HALIFAX, NS – Cirque du Soleil is thrilled to return to the Maritimes with its coolest arena show yet – CRYSTAL. This one of a kind arena production blends circus arts and the world of ice skating in a stunning new production that will take the audience on a journey into a whimsical frozen playground where figure skating mingles with acrobatics and aerial feats. CRYSTAL will perform in the following Maritime cities next summer:
Moncton, NB at the Avenir Centre from Wed., August 14 – Sun., August 18, 2019 Saint John, NB at Harbour Station from Wed., August 21 – Sun., August 25, 2019 Halifax, NS at Scotiabank Centre from Wed., August 28 – Sun., September 1, 2019
The international cast of CRYSTAL features 43 artists, plus more than 40 crew members from 21 different countries supporting the tour every day. It will be a special time for New Brunswick native, Shawn Sawyer – one of the figure Skaters in CRYSTAL who grew up in Edmundston and competed internationally before becoming a professional skater. Shawn says: “I have been fortunate to perform everywhere in the world and visit multiple cities and countries I never thought I would have a chance to see. However, nothing compares to the thrill and excitement of performing in front of my home crowds. I am a proud Maritimer who started my skating career competing in these cities. I have always been proud to display my skills and I have never been this excited to show my family and friends what I have been doing with Cirque du Soleil for the past two years.”
Tickets for CRYSTAL are now available online exclusively to Cirque Club members. Cirque Club membership is free. Benefits includes access to advance tickets, special offers, and exclusive behind-the-scenes information. To join, visit: cirqueclub.com. General ticket on-sale for each city will be starting Friday, December 7 at 10 a.m., visit: cirquedusoleil.com/crystal.
Tickets for the Moncton show will be available by phone at 1-855-985-5000 and online at avenircentre.com. Tickets will be available in person at the Avenir Centre Box Office (150 Canada Street) beginning on Monday, Dec. 10 at 9 a.m.
Tickets for the Saint John show will be available at the Harbour Station Box Office (99 Station St.), by phone at (506) 657-1234 / 1-800-267-2800 and online at harbourstation.ca.
Tickets for the Halifax show will be available at the Ticket Atlantic Box Office at the Scotiabank Centre, at participating Atlantic Superstore outlets, by calling (902) 451-1221 / 1-877-451-1221 and online at ticketatlantic.com.
More about CRYSTAL – A Breakthrough Ice Experience
Directed by Shana Carroll and Sebastien Soldevila, Crystal, our misfit heroine, takes you on an exhilarating tale of self-discovery as she dives into a world of her own imagination. Feel the adrenaline as she soars through this surreal world to become what she was always destined to be: confident, curious, and creative. CRYSTAL invites you to suspend reality and glide into a world that springs to colorful life with astounding visual projections and a soundtrack that seamlessly blends popular music with the signature sound of Cirque du Soleil. CRYSTAL is suitable for all ages.
“Feast for the eyes, good for the soul” – Green Bay Press Gazette
“After seeing Cirque du Soleil performers lace up skates, the only thing that comes to mind is this: Why haven’t they thought of this before?” – Winnipeg Free Press
We gratefully acknowledge our Presenting partner Sun Life Global Investments and Official partner Mastercard.
Press Kit Document: HERE
Official Trailer: HERE
Official BRoll: HERE
CRYSTAL Official Photos: HERE
Photo credit: Matt Beard / Costumes: Marie-Chantale Vaillancourt / 2018 Cirque du Soleil
Show schedule Moncton – Avenir Centre
Wednesday, August 14, Thursday August 15 & Friday, August 16 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, August 17 at 12:30 p.m., 4:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, August 18 at 1:30 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. Saint John – Harbour Station
Wednesday, August 21, Thursday, August 22 & Friday, August 23 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, August 24 at 4:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, August 25 at 1:30 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.
Halifax – Scotiabank Centre
Wednesday, August 28, Thursday, August 29 and Friday, August 30 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, August 31 at 12:30 p.m., 4:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, September 1 at 1:30 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.