VAREKAI to Close on December 23, 2017!

Montreal, May 19 2017 – After 15 years of touring around the globe in over 200 cities and 43 countries, Cirque du Soleil Varekai will take its final bow on December 23, 2017, in Sugar Land, Texas. Launched in Montreal in 2002, the show has had an exceptional run, touring 11 years under the Big Top and 4 years in arenas.

The colourful world of Varekai, with its enchanted forest and energetic performances, has already won over more than 11 million spectators. By the end of its run, the show will have been performed over 5,200 times. “I pay tribute to this wonderful show and salute all the artists, technicians and employees who have made Varekai one of the brightest jewels of Cirque du Soleil” explained Jean-François Bouchard, Chief Creative Officer.

The cast of Varekai comprises 50 artists from 12 different nationalities.

Varekai continues its European tour until October and will be presented in North America until the end of December. Tickets can be purchased online for the European performances at Tickets for the North American performances will go on sale shortly.

{ SOURCE: Cirque du Soleil }