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Cirque du Soleil - Corteo Reviews

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Average customer review: 3.0 star rating (2.8 Stars)

Number of reviews: 16



5.0 star rating Inter from Cleveland, Ohio


Show was great destroyed the entire mood and show. These inconsiderate parents brought 2 yr old kids to this show where they made noise cried and yelled the entire show. Really??? There should be a age cap on these events!! If your child is making a scene walk out and take care of it!!! Very annoyed this must be change ridiculous. Also what do you have workers there for standing around?? Walk up to these people and fix the situation. This needs to be changed asap cause everyone we talked to were very disappointed!

5.0 star rating Thomas Hansen from Indianapolis, Indiana


Absolutely recommend anyone, including those with children, see this performance. The acts & storyline were wonderful. If time allows I would see it again. Go and enjoy these wonderful performers. Their standing ovation was well deserved!

5.0 star rating Jim from Jacksonville, Florida


My first show, I thought it was spectacular! The performers are fantastic. There were only 3 mishaps, but nothing top glaring and VERY easily over looked. The amount of time they put into the show's preparation is just amazing!! I was a little disappointed in the crowd, however, when they started to leave as the performers were taking their WELL DESERVED bows, very disrespectful of the crowd I thought. I Can't wait to see another one!!!!

5.0 star rating Madison C. from Detroit, Michigan


Love the show acrobats were amazing, along with individual performances! My favourite was the fire 🔥 performance!

4.0 star rating Bob from Milwaukee, Wisconsin


I don't normally give reviews on anything. Having seen Cirque du Soleil "O" on their permanent stage in Vegas, I had modest expectations for the touring performance of Corteo in Milwaukee on March 30, 2018. It was excellent. The show was visually beautiful, the acrobatics amazing, the humor lighthearted and fun. Appropriate for children too. The price wasn't even that much (about $60.00) I recommend this show to anyone.

3.0 star rating Dumitru from Toronto, Ontario


It was sixth Cirque du Soleil show that I attended, and unfortunately, this one didn't raise to the level they performed in the past. First off all, ScotiaBank Arena was not the ideal place for such a representation: too big and very difficult to keep the connection with the people on stage. The acts were good, but looked just as a routine, nothing to spark those emotions that remain in memory. I didn't feel that freshness and creativity from the fairy-tale, as it had before. I put my expectations too high and I was disappointed. Just three stars.

3.0 star rating Steve from Vancouver, British Columbia


Oh Cirque du Soleil, we were so enamored with your tent show of Corteo 10 years ago. From the ushers and charming drink vendors, heck even the food stands were chic! We were more than happy to buy your DVDs and souvenirs at intermission. Last night we just came back from Cirque du Soleil meets Hockey Night in Canada. Sorry Cirque organizers, but a hockey arena is made of concrete: music too loud to make up for zero acoustics. Chairs in VIP section were VERY uncomfortable, views often obstructed by the additional equipment needed to perform in an Arena. Ushers incompetent, sent us in the wrong direction, rude, impatient. Ditto for the food/drink vendors. If Cirque continues to only perform in Hockey Arenas across Canada, we will never go again. I guess we will have to go to Los Vegas or Florida for a real Cirque show. The show was fantastic and is the reason I gave it 3 stars. The Hockey Arena setting dampened all of the artistic aspects the show.

2.0 star rating Esther from Toronto, Ontario


Incomprehensible story line, boring costumes, music too loud, not much too see from arena seating. Probably better sight lines from floor level. Would have been better in a small theater or tent. Most of the dialogue was in Italian which stopped being cute after 5 minutes. Totally disappointing and lackluster.

2.0 star rating Laura from Nashville, Tennessee


Loud music, technical difficulties, mistakes, falls, etc made this a disappointing show. We attend many types of performances and were very disappointed. Some good acts, but not enough to make up for the rest. Story unclear, seemed unfocused,

2.0 star rating Jacqueline from Oshawa, Ontario


Had no idea what was going on as the audio was terrible but normally that wouldn't bother me with a Cirque show as there is so much going on but in this particular show there is not so much. I was pretty disappointed. If you haven't seen one before you would probably really like it but if you have I would suggest you give this one a miss. There was too much 'story' with actually no story and not enough action.

2.0 star rating Em from Orillia, On


Music was too loud. Acrobatics were good. But very repetitious.Nothing like the show under the big top 5 years ago. It was spectacular. Not a great performance for small children. I'm still annoyed that venues can charge 3.75 for a bottle of water and 5.50 for a bag of popcorn!

2.0 star rating Mike from Houston, Texas


Some of the acts were very very good. But it was not a great show, and some acts were just mediocre , with some errors. But there was technical difficulty at the Saturday matinee I attended, and 15 minutes of the show was cancelled. Effectively, that was $75 lost to me since I bought 3 tickets. I paid extra to park in Toyota Tundra Garage attached to Toyota Center, because I thought I could get in and out quick. It took me close to 45 minutes just to get out of the parking garage. You would have thought the parking garage attached to Toyota Center never dealt with events. I, would never park there again!!

2.0 star rating E Colon from Boston, Massachusetts


Cirque Boston used to be held at Suffolk Downs under the Big Top Tent. There were strict rules that if you were late after the show started you had to wait until intermission to go to your seat. Not anymore! So many interruptions! I attended Corteo at the Agannis Arena where they did not adhere to the old way of doing things. People coming in and out whenever they pleased, children screaming, parents walking up and down rows to calm their children, people jumping to other seats. I paid $150+ per ticket for my anniversary. This has been a tradition for us. I am truly disappointed.

1.0 star rating Soph from Toronto, Ontario


I heard this was a great show. Sadly, I was mistaken and so was everyone who said its a good show. I had no idea what was happening, the music was awful, i could not understand their language, the list goes on. I was under the impression this was an enjoyable show and you should all know it was not. I left early because my ears could not stand the terrible noise and my eyes could not stand the terrible sight. Anyways, i do not recommend.

1.0 star rating Marian from Toronto, Ontario


I have seen over 12 shows for Cirque Du Soleil before in North America and Coreto by far is the worst show I ever saw for them. Very basic circuis technique that any other small companies are performing. I regret the money I paid to see the show because it doesn’t worth it. I wouldn’t recommend it to anyone who is used to the previous level of shows of Cirque du Soleil or someone who is looking to see something different than any basic circuis acts. Doesn’t worth the money you pay. You can get much cheaper tickets for smaller circuis companies and you will see the exact same level of performance I saw at Corteo. Story line is hard to follow plus I don’t think the theme of funeral was suitable for the holidays season anyways.

1.0 star rating Susan Easterbrook from Windsor, Ontario, Canada


Having seen several Cirque shows before, we expected much better. Jumping on beds in underwear hardly qualifies as good entertainment in our book! The music was loud, the acoustics were awful at the WFCU and the show content itself was so mundane that we left at intermission. Not worth the $100 per seat we paid for the performance at all.


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