I had the pleasure of seeing Cavalia's Odysseo a couple years ago when it was in Burbank and thought it was hands-down the most spectacular display of equestrian riders in world! In fact, most of the riders are from around the world. You can see my review of it here.
Coming back to Southern California, February 3, 2016, in Irvine, you might have seen the large white tent going up last week! Odysseo is unlike any show you have ever seen.
What is Odysseo? It is a live equestrian performance that tells tales from around the globe. It starts off in a misty enchanted forest where horses roam free under a sky of rolling clouds and setting sun. The horses and riders take its audience on a journey through the worlds natural wonders.
Using the mind-boggling theatrical effects and a state of the art video screen that is three times larger than the largest movie theater screens, it brings the world to the audience before our eyes. A three story mountain, a real lake with 40,000 gallons of recycled water, and a magical connection of horse and rider that takes your breath away.
Odysseo is a waking dream for a world where beauty, serenity, and hope are too often challenged in these difficult, troubled times. A sumptuous production that creates a unique and magical world where human and horse live in harmony for the pleasure and delight of all.
Odysseo is the largest touring production and has the biggest touring tent on Earth! In fact, the surface covered by the Big White Tent is 68,000 square feet, equal to an NFL football field. The stage is larger than the Honda Center Ice Rink in Anaheim a whopping 17,500 square feet!
This remarkable celebration of horse and man, imagined by Normand Latourelle, one of the co-founders of Cirque du Soleil, marries the spectacular with the poetic. Since its Montreal world premiere in 2011, the Odysseo cast has already mesmerized more than 1.5 million spectators in Canada, the United States, and Mexico.
Odysseo has received critical acclaim from media around the country:
The Dallas Morning News described Odysseo as “a magical immersion, brimming over with music, visual delights, and amazing physical feats,” and The Boston Globe agreed the show is “a transporting spectacle that imaginatively and elegantly fuses highly stylized equestrian arts with Cirque du Soleil-style atmospherics, acrobatics and aerial stunts."
TICKETS ON SALE NOW!
- Tickets are priced from $29.50 to $144.50 + applicable taxes and fees.
- Rendez-Vous Package offers
- Best seats in the house
- Exquisite buffet-dining before the show
- Open bar
- Desserts during intermission E
- Exclusive visit of the stables after the show.
- VIP Experience takes place in a tent alongside the White Big Top. The Rendez-Vous package prices range from $149.50 to $269.50 + applicable taxes and fees.
- Special pricing and packages also available for groups, children (2-12), juniors (13-17) and seniors (65+)
WHAT: ODYSSEO, the new adventure by Cavalia
WHEN: Shows begin Wednesday, February 3, 2016.
Matinee and evening performances scheduled through February 14
WHERE: Under the White Big Top in Orange County
at the junction of the I-405 & the SR-133 in Irvine
BUY TICKETS: Available at www.cavalia.net and by calling 1-866-999-8111.
MORE INFO: www.cavalia.net
ABOUT CAVALIA INC. - Cavalia Inc. is an entertainment company that specializes in the creation, production and touring of innovative shows. Founded by Normand Latourelle, the company reimagines the equestrian and theatrical arts. With its headquarters in Montreal, Cavalia Inc. is an integral part of Canada’s cultural heritage, and the largest Canadian-owned cultural enterprise. Its expertise in high technology, multimedia and special effects creates magical, unique, never-before-seen experiences. Its first show, Cavalia, has been seen by more than 4 million people across North America, Europe, Australia, the Middle East and Asia since its 2003 debut. Odysseo, the company’s second show, has toured to rave reviews and public acclaim since its 2011 premiere.
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