Cirque du Soleil picks the DMV for its U.S. premiere of “ECHO”

“ECHO” by Cirque du Soleil (Photo by Jean-François Savaria)

Known for its mesmerizing acrobatics, stunning visuals, and awe-inspiring shows, Cirque du Soleil is bringing its brand-new show to the U.S. on Thursday, Sept. 7.  Staging at Lerner Town Square (8025 Galleria Drive) adjacent to Metro’s Tysons Corner Station. This much-anticipated show, titled “ECHO,” promises to captivate audiences with its nature-inspired theme and innovative performances.

This groundbreaking event marks the first time in Cirque du Soleil’s nearly 40-year history that a US tour will kick off in the DMV area.

“The Washington, D.C. region has always been a welcoming and successful tour stop for Cirque du Soleil, and we are so happy to start the U.S. leg of the tour in the nation’s capital,” said Mike Newquist, president of the touring shows division of Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group. “After last summer’s amazing success with Kurios’ run in the nation’s capital, we are looking forward to launching this new creation and giving D.C. fans the first look at ECHO in the U.S.”

“ECHO” showcases the incredible talent and creativity that have made Cirque du Soleil a global phenomenon. Drawing inspiration from the wonders of nature, the show will transport spectators into a realm of magic and beauty. From gravity-defying aerial acts to mind-boggling contortionists, audiences can anticipate being swept away by the sheer artistry and athleticism on display.

Running through run through Sunday, Oct. 22, “ECHO” tickets are on sale now, starting at $54.

Troy Petenbrink

Troy, also known as The Gay Traveler, is a well known travel and food writer. His has been a regular contributor to a variety of outlets including National Geographic, Travel Channel, DCRefined, CBS Local, and Metro Weekly. He also appears on local Washington news outlets as a travel expert.

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