Bring your curious family to see the amazing artists of Cirque Du Soleil perform “Kurios: Cabinet of Curiosities” at the United Center August 6-20, and stay at the nearby and affordable Best Western Plus Chicago Hotel at Hillside!
Cirque Du Soleil’s new show, “Kurios: Cabinet of Curiosities,” invites the audience to disbelieve, as the company applies its mix of street entertainment and considerable circus skills to explore various themes. “Kurios: Cabinet of Curiosities” was mounted in 2014. It follows the story of a late 19th Century inventor whose new machine defies the laws of time, space, and dimension and opens up the possibilities of unlimited imagination.
Witness a woman riding a bike into the air and vanishing! See four contortionists form intricate pyramid shapes. Upside Down World features performers balancing on chairs. And there are human trapezes, hand puppetry, yo-yos, and much more.
Cirque Du Soleil is the largest theatrical producer in the world. Based in Canada, the company began performing in 1980. Each show highlights circus performances and skills of different cultures, with central themes and story lines.
The United Center, “the house that Jordon built,” is located at 1901 West Madison in Chicago. For tickets, go to www.ticketmaster.com/cirque.
Best Western Plus Chicago Hotel at Hillside, just a short drive or el ride to the United Center and Cirque Du Soleil’s “Kurios: Cabinet of Curiosities,” provides free shuttle service to and from O’Hare Airport in Chicago. The hotel offers affordable, comfortable rooms, a breakfast bar and restaurant and much more. The hotel is pet friendly and offers AAA rates.