Cirque du Soleil: Amaluna



I saw Amaluna last night, the newest Cirque du Soleil creation which is premiering in Montréal.

Although the interludes are boring, every single act was special. With about 80% of the cast being female performers, it gives this show a much different vibe. Overall, it's a much better show than Totem was, and I daresay it's probably one of the very best Cirque du Soleil touring shows of the last decade or so.

Amaluna remains in Montréal till the end of June, after which the tour will continue in Québec City and Toronto. After that, starting this fall, Amaluna will begin its world tour.

Don't miss it!

2 commentaires:

Anonymous said...

Saw it on saturday May 26. Agree that the clown interludes were really boring, especially compared to Totem (that Italian guy was great), but I disagree about the rest. This show was rather uneven with few breathless moments (even none) before intermission, too many dancing numbers. The water tank was interesting at least.

That belly-dancer girl with the balancing dinosaur bones act, however, was the single most different number I've ever seen at a Cirque show, and worth the price of admission.

Kudos also to the tight-rope champion who did a complete forward summersault from the wire to land back on it, that was awesome.

I still preferred Totem, for what it's worth.

C.B.

originaloflaura said...

Looks like a good one. My husband doesn't care for Cirque du Soleil (he refers to them as "Cirque du So Lame," yuk yuk), but I've always enjoyed their take on the typical circus acts. They're definitely innovative, that's for sure. And they have better music than ol' P.T. Barnum ever did. Ah, Montreal, I miss you.

An unrelated question: Do you ever review any urban fantasy?