Cirque du Soleil, the renowned experimental and performing art circus will be presenting its spectacular show, Amaluna this December and January in Miami, Florida. This production brings the audience to a mysterious island that is guided by the cycles of the moon and governed by the Goddesses. One day, a group of young men arrives on the island and an emotionally epic love story begins. Majority of Cirque du Soleil’s shows are kid-friendly and Amaluna is one of them. There may be moments of darkness and loud noises that may frighten them so little preparedness for the little ones. Come along, bring your family and friends, and watch the magic unfold together.
Cirque du Soleil, translated into “Circus of the Sun,” is a Canadian entertainment company. Based in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, and founded by Guy Laliberté and Gilles Ste-Croix in 1984, is the largest theatrical producer in the world.
Amaluna is one of their touring shows, which began in 2012 and is loosely inspired by William Shakespeare’s play, The Tempest. The title is a combination of two words. The word “Ama” means mother in a number of world languages, and “luna” which means moon. The moon is usually viewed as a symbol of femininity which evokes a mother-daughter relationship as well as a concept of the moon being a goddess and protector of the planet Earth. It is also the name of the island the story takes place in.
The story is set on an island which is ruled by goddesses and cycles of the moon. The queen, Prospera, is directing her daughter’s coming-of-age ceremony, which honors and celebrates rebirth, renewal, femininity, and balance. This is a ceremony that has been performed from one generation to the next to ensure the passing down of these values and insights. On this day as part of the ceremony, Prospera causes a great storm and suddenly a group of men are washed up along the shore. Upon discovery, the queen’s daughter falls in love with one of the young men and the two face many trials and setbacks for the sake of their love, faith, mutual trust, and harmony. These trials and setbacks become the storyline’s driving force for the entire production.
This event will take place at the Sun Life Stadium, here is the address:
Address: 2269 Dan Marino Blvd.
Miami Gardens, FL 33056
Neighborhood: Miami-Dade County
Cross Street: University Blvd.
The show is 2 hours and 10 minutes long, including a 25 minute intermission.
Here is the Schedule of Shows:
· December 11, Thursday, 7:30pm
· December 12, Friday, 4:30pm and 8pm
· December 13, Saturday, 4:30pm and 8pm
· December 14, Sunday, 1:30pm and 5pm
· December 16, Tuesday, 7:30pm
· December 19, Friday, 4:30pm and 8pm
· December 21, Sunday, 6:30pm
· December 23, Tuesday, 7:30pm
· December 24, Wednesday, 1pm and 4:30pm
· December 26, Friday, 4:30pm and 8pm
· December 27, Saturday, 4:30pm and 8pm
· December 28, Sunday, 6:30pm
· December 30, Tuesday, 7:30pm
· December 31, Wednesday, 12pm and 3:30pm
· January 2, Friday, 4:30pm and 8pm
· January 3, Saturday, 4:30pm and 8pm
· January 4, Sunday, 1:30pm and 5pm
Cirque du Soleil: Amaluna, is definitely one of those experiences that are rare and oh so memorably breath taking. So don’t hesitate to book your tickets early for whichever show or shows you want to watch with your friends and family. Also to make your experience even more enjoyable, if you don’t live in Miami, you can always stay at Miami Vacations Rentals which offer apartment like accommodations which are fully furnished, have all the basic utilities and are very affordable.
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