Chicago Welcomes Cirque du Soleil’s New Show KURIOS

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Cirque du Soleil returned to Chicago this week after a four-year absence with its newest touring show, ‘KURIOS – Cabinet of Curiosities’, premiering to rave reviews under the famous blue-and-yellow Big Top in the United Center parking lot.

Set to a toe-tapping, 30s-era jazz score, and featuring a gorgeous set design and vibrant costumes, the new show is a clever tale in which time comes to a complete stop, transporting the audience inside a fantasy world where everything is possible.

The name of the show refers to the humble and strange characters that inhabit the Seeker’s Cabinet of Curiosities. “Kurios” is an inspired blend of unusual curiosity acts and stunning acrobatic prowess from Cirque du Soleil.

Powered by a top-shelf troupe of artist-athletes, “Kurios” delivers memorable thrills start to finish – jugglers, trapeze artists, tumblers and aerial acts perform in impressively choreographed and fast-paced routines that bring out plenty of ‘oohs’ and ‘aahs’ from the audience.

  • An acrobat jumps on her acrobatic bicycle suspended in midair and hangs on in a variety of positions — on the handlebar stem or on the wheel, by a foot or by an arm.

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Tony Award-Winners Galore Now Playing on Broadway

ion King the Musical won the Tony Award for Best Musical in 1998.

You could spend 9 nights in a row going to see a Broadway show that has won the coveted Tony Award for Best Musical. You’ll need an extra bag for all those Playbills!

Ok, so maybe that’s a little too much singing and dancing and general merriment for one trip to the Big Apple, but it just goes to show the variety of A-plus Broadway productions currently available to be enjoyed for locals and visitors.

TicketsatWork has the best deals for your next Broadway adventure, for one night, two nights… or hey, take a few extra days off work and enjoy all the Best Musicals playing on Broadway.

Let’s take a closer look at the 9, Tony Award-Winning Best Musicals presently playing on Broadway:

Fun Home (Best Musical, 2015)
The musical adaptation of Alison Bechdel’s graphic-novel memoir, Fun Home introduces us to Alison at three different ages, revealing memories of her uniquely dysfunctional family—her mother, brothers and volatile, brilliant, enigmatic father—that connect with her in surprising new ways. This intimate and emotional theatrical experience is performed entirely in the round, bringing audiences closer to Alison’s story than ever before. Playing at the Circle in the Square Theater

Gentleman’s Guide (Best Musical, 2014)
The uproarious story of Monty Navarro, an heir to a family fortune who sets out to jump the line of succession by—you guessed it—eliminating the eight pesky relatives who stand in his way (each played by Tony winner Jefferson Mays). Playing at the Walter Kerr Theatre

Kinky Boots (Best Musical, 2013)
Inspired by true events, Kinky Boots tells the story of Charlie Price, who inherits his father’s shoe factory. Looking to save the family business, Charlie turns to a fabulously fashionable new friend — cabaret star Lola — who gives him an outrageous idea that could change both of their destinies. Playing at the Al Hirschfield Theatre

The Book of Mormon (Best Musical, 2012)
Composed by South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone and Avenue Q’s Robert Lopez, The Book of Mormon is an old-style musical with a modern sensibility. This blockbuster show features several big song-and-dance numbers accompanied by some old-fashioned Broadway belting. An equal opportunity offender, the show playfully pokes fun at religion, sexuality, poverty and race, while inspiring an after-the-show discussion of religion in general. Playing at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre Continue reading

Enjoy Big Savings with the South Florida Explorer Pass

The Miami Seaquarium is a hot spot for the South Florida Explorer

‘Explore’ is just about the perfect expression when it comes to visiting South Florida.

And now, with the release of the new South Florida Explorer Pass, enjoying the sights and sounds, fun and adventure at attractions throughout South Florida has never been easier – or packed with more savings.

Link up with TicketsatWork.com today and get big savings with this terrific, new product that is your first-class pass to enjoy must-see attractions in South Florida.

Covering South Florida markets such as West Palm Beach, Ft. Lauderdale, Miami, and the Keys, the South Florida Explorer Pass includes admission to a choice of 3, 4, or 5 popular attractions from over 25 options.

A quick snapshot of those South Florida attractions includes:

Miami Attractions:
– Miami Duck Tours
– Jet Boat Miami
– Water Taxi Miami
– Biscayne Bay Sightseeing Boat Cruise
– Miami Seaquarium
– Zoo Miami Safari

– And more!
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Catch Cirque Du Soleil’s ‘Kooza’ in Austin, Virginia Beach

Kooza by Cirque du Soleil wows with The Chinese Chair act.

Kooza, Cirque Du Soleil’s latest adrenaline rush of a show, is currently wowing audiences in Virginia Beach, VA, and next month brings the touring circus to Austin, TX.

Whether you’re in flip-flops by the beach, or cowboy hats in the heart of Texas, Kooza is a show you don’t want to miss!

Like all the Cirque Du Soleil shows that came before, this is a show bursting with creative energy. You will experience a spectacular set design, inventive costumes, and a wildly talented cast of clowns and acrobats leading you on a journey of adventure.

Kooza tells the story of a character known as The Innocent, a downhearted loner in search of his place in the world. Truly a circus spectacle worth seeing, the new show is set in a thrilling and exotic visual world full of surprises, thrills, and chills. Continue reading