Cirque du Soleil presents for the first time in Jordan the signature production Saltimbanco

Saturday 19, May 2012


Cirque du Soleil presents for the first time in Jordan the signature production Saltimbanco


The international entertainment group, Cirque du Soleil, will perform for the first time ever in Jordan with its vibrant signature production, Saltimbanco, from June 26-30, 2012 at Prince Hamza Arena in Amman.


Tickets will be available starting today at where users can reserve their preferred seats and either pay online to get their e-tickets immediately via email, or request them to be delivered by hand and pay upon delivery.

Saltimbanco is Cirque du Soleil’s longest-running touring show and has performed since 1992 to widespread acclaim to sellout audiences in Europe, North and South America, Australia, Japan, and New Zealand for more than 11.5 million enthusiastic fans. 

Classic Cirque du Soleil at its best, Saltimbanco is a thrilling and kaleidoscopic celebration of awe-inspiring artistry and agility. With a cast of 50 high-caliber artists hailing from 20 different countries, Saltimbanco features breathtaking acrobatics and unbelievable athleticism during solo spotlights and epic ensembles, from the seemingly impossible balancing, jumping, and spinning during the Chinese poles or the Russian swing, to the gravity-defying bungees and trapeze, the crowd-pleasing juggling and acrobatic bicycle, to the celebrated and very unique clowns. Technical expertise and extravagant design are woven together by uplifting spectacular costumes, amazing lighting, humor, and enchanting music and magic. Full of color, amusement, and amazement, Saltimbanco is a fun show for the whole family to enjoy.

Saltimbanco - from the Italian “saltare in banco,” which literally means “to jump on a bench” - explores the urban experience in all its myriad forms: the people who live there, their idiosyncrasies and likenesses, families and groups, the hustle and bustle of the street, and the towering heights of skyscrapers. A signature show, it is inspired by the urban fabric of the metropolis and its colorful inhabitants. Decidedly baroque in its visual vocabulary, the show’s eclectic cast of characters draws spectators into a fanciful, dreamlike world, an imaginary city where diversity is a cause for hope. 


“Gracefully athletic theatre” - The London Times
“Human exuberance and physicality” - Variety Magazine (USA) 
“Myth meets magic… An unearthly mixture of commedia dell'arte and rock-concert razzle” - The New York Times



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