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Best entertainment for the whole family

Backstage is the name of The company. The name of the show is call Deseo ,The Circus in May 2014... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2014
D C
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Calgary, Canada
Deseo, The Circus - Entertaining Dinner Show

We attended “Deseo, The Circus” dinner show at the Backstage in Cancun, and were very pleased. The... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2014
Albert M
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Idaho Falls, Idaho
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Jun 14, 2014
“Deseo the Circus”
Jun 7, 2014
“Best entertainment for the whole family”
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 15 June 2014

This is the best performance I've seen in Cancun in many years. Deseo is a small (~20 person) European-style circus with clowns, jugglers, acrobats, contortionists, tight-rope walkers. The talent is incredible. I've never seen a rola-bola act of the degree they presented (6-7 levels high...More

5  Thank Don S
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Reviewed 1 December 2013

I was not impressed with the show. It was like amateur night. The advertising led me to believe that the show would be like a legends show, where the performers would be dressed like the original performers, but that was not the case. Michael Jackson...More

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Reviewed 15 June 2014

This is the best performance I've seen in Cancun in many years. Deseo is a small (~20 person) European-style circus with clowns, jugglers, acrobats, contortionists, tight-rope walkers. The talent is incredible. I've never seen a rola-bola act of the degree they presented (6-7 levels high...More

5  Thank Don S
Reviewed 8 June 2014

Backstage is the name of The company. The name of the show is call Deseo ,The Circus in May 2014. Please remember Different Shows will have different names and may change at later date if new shows are coming. Excellent performance for the night start...More

4  Thank D C
Reviewed 5 June 2014

We attended “Deseo, The Circus” dinner show at the Backstage in Cancun, and were very pleased. The circus style show of about 40 entertainers lasts 90 to 100 minutes and includes acrobats, jugglers, balancing acts, tightrope walkers, a contortionist, dancers, a jester, and of course,...More

2  Thank Albert M
Reviewed 21 May 2014

great acrobatic - balancing-juggling show, well worth the time and money for entertainment, Location right in the hotel zone, drinks expensive, dinner available.

2  Thank Richard H
Reviewed 16 May 2014

We love Cirque-type shows, so were very pleased to see this one. All acts were good. The first was wonderful. The Clowns were extraordinarily sweet, creative, funny. (not creepy as some feel about clowns). Liked the music, it was so fitting for each act. The...More

3  Thank Angela R
Reviewed 16 May 2014

My husband & I visited Backstage for the Deseo dinner show last night. While you cannot compare this circus to Cirque, it is really an excellent show. It is a nice change from the typical Cancun Mexican shows. There were no options for the food,...More

2  Thank Christina B
Reviewed 12 April 2014

Backstage came to our resort one night for a 45 miute show for free as our nightly entertainment. We were very surprised! I visit Cancun every six months and these new 'cirque' are all the rage but this was by far the best one to...More

Thank livelifetruly
Reviewed 22 March 2014

The actual show was very good and quite enjoyable. The meal was not so good - very plain and no choice. Wait staff was good. If you have the choice, skip the meal and just go for the show.

1  Thank Telfers5
Reviewed 14 March 2014

We are avid fans of the Cirque du Soliel, and didn't really expect Deseo to be at all within that league of entertainment. However, we did purchase dinner/show tickets for $89 each, with the hope that at least we'd get a meal and something interesting...More

1  Thank tatoland
Reviewed 8 March 2014

This venue is well worth the price! The food was good, the show outstanding and the performers were just amazing. I was truly in awe and clapped so much my hands hurt! The venue offers dinner and a show, or you can opt for just...More

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