CIRQUE DU SOLEIL’S CRYSTAL, A BRAND-NEW ARENA PRODUCTION FUSING FIGURING SKATING WITH ACROBATICS AND AERIAL PROWESS PERFORMS AT AMWAY CENTER AUG 1-5 // TICKETS ON SALE FRI, MARCH 23 AT 10 A.M.

Photo Credit: Matt Beard

WHAT:            CIRQUE DU SOLEIL’S CRYSTAL

WHEN:            WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 1 | 7:30 P.M.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 2 7:30 P.M.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 3 | 7:30 P.M.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 4 | 4 P.M. & 7:30 P.M.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 5 | 1:30 P.M. & 5 P.M. 

WHERE:         AMWAY CENTER | ORLANDO, FLORIDA

ON-SALE:       FRIDAY, MARCH 23, 2018 | 10 A.M.

ORLANDO, FLORIDA [March 13, 2018] – Cirque du Soleil returns to Orlando with CRYSTAL, a brand-new arena creation. This unique production explores the artistic limits of ice for the first time in the company’s 34-year history and pushes performance boundaries by combining stunning skating and acrobatic feats that defy the imagination. CRYSTAL performs at Orlando’s Amway Center from Wednesday, August 1 through Sunday, August 5 for sevens shows. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, March 23 at 10 a.m.

Tickets for CRYSTAL are available online exclusively to Cirque Club members starting today, Tuesday, March 13 at 10 a.m. Cirque Club membership is free and benefits include access to advance tickets, special offers and exclusive behind-the-scenes information. To join, visit www.cirqueclub.com. The venue pre-sale begins tomorrowWednesday, March 14 at 10 a.m. Visit Tickemaster.com for more information.

In CRYSTAL, gymnasts and skaters perform acrobatics on the ice and in the air, seamlessly combining multiple disciplines for a world-class audience experience. Synchronized skating, freestyle figure skating, and extreme skating are featured alongside circus disciplines such as swinging trapeze, aerial traps and hand-to-hand acrobatics. The result is an adrenaline-packed show for the entire family that pushes the boundaries and surpasses all expectations!

Watch world-class ice skaters and acrobats explore their new frozen playground with speed and fluidity as they challenge the laws of gravity with never-before-seen acrobatics. Cirque du Soleil’s CRYSTAL fuses circus arts and the world of ice skating taking the audience on a journey into a surreal world where figure skating blends with acrobatics and aerial prowess.

Follow CRYSTAL, the lead character, on an exhilarating tale of self-discovery as she dives into a world of her own imagination. Feel the adrenaline as she soars through this surreal world at high speed to become what she was always destined to be: confident, liberated and empowered. CRYSTAL invites you to suspend reality and glide into a world that springs to colorful life with astounding visual projections and a soundtrack that effortlessly blends popular music with the signature sound ofCirque du Soleil.

Show Schedule – Wednesday, August 1 through Sunday, August 5, 2018

Wednesday, August 1 | 7:30 p.m.

Thursday, August 2 | 7:30 p.m.

Friday, August 3 | 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, August 4 | 4 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, August 5 | 1:30 p.m. and 5 p.m.

 

For more information, visit www.cirquedusoleil.com/crystal

To watch a preview video of CRYSTAL, visit YOUTUBE

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SPONSOR

Cirque du Soleil wishes to thank Forsythe Technology; official sponsor of Cirque du Soleil.

ABOUT CIRQUE DU SOLEIL

CRYSTAL is Cirque du Soleil’s 42nd original production since 1984. The company has brought wonder and delight to more than 180 million spectators in more than 450 cities on six continents. Cirque du Soleil has over 4,000 employees, including 1,300 performing artists from 50 different countries.

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

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

 

TICKETS: $36 – $135 (prices subject to change). Buy tickets at amwaycenter.com, Amway Center box office, Ticketmaster retail locations, charge-by-phone at 800.745.3000 or at ‪Ticketmaster.com.  All dates, act(s) and ticket prices are subject to change without notice. All tickets are subject to applicable taxes, service, handling and facility fee charges. For Amway Center box office and ticket information, visit amwaycenter.com (phone purchases are not available through the Amway Center box office). The Amway Center is located at 400 West Church Street and the box office is located on the north side of the Amway Center, near the intersection of Church Street and Hughey Avenue.

ABOUT AMWAY CENTER

The Orlando Magic served as the developer of the Amway Center, which hosts major national events, concerts and family shows. Opened in the fall of 2010, the facility is owned and operated by the City of Orlando on behalf of the Central Florida community. The Amway Center was designed to reflect the character of the community, meet the goals of the users and build on the legacy of sports and entertainment in Orlando. The building’s exterior features a modern blend of glass and metal materials, along with ever-changing graphics via a monumental wall along one facade. A 180-foot tall tower serves as a beacon amid the downtown skyline. The 875,000 square foot, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certified building features a sustainable, environmentally-friendly design and unmatched technology, including 1,100 digital monitors, the tallest high-definition video board in an NBA venue and multiple premium amenities available to all patrons in the building. Amway Center was recently honored with the International Association of Venue Managers’ 2017 Venue Excellence Award which is bestowed upon facilities that excel in the management and operation of public assembly venues. Amway Center was the only arena to garner this distinction. Additionally, the arena has earned numerous awards which most notably includes TheStadiumBusiness Awards’ 2013 Customer Experience Award and was named SportsBusiness Journal’s 2012 Sports Facility of the Year. For more information about the Amway Center, visit www.amwaycenter.com.

Bernard Cana

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