Cirque du Soleil Is Back on Ice

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Experience live music, extraordinary skating and stunning visuals in
Cirque du Soleil AXEL
 

Cirque du Soleil AXEL opens in Cincinnati from January 23-26, 2020 at U.S. Bank Arena 

Cincinnati, September 5, 2019 – It is with great excitement that Cirque du Soleil announces its new on-ice spectacle that will spin you into the vibrant world of AXEL. This new production features spectacular skating, breathtaking acrobatics on ice, astonishing visual effects, and live music that seamlessly integrates popular songs with new original scores. AXEL will be gliding into the U.S. Bank Arena in Cincinnati for 6 performances only from January 23-26, 2020. Tickets are available online at cirquedusoleil.com/axel.

Show Schedule

  • Thursday, January 23 at 7:30 pm
  • Friday, January 24 at 7:30 pm
  • Saturday, January 25 at 3:30 and 7:30 pm
  • Sunday, January 26 at 1:00 and 5:00 pm

An inspirational and musical storyline
Axel, a young graphic artist and musician, dives into his hand-drawn universe as he falls in love with the captivating Lei. Together they jet off on a fast-moving quest to retrieve the stolen light from the supervillain Vï.  In this epic fantasy, graphic art and music intertwine to create the super-charged world of AXEL. Spectacular ice skating, breath-taking acrobatics, pop-rock music and vibrant visuals create an energetic and immersive experience for the whole family.

In Cirque du Soleil AXEL, the music serves a narrative thread guiding our characters and our audiences as they journey with Axel and Lei to discover that true love shines even brighter than the most radiant star.

This newest Cirque du Soleil creation brings a new look to the world of ice skating by introducing us to the discipline of freestyle skating. This fresh take on skating combined with the skill and power of traditional pairs, solo, and adagio work allows Cirque du Soleil to set the stage for high-caliber ice skating of all kinds.

Photos, video and music excerpts are accessible here. 

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About Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group
Cirque du Soleil AXEL is the 48th original production of Cirque du Soleil, part of Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group, and its second on-ice experience.

Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group is a world leader in live entertainment. On top of producing world-renowned circus arts shows, the Canadian organization brings its creative approach to a large variety of entertainment forms such as multimedia productions, immersive experiences, theme parks and special events. It currently has 4,500 employees from nearly 70 countries. Going beyond its various creations, Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group aims to make a positive impact on people, communities and the planet with its most important tools: creativity and art. For more information about Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group, please visit CDSentertainmentgroup.com.

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