Arts & Culture: Cirque du Soleil kicks off the New Year right with eight performances beginning with opening night held on Wednesday, January 5 at the Agganis Arena. Running through January 9, the show promises to be fun for the entire family.
When it started out in 1984, Cirque du Soleil began as a group of 20 street performers. Today, the company has 5,000 employees including more than 1,200 artists from close to 50 different countries.
The Boston show schedule is as follows:
Wednesday, January 5 at 7:30p.m.
Thursday, January 6 at 7:30p.m.
Friday, January 7 at 3:30p.m. and 7:30p.m.
Saturday, January 8 at 3:30p.m. and 7:30p.m.
Sunday, January 9 at 1p.m. and 5p.m.
Tickets are $95 to $99; children (12 & under) from $76 to $80 and military and seniors are $85.50.
The Agganis Arena is located at Boston University, 925 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02215. For tickets to Dralion, visit www.cirquedusoleil.com.