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Cirque du Soleil to Perform Varekai at Erie Insurance Arena

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Erie, PA - Cirque du Soleil will perform in Erie with its newest arena show, Varekai. Performances will be held at the Erie Insurance Arena from August 13-17, 2014 for seven performances only.

Promoters tell us after touring the world for 11 years under the big top, this past DecemberVarekai embarked on a new journey touring the world in arenas and in some new markets never before visited by Cirque du Soleil.

Advance tickets for Varekai are available now online to Cirque Club members through April 6. Cirque Club membership is free and benefits includes access to advance tickets, special offers and exclusive behind the scenes information. To join, go to www.cirqueclub.com.

Tickets for the general public will be available starting Monday, April 7 at www.cirquedusoleil.com/varekai or by calling 814 452-4857.

About Varekai
Deep within a forest, at the summit of a volcano, exists an extraordinary world a world where something else is possible.  A world called Varekai.

The sky lets go a solitary young man, and the story of Varekai begins. Parachuted into the shadows of a magical forest, a kaleidoscopic world imbued with fantastical creatures, a young man takes flight in an adventure both absurd and extraordinary. On this day at the edge of time, in this place of pure and undiluted possibility, begins an inspired incantation to a life rediscovered and to a newly found wonder in the mysteries of the world and the mind. The word Varekai (pronounced ver·ay·'kie) means "wherever" in the Romany language of the gypsies the universal wanderers.  Directed by Dominic Champagne, this production pays tribute to the nomadic soul, to the spirit and art of the circus tradition, and to those who quest with infinite passion along the path that leads to Varekai.

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