Does a Bangkok Cabaret Show sound interesting to you? If it does, then AIRPORTELs has the rundown on what you need to know.
In the 21st century, the nation of Thailand has opened its arms to the LGBT community. Therefore, it’s a place where all people and a rainbow of genders and sexuality can find peace in a stress-free environment.
Bangkok is a city where everyone must experience the special nightlife. Additionally, the amazing stage shows in Bangkok are a thrilling part of the scene that never disappoints international travellers.
In fact, the entertainment industry in Bangkok has transformed from once being very conservative. From traditional artistic displays of Thai traditional dance and music. To huge stage productions with multi-talented cabaret dancers, an exciting transgender expression of our present era. Consequently, the city of Bangkok has created an oasis for creative, artistic dancing that every visitor should behold.
The massive popularity and response to cabaret dancing in the last few decades have taken the world by surprise. The first cabaret show in Bangkok started 25 years ago. The Broadway-style cabaret show has lasted because of the quality and originality of the stage performance.
The cabaret show in Bangkok now has many stages. As a result, there are different styles to choose from like Broadway, modern, or a Las Vegas-style of show. Which one is your style? Let’s go through each style now performing nightly in Bangkok.
Calypso Cabaret Show
This style of dance is the first, original cabaret show in Bangkok. The Calypso Cabaret Style is for the individual or couple who prefers the exquisite Broadway style. The Calypso Cabaret is your answer to full, flamboyant entertainment. It’s a complete production – professional lighting, sound and staging. It has great production numbers with pop music classics by Michael Jackson, Beyonce and Whitney Houston. They also have a comedy show that will make it humorous and full of surprises.
One number shows a tragic love story of South East Asia. The final show of Calypso cabaret is the fantastic Finale show. Today, the Calypso Bangkok Theater is located at ASIATIQUE THE RIVERFRONT (Warehouse No.3). The area around the theatre has become a tumultuous travel destination in itself. Popular with locals and international tourists for the fun atmosphere. The showtimes are nightly between 7:30 to 9:30 pm.
Mambo Cabaret Show
The Mambo Cabaret show has been open show since 1997 taken directly from the Las Vegas-style. It’s become hugely popular in Thailand and across Asia to showcase the North American style of dance. Mambo Cabaret show has popular musical numbers that many in the audience have heard of and come see many times.
The show includes lip-syncing, comedic dance and international dance styles of all kinds and expressions of different cultures. It’s thrilling and exhilarating for the audience to watch the Thai performers jive and gyrate flamboyantly to the rock rhythm. The audience mostly is comprised of Asians of all cultures on tour from China, Japan and Korea. Nowadays, we see people from all over the world enjoying a night out at the Mambo Cabaret Show. The Mambo show is a Thai lady-boy extravaganza that is now known to be a staple of Thai entertainment.
Also, the show has high-energy dance moves. Not to mention hysterical on-stage dramatics that gives a surprisingly unique, interactive experience during the performance. The audience has their collective eyes glued to the stage.
Not only that, you can now also enjoy dinner before your show and cocktails during your show. So don’t forget to upgrade your ticket. And, always leave a gratuity for the performers. The showtimes are twice nightly starting at 7:15 pm. and 8:30 pm. The exact location is near the Sathu Pradit intersection.
Playhouse Magical Cabaret Bangkok
The next styles are contemporary styles. Known widely as the musical magical illusions, classical ballet, tap and hip-hop. The shiny, eye-catching costumes along with the choreography for the contemporary shows are incredible and impressive. The Thai people never disappoint about how serious they take their shows.
This all adds up to one fantastic night of affordable entertainment. The Playhouse has to be on your list of things to do at night on your next trip to Bangkok. The musical numbers are from amazing hits by Whitney Houston, Beyoncé and Michael Jackson that goes perfectly with the atmosphere. The showtimes are twice nightly starting at 8:00 and 9:30 pm. The location is in bustling Chinatown that the local Thai call Yaowarat.
Fun for everyone
All types of people and couples are in the audience anticipating the contemporary show. The excitement is palpable while they wait for the curtain to open and the show to begin. This is one show that always lives up to the anticipation. The stage suddenly comes alive with colour, movement and music. A trip to Bangkok has to include this enjoyable, contemporary stage performance.
The lip-syncing, dance moves, unforgettable costumes and the beauty of the lady-boy subculture have to be seen to be believed. Many tourists have enjoyed an original reunion or celebration. By booking tickets for the Calypso, Mambo or Playhouse extravaganzas with groups that never forget their time in SE Asia.
Guests can now enjoy cocktails with the performance and a meal before the performance. It’s truly full entertainment satisfaction throughout the whole experience. Remember you can book online for promotional deals and plan months in advance. Or go at the last minute with friends and family to enjoy some Bangkok nightlife.