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Big Top Romance 

Wednesday, Oct 30 2013
Amaluna, the latest touring production from Cirque du Soleil, is all about beauty, grace, and feminine power. The show takes place on a mysterious island of the same title, where the queen, Prospera, is preparing for the coming-of-age rite of her young daughter Miranda. She summons a magic storm, and a marriageable prospect, Romeo, appears. Romeo is ready and willing, but not everyone on the island is thrilled. Cali, the half-man half-lizard pet of Miranda, is jealous, and the Peacock, Moon and Balance Goddesses all have mixed feelings about the upcoming nuptials. These misgivings lead to a series of circus-y adventures for the young couple. If this all sounds a bit artsy for a night under the big top, don't worry. Combining circus and theater is Cirque's specialty. For example, Miranda uses her hand-balancing skills to impress Romeo, Cali celebrates his small victories by juggling, and the Moon Goddess floats through the air on an aerial hoop.
Fridays, Saturdays. Starts: Nov. 16. Continues through Dec. 29, 2013

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