Cirque Du Soleil® Congratulates The Uae As Quidam™ Breaks Regional Ticket Sales Record
More than 40,000 tickets have already been sold for Cirque du Soleil® production Quidam™ making it the most successful single event ever to be staged in the Middle East, it was announced today
“We are overwhelmed by the response and support that Quidam has received,” said Rob MacKenzie, Tour Director of Quidam and we just want to say congratulations to the people of the UAE – you’ve set yet another milestone”.
Cirque du Soleil’s production of Quidam is the most ambitious live event ever staged in the Gulf Co-operation Council (GCC) and with a choice of ticket sales outlets including a dedicated booking hotline and transactional website plus a number of retail outlets located throughout Dubai eager fans have responded in force buying close to 100 tickets an hour.
“To say that we’ve surpassed expectations would be an understatement -- clearly consumers in the UAE had already made up their minds that Quidam is a must-see experience, a testament to the vision of Istithmar, management expertise of RetailCorp and the reputation of Cirque du Soleil,” said Marvin Shaire, CEO, RetailCorp.
Under the patronage of HH Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the TECOM (Dubai Technology and Media Free Zone Authority), the Dubai season of Quidam is being produced in partnership with RetailCorp, a subsidiary of Istithmar, and in association with Nakheel and The Palm.
Tickets for Quidam can be purchased from: www.showbizme.com , the booking hotline on +9714 366 2277, China Court, Ibn Battuta Mall, or at any of the four Jumbo Electronic Retail outlets in Mall of the Emirates, Wafi City, BurJuman, and Bur Dubai.
With more than 50 performers from 13 different countries, Quidam is a thrilling combination of acrobatic artistry, technical expertise, extravagant design and exceptional musical inspiration, woven into a seamless whole by an emotional dramatic thread. Quidam features the German wheel, banquine, Spanish webs, diabolos, aerial contortion in silk, and of course the acclaimed crazy clowns. A haunting live score draws from a wealth of eclectic cultural blends, classical strings and synthesizers, samplers and guitars.
About Cirque du Soleil
Founded in Quebec in 1984 by street performer Guy Laliberté, Cirque du Soleil has wowed more than 50 million spectators around the world and is currently presenting thirteen different shows on four continents. Cirque du Soleil has become a leading provider of quality entertainment with more than 3,000 employees, including 900 artists who hail from 40 different nationalities.
Tickets are available for purchase through three distribution channels:
1. online, at www.showbizme.com
2. Booking hotline +971 04 3 66 22 77 - open 9am-9pm, seven days a week:.
3. In person at China Court, Ibn Battuta Mall
The Box Office outside Persia Court entrance, Ibn Battuta Mall
One of four Jumbo Electronic Retail outlets Mall of the Emirates, Wafi City, BurJuman, and Bur Dubai (Jumbo Corner).
Regardless of which channel the customer chooses to use, each ticket purchased guarantees a reserved seat. Tickets purchased at a retail outlet will be printed out on the spot, and customers will leave with their tickets.
Weekdays (except Monday): 8:00 pm
Weekends (Friday and Saturday): 4:00 pm and 8:00 pm
(Please note performance schedule changes some weeks)
Adults from AED 200 to AED 400
Children (2 to 12 years old) from AED 75 to AED 300
TAPIS ROUGE™ VIP EXPERIENCE
The Tapis Rouge VIP experience includes one of the best seats in the house,
refreshments and access to the exclusive Tapis Rouge one hour prior to show time. To register interest or purchase the Tapis Rouge VIP Corporate Packages visit http://www.showbizme.com
Tapis Rouge VIP ticket prices are AED 800 per ticket for adults and AED 700 per ticket for children (12 years old and under at the time of performance).
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