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The world of Cirque

Touring shows

"Alegria": "Jubilation" in Spanish, a magical tale of power and evolution in people and societies. In London, touring Europe.

"Cortego": "Cortege" in Italian, a parade imagined by a clown. In San Jose, Calif., touring the United States

"Dralion": A fusion of the words "dragon" and "lion," based on the Chinese circus. In Spain, touring Europe.

"Quidam": A term for an anonymous passer-by, tells the story of a young girl's foray into a new world. In San Diego, touring the United States and Canada.

"Saltimbanco": A new vision of urban life, overflowing with optimism and joy. In Mexico, touring South America.

"Varekai": Means "wherever" in the language of the gypsies and wanderers, a tribute to the nomadic soul. In Miami, touring United States and Canada.

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Las Vegas

"KA": Imperial Twins and their "ka," or spiritual doubles, are separated by war. At the MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

"Mystere": High-energy dance, acrobatics, lighting and costumes. At Treasure Island, Las Vegas.

"O": Acrobats, synchronized swimmers, divers and characters perform in, on, and above water. At Bellagio, Las Vegas.

"Zumanity": Examines the behavior of the exotic human zoo. At New York-New York, Las Vegas.

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Elsewhere

"La Nouba": From a French term meaning "to live it up," a fable of circus people and city people. At Walt Disney World, Orlando.

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