Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy: Incredible Feats & Visual Splendor Under the Stars
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The last date listed for Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy was Saturday September 6, 2014 / 7:30pm.
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This exciting new Catholic University production of Sophocles' Greek tragedy comes from a rarely produced adaptation from the late 1920s by Nobel Prize-winning Irish poet William Butler Yeats. King Oedipus tells the truly timeless story of the newly crowned leader of Thebes, who comes to power as its citizens are suffering from famine and plague. But as Oedipus investigates the reasons behind the gods' harsh punishment, he discovers dark secrets and learns that no man can escape his fate -- which happens to involve marrying his mother and murdering his father. Yeats' version also delves into issues of faith vs. reason and Christianity's roots in Greek polytheism, which explains the show's subtitle, Zeus to Deus. Learn More
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My family enjoyed the show. The Filene Center is a semi outdoor location and it rained and thundered during the show, so the mosquitoes were fierce! Also, the ushers wouldnt allow you to eat at your seat, so out to the wet grass and mosquitoes for...continued
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“The grandest circus spectacle east of Vegas” —New York Magazine
Performances will take place rain or shine.
Lawn chairs are permitted only at the back of the lawn area.