One of the best holiday events in Orange County can be seen at the Irvine Great Park. The nightly performances that began in November, will continue until Dec. 29, with two shows on some days.
6950 Marine Way
Parking: $10 cash only
Opening night was in November, but for those who have not seen it, and those who would like to go again, there is still time as the show will be running through Dec. 29 at the Orange County Great Park. Dec 18 - 21 the show begins at 8 p.m; Dec 21, 27, 28 there will be two daily performances - 4:30 p.m. and 8 p.m; Dec 22 and 29 the two shows will be at 1 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Pick your time and date and book online, for booking assistance call 800-450-1480. Getting to the park is very easy either by the I-5 or I-405 freeways, taking the Sand Canyon off-ramp and go to the corner of Marine Way.
Totem traces the human species from it's amphibian beginning to it's ultimate desire to fly. Inspired by many myths it illustrates, by visual and acrobatic language, the evolutionary progress. The Boston Globe says "Totem" is visually ravishing, the Toronto Star says it is "Spectacular, artful. Breathtaking and deliciously ironic".
Visit here and read about the costumes, characters, set designs, and acts, then go and see for yourself this fascinating journey into the evolution of mankind and it's ties to other species.
About Cirque Du Soleil
It started with about 20 street performers in 1984 evolving into this dynamic company, providing high-quality artistic entertainment. Based in Quebec the company has over 5,000 employees, that includes over 1,300 artists, from more than 50 different countries.