Macau isn’t just a hotspot for gamblers and luxury shoppers, there are plenty of interesting places to go in Macau and it’s equally appealing to theatregoers as well. While Macau might not have as many live performance offerings as Las Vegas, there are plenty of other forms of entertainment just as thrilling. From the acrobatics of the House of Dancing Water to something taboo, these three Macau live acts won’t disappoint.
1- House of Dancing Water
The theme of House of Dancing Water is the elements and water, in particular.
The performance, which is hosted at the City of Dreams casino resort, is part Chinese folk tale and part high-energy water show.
Despite these two different theatrical styles, they blend together seamlessly.
Expect a fair share of water stunts including a pirate-esque ship in the opening act, lots of circus acrobatics, music that will pull at your heartstrings and some seriously impressive swordplay.
All in all, House of Dancing Water will keep you on the edge of your seat from start to finish.
Where: City of Dreams
2- 38 Lounge
Although technically not an official live show, 38 Lounge features a house band that performs jazz and pop hits Wednesdays through Mondays.
If the music doesn’t draw you in, the sky-high views sure will. Located on the highest floor of the tallest building on Taipa Island, diners are privy to 360-degree views of Macau, from the glittering tower to the bright lights of nearby buildings.
If in the mood for cognac, you’re in luck.
In addition to offering 38 different cognacs, there are 38 whiskeys and 38 single malts to choose from as well, not to mention cigars.
3- Club Cubic
At 30,000 square feet and two levels, Club Cubic is one of Asia’s largest nightclubs. It’s a popular spot so expect a crowd any night of the week.
Music ranges from hip-hop and house to Korean pop and techno. More often than not, there’s a guest DJ on deck, too.
Besides sporting a Gothic style par, there’s also a laser-lit dance pool and a Perrier-Jouët champagne bar (the first of its kind in Asia).
If you’re really ready to splurge, pre-book a VIP room with a private balcony and take in the craziness below.
You can even have your very own karaoke party.
Wondering when you should go? Read this and plan your next trip around a festival or an event in Macao such as the Macao Light Festival.
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