KURIOS – Cirque du Soleil Arrives October

Cirque du Soleil Returns to Australia with Exciting New Tour!

KURIOS – Cabinet of Curiosities

Tickets On Sale now for Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne & Adelaide

PLUS! … WIN TIX! We have a double pass to giveaway to KURIOS on Tuesday 8th October. To enter, simply send in your name and number to win@dancelife.com.au with the subject title ‘Kurios Sydney’. Entires will also be valid via our social media pages. Winner will be drawn at random. Entries close 19th September.

World renowned circus theatre Cirque du Soleil will return to Australia from October this year with its most acclaimed touring show, KURIOS – Cabinet of CuriositiesKURIOS will premiere under their Signature Big Top on 2 October 2019 in Sydney at the Entertainment Quarter, Moore Park.

Cirque du Soleil Kurios
Kazuha Ikeda as ‘Klara’

Written and directed by Michel Laprise, KURIOS – Cabinet of Curiosities is a tale in which time comes to a complete stop, transporting the audience inside a fantasy world where everything is possible.  In this realm set in the latter half of the nineteenth century, reality is quite relative indeed as our perception of it is utterly transformed.

KURIOS is Cirque du Soleil’s 35th production since 1984.  The newest big top production to tour Australia arrives with a cast of 47 artists from 17 countries including world-class gymnasts, acrobats, contortionists, hand-puppeteers, yo-yo wizards, clowns, actors and musicians.

Tickets for Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne and Adelaide are available for purchase now via cirquedusoleil.com/kurios or by calling 1800 036 685.  Details for Perth to be released.

KURIOS – Cabinet of Curiosities had its world premiere in Montréal in April 2014 and since its debut, the critics have been raving across North America:

It is not to be missed on any account” ⏤ The Chicago Tribune. 
KURIOS is the most enthralling, consistently over-the-top magical show Cirque du Soleil has sent our way in a long time”  ⏤ The San Francisco Chronicle. 
KURIOS is the most joyous piece of theater I’ve seen in years and it will lift your spirits to the stars”  ⏤  The Toronto Star.

Cirque du Soleil
Kazuha Ikeda as ‘Klara’ and Mathieu Hubener as ‘Mr Microcosmos’.

KURIOS thrills in a splendidly captivating new show.”  ⏤  The Seattle Times 

In an alternate yet familiar past, in a place where wonders abound for those who trust their imagination, a Seeker discovers that in order to glimpse the marvels that lie just below the surface, we must first learn to close our eyes.  In his larger-than-life curio cabinet, the Seeker is convinced that there exists a hidden world – a place where the craziest ideas and the grandest dreams await.  A collection of otherworldly characters suddenly steps into his makeshift mechanical world.  When the outlandish, benevolent characters turn his world upside down with a touch of poetry and humour, his curios jump to life one by one before his very eyes.

Director Michel Laprise said about the upcoming tour to Australia, “Ever since my first visit to Australia nearly 15 years ago it has been one of my favourite places on earth.  I am thrilled that I can return through the spirit of KURIOS and I hope it will inspire and bring joy to everyone who enters into our special realm of reality under our big top.”

 

KURIOS – Cabinet of Curiosities

SYDNEY ⏤ Entertainment Quarter, Moore Park
From Wednesday 2 October 2019

BRISBANE ⏤ Northshore Hamilton, Brisbane
From Friday 10 January 2020

MELBOURNE ⏤  Flemington Racecourse, Melbourne
From Thursday 12 March 2020

ADELAIDE Under the Big Top at Adelaide Showground
From 29 May 2020

PERTH
From 16 July 2020

All Bookings: www.cirquedusoleil.com/kurios or call 1800 036 685

 

 

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