Corteo, the most enchanting arena production from Cirque du Soleil is back in North America and heading to PHOENIX for 7 shows only from September 13 – 17, 2023, set to charm audiences. This unique production, directed by Daniele Finzi Pasca, first premiered in Montreal in April 2005. Since its creation, the show has amazed over 10 million spectators,in 20 countries, on 4 continents.
Corteo, which means cortege in Italian, is a joyous procession, a festive parade imagined by a clown. The show brings together the passion of the actor with the grace and power of the acrobat to plunge the audience into a theatrical world of fun, comedy and spontaneity situated in a mysterious space between heaven and earth.
The clown pictures his own funeral taking place in a carnival atmosphere, watched over by quietly caring angels. Juxtaposing the large with the small, the ridiculous with the tragic and the magic of perfection with the charm of imperfection, the show highlights the strength and fragility of the clown, as well as his wisdom and kindness, to illustrate the portion of humanity that is within each of us. The music turns lyrical and playful carrying Corteo through a timeless celebration in which illusion teases reality.
In a Cirque du Soleil first, the stage is central in the arena and divides the venue, with each half of the audience facing the other half, giving a unique perspective not only of the show, but also a performer’s eye view of the audience. An atmosphere like never seen before in Cirque du Soleil arena shows. The set curtains, inspired by the Eiffel Tower, and the central curtains, which were hand painted, give a grandiose feel to the stage. This sets the tone for the poetry of Corteo.
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• No professional cameras, audio, or video recording devices are allowed.
• No backpacks are allowed. Bags must be within the 14″ x 14″ x 6″ size requirements.
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Tickets for Footprint Center sports and entertainment events are available at the Footprint Center Box Office located at 201 E. Jefferson St. All tickets purchased at the box office will be delivered via mobile delivery, no printed paper tickets will be distributed at the windows. The Ticket Office will be open at 3 pm on weekday events and three (3) hours prior to event time for weekends.
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