When Cirque du Soleil comes to town, the magical feeling in the air is palpable. The circus tent goes up, and people just know they're in for a good show. But if Cirque comes to your city sans big top, will the performance be as thrilling? You can bet the trapeze on it! To see for yourself, head out to the Family Arena (2002 Arena Parkway, St. Charles) for Cirque'sSaltimbanco arena tour. This show features the stunning acts you love and all the theatrics you expect — at a venue with which you're familiar. Cool, huh? This special circus is in St. Charles for eight shows Wednesday through Sunday (February 4 through 8), and tickets cost $32 to $94 (at 314-534-1111 or www.metrotix.com).
Photo credit: AL SEIB, COPYRIGHT 2005 CIRQUE DU SOLEIL INC
Feb. 4-8, 2009