SINGAPORE GETS CIRQUE DU SOLEIL TOTEM THIS OCTOBER
Cirque du Soleil recently announced the long-awaited return of its trademark blue-and-yellow big top to Singapore and Cirque du Soleil fans are excited to catch TOTEM in October this year.
Cirque du Soleil TOTEM is an all-new, awe-inspiring production; a fascinating acrobatic journey into the evolution of mankind, will open on 28 October 2015 on Bayfront Avenue, next to Marina Bay Sands.
Since its 2010 World Premiere, more than 3.8 million people in 30 cities worldwide have been mesmerized by the intimacy and beauty of TOTEM, winner of the 2013 NYC Drama Desk Awards for Unique Theatrical Experience. Written and directed by Robert Lepage, TOTEM features a cast of 46 acrobats, actors, musicians and singers from 17 countries performing an impressive collection of jaw-dropping acrobatic acts, in an uplifting array of athleticism, comedy, soul-touching theatrics and surprising visual effects.
An introduction to Cirque du Soleil TOTEM : The word “totem” contains the idea of the order of species. We carry in our bodies the potential of all species, all the way to our desire to fly—like the thunderbird at the top of the totem pole. On an island evoking the shape of a giant turtle, TOTEM traces the fascinating journey of the human species from its original amphibian state to its ultimate desire to fly. Through a visual and acrobatic language, TOTEM explores the ties that bind Man to other species that share our planet, his dreams and his infinite potential.
With acrobatic performances evoking selected scenes from the story of evolution, and featuring Neanderthals, Cro-Magnons, primates and men in suits, among others, TOTEM depicts a world of archetypal characters who, in their own way, witness and act out the perennial, existential, questions of life.
Alternating between science and legend, and peppered with aboriginal stories of creation, Cirque du Soleil TOTEM explores the evolutionary progress of species, Man’s ongoing search for balance, and the curiosity that propels him ever further, faster, and higher…
Tickets are on sale now HERE
Show dates from 28th October 2015 to 6th December 2015
Venue: Bayfront Avenue beside Marina Bay Sands
Tuesday – Friday 8:00pm;
Saturday: 4:30pm and 8:00pm
Sunday: 1:30pm and 5.00pm
* Excludes the booking fee of SGD$4 per ticket
Find tickets at SISTIC.COM or call +65 6348 5555