THE THEATRICAL ADVENTURE OPENS TO A STANDING OVATION IN NASHVILLE
*Matinee and evening shows added through September 17 due to strong demand*
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“It’s an incredible and overwhelming experience!”
– Kelly Sutton, Today In Nashville
“Unpredictably perfect, inspirational, and motivational.”
– Stephanie Langston, WKRN News 2
“This show is brilliant; it’s unlike any show I’ve ever seen before. It’s beautiful. It took my breath away!”
– NewsChannel 5
“If you want to be thoroughly entertained and see things you’ve never seen before, then you’ve got to come see this show!”
– Tuwanda Coleman, Talk of the Town
“A must-see! Very exciting, very entertaining!”
– Fox 17 News
“You can’t imagine how incredible it is. You really have to experience it.”
– Mix 92.9
“Awesome, Incredible, Unimaginable!”
– 650 AM WSM
“If you don’t get your tickets, you’ve lost your mind. You have to come.”
– 99.7 WTN
“A Vegas-quality show in your backyard! The billboards are true: It is the best show ever!”
– Parade Magazine
(Nashville, Tenn. – Thursday, August 31, 2017) #OdysseoTN – After weeks of enthusiastic anticipation, Odysseo by Cavalia made its Tennessee debut last night in front of a captivated audience of 2,000 in Nashville. Under the gleaming White Big Top near Opryland by Briley Parkway at exit 12, spectators of all ages were amazed by the unique blend of equestrian and performing arts, and mesmerized by state-of-the-art special effects. Sharing the magnificent stage with 50 riders, acrobats, aerialists, and musicians, the 65 majestic horses stole the spotlight during this unique theatrical extravaganza, which ended with rapturous applause and a standing ovation.
Due to strong ticket sales in Tennessee, the producers of Odysseo by Cavalia are delighted to announce the addition of an extra week of performances to its limited run in Nashville. The impressive cast of 65 majestic horses and 50 riders, acrobats, aerialists, stilt walkers, dancers and musicians will now be performing under the White Big Top near Opryland through September 17. The newly added performances are now on sale at www.cavalia.com or by calling 1-866-999-8111.
Before the opening night show, more than 500 VIP patrons – including Nashville Mayor Megan Barry; Council-members Robert Swope and Jeff Syracuse; Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp President Butch Spyridon; country music stars Chris Young, Tracy Lawrence, Drake White, Aubrie Sellers and co-founder, guitarist & lead singer of Megadeth Dave Mustaine – were treated to a delicious buffet and a variety of sumptuous desserts prepared by Odysseo by Cavalia head chef, José Acevedo, in the Rendez-Vous VIP lounge. After the curtain call, VIP guests were invited to an exclusive stable tour to meet the two and four-legged stars.
Imagined by Normand Latourelle – creator of Cavalia and renowned for combining different forms of artistic expression and reinventing the scenic space – Odysseo by Cavalia is a veritable revolution in live performance that makes hearts race. Audiences of all ages are transported on an epic journey to some of nature’s greatest wonders by this breathtaking production.
Whether it is the agility of the acrobats, the enchanting score of the live band, or the majestic life-size merry-go-round, the cast and set of Odysseo by Cavalia are inspired and inspiring, delivering crowd-pleasing wonders and stunts.
Odysseo’s mindboggling theatrical effects are as spectacular as they are numerous: a state-of-the-art video screen three times the size of the world’s largest cinema screens; a three-story mountain for dazzling perspectives; décor both intricate and grandiose that seems to pull the audience onto the gigantic stage, and a real lake made of 40,000 gallons of recycled water which magically appears for a splashing finale. In sum, the show creates places no one has ever seen before – places where one can feel the deep connection between horse and man.
TICKETS – Adult tickets are priced from $49.50 to $129.50 + applicable taxes and fees. For an extra special outing, the Rendez-Vous VIP package offers the best seats in the house, full meal buffet dining before the show, open bar, desserts during intermission and an exclusive visit to the stables after the show. This unique VIP experience takes place in a tent alongside the White Big Top. The Rendez-Vous VIP package prices for adults range from $199.50 to $249.50 + applicable taxes and fees. Special pricing and packages also available for groups, children (2-12), juniors (13-17) and seniors (65+). Tickets for Odysseo by Cavalia are available at www.cavalia.com/nashville or by calling 1-866-999-8111.
ABOUT CAVALIA, INC. – Cavalia Inc. is an entertainment company that specializes in the creation, production and touring of innovative shows. Founded by Normand Latourelle, the company reimagines the equestrian and theatrical arts. With its headquarters in Montreal, Cavalia Inc. is an integral part of Canada’s cultural heritage, and the largest Canadian-owned cultural enterprise. Its expertise in high technology, multimedia and special effects creates magical, unique, never-before-seen experiences. Its first show, Cavalia, has been seen by more than 4 million people across North America, Europe, Australia, the Middle East and Asia since its 2003 debut. Odysseo, the company’s second show, has toured to rave reviews and public acclaim since its 2011 premiere. Follow Cavalia’s latest developments at www.twitter.com/cavalia or www.facebook.com/cavalia#OdysseoTN
WHAT: Odysseo by Cavalia
WHEN: More shows added! Matinee and evening performances, scheduled through September 17
WHERE: Under the White Big Top in Nashville, near Opryland by Briley Parkway at exit 12 | 2750 Pennington Bend Rd – Nashville, TN 37214 * Site entrance via McGavock Pike