OVO by Cirque du Soleil at The Plateau at National Harbor
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The last date listed for Cirque du Soleil: OVO was Friday October 22, 2010 / 8:00pm.
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The Washington Ballet's ingenious take on this holiday favorite is set in the wintry, historic D.C. of old. In Septime Webre's version of the timeless ballet, George Washington becomes the heroic nutcracker -- which makes perfect sense considering his legendary set of wooden choppers. Set to Tchaikovsky's beautiful score and staged with magnificent sets and costumes, there are waltzing cherry blossoms, dancing sugar plums and other clever adaptations to enchant young and old, making this particular The Nutcracker a beloved family tradition. Learn More
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The show is enthralling and every bit as good as other cirque tours I've seen (all of them) The insects characters were quite loveable and never ugly or frightening. The 3 comic characters were hilarious. Parking is $12 but if you get there early and park near the parking lot exit/entrance (and you exit immediately after the show) you can get out very quickly the show ended at 10:35pm and we were home in alexandria before 10:50pm!
Quotes & Highlights
OVO is a headlong rush into a colourful ecosystem teeming with life, where insects work, eat, crawl, flutter, play, fight and look for love in a non-stop riot of energy and movement. The insects' home is a world of biodiversity and beauty filled with noisy action and moments of quiet emotion.
When a mysterious egg appears in their midst, the insects are awestruck and intensely curious about this iconic object that represents the enigma and cycles of their lives.
It’s love at first sight when a gawky, quirky insect arrives in this bustling community and a fabulous ladybug catches his eye – and the feeling is mutual.
OVO is overflowing with contrasts. The hidden, secret world at our feet is revealed as tender and torrid, noisy and quiet, peaceful and chaotic. And as the sun rises on a bright new day the vibrant cycle of insect life begins anew.
Picture credit: Benoit Fontaine
Costume credit: Liz Vandal
About the Ticket Supplier: Cirque du Soleil - OVO
Cirque du Soleil's mission is to invoke the imagination, provoke the senses and evoke the emotions of people around the world.