09/14/2010 1:18 PM - Get ready for the all new CIRQUE DREAMS ILLUMINATION from the creators of the groundbreaking hit and only show of its kind to ever perform on Broadway CIRQUE DREAMS JUNGLE FANTASY. Hailed as, “Dazzling! A reason to stand up and cheer”, by the New York Daily News, CIRQUE DREAMS ILLUMINATION will ignite Corpus Christi when it performs at the American Bank Center Selena Auditorium on October 23 at 8:00pm, for one performance only! Tickets, starting at $26.50 will be available on Friday, September 17 at the American Bank Center box office, Ticketmaster.com, all Ticketmaster outlets, or by calling 1-800-745-3000. Discounts for subscribers and children 14 and under are available by calling 361-826-4170. Discounts are available for groups of 20 or more by calling 361-826-4754.
Journey with fascination into the depths of a city that ignites with illumination when Cirque Dreams imagination, suspense and theatrical innovation turns EVERDAY ORDINARY…INTO BRIGHT AND EXTRAORDINARY! Audiences of all ages will marvel as city dwellers reinvent familiar objects, balance on wires, leap tall buildings and redefine the risks of flight in a story filled with astounding occurrences. One of a kind artists populate the streets of this magical metropolis and breathe energy into its landscape with urban acrobatics and never before seen phenomenal thrills of disbelief. Cirque Dreams critically acclaimed dazzling costumes come alive to the sounds of jazz, ballroom, pop and more in this original score. CIRQUE DREAMS ILLUMINATION will surely live up to the Cirque Dreams brand of notoriety proclaimed “The grandest circus spectacle east of Vegas” by New York Magazine.
Created and directed by Neil Goldberg, Cirque Dreams Illumination is the latest brainchild of Goldberg’s theatrical imagination and the Cirque Dreams brand of entertainment, creators of international performance, touring and Broadway sensations Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy, Cirque Dreams Holidaze, Cirque Dreams Pandemonia, Cirque Dreams Coobrila, Cirque Ingenieux and the first show of its kind at sea…Cirque Dreams & Dinner on board the Norwegian Cruise Line EPIC. Over 50 million fans have attended a Cirque Dreams show throughout the U.S. and abroad in the past 5 years.
“Cirque Dreams Illumination” is the company’s 14th production since originating in 1993. “The Cirque Dreams brand of quality, originality and value combined with Broadway theatrics and international circus artistry continues to transcend imagination and appeal to audiences of all ages” says Goldberg. Critics and audiences alike have praised Cirque Dreams shows as “A whiz-bang family friendly spectacle” (LA Times), “Pure talent on a stage” (New Yorker) and “Executed to perfection.” (Chicago Sun Times).
Jam Theatricals (www.jamtheatricals.com) and the American Bank Center Selena Auditorium are proud to present Cirque Dreams Illumination as part of the Broadway in Corpus Christi 2010-11 Season, sponsored by KRIS-TV, and the Caller Times.
About Jam Theatricals
Jam Theatricals (Presenter) is a Chicago-based entertainment company that presents and produces Broadway engagements throughout North America. Under the direction of co-founders Arny Granat and Steve Traxler, Jam Theatricals manages subscription seasons in more than 30 cities. Jam Theatricals and its principals are the recipients of five Tony Awards® for producing on Broadway: including Glengarry Glen Ross (Best Revival of a Play 2005), Monty Python’s Spamalot (Best Musical 2005), The History Boys (Best Play 2006), August Osage County (Best Play 2008) and Hair (Best Revival of a Musical 2009). Additional Broadway credits include: Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune, The Retreat from Moscow, The Wedding Singer, Talk Radio, Rock ‘N’ Roll, The Seafarer, The Homecoming, November, Sunday in the Park with George, Speed-the-Plow, reasons to be pretty, 9 to 5 and Blithe Spirit. Currently on Broadway, Jam Theatricals is proud to be producing The Addams Family and David Mamet’s A Life in the Theatre starring Patrick Stewart and T.R. Knight. Please visit www.jamtheatricals.com for more information.