Lance Burton Theater


Member Rating 4 out of 5 by Herbies5 on July 3, 2007

Let yourself capture the magic and illusions of Lance Burton! This show is geared for families and adults alike filled with mind boggling illusions, the thrill of magic, and the laughter of comedy. The show interweaves smaller magic tricks with some of the more grand illusions such as a disappearing Corvette, levitation, and birds that appear from thin air. He can switch with one of his assistants and just when you think you know where he is, he appears from under another cloak!

What I liked the best about this show is he involves his audience in certain acts during the show, especially the children. He called for 5 volunteers but of course, about 15 kids ran up there from the closer seats. But in true Lance Burton fashion, he involved all the kids on stage as he pulled wands from their ears and coins from their pockets. He involved different young audience members throughout the show in a levitation act and the disappearing car. If you bring children to the show with you, be sure to find seats near the stage as one of them might be chosen to participate in a special illusion with Lance Burton. As a token of appreciation for a child's participation, he will take a photo on stage with the child and give the child a small gift of a signed poster or DVD. But don't be fooled into thinking this is just a magic show for kids. This show is great entertainment for anyone!

The Lance Burton Theater is located in the Monte Carlo Hotel and Casino. As you enter through the front doors of the casino, you will find the box office and entrance to the theater to your left. Ticket prices are $72.55 for mezzanine or main level and $66.50 balcony. We sat in the balcony and I would recommend getting seats a bit closer because some of the illusion is last from the balcony. If budget insists that you purchase balcony seats, make sure you get the front row seats in the balcony as everyone leans forward and it can be difficult to see.

There is a magic shop located next to the theater doors, where you can purchase gag gifts, Lance Burton videos, coffee mugs, T-shirts, and magic kits located next to the doors of the theater. After the show, the shop tends to get crowded as a local magician performs a few magic tricks to entertain shoppers. The magic shop is open during the day as well which makes it more convenient to shop without the show crowd.

Check the Monte Carlo Hotel website under the Entertainment tab to find any discounts, seating chart, and online ticket purchasing. You may also purchase tickets at the box office located at the Lance Burton Theater located inside the Monte Carlo Casino.

Lance Burton Theater at the Monte Carlo
3770 Las Vegas Blvd South
Las Vegas, Nevada, 89109
(702) 730-7000

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