark Dates, none. VEGAS! The Show (90 min): 7:00pm and 9:00pm. Closed, none.

Stripper 101 Class Sunday-Thursday, 4:30pm. Friday: 1:30pm, 3:00pm, 4:30pm, 6:00pm. Saturday: 12:00pm, 1:30pm, 3:00pm, 4:30pm, 6:00pm.


3363 Las Vegas Boulevard Las Vegas, NV 89109 More info: For more info about the V Theater and up to date information about their shows, be sure to check out the V Theater website.

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