Cirque du Soleil - Algeria Tickets
Cirque du Soleil presents Algeria is an acrobatically delightful show about the virility of youth and the handing off of powers from the old to the new. A statement on social transformation is transfixed by the wonder, grace and beauty that have come to be a signature of Cirque du Soleil shows. Algeria is the most popular touring productions of Cirque du Soleil that has been in over 65 cities around the world since 1994.
Originally the show was a touring big top show, but in 2009 during the North American tour, the show was converted to an arena format. Algeria comes from the Spanish world for joy. The show is an operatic introspection of the struggle for power and the invigorating energy of the youth.
The costumes are a baroque aesthetic of decadence and ornamentation, and the music is a unique new-age blend of French, Spanish, African and Mediterranean influence. The stage and props are harsh angular designs characterized by Gothic arches.
The stage is set-up by a giant dome and decorated with stylistic columns and balustrades. The dome appears to be a powerful and impressive structure comparable to how churches and government buildings are constructed.
The Old Order costumes are decorated with lace, feathers and other adornments and are reminiscents of New York’s Gilded Age of time. The New Order costumes represent the youth of tomorrow being lighter and softer. The entire Algeria wardrobe is made up of over 400 costume pieces.
Algeria is about the handing down of power over time; the evolution from ancient monarchies to modern democracies and youth to old age and how they play out in their lives. You will experience the King’s fools, beggars, children, clowns and many other characters that are able to resist the passing of time and the transformations that go along with it.
Algeria is considered one of the more popular of the Cirque du Soleil productions that reflect on a mood and a state of mind. The liveliness is reflected with colorful imagery; the lights, colors and movements reflected on stage are breathtaking. It is a show many people are raving to be one of the best Cirque du Soleil shows and one you don’t want to miss out on.