One of the most popular productions on the planet, Cirque du Soleil has 446 performances in eight North American cities scheduled for August alone. According to data from BuyAnySeat.com, ticket sales are soaring for the end-of-summer shows in Las Vegas, Chicago, Orlando, Columbus, Denver, Estero, Sunrise and Ottawa.
More than 100 million people worldwide have witnessed the acrobatic wonders of a Cirque du Soleil show.
After seeing the graceful, gravity-defying stunts and contortions performed by the amazingly athletic artists, few in the audience walk away feeling anything less than absolute awe.
Since 1984, Cirque du Soleil has pledged “to evoke the imagination, invoke the senses and provoke the emotions of people around the world”. Apparently it’s working, as there are now 19 different productions at play around the planet.
Currently, several North American troupes are scheduled to perform 446 shows in eight different cities in the month of August alone. In Las Vegas, 298 various Cirque iterations are playing in August, as well as permanently, at some of the different hotels that bedazzle the racy destination in the sand.
The city of Chicago will host 60 Cirque Shanghai Dragon’s Fever shows at the Skyline Stage at Navy Pier for the month. La Nouba will be performing 45 shows at Cirque du Soleil in Downtown Disney in Orlando, Florida.