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 Added Performances on July 3 at 2, 6 and 8 p.m.; Performances on July 4 at 2 p.m., 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. prior to Navy Pier Fireworks

 

 

CHICAGO, IL  – “Cirque Shanghai: Year of the Dragon” has added performances on Tuesday, July 3 at 2 p.m., 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. and will feature a slightly different performance schedule on Wednesday, July 4, with performances at 2 p.m., 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. The Navy Pier July 4 fireworks celebration will begin at 9 p.m.

 

“Cirque Shanghai: Year of the Dragon” will run through September 3, 2012 (Labor Day), rain or shine, at the Navy Pier® Pepsi® Skyline Stage, the 1,500-seat, canopied, open-air theater on Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand Ave. Tickets are $15.50 – $29.50 and are available via Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000 or www.ticketmaster.com/shanghai.

 

“Cirque Shanghai: Year of the Dragon” is a spectacle for audiences of all ages, featuring performers direct from China who are leaders in their craft of tumbling, juggling, balancing and more. This year’s production features an incredible line up of awe-inspiring acts, including favorites such as Bike Balances and Hoop Diving, as well as an all-new Group Chair Stack, Teeterboard act and the Wheel of Destiny. China’s finest daredevil motorcycle troupe, “Imperial Thunder,” returns with not two, not four, but five motorcyclists riding at breakneck speed within a steel globe – more than ever before in this death-defying feat, called the Globe of Death.

 

Directed by Miao Miao Chen, “Cirque Shanghai: Year of the Dragon” is presented in this exclusive U.S. engagement by Navy Pier in conjunction with International Special Attractions, Ltd. (www.isaattractions.com) production headquarters in Beverly Hills, CA.

 

REGULAR PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE AND TICKET INFORMATION

“Cirque Shanghai: Year of the Dragon” will perform May 24 – Sept. 3, with regular run performances as follows:

  • Wednesday at 2, 6 and 8 p.m.
  • Thursday at 2 and 8 p.m.
  • Friday at 2, 7 and 9 p.m.
  • Saturday at 2, 6 and 8 p.m.
  • Sunday at 2 and 4 p.m. 

The schedule on Wednesday, July 4 is 2 p.m., 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. There will be additional performances Tuesday, July 3 at 2 p.m., 6 p.m. and 8 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 2 at 8 p.m. and Monday, Sept. 3 (Labor Day) at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.

Tickets are $15.50 – $29.50 and are available by calling 800-745-3000 or visiting www.ticketmaster.com/shanghai. Discounted tickets for groups of 10 or more are available by calling GroupTix at 773.327.3778 or visiting www.grouptix.net.

 

Located on Lake Michigan, just east of Chicago’s downtown, Navy Pier is the most-visited tourist and leisure destination in the Midwest, welcoming more than 9 million visitors annually. Originally opened in 1916 as a shipping and recreation facility, it is now one of the country’s preeminent recreation and exposition facilities, showcasing 50 acres of parks, gardens, restaurants, shops, attractions, sightseeing and dining cruise boats, exhibition facilities and more.

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