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Cirque du Soleil will return to Pittsburgh in January

Andrew Russell
| Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018, 1:00 a.m.

Cirque du Soleil is bringing its unique brand of acrobatic performance back to Pittsburgh’s PPG Paints Arena in 2019.

The Jan. 16-20 limited production, titled “Corteo,” will have seven performances.

The show features the atmosphere of a carnival as seen through the eyes of a clown.

The set will feature hand-painted curtains inspired by the Eiffel Tower, and the cast of 51 includes acrobats, musicians, singers and actors from around the world.

Tickets are available at cirquedusoleil.com/corteo.

Andrew Russell is a Tribune-Review staff photographer. You can contact Andrew at arussell@tribweb.com.

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