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Twas The Night Before... Reviews

Family ShowsCirque CircusHoliday & Christmas Shows

Average customer review: 2.0 star rating (2.1 Stars)

Number of reviews: 37

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1.0 star rating Peggy from Boston, Massachusetts

DAMAGING TO THE CIRQUE BRAND

I would give this show zero stars, if I could. I took a friend who'd never seen a Cirque show before, and had talked the experience up—how it's a feast for the sense, etc. Ha! This show doesn't deserve the Cirque name. The set is terrible, the acts are meh, and I felt like I was at one of my kid's dance recitals the rest of the time. Do not waste your money. I actually walked out. I apologized to my friend for having her waste $90. Her response: I would have paid $90 to NOT have to see it!

1.0 star rating Suzy from Boston, Massachusetts

A HOT MESS

This was simply pathetic. All the scenes seemed the same, totally boring. The finale with the girl on a bike was so unexciting-my friend in high school could have done it. The small story was so weird. I feel like every act I saw before at local circuses. I would be embarrassed to have put this show on. I have seen lots of shows at all levels and this is the worst. I literally wanted to ask for my money back. The best part was being with my friends and getting a Panera cookie-don't waste your time-don't see how could appeal to any age.

1.0 star rating Jaime Simes from Boston, Massachusetts

EMBARRASS FOR CIRQUE DU SOLEIL

‘‘Twas the night before” should not have had the Cirque Du Soleil label. It was not impressive nor structured in the store. With the lack of narration made it a slapped together group of performers, it hat if you thought had maybe you could try to string together a reason why they were performing. Though the performers stayed high energy and bright smiled the skill set for most acts were not that engaging. In truth, no much passed local dance studios, low level gymnasts or random street performer. The theater as always was beautiful and majestic. Employees showing us to our seats argued as to who was going to “cover the door” and whom would show us to our seats. This show took about 1 hour 5 minutes. I should have left early and not waited in hopes of a Christmas miracle that would save the show and make it worth while…. I have been to several Cirque Du Soleil show but I think I done with them. I am embarrassed for Cirque de Soleil, you should have never let this show go on.

1.0 star rating from Phoenix, Arizona

DISAPPOINTING

VERY expensive for amateur show. The artists are very talented, but the flow is slow, same set throughout, and music overpowers all. No real story, more like a talent show (America’s Got Talent). We got suckered on the price and won’t be back.

1.0 star rating Sam from Detroit, MI

FAR BELOW THE BAR

When you’ve attend algria and quedm shows, this Tnight before Christmas is nothing more than a joke! Please stop it if you wanna keep cirque de soulel reputation

1.0 star rating Laura from St. Louis, Missouri

NOT GOOD

This show was NOTHING like other Circue du Soliel shows we have seen before. ‘‘Twas the Night Before Christmas was very amateurish and ridiculous. Lots of time with silly antics that did not relate to anything in the show. We paid $160 per seat ! Very, very disappointed.

1.0 star rating Kevin B. from New York, New York

GIVES CIRQUE A BAD NAME….

Saw this in NYC at the theater at MSG. The stage was too small for a Cirque show. This limited the performers so they couldn’t perform a normal Cirque show. The show basically consisted of a few basic acrobatic numbers which would not even make it into a normal Cirque show. The rest was child-like interpretative dance routines suited for a 4 year old. The artists seemed more like street performers than the talented Cirque performers we have seen in the past; and this was of no fault of their own, but due to the size of the stage. The production values were also lacking. The story of a girl and her father becoming detached due to her, basically, not believing anymore was set up in the initial scene, but was never really followed through in the rest of the show. It was very poorly written, so it was hard to follow. This production will give Cirque du Soleil a bad name.

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