Stage Door News
Toronto: Cirque du Soleil returns to Toronto April 7-June 18, 2023, with “Koozå”
Tuesday, December 6, 2022
Mark your calendars for Cirque du Soleil’s thrilling and internationally acclaimed production of KOOZA, coming to Toronto, ON from April 7 to June 18, 2023. The iconic Big Top will be the first to take residence in the re-development site at 2150 Lake Shore Blvd West in the neighbourhood of Humber Bay Shores, bringing its signature brand of creativity and live experience to audiences once more. Get ready to be swept away by the sheer magic and mischievous clowns of KOOZA, presented by Sun Life, along with incredible daredevil performances and showmanship of High Wire, Teeterboard, and infamous ‘Wheel of Death’ acts.
Acclaimed the world over since its debut in 2007, KOOZA has mesmerized close to 8 million spectators with over 4,000 performances in 65 cities across 22 countries. Following its 2022 relaunch and record-breaking attendance breakthrough in Montreal, KOOZA is continuing its momentous success touring across North America and the world including Mexico City and Houston, before heading to Toronto.
"KOOZA evokes the yesteryear of traditional circus with a timeless wonder. It is an emotional roller coaster ride that will make you laugh out loud in one breath, and gasp in awe and anticipation in the next breath," said Mike Newquist, President, Touring Shows Division, Cirque du Soleil. "Last year the world was rebuilding, and now is a time to have fun again, to laugh again, and to believe in the possibilities -- which is what KOOZA encapsulates."
A THRILLING RIDE
Undeniably the most daring Cirque du Soleil touring production to-date, KOOZA is packed with nail-biting, mind-boggling acrobatics. Inspired by traditional circus arts from around the globe, the show’s performances display remarkable showmanship, exceptional execution and incredible agility.
A magnificent return to the origins of Cirque du Soleil, KOOZA pays tribute to traditional circus in all its splendor with audacious acrobatic prowess and bold slapstick comedy. Filled with chills, thrills, laughter and wonder, KOOZA unfolds a non-stop, adrenaline-packed series of edge-of-your-seat surprises. Under the watch of a mysterious trickster with electrifying powers, KOOZA follows the self-discovery adventures of the Innocent who is magically transported to an exotic yet zany kingdom. For more information, visit cirquedusoleil.com.
Get early access to KOOZA tickets to save 30% when joining Club Cirque. Starting a membership with Club Cirque is easy and free, visit cirqueclub.com to find out all the fan perks. General on-sale to start on December 12, at cirquedusoleil.com.