Cirque du Soleil extends it's Melbourne season

Due to overwhelming demand Cirque du Soleil have announced the extension of performances in Melbourne of its most acclaimed touring show to date, KURIOS – Cabinet of Curiosities. New performances through to 26 April are on sale. 

Tickets are available via or by phone at 1800 036 685. KURIOS will premiere under a brand-new white-and-grey Big Top on 12 March 2020 at Flemington Racecourse

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. 

Since its debut critics across North America, Japan and Singapore have been raving about KURIOS – Cabinet of Curiosities. In an alternate yet familiar past, in a place where wonders abound for those who trust their imagination, a scientist (The Seeker) is convinced that there exists a hidden world – a place where the craziest ideas and the grandest dreams await. 

Out of his curio cabinet steps an international cast of 47 artists from 17 countries - a collection of otherworldly characters made up of world-class gymnasts, acrobats, contortionists, hand-puppeteers, yo-yo wizards, clowns, actors and musicians. Together they turn the Seeker’s steampunk world upside-down as they are guided by an energetic gypsy jazz, electro swing soundtrack.

KURIOS is Cirque du Soleil’s 35th production since 1984.  It is the newest big top production to tour Australia 

Originally composed of 20 street performers in 1984, Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group completely reinvented circus arts and went on to become a world leader in live entertainment.  Established in Montreal, the Canadian organization has brought wonder and delight to over one hundred and ninety million spectators with productions presented in close to four hundred and fifty cities in 60 countries.  Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group currently has over four thousand employees, including 1,400 artists, from nearly fifty countries.

Season: From 12 March – 26 April 2020
Venue: Under the grey and white Big Top at Flemington Racecourse
Tuesday – Friday:             8:00pm 
Saturday:                          4:30pm and 8:00pm
Sunday:                            1:30pm and 5.00pm
Price: From $80
Bookings  1800 036 685

The ultimate Cirque du Soleil experience with the best seats and access to the intimate VIP suite one hour before the show and at intermission, including wines, hors d’oeuvres, take-home souvenirs and free parking.

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