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‘Corteo’ by Cirque du Soleil is happening in Victoria this weekend

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Experience the magic of Cirque du Soleil without having to leave the island!

Back in April, the largest theatrical producer in the world announced that their newest show, Corteo, will be at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre from October 4th to 7th.

This Thanksgiving, you won’t want to miss out on this bit of magic as the classic, joyous story of a life well-lived enthrals the audience with its comedy and spontaneity situated in a mysterious space between heaven and earth.

Directed by Daniele Finzi Pasca, this surreal production first featured in Montreal 13 years ago, and has since become one of Cirque du Soleil’s most popular shows, airing in 64 cities in 19 countries on 4 continents.

‘Corteo’ means ‘cortege’ in Italian, and is the depiction of a festive procession imagined by a clown, which turns out to be meant for his own funeral.

There are still a few tickets remaining, so grab them while you can!

Check out the trailer:

Corteo by Cirque du Soleil in Victoria

  • When: Thursday, October 4th, 7:30 PM
    Friday, October 5th, 3:30 PM and 7:30 PM
    Saturday, October 6th, 3:30 PM and 7:30 PM
    Sunday, October 7th, 1 PM and 5 PM
  • Where: Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre
  • Admission: Tickets start at $45. Available for purchase online by phone at 250-220-7777, or in person at Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre box office.
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Brishti Basu
Former Senior Staff Writer and Content Manager at Victoria Buzz.

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