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Cirque du Soleil

Cirque du Soleil is pleased to be adding a month of performances (December 2 2014 to January 4 2015) to the upcoming Sydney season of its soul-touching production TOTEM. The intimate theatrical experience will open on October 28 2014 under the signature blue-and-yellow big top at the Entertainment Quarter, Moore Park, Sydney.

Tickets for these new Sydney performances of TOTEM are available online or by phone on toll free 0011-800-1-548-0000 (12pm-10pm Monday-Friday). More information about special Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve performances to be added to the schedule will be communicated later this Spring.

TOTEM – a fascinating journey into the evolution of mankind

Since its World Premiere in 2010, more than 3 million people across 25 cities worldwide have been mesmerized by the intimacy and beauty of TOTEM, winner of the 2013 Drama Desk Award for Unique Theatrical Experience. Featuring a cast of 45 acrobats, actors, musicians and singers, TOTEM is an uplifting array of athleticism, comedy, heartfelt emotions and surprising visual effects.

Written and directed by multidisciplinary artist Robert Lepage, TOTEM traces the fascinating journey of the human species from its original amphibian state to its ultimate desire to fly. The characters evolve on a stage evoking a giant turtle, the symbol of origin for many ancient civilizations.

Inspired by many founding myths, TOTEM illustrates, through a visual and acrobatic language, the evolutionary progress of species. Somewhere between science and legend TOTEM explores the ties that bind Man to other species, his dreams and his infinite potential.

To watch Robert Lepage’s official interview about the concept of TOTEM, visit
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Sydney – From October 28 2014, Entertainment Quarter, Moore Park
Melbourne – From January 21 2015, Flemington Racecourse
Brisbane – From April 10 2015, Northshore Hamilton
Adelaide – From June 11 2015, The Plateau in Tampawardli
Perth – From July 31 2015, Belmont Racecourse

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