2007 Media Release - Le Grand Cirque
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Issued Tuesday, 13 November 2007
SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE PRESENTS LE GRAND CIRQUE
IN THE CONCERT HALL FROM 11 JANUARY 2008
“Mesmerising acrobatic theatre“ BBC
Over the summer holidays, Sydney Opera House invites mums, dads, kids, grandparents and fun-lovers alike to the incredible stage spectacular Le Grand Cirque. With death-defying acts, dazzling costumes and breathtaking special effects, the pick of acrobatic circus artists from around the world will be brought together for the Australian premiere of this international phenomenon.
The Concert Hall will be the transformed to house this magnificent event – the first time an event of this magnitude has been staged in the venue. This is the perfect occasion to bring your kids along to experience an astounding event for all the family. Le Grand Cirque plays from Friday 11 January and with adults at kids’ prices for families at special matinees, it won’t break the bank!
Seen by millions around the world, Le Grand Cirque is a jaw-dropping visual feast of breathtaking group acrobatics and white-knuckle routines. The international cast of 40 champion acrobats and performers have been handpicked from around the world for their death-defying abilities and precision skills. The result is a fast-paced, heart-pounding spectacle that will astonish you, keeping you to the edge of your seat from start to finish. The show concludes with the incredible Wheel of Death, probably the most spectacular circus stunt ever attempted in Australia!
Extravagant and mesmerising, Le Grand Cirque is a family-priced, international circus spectacular. It is an experience not to be missed.
The season at Sydney Opera House is limited to 10 days only and cannot be extended so tickets will sell fast; book now to avoid missing out. This is one spectacular show the family will never forget!
Season Details: Le Grand Cirque
Venue: Concert Hall
Dates: 11 - 20 January
Prices: $39 - $79 Great family deals with adults at kids' prices at special matinees
Bookings: +61 2 9250 7777
Sophie Hodges, Next Step Media
Telephone: 0403 959 528