Press Release

COVID-19 - Suspension of Cirque du Soleil touring shows

Montreal, Friday, March 13, 2020

Montréal, Québec, March 13, 2020 – Following suspension and/or postponements of numerous Cirque du Soleil shows in recent days, and taking into consideration the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention  (CDC) recommendations for social distancing, as well as the escalation of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group announces today the immediate temporary suspension of the following touring shows:

Big Top

  • Alegria – Austin, Chicago and Houston
  • BAZZAR – New Orleans and Salt Lake City
  • Under The Same Sky – Montréal and Boston
  • KOOZA – Lyon and Tel Aviv
  • LUZIA – Moscow and Meloneras
  • TOTEM – Munich, Rome and Milan
  • VOLTA – Costa Mesa and Denver
  • KURIOS – Melbourne, Adelaide and Perth


  • AXEL – United States, British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan
  • Blue Man Group World Tour – Switzerland, Netherlands, Portugal, Egypt and South Korea
  • CORTEO – France, Denmark, Sweden, Belgium
  • CRYSTAL – U.K., United States and Canada
  • OVO – United States

From the very beginning of the new coronavirus outbreak, the Group took rigorous measures to protect its work teams and the public. Our priority has always been, and remains, the health and safety of our artists, our partners, our employees and our audiences.

All customers who purchased tickets for a Cirque du Soleil show will be contacted by their point of sale. If you have any questions, please write to

About Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group

Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group is a world leader in live entertainment. On top of producing world-renowned circus arts shows, the Canadian organization brings its creative approach to a large variety of entertainment forms such as multimedia productions, immersive experiences, theme parks and special events. It currently has 4,900 employees from nearly 90 countries. Going beyond its various creations, Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group aims to make a positive impact on people, communities and the planet with its most important tools: creativity and art. For more information about Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group, please visit

Media Contact:
Caroline Couillard
514.723.7646 X 5431