Cirque du Soleil AXEL is hitting the ice to bring a dazzling frozen tale to life in a series of 2020 live shows at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Missouri. The renowned entertainment troupe will spin its magical story from Jan. 30 through Feb. 2 with a mix of afternoon and evening shows. Tickets go on sale on AXS on Wednesday, Sept. 4 (Tickets).
The one-of-a-kind experience will present “world-class acrobatic skating performances set in fantastical universes.” Cirque du Soleil AXEL will deliver a breathtaking blend of stunning visual effects against a backdrop of live music that “seamlessly integrates popular songs with new original scores.”
“The success of our first creation on ice has reinforced our ambition to further explore the extensive creative possibilities of a frozen playground,” says Daniel Fortin, Vice President Creation in a statement. “With Cirque du Soleil AXEL, we will offer a truly electrifying experience to all audiences, pushing the boundaries of creativity with the unique approach that has forged the reputation of Cirque du Soleil.”
The story unfolds in a fictional frozen land as a young man named Axel’s passion for live music and graphic arts comes to life on the ice. In this thrilling and romantic adventure, Axel falls for Lei and launches “a high-speed chase for love and self-realization.”
As fans can attest, no other entertainment platform can lead the audience on a fascinating artistic journey quite like Cirque du Soleil. Setting the story in a sparkling, ice-covered world adds a new dimension to the critically acclaimed, world-renowned troupe.
Audiences will likely marvel at the spectacular sights and sounds that AXEL has to offer.
Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group is the largest theatrical producer in the world. As such, its awesome array of entertainers has reimagined circus acts in a captivating way that continues to enthrall audiences around the world. AXEL is just one of CDS Entertainment Group’s large lineup of unparalleled live productions.
Cirque Du Soleil's AXEL @ Sprint Center
Jan. 30, 2020 @ 7:30 PM — Cirque Du Soleil - AXEL (Tickets)
Jan. 31, 2020 @ 7:30 PM — Cirque Du Soleil - AXEL (Tickets)
Feb. 1, 2020 @ 11:30 AM — Cirque Du Soleil - AXEL (Tickets)
Feb. 1, 2020 @ 3:30 PM — Cirque Du Soleil - AXEL (Tickets)
Feb. 1, 2020 @ 7:30 PM — Cirque Du Soleil - AXEL (Tickets)
Feb. 2, 2020 @ 1:00 PM — Cirque Du Soleil - AXEL (Tickets)