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Cirque du Soleil Raleigh Show – Crystal – Opening August

by Andrea Updyke

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The new Cirque du Soleil Raleigh show, Crystal, opens at the PNC Arena August 15 and runs through August 19th. They added an element you have never seen from Cirque before and it sounds amazing!

There is a new Cirque du Soleil Raleigh show opening this month and it looks awesome! Cirque du Soleil Crystal, opens at the PNC Arena August 15 and runs through August 19th and if you ask me this show is not to be missed!

When Quidam was in town, we had a fantastic time and were in complete awe of the Cirque performers. I have no doubt this show will provide many jaw-dropping moments because on top of the amazing athletic abilities and stunts they do, Crystal is on ICE for the first time ever!

**I will be provided with media passes to see this show on opening night. All opinions are my own.

Cirque du Soleil Raleigh Crystal

About the Cirque du Soleil Raleigh Show – CRYSTAL

Something I love about Cirque du Soleil is that there is always an amazing story alongside the incredible visuals. I love diving deep into a great character story and CRYSTAL is no different. Here is the official synopsis:

Follow CRYSTAL, the lead character, on an exhilarating tale of self-discovery as she dives into a world of her own imagination. Feel the adrenaline as she soars through this surreal world at high speed to become what she was always destined to be: confident, liberated, and empowered. CRYSTAL invites you to suspend reality and glide into a world that springs to colorful life with astounding visual projections and a soundtrack that seamlessly blends popular music with the signature sound of Cirque du Soleil.

Beyond the back story, you’ll see gymnasts and skaters perform acrobatics on the ice and in the air with synchronized skating, freestyles figures, and extreme skating are featured alongside circus disciplines such as swinging trapeze, aerial traps and hand to hand. OK I think we can all agree that sounds amazing. Am I right?!

Cirque du Soleil Raleigh Crystal

CRYSTAL PNC Arena Show Schedule

CRYSTAL has 7 shows between Wednesday, August 15 through Sunday, August 19, 2018 at the PNC Arena in Raleigh. Learn more and buy tickets here.

Wednesday, August 15 at 7:30 PM

Thursday, August 16 at 7:30 PM

Friday, August 17 at 7:30 PM

Saturday, August 18 at 4:00 PM and 7:30 PM

Sunday, August 19at 1:30 PM and 5:00 PM

About Cirque du Soleil

CRYSTAL is Cirque du Soleil’s 42nd original production since 1984. The company has brought wonder and delight to more than 180 million spectators in more than 450 cities on six continents. Cirque du Soleil has over 4,000 employees, including 1,300 performing artists from 50 different countries.

I’m  so excited to see another Cirque du Soleil Raleigh show and I can’t wait to tell you what we think! I plan to be there opening night, so if you’re still on the fence about going, be sure to follow along with my stories on Instagram and I’ll give you the full scoop!

Cirque du Soleil Raleigh Crystal on Ice

Photo credit : Matt Beard / Costumes: Marie-Chantale Vaillancourt / 2017 Cirque du Soleil

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