Cirque Du Soleil Proudly Presents Corteo For The First Time in Tennessee at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville July 26 – 29, 2018
09 Mar 2018
Posted by PRDesk
(Nashville, Tennessee – March 9, 2018) – Cirque du Soleil, the largest theatrical producer in the world is thrilled to announce that tickets are now on sale for their upcoming visit to Music City with its latest creation,Corteo this summer, July 26-29, 2018. The largest international touring production will take spectators on a magnificent journey, with 51 acrobats, musicians, singers and actors representing more than 15 nationalities while contrasting 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.
Written and directed by, Daniele Finzi Pasca, with Cirque du Soleil’s mission of invoking the imagination, provoking the senses and evoking the emotions of people around the world, Corteo is like no other production. It first premiered in Montreal under the Big Top in April 2005 and has since been a great success amazing eight million people in 64 cities in 19 countries on four continents. Corteo which means cortege in Italian is a joyous procession, a festive parade imagined by a clown as he visualizes his own funeral taking place in a carnival-like setting, watched over quietly by caring angels. This mesmerizing production combines a theatrical world of excitement, comedy, and spontaneity situated in a mysterious space between heaven and earth making for a magical and musical experience.
About Cirque du Soleil: Originally composed of 20 street performers in 1984, Cirque du Soleil completely reinvented circus arts and went on to become a world leader in artistic entertainment. Established in Montreal, the Canadian organization has brought wonder and delight to over 180 million spectators with 42 productions that have taken place in close to 450 cities in 60 countries. Cirque du Soleil currently has over 4,000 employees, including 1,300 artists, from nearly 50 countries. In 2017 alone, 19 shows are being presented simultaneously throughout the world