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May 16, 2014

Cirque Du Soleil presents Varekai in Indianapolis

Cirque du Soleil’s newest arena show, Varekai, will perform in Indianapolis at Bankers Life Fieldhouse from July 24-27, for six performances only.

After 11 years of touring the world under the blue and yellow Big Top, Varekai begun a new adventure this past December touring the world in arenas and in some markets never visited before.

Tickets are on sale now at online at www.cirquedusoleil.com/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.

From a group of 20 street performers at its beginnings in 1984, Cirque du Soleil is a major Québec-based organization providing high-quality artistic entertainment. The company has 5,000 employees, including more than 1,300 artists from more than 50 countries.

Cirque du Soleil has brought wonder and delight to more than 100 million spectators in more than 300 cities in more than 40 countries on six continents. For more information about Cirque du Soleil, visit the website at www.cirquedusoleil.com.

Show times are 7:30 p.m. July 24 and 25, 4 and 7:30 p.m. July 26, and 1:30 and 5 p.m. July 27.

Tickets are priced from $35 to $145 for adults, $28 to $116 for children ages 12 and younger, and $31.51 to $85.50 for members of the military, senior citizens and students.

For complete show and ticket information,visit the website at www.cirquedusoleil.com/varekai.

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