Cirque du Soleil: Kurios, Cabinet of Curiosities, Aug 28 – Oct 26 2014

by A.J. Lam

Kurios, Cabinet of Curiosities, is the latest and greatest from the world-renowned Cirque du Soleil from Montreal, playing under the Grand Chapiteau at the Portlands until the end of October 2014.  Michel Leprise’s surreal show blends Jules Verne’s wonderful world and magical music with fabulous flying trapeze artists, marvelous muscled men, beguiling bicyclist and boaters, to hilarious hand theatre, colourful contortionists, mystical invisible circus animals, amazing acrobats, gravity-defying balancers, jazzy juggling, mesmerizing yo-yo mastery and cunning cat-imitation.  The world has become Kurios-er and Kurios-er…