Cirque Du Soleil OVO

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Festivals & Fairs and Kids & Family Events
When:
Friday, July 8, 2016 7:30 pm - Sunday, July 10, 2016 5:30 pm
Where:
191 Beale St
Memphis, Tennessee 38103
United States
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  • CIRQUE DU SOLEIL PRESENTS OVO FOR FIVE PERFORMANCES AT FEDEXFORUM

    Cirque du Soleil returns to Memphis in July 2016 withOVO, its newest touring show in arenas. The production will be presented at FedEx Forum July 8 to 10, 2016 for 5 performances only, as part of a global tour in arenas around North America. The show is presented by Visa Signature®.

    Thrilling more than 4.5 million people worldwide since the show premiered in Montreal in 2009 as a Big Top show, OVO will embark on a new journey, performing the same captivating production, but now in arenas, giving more people the opportunity to enjoy a Cirque du Soleil show in their own town.

    About the show
    OVO, meaning “egg” in Portuguese, is a headlong rush into a colorful ecosystem teeming with life, where insects work, eat, crawl, flutter, play, fight and look for love in a non-stop riot of energy and movement.

    When a mysterious egg appears in their midst, the insects are awestruck and intensely curious about this iconic object that represents the enigma and cycles of their lives. It is love at first sight when a gawky, quirky insect arrives in this bustling community and a fabulous ladybug catches his eye – and the feeling is mutual.

    The cast of OVO is comprised of 50 performing artists from 12 countries specializing in many acrobatic acts. One highlight of OVO is the stunning Flying Act in which a group of scarabs soar high above the stage, from both edges to the middle landing on a platform.

    The Creative Team behind the world of OVO is: Artistic Guides Guy Laliberté and Gilles Ste-Croix; Writer, Director and Choreographer Deborah Colker (first female director at Cirque du Soleil); Director of Creation Chantal Tremblay; Set and props Designer Gringo Cardia; Costume Designer Liz Vandal; Composer and Musical Director Berna Ceppas; Lighting Designer Éric Champoux; Sound Designer Jonathan Deans and for the first time at Cirque du Soleil: Rigging and Acrobatic Equipment Designer Fred Gérard; Acrobatic Performance Designer Philippe Aubertin; and Makeup Designer Julie Bégin.

    Ticket Information
    Advance tickets for OVO are available now online exclusively to Cirque Club members through May 18, 2016. Cirque Club membership is free and benefits includes access to advance tickets, special offers and exclusive behind the scenes information. To join, go to cirqueclub.com.
    Tickets for the general public will be available starting Friday, May 20, 2016 atwww.cirquedusoleil.com/ovo. Tickets starting at $33 for adults (subject to change) and $25 for children. Senior, military, student discounts and family 4-packs available.

    Sponsors
    OVO is presented by Visa Signature®. DHL, and ACTIVEON Action Camera are the official sponsors.

    Cirque du Soleil
    The company has brought wonder and delight to more than 160 million spectators in more than 400 cities on six continents. Cirque du Soleil has close to 4,000 employees, including 1,300 performing artists from close to 50 different countries.

    For more information about Cirque du Soleil, visit https://www.cirquedusoleil.com.

    To find out more about the ONE DROP Foundation, visit http://www.onedrop.org.

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