Varekai takes off

kimba 16 March 2007 7

I went to the opening night of Cirque Du Soleil’s Varekai last night.

It was in a word sensational!

The Big Top looks fantastic on the lake – we should use the lake for more of these sorts of events, including festivals.

The performances were exhilarating…stunning costumes with a great atmosphere.

Marathon man, Rob de Castella, made a special appearance that brought the house down.

They received a standing ovation and came out for 3-4 ‘curtain calls’.

The after party was also first-rate. Held under the ‘shadow’ of the Big Top on a balmy evening the guests wined and dined with some of the performers.


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crabb crabb 2:58 pm 16 Mar 07

Just gone through the same process, Sammy. Better to go in through the home page, and click on “Varekai” under Feature Events. Don’t use the search boxes – had the same problem.

Sammy Sammy 2:49 pm 16 Mar 07

The Ticketek website is very confusing. Best I can tell, you cannot purchase tickets through Ticketek, but gift vouchers for ticket redemption at the box office. Anyone?

kimba kimba 1:31 pm 16 Mar 07

I believe so – through Ticketek

Absent Diane Absent Diane 1:15 pm 16 Mar 07

are tickets still available?

Jazz Jazz 1:04 pm 16 Mar 07

I also went to the show last night and it was just amazing – the contortionist (SP?) was incredible and all the costumes are just so colourful and fanciful and the comic relief was really funny. I am definitely going back again.

RandomGit RandomGit 12:48 pm 16 Mar 07

Next Thursday is my time. Thanks for getting me pumped guys.

herbert herbert 12:29 pm 16 Mar 07

I was sceptical about the whole affair. But begrudgingly went along with free tickets and loved every minute.

Great show and very well organised – I was expecting parking or ticketing or toilet hassles on the first night, but everything went swimmingly.

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