Cirque du Soleil cancels performances until May 1st - Cincinnati News, FOX19-WXIX TV

UPDATE: Cirque du Soleil cancels performances until May 1st

Due to the flooding at Coney Island OVO, Cirque du Soleil cancelled their performances from April 28 thru May 1, 2011.

OVO will take the stage once again on Tuesday, May 3 under the blue-and-yellow Big Top at Coney Island until Sunday, May 15.

On Wednesday Cirque du Soleil employees will start the cleaning of the front of house area, big top and artistic tent as well as inspection of all equipment. By Friday the artistic team and artists will set-up the artistic tent and over the weekend all training and rehearsal will resume.

Tickets for all performances are available for purchase via www.cirquedusoleil.com/ovo, by calling 1-800-450-1480 or at the Cirque du Soleil on site box office. If you had tickets for a cancelled performance you can call the 1-800 number to select a new performance date.

Performance schedule: Tuesdays and Wednesday at 8 p.m.; Thursdays thru Saturdays at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m.; Sundays at 1 p.m. and 5 p.m.; and dark on Mondays. Exceptions: No 4 p.m. performance and evening performance at 8:30pm on Saturday, May 7; there is no show on Tuesday, May 10.

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